FINAL WEEK!!! 20TH CENTURY BLUES, the flat-out hit of the American Contemporary Theatre Festival, continues through this Saturday, February 17, with all performances at 8 pm! Starring Annie Miners, Deborah Jacobson, Marjorie Paul-Shook, Peggy Montgomery, Kathy Russ, and Justin Ahearn, and directed by Joy Hawkins. Grab the remaining seats now on the TICKETS page of this website!

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Wear Red at Our RED HOT GALA on February 18th!!

It’s time to break out that fabulous red dress and shoes! The Red Barn Theatre will hold its annual fundraising Gala on Sunday, February 18th, and with the title “Red Hot Red Barn Gala”, it certainly sounds like a night to wear crimson. Now in their 38th season of bringing top-level professional theater to Key […]

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20TH CENTURY BLUES: Life Imitates Art

Four friends meet in a jail cell in the 1970’s. One of them takes a photo of the others. The next year, the photographer reconvenes the four and takes another photo. And every year thereafter, for forty years. Now the Museum of Modern Art has come calling, offering the photographer a retrospective of her professional […]

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The Red Hot Red Barn Gala!

Our Fabulous Once-A-Year Gala! Our ONLY fundraiser of the year! Sunday, February 18, 2018, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the Oldest House, 322 Duval Street. Catered by Iron Chefs, Open Bar, Wine by UVA, Lively Dance Music, and our Always Spectacular Silent Auction. Wear Red and Get Hot! Only $125 per person. Two ways […]

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The Critics LOVE “DANCING LESSONS”!

“DANCING LESSONS”:  A TOUR DE FORCE By Joanna Brady, KONKLife If you’re looking for a terrific play to see over the holidays, you can’t do better than “Dancing Lessons” now playing at the Red Barn through Jan. 13. Brilliantly written by Mark St. Germain, the script is incisive and hilarious, holding appreciative audiences’ uproarious attention […]

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DANCING LESSONS: An Unexpected Enchantment

Mark St. Germain hadn’t intended to write the play. He had no interest in autism or dancers, and the “challenged man meets challenged woman” trope has never been his métier. St. Germain’s plays have always had a historical aspect to them, loosely based on real people and the situations that defined them. But a chance […]

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Red Barn 2017-18 Season Serves Up Strong New Plays

Seeing the announcement of the new season at a theater company is akin to being served an exquisite menu of superb dishes, each appealing in its own way, and each instilling a desire to taste the dish. Such is the new season just announced by artistic director Joy Hawkins at the Red Barn Theatre in […]

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DEAR ELIZABETH: Riveting Theater by Sarah Ruhl

“When I first read their letters, I felt compelled to keep going. I couldn’t wait to find out what happened next,” playwright Sarah Ruhl said recently about her new play Dear Elizabeth. “People don’t often know what to do with friendships, but they have a life – a rhythm of their own.” Fringe Theater explores […]

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TWICE TOLD TALES: A New Theatrical Event!

TheatreXP, producers of the annual Summer Stage theatrical events every July in Key West, has always looked for intriguing new ideas to include in their “Festival of Stage Arts” line-up. This year, it’s something entirely new that’s never been done in Key West before. “Twice Told Tales”, set for one night only on Monday, July […]

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CUCKOO’S NEST OPENS JULY 5TH FOR ONLY $5!!

In 1963, when Kirk Douglas first walked onto Broadway’s Cort Theater stage to play lovable rogue Randall P. McMurphy in the new play “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest”, stage-center orchestra seats were considered some of the most expensive ever seen on the Great White Way. Those top-flight tix went for the then towering price […]

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SUMMER STAGE 2017!

Key West’s eclectic TheatreXP has announced its program for the annual Key West Summer Stage, set to run Wednesdays through Sundays, July 5 through 29 in Key West. The schedule includes two cutting edge, award-winning plays, two new play readings, and will feature an intriguing new theatrical event called “Twice Told Tales”. “This will be […]

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