the improbably first-rate Red Barn Theatre

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Tickets for all SUMMER STAGE events are still available -- ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST, DEAR ELIZABETH, and TWICE TOLD TALES. Just click on the "TICKETS" section of this website to reserve your seats now! ALSO....check out early seating options for our 2017-18 season at the Red Barn while you're there! Four great shows plus a Special Event you won't want to miss! Reserve today to get your best seats!

Upcoming Shows

KEY WEST SUMMER STAGE

Jul 5, 2017 thru Jul 29, 2017

BACK FOR OUR 7th SEASON! July 5-29, 2017 TheatreXP, in association with the Red Barn, once again brings great theater to Key West in the heart of a normally dark summer! Mainstage productions, special events, and readings of brand new original plays by top writers will grace three stages in Key West in this Festival […]

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ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST

Jul 5, 2017 thru Jul 23, 2017

ONE OF THE MOST ACCLAIMED STORIES OF ALL TIME!! Winner of multiple Tony, Outer Critics Circle, Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA, Dramatists Guild Awards! Randall P. McMurphy, a charming rogue, contrives to serve a short sentence in an easy, airy mental institution rather than a tough prison work farm. This, he learns, was a mistake. He […]

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TWICE TOLD TALES

Jul 24, 2017

AN INTRIGUING NEW THEATRICAL EVENT! Presented by Theatre XP and The Studios of Key West Helmerich Theatre, The Studios of Key West 533 Eaton Street, Key West 5 Directors, 10 Actors, 5 Powerful Monologues TWICE TOLD TALES is an exciting and fun twist to a theatrical staple as old as theatre itself – the monologue. […]

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DEAR ELIZABETH

Jul 26, 2017 thru Jul 29, 2017

A PLAY IN LETTERS by Sarah Rule From 1947 to 1977, poets Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop exchanged more than four hundred letters. Describing the writing of their poems, their travel and daily illnesses, the pyrotechnics of their romantic relationships, and the profound affection they had for each other, these missives are the most intimate […]

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DANCING LESSONS

Dec 19, 2017 thru Jan 13, 2018

Evers, a man with Asperger’s Syndrome, seeks the instruction of a Broadway dancer to learn enough dancing to survive an awards dinner. The dancer, Senga, is, however, recovering from an injury that may stop her career permanently. As their relationship unfolds, they’re both caught off guard by the discoveries…both hilarious and heartwarming…that they make about […]

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20th CENTURY BLUES

Jan 23, 2018 thru Feb 17, 2018

This sharply funny and evocative exploration of time was the flat our hit of the 2016 Contemporary American Theatre Festival in the 25th season. The play centers on four women who bonded as protesters one night in jail in their youth. Through the vagaries of love, careers, children, and lost causes, the women reunite once […]

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ALWAYS…PATSY CLINE

Feb 26, 2018 thru Mar 10, 2018

The story of Patsy Cline told through the eyes of her pen pal, Lousie Seeger. One of the most-produced plays in America, this down home musical features many of Patsy’s hits and is a tribute to her, her enduring  music, and to friendship. “A song-filled Valentine…” — Los Angeles Times

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NATIVE GARDENS

Mar 20, 2018 thru Apr 7, 2018

Discover a hilarious new comedy of good intentions and bad manners. Gardens and cultures clash, turning friendly neighbors into feuding enemies in the play blossoming in major theaters around the country. Pablo, a high-powered lawyer, and doctoral candidate Tania, his very pregnant wife, are realizing the American dream when they purchase a house next door […]

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CRY IT OUT

Apr 17, 2018 thru May 5, 2018

Cooped up on maternity leave and starved for conversation, Jessie invites her funny and forthright neighbor, Lina, also a new mom, for coffee. Despite their vastly different finances, they become fast friends during nap times…while someone watches from the mansion on the cliff overlooking Jessie’s yard. This comedy with dark edges takes an honest look […]

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