Located on College Road in the city of Key West in Monroe County, Florida, the Tennessee Williams Theater is home to some of the finest performances in this part of the world. This theater boasts a rich and colorful history of stars and performances that can easily rival any top rung city in the United States. The hallmark of this famous theater is its high caliber national and Broadway programming and the close professional connections that are maintained with the local performing arts groups. Over the years, the Theater has managed to present some of the best artists and entertainment that the world and Broadway have ever seen.
Established in 1977, the Tennessee Williams Theater in Key West is a non-profit corporation that is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service. It is open from morning to afternoon on all days except Saturdays and Sundays. The theater follows a centralized ticketing system and people can buy tickets on the internet, over the phone or simply from the box office window located at the theater. The tickets are sold in real time which means that patrons get the latest information about pricing and ticket availability.
The seating plan at the Tennessee Williams Theater in Key West is very unique as it ensures that each and every patron get the best possible view of the stage. The best seats are in the Orchestra block but good viewing is also possible from seats at the Mezzanine level. In order to raise funds the Tennessee Williams Theater can be rented out for multi-day conferences and single-day workshops. Planning a conference here is a real breeze with the availability of flexible seating, easy parking and break-out rooms. They even have recommended caterers who can arrange for a formal dinner or a continental breakfast. The theater is definitely one of the must visit places in South Florida and its beautiful location on the sprawling campus of the Florida Keys Community College makes this place even more special.
The theater is divided into 3 different performaces spaces which includes: The Proscenium stage that seats 480 audience members, The Grand foyer offers seating for up to 250 audience members and the outdoor performance space provides a water view which can accommodate up to 2,500 audience members.