The Key West Summer Stage

Produced by TheatreXP, Inc.

The Red Barn Theater, 319 Duval Street, Key West, FL 33040


The Key West Summer Stage is a four-week "Festival of Stage Arts" centered
at the Red Barn Theatre in Key West, Florida. The KWSS is produced by TheatreXP, in association with the Red Barn.

Season Sponsors include: Royal Furniture, The Grand Cafe, KONKLife, and Design Group Key West.




July 1 – 25, 2015

July 1 – 19, 2015

by Tennessee Williams
Directed by Carole Mac Cartee
Starring Melody G. Moore, Ross Pipkin, Tammy Shanley, Justin Ahearn, Tom Murtha,
Bob Bowersox, and Chris Stone

Blanche DuBois, arrives at her sister Stella’s run-down New Orleans tenement apartment carrying everything she owns and hoping to find respite from creditors and a sullied reputation. But the pressures mount as Blanche’s sister has troubles of her own, not the least of which is her brutish husband Stanley. Considered one of the finest works of the American Stage, STREETCAR won Tennessee Williams the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Monday, July 6, 2015

A One Night Only reading of LIFE AND DEATH, the new original play by Bob Bowersox, author of the much-acclaimed PERSON OF INTEREST, MOMENT OF GRACE, and THE POETRY OF HEARTS, all of which World-Premiered on the stage of the Red Barn. LIFE AND DEATH is a delightful fantasy that takes a funny but profound look at what would happen if Death suddenly decided he didn’t want to BE Death anymore. A top-flight cast will read the new script live on stage.

Mondays, July 13 and July 20, 2015

Last year’s popular theatre panel discussions return to Summer Stage, this year focusing on the Business of Theatre, designed to give attendees a rare glimpse into the inner workings of theatre.

July 22 – 25, 2015

The glory days of the radio serial are brought to vivid life on stage as this new addition to Summer Stage brings back THE WAR OF THE WORLDS, BOSTON BLACKIE, THE BICKERSONS, and SUSPENSE THEATRE. Top Key West actors recreate the actual radio broadcasts on stage, complete with sound effects and vintage commercials…but it’s what happens during the commercials that will have you howling.

Sponsored by the Monroe County Tourist Development Council

FOR TICKETS, CALL 305-296-9911 OR 302-540-6102