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The Red Barn is a theater house in Florida where stage plays, musical shows, and other cultural events are held. This 88-seater theater house is located along Duval Street, Key West. The structure was once a red carriage house in late 1820s. When the carriage was dominated by engine-powered automobile, the Red Barn was used by Key West Community Players as home for stage plays and other theatrical shows in 1940s. During the post-World War II, the Red Barn?s theater activities were revived by Ruth Guttman and Yehuda Guttman who staged successful series of puppet shows. Yehuda Guttman also held piano concerts in the barn in 1970s. The Red Barn?s prestige was totally revived in 1980s when the group Red Barn Actors Studio, Inc. formed to renovate the structure and officially opened the place as Red Barn Theater.

Today, the Red Barn sticks to its commitment to nurture art excellence within the locals of Key West and the state community of Florida. It holds theater and art workshop during summer season. The theater offers small theatrical experience for family and friends. It stages comedy shows, musical play, and concert. It also offers a ?dinner and show? package where a three-course meal can be availed in HarborView Caf? few blocks away from the theatre. Annually, the Red Barn Theater celebrates its anniversary with different theme. The theater actors and actresses showcase thematic plays in different genre.

Some efforts of great American artists were part of the success of Red Barn Theater. These were United States Poet Laureate Richard Wilbur, Shel Silverstein, Jimmy Buffet, Philip Burton, and Jerry Herman.
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