First Look series

One subscription pass, three staged readings of contemporary plays!

Theater enthusiasts, literature lovers, and anyone interested in thought-provoking storytelling are invited to discover “First Look” a new Staged Reading Series at The Studios of Key West. The series, which presents three new plays this season, offers audiences an exclusive sneak peek into the realm of cutting-edge drama.

No fancy sets, no over-the-top costumes, just pure theatrical magic straight from the script to your imagination.

BUY A PASS and don’t miss a show!

BUY INDIVIDUAL TICKETS to each show below!

It’s easy to purchase a pass at the button below!

1. Fill out information for you and your guests
2. Select a date for each of the 3 readings.

SUBSCRIPTION PASS – $85/$70 mbrs – Save over 20% on single ticket prices!

The Plays:

Upstate, a play by Drew Larimore

Seeking fulfillment after a move to upstate New York, Nathaniel and his husband Myles decide to adopt an infant daughter. The play opens on the day the couple has returned her to the adoption agency.

The Papers, a musical

A staged reading of a musical adaptation of Henry James’ novella “The Aspern Papers” set in contemporary Key West. The piece asks how we contend with the art and accomplishments of flawed people.

King Tide, a play by Michael Marrero

A coastal community is thrust into chaos when the government orders them to relocate due to climate change. Amidst the impending crisis, the community is torn between nostalgia, resilience, and the desire to protect what they hold dear.