Art Basel Day Trip

For those who have not been, Art Basel Miami is the largest, coolest, most cutting edge contemporary art event in the country. Take our comfortable motor coach to see what is essentially the world’s biggest modern art museum re-assembled and re-curated every year.

Bubba’s Fables

Inspired by classic Aesop’s fables, local writers Pony Charvet and Juliet Gray created Bubba’s Fables, adapting the beloved stories with Key West history and characters.

Eaton Street Christmas Stroll

Key West Theater, The Studios of Key West, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Tropic Cinema, Keys Choral Arts and the Key West United Methodist Church unite for the third annual Eaton Street Christmas Stroll. During this holiday tradition on Eaton Street, each venue will host a short Christmas-themed performance with caroling as you walk from presentation to presentation.

In the Courtyard: December Residency Potluck

The fourth Wednesday of each month The Studios hosts a casual potluck at the residency guesthouse “In the Courtyard” to welcome our newest Artists in Residence. This event brings our community together under the covered courtyard at the Carriage Trade Artist Residency House to celebrate the most recent artists, coming from near and far, to grace us with their talent and share their work and aspirations for their time on the island.

Single Occupancies

With the premieres of three one-act operas performed over a single evening, Single Occupancies proves that opera is just as powerful, funny, emotional and relevant as ever.

Bingo for The Studios at The Green Parrot!

Great prizes, celebrity callers, and icy-cold drinks. You just can’t lose!

Classics of Comedy

Johnny Carson and Jack Webb. Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore. Monty Python, Carol Burnett, Lucille Ball, and more! Your favorite Key West creatives celebrate the giants of comedy by recreating their most famous sketches. Join us for a night of belly laughs… punctuated by a few awkward chuckles.

Bubba’s Fables

Inspired by classic Aesop’s fables, local writers Pony Charvet and Juliet Gray created Bubba’s Fables, adapting the beloved stories with Key West history and characters.

Carrie Newcomer in Concert

Carrie Newcomer is a singer-songwriter, poet and author at the intersection of folk, Americana and progressive spirituality. She’s described as a “prairie mystic” by the Boston Globe and one who asks “all the right questions” by Rolling Stone.

In the Courtyard: January Residency Potluck

The fourth Wednesday of each month The Studios hosts a casual potluck at the residency guesthouse “In the Courtyard” to welcome our newest Artists in Residence. This event brings our community together under the covered courtyard at the Carriage Trade Artist Residency House to celebrate the most recent artists, coming from near and far, to grace us with their talent and share their work and aspirations for their time on the island.

Anne McKee Artists Fund – Annual Fine Art Auction

The Studios is proud to host the annual Anne McKee Auction, now celebrating its 25th year. Join aficionados for one of the most popular art events of the year. Proceeds fund the artist grant fund exclusively benefiting Keys artists.

Johnsmith in Concert

For thirty-plus years, Johnsmith has shared his music across America and abroad. With faded jeans, blue eyes, and an infectious smile, audiences get the sense of a man who simply loves life, his family and friends, and sharing songs and stories.

Anna in the Tropics

In Nilo Cruz’s Pulitzer Prize winning script, Juan Julian is hired to read to cigar factory workers as they hand roll cigars in Ybor City in the early 1900s. He introduces the cigar workers to Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, sparking romance and its inherent madness. Anna celebrates the cultural history of Cuban immigrants, and an era of sultry tropical nights shrouded in cigar smoke.

Twice Told Tales

The Summer Stage hit returns, in season, for a fourth round of dueling monologues! Can the same words have two meanings? Twice Told Tales provides a fresh twist on a theatrical staple. Each monologue is presented by one director, but two actors, giving two wildly different takes on the material.

Artist Studio Tours 2020

One of our most popular annual events, the Studio Tours return to Old Town this season with a carefully curated collection of creative work spaces. Spend the afternoon peeking into the homes and studios of some of the island’s most fascinating artists.

Tom Rush in Concert

Tom Rush’s shows are filled with the rib-aching laughter of terrific storytelling, the sweet melancholy of ballads and the passion of gritty blues. Although he’s known for his live performances, Rush’s albums are also legendary; The Circle Game, according to Rolling Stone, ushered in the singer/songwriter era.

Repair: Work in Progress

Witness the evolution of a script by one of Key West’s singular talents. Writer/Director Mike Marrero, whose provocative comedy Alligator Alley premiered at The Studios last year, presents a public table reading of his latest script, and then a lightly produced show a week later.

Bubba’s Fables

Inspired by classic Aesop’s fables, local writers Pony Charvet and Juliet Gray created Bubba’s Fables, adapting the beloved stories with Key West history and characters.

Dignity, Always Dignity

Following an apocalyptic event in 2022, Tony-nominated Broadway star Bryce Pinkham finds himself stranded, coming to terms with his fate and the fate of humanity. Bryce passes the time attempting to perform the entirety of Singin in the Rain, determined to ‘make em laugh’ all the way to the end. 

Cary Morin in Concert

Described as “one of the best acoustic pickers on the scene today,” Morin plays with a deft finger style and melodic vocals that veer from elation to gritty world-weariness. Morin’s inimitable style is often characterized as acoustic Native Americana, blending qualities of blues, bluegrass, jazz, jam, reggae, and dance.

The Pickpocket’s Daughter

Unless Matzy Moses successfully navigates the corruption and gang warfare of 1930’s New York City, she will lose everything. Based on the life and times of the playwright’s mother, audiences call The Pickpocket’s Daughter, “A first class thriller with loads of laughs.”

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