Dec 292017
 
Undying Love the Musical Sneak Peak

Undying Love | A Key West Musical from Wonderdog Studios on Vimeo. For a sneak peak of the official Undying Love the Musical trailer click the image above. Need a last minute holiday gift? How about tickets to see a true Key West story of a passion that defied death put to music on stage at The Studios Key West theater? Book, Lyrics and Music by Ben Harrison Director: Richard Grusin Musical Director: Larry Baeder Starring Amber Good & Jamie Callahan Opening Night: Wed Feb 14 at 8pm Shows [continue reading…]

 December 29, 2017  Posted by at 12:20 am Issue #249, Theater, What To Do No Responses »
Dec 222017
 
“Hedwig and the Angry Inch” Opens at the Key West Theater, Dec. 26

Brilliantly innovative, heartbreaking, and wickedly funny, the Tony Award-winning “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” by John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask opens this month at the Key West Theater. This genre-bending, fourth-wall-smashing musical sensation, with a pulsing score and electrifying performances, tells the story of rock-n-roll lead singer Hedwig, one of the most unique characters to ever hit the stage. Key West Theater’s production is helmed by director/choreographer Andrew Palermo, who recently choreographed the musical “Allegiance” on Broadway, starring George Takei and Lea Salonga. Key [continue reading…]

 December 22, 2017  Posted by at 12:20 am Issue #248, Theater, What To Do No Responses »
Nov 242017
 
Key West Burlesque’s “Sugar Rum Cherry: A Burlesque Nutcracker” at Key West Theater

Slip into your stockings and pull out your sugarplums for Key West Burlesque’s outrageously cheeky production of “Sugar Rum Cherry: A Burlesque Nutcracker” on Thursday, December 14 through Saturday, December 16 at Key West Theater, 512 Eaton Street. This naughty holiday 2-act reverie, set to a combination of big band versions of various Nutcracker suites and classic holiday songs, features eight of your favorite local performers, four international burlesque superstars, and a bevy of sweet “drinks” in the land of libations. “To say that I’ve been in love with the Nutcracker [continue reading…]

 November 24, 2017  Posted by at 12:10 am Issue #244, Theater, What To Do No Responses »
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 »