Key West's 2024 Performing Arts Scene is a Must-See!

Key West is upping the ante in 2024 with an arts lineup that's got something for everyone — from laugh-out-loud farces to Broadway hits. Here’s your insider's guide to the must-see shows.

Red Barn Theatre, the quirky spot at 319 Duval St., rear, is where the magic happens. Think presidential mayhem in “POTUS” (Jan. 30 – Feb. 24), a satirical “The Thanksgiving Play” (March 5-30), and the truth-bending “The Lifespan of a Fact” (April 9 – May 4). All shows kick off at 8 p.m. — snag your tickets at

Over at 310 Wall St., Waterfront Playhouse is rolling out the red carpet for “Singin' in the Rain” (Jan. 24 – Feb. 17). It’s a splash with classics like “You are My Lucky Star.” Also on deck: “Murder on the Orient Express” (March 13 – April 6), a nod to Tennessee Williams on March 17, a musical extravaganza on March 31, and “Lost in Yonkers” (April 24 – May 11). Head to for more.

For an artsy, cozy vibe, Fringe Theater Key West at 600 White St. is your go-to. It’s all about island tales in “Key West Characters True Stories” (Feb. 22-23), “The Last Five Years” (March 13-23), and “Death and the Maiden” (April 17-27). Check out for tickets that promise a night of deep thoughts and laughs.

Tennessee Williams Theatre at 5901 College Road is not just about the big names; it's a cultural hub for Broadway tours and community outreach. This season's stars include “Little Women, the Broadway Musical” (March 5), “Neil Berg's 50 Years of Rock n' Roll, Part IV” (March 20), and “Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo” (April 25). Get your fix at

Downtown at 512 Eaton St., the Key West Theater is where comedy and music collide. Laugh with Tom Papa (Feb. 3-4) or at "Kathy Gilmore and Friends" (Feb. 26). Visit for a blend of local and national talent.

Comedy Key West at 218 Whitehead St., Unit 5, is the go-to for stand-up. February's lineup includes Kerryn Feehan, Shane Mauss, and Mary Mack, with Derrick Stroup and Joe Matarese headlining in March. Visit to catch the laughs.

Lastly, The Studios of Key West at 533 Eaton St. is the heart of local arts. From “Upstate” (Feb. 2-3) to “King Tide” (April 26-27), it's a creative powerhouse. Telling real-life stories through dance on Feb. 23 and delving into the service industry with Moriah Joy on March 15, it’s all happening at

So, Key West's arts scene? It’s hotter than a summer day in the Keys — don't miss it!