Nov 102017
 
Citizen Cope Returns to the Key West Theater as a Trio

Last May, Clarence Greenwood of Citizen Cope performed two sold-out shows that were billed as an “Intimate Solo / Acoustic Performance” and that is exactly what was delivered: An evening of what could only be described as “less is more” with just Clarence, his guitars, a small amplifier, and a stool. But it was during that performance that the audience received a small dose of the energy behind one of his fan favorites “Let the Drummer Kick” paired with a tracking of a drum beat [continue reading…]

 November 10, 2017  Posted by at 12:10 am Issue #242, Theater, What To Do No Responses »
Nov 032017
 
High School Variety Show at the Key West Theater

  Key West Theater High School Variety Show 7pm, Friday, November 10 On November 10th at the Key West theater, members of the student-run Drama Club from Key West High School will perform a variety show for all ages, packed with musical numbers, original songs and scenes, and even stand-up comedy. The High School Variety Show is a fundraiser for the high school musical, which will also be performed at Key West Theater this spring. “There are some really talented students in the Drama Club,” says Key West Theater Artistic Director [continue reading…]

 November 3, 2017  Posted by at 12:26 am Issue #241, Theater, What To Do No Responses »
Oct 272017
 
South Florida Theater Company Gives Back to the Community After Irma

Free Theatre Performance for Children and Families at Monroe County Library Saturday, November 4, 2018 at 11:00 AM Key Largo Branch Library, 101485 Overseas Highway, Key Largo, FL 33037-4553 Upper Florida Keys and surrounding communities FREE MIAMI, FL – Fantasy Theatre Factory (FTF) will be providing a FREE public performance of its spooky, Halloween-themed program Little Monster Tales to residents of the Upper Florida Keys on November 4, 2017 at 11:00 am in an effort to give back to the community and to further assist with a return of the arts [continue reading…]

 October 27, 2017  Posted by at 12:26 am Issue #240, Theater, What To Do No Responses »
Oct 202017
 
Key West Burlesque Season Kicks off Friday with “Taking it Off to See The Wizard: A Burlesque Parody”

Fans of the famous ruby slippers are invited to follow the yellow brick road to Key West’s Waterfront Playhouse, 310 Wall Street, for “Taking it Off to See The Wizard: A Burlesque Parody” which kicks off at 8:00pm Friday, October 20th and runs for eight evening performances. Audiences will delight to a dazzling hit-list of favorite local performers, international burlesque superstars, amazing aerial acrobats, and all your favorite Oz icons, right down to a sparkling red pair of larger-than-life shoes. Despite losing three weeks of rehearsal, costume and [continue reading…]

 October 20, 2017  Posted by at 12:22 am Issue #239, Theater, What To Do No Responses »
Oct 132017
 
There’s No Place Like Home:  Key West Burlesque Kicks Off Season with “Taking it Off to See The Wizard: A Burlesque Parody”

Fans of the famous ruby slippers are invited to kick off the season by following the yellow brick road to Key West’s Waterfront Playhouse, 310 Wall Street, for “Taking it Off to See The Wizard: A Burlesque Parody” which kicks off at 8:00pm Friday, October 20th  and runs for eight evening performances featuring a hit-list of favorite local performers, international burlesque superstars, amazing aerial acrobats, and all your favorite Oz icons, right down to a sparkling red pair of larger-than-life shoes. The post-hurricane Irma show [continue reading…]

 October 13, 2017  Posted by at 12:19 am Issue #238, Theater, What To Do No Responses »
Oct 132017
 
Half-Price Memberships for the Month of October at the Key West Theater 

The Key West Theater is excited to offer new membership packages for 2017/18 season. If purchased by October 31st, you will receive a fifty percent discount on a variety of memberships with regular pricing beginning at $50. Discounted tickets, 48-hour ticket pre-sales, and exclusive invites are just a few perks of membership. This season, in addition to the ongoing lineup of reputable touring music acts, will feature three main stage theatrical plays, a series of local musical productions, as well as plays, musicals, and variety shows [continue reading…]

 October 13, 2017  Posted by at 12:14 am Issue #238, Theater, What To Do No Responses »
Oct 062017
 
Key West Burlesque's “Taking it Off to See The Wizard: A Burlesque Parody”

“Taking it Off to See The Wizard: A Burlesque Parody” Friday, October 20 – October 27 Waterfront Playhouse, 310 Wall Street, Key West For Tickets go to waterfrontplayhouse.org or call 305.394.7445 CONTACT: Christa Hunt, 305.619.2862 There’s No Place Like Home: Key West Burlesque Performance Season Kicks Off as Planned Fans of the infamous ruby slippers are invited to kick off the season by following the yellow brick road to Key West’s Waterfront Playhouse, 310 Wall Street, for “Taking it Off to See The Wizard: A [continue reading…]

 October 6, 2017  Posted by at 12:08 am Issue #237, Theater, What To Do No Responses »
Aug 252017
 
Marathon Community Theatre Auditions for the New Season

Marathon, FL  – Auditions for the 2017-2018 season at Marathon Community Theatre (MCT), located at 5101 Overseas Highway in Marathon, are scheduled as follows: Saturday, September 9 and Sunday, September 10 beginning at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for the first show, Leading Ladies, a comedy written by Ken Ludwig. Auditions for the remaining three main-stage productions, Noises Off, South Pacific and Making God Laugh, will be held on Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17. Dance and vocal auditions for South Pacific begin at [continue reading…]

 August 25, 2017  Posted by at 12:14 am Issue #233, Theater, What To Do No Responses »
Aug 042017
 
Aug 6 is Free Premiere Showing at Tropic Cinema of “Paradise” - A Short Film Produced In Key West

Sunday, August 6, at 11:00am, the Tropic Cinema, 416 Eaton Street, welcomes the public to a free premiere screening of “Paradise,” a short film co-produced by Key West High Conch 5 Studios students Bronza Fox, Krzsyztof Madro, and T.J. Nitti, which has been selected for an upcoming screening at the prestigious American High School Film Festival in Times Square, NYC. Shot on several area islands utilizing the latest in 4K cinematography technology, the visually vibrant and rich film features stunning footage of the Florida Keys. The [continue reading…]

 August 4, 2017  Posted by at 12:08 am Issue #230, Theater, What To Do No Responses »
Jul 282017
 
Summer Smackdown: An Island-Wide Artistic Challenge

  Come sign up for an island-wide artistic challenge that calls for you to create original material around a specific theme in whatever artistic medium you want; visual arts (photography, film, sculpture, painting) or performing arts (short play, music, standup comedy, variety act, film). All are welcome! Kick-off and sign ups will take place at 512 Eaton Street on August 6th at 6pm. Final works will be shown at the Key West Theater August 23rd-26th to a ticketed audience.  For more information, please email juliet@thekeywesttheater.com

 July 28, 2017  Posted by at 12:10 am Issue #229, Theater, What To Do No Responses »
Jun 092017
 
Key West Theater Announces 2017 Summer Series

This summer the Key West Theater will continue to host some of the biggest names in the entertainment business, along with a free movie series and a friendly island-wide artistic challenge. In addition, the Theater’s School for the Performing Arts will be holding a weeklong summer workshop from July 17-21. Dave Mason, The Dan Band, Puddles Pity Party and Donavon Frankenreiter are just a few of the popular acts already on the Theater’s exciting summer concert schedule. The Second Annual Summer(ish) Fun Movie Series kicks [continue reading…]

 June 9, 2017  Posted by at 12:22 am Issue #222, Theater, What To Do No Responses »
Jun 022017
 
Dance Production at Marathon Community Theatre

Marathon Community Theatre (MCT), located at 5101 Overseas Highway in Marathon, will present tah-DANCE on Saturday, June 10, 2017 beginning at 8:00 p.m. tah-DANCE is an all-dance production performed by the students of the various free dance classes offered throughout the year at Marathon Community Theatre to anyone wishing to participate. This year’s title for the show is “One More Time.” Similar to the TV show “So You Think You Can Dance,” tah-DANCE takes you behind the scenes to see what happens during the weeks, [continue reading…]

 June 2, 2017  Posted by at 12:22 am Issue #221, Theater, What To Do No Responses »
May 192017
 
SAVE THE DATE!! M Ensemble Company Presents FLYIN' WEST, June 8-25

FLYIN’ WEST by Pearl Cleage Directed by Jerry Maple, Jr. June 8-25, 2017 Sandrell Rivers Theater At Audrey M. Edmonson Transit Village 6101 NW 7th Avenue Miami, Fla. 33127 Dear Readers, Contributors & Friends, As President of the Board of Directors, for The M Ensemble Theater Company, I invite you as my guest, to come and join us for our Opening Night Performance on June 8th at 7:30 PM. After the show we will have a cast party, buffet dinner and dance music for your [continue reading…]

 May 19, 2017  Posted by at 12:32 am Issue #219, Theater, What To Do No Responses »
May 122017
 
Disney's High School Musical at the Key West Theater

High School Musical Opens This Weekend The Key West High School Drama Club and Key West Theater have teamed up to present Disney’s “High School Musical” live on stage at the Key West Theater at 2pm and 7pm this Saturday, May 20th, and at 7pm on May 21st. The entire cast is made up of students from Key West High School with the production team led by Key West Theater’s Juliet Gray, Phillip Cole White, and Alexandra Zeto. The live show is based on Disney [continue reading…]

 May 12, 2017  Posted by at 12:24 am Issue #218, Theater, What To Do No Responses »
Apr 282017
 
Six Short Plays on Key West Personalities to Be Performed by Key West Fringe Theater

“Who’s that Key West character?”  That’s the question that will be buzzing among those who attend next Tuesday’s Key West Fringe Theater performances of six short plays.  They were written by participants in the Fringe playwriting workshop these past three months.  Led by Toby Armour, playwright and actor, the six play writers have honed each of their plays written for the seminar into a ten-minute exploration of the life and character of particularly interesting Key Westers.  The audience will not be told who they are, [continue reading…]

 April 28, 2017  Posted by at 12:33 am Issue #216, Theater 1 Response »