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Palace Theater

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Address: 100 East Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702-2334
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+1 203-755-4700
10:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat 11:00 - 14:00

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Have been going to the palace for a few years now. The selection of shows is great. It has been renovated and is georgous. An easy venue to travel to, plenty of parking and very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Beacon Falls
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been going to the palace for a few years now. The selection of shows is great. It has been renovated and is georgous. An easy venue to travel to, plenty of parking and very helpful staff.

Thank 681joannes
Brookfield, Massachusetts, United States
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I grew up near Waterbury, I hadn't been to the Palace Theater since about 1974. I remember at that time it was in sad shape, with torn velvet curtains and bits of plaster missing from the ornamentation. It was completely refurbished in 2004, and a lovely bit of work it is. I went with a bus tour, and unfortunately... More 

Thank Pauline M
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've seen a handful of productions at The Palace and even attended a wedding here. The venue is simply beautiful and rivals with The Bushnell in Hartford. In fact, I'd choose The Palace first. If you're looking for a place to dine before a show I recommend Diorios.

Oxford, Connecticut
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an intimate full scale production house. Great for Broadway hits or medium size concerts. Parking is convenient and inexpensive and safe. Tickets are fairly priced. The interior is quite beautiful the exterior is quite attractive. The amenities are top[ shelf.

Thank mda_a2000
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34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed in this show, even more disappointed with the 2 annoying narrators that spoke before each little performance, one translating in Chinese & the other in English & Chinese, narrating every tiny little thing that was going to happen, what happened to...let the audience create their own little scenario & let the show be continuous?? The show was sooo... More 

Thank Theresadavidjohn
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The theater is the most beautiful that I have ever gone to. Exquisite!! Have enjoyed plays, opera and a ballet. Felt like you were in New York.

Thank tai275
Methuen, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Beautiful theater. saw sound of Music and the cast was excellent the decor of the theater was impressive.

Thank icamimi330
Lowell, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

On Sunday, March 12, 2017, we were part of a bus tour group that attended the final Broadway road cast performance of "The Sound of Music" at this theater. For my wife and I it was our first visit to the Palace Theater. Our tour host had shared its history with us on the bus ride from Massachusetts. Hearing all... More 

Thank Bob T
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

As season subscribers this was part of our package. I thought, oh how boring. IT WAS PHENOMENAL! It certainly was updated from the original. There were some new songs. The sets were beautiful and the changes were carried out so smoothly and well! The Mother Abbess had a wonderful voice and she and Maria complemented each other so as they... More 

Thank karensP3193QJ
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63 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Took a bus group to The Palace Theater in Waterbury for "The Sound of Music." Best production ever. Nicest theater ever. Wonderful sight lines from the seats.

Thank oldenewengland

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