Performances

Two Performances: Sat Jun 30, 7PM & 9PM

One Night Stand

The Studios of Key West is thrilled to announce the return of One Night Stand, the lighting-quick theater project that develops five brand new pieces of theatre from start to finish in only 24 hours. This year, audiences will have two chances to see the fun and catch the creative frenzy with performances at 7pm and 9pm on Saturday, June 30th.

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Wed - Sun, May 9 - 13

Key West Songwriters Festival

Details at keywestsongwritersfestival.com

The largest festival of its kind in the world celebrates its 22nd year as both a tourist attraction and favorite of island locals. The festival revolves around five days and nights of big stars in intimate settings, introducing audiences to the faces, voices and stories behind the songs.

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Sat May 19, 8PM

Papaloko & Marikeba Kouyate, 20 years of AfroRoots

Grammy nominated Jose Elias (Cortadito, Spam All-Stars) celebrates 20 years of his incredible, eclectic AfroRoots Music Festival with a regional tour making its Southernmost stop at The Studios with Papaloko and Morikeba Kouyate.

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Fri Mar 30, 8PM

Ellen Cherry, Portraits in Song

The soulful and charismatic “song and story alchemist” – a 2014 Studios Artist in Residence – returns to Key West for a performance that unveils a series of portraits of powerful women in history.

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Sun & Mon Apr 8 & 9, 8PM

Life Story: Two One-Act plays by Tennessee Williams

A hotel room, a bed, a chair. Lovers, strangers and the low moan of a clarinet all intersect in two rarely performed one-act plays by Tennessee Williams — Green Eyes and The Traveling Companion –exploring the consequences of desire and the struggle for love in a cruel world. Adult themes and language.

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Sat Mar 31, 7PM

ImprovBoston

New England’s leading comedy school and theater for 30+ years, ImprovBoston’s alumni have been featured on The Daily Show, America’s Got Talent, and Last Comic Standing, to name a few. Tonight they show you what the big deal is, and play a bit with the locals, fresh off their workshops this week.

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Sat Mar 24, 4PM

ReMARCable Dance

The ReMARCable Dance Project is an innovative dance program that combines the talents of Dance Key West and MARC, a local non-profit serving adults with developmental disabilities.

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Thu - Fri Mar 15 & 16, 7PM

Bernstein on Broadway, Presented by Fringe Theater

Key West’s own Vincent Zito and Bobby Nesbitt lead a stellar cast in celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the birth of this beloved American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist. Leonard Bernstein’s Broadway works include On The Town, West Side Story, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, The Madwoman of Central Park West, Peter Pan, and Side by Side by Sondheim. Our celebration includes performances by the wonderful Bobby Nesbitt, Susie Speidel, Susan Powell, Richard White, Jono Mainelli and Vincent Zito. Two nights only!

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Thu Feb 8, 7PM

Seth Glier in Concert

Last season, Seth Glier blew us all away with a special private performance showcasing his incredible vocal and emotional range. This year, he returns to the Studios of Key West to play for everyone. The Grammy-nominated musician and songwriter “echoes Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel” (USA Today). Don’t miss this one.

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Mon Feb 5, 7PM

Jeffrey Chappell & Karen Kevra in Concert

2017’s intimate piano concert by Jeffrey Chappell was a master class in classical virtuosity and dazzling improvisation. This year Chappell is joined by Grammy-nominated flutist Karen Kevra for a recital program using their upcoming recording of standard French repertoire as a jumping off point.

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