January 26, 2024 - February 11, 2024

Do you believe in undying love?  

It Happened in Key West is inspired by shocking true events that rocked the tiny island of Key West in the 1930s. After decades of searching for the dream girl of his boyhood visions, eccentric scientist Carl finds Elena in Key West, only to lose the young beauty to the fatal disease of tuberculosis. But for Carl, the eternal optimist, death is only the beginning. Haunted by Elena’s spirit and at her request, he takes her body from the graveyard, brings her home, and embarks on the most ambitious “fixer-upper” project in history as he tries to bring his beloved back to life. It Happened in Key West features a touchingly funny script and a bold, dramatic score.

Approximate Runtime: Act 1 1hr 15min, 20min intermission, Act 2 45min


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Music and lyrics Jill Santoriello

Additional lyrics by Jason Huza

Book by Jill Santoriello, Jason Huza, Jeremiah James

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