From doo-wop to Itzak Perlman, the Palace Theater’s April line-up has a little something for everyone.
Here's the schedule:
Waterbury Arts Magnet School presents
Rhythm Griots: Traditions and Innovations
Thursday, April 1 – 10:30am
Join Rhythm Griots (story tellers) Tony Vacca (pictured, left) and friends as they perform their West African and American rhythm-driven music and dance alongside the Waterbury Arts Magnet School chorus and dancers. Part of the ShopRite Education Series.
LAR presents “Oh What a Night of Doo-wop & Rock n' Roll”
Saturday, April 10 – 8 pm
Fred Parris (“In the Still of the Night”) and original Shirelles lead singer Shirley Alston Reeves (“Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow”) take audiences back to a better era, when they perform alongside Emil Stucchio & The Classics, The Cleftones, John Kuse & The Excellents, and 14-year-old singing sensation, Kid Kyle. Sponsored in part by WATR Radio 1320AM.
TICKETS: $50/ $45/ $35
Saturday, April 17 – 4 pm
This second annual mixed media show includes original paintings, photography, jewelry and sculpture by more than 20 Connecticut artists from Central and Northwestern Connecticut. Ticket includes a champagne and hors d’oeuves reception by Hen of the Woods catering with music by the Tom Devino Quartet. All artwork is for sale with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Palace's Annual Fund. Sponsored by Connecticut Community Foundation and Universal Copy.
Kol Ami Congregation presents Itzhak Perlman (right)
Sunday, April 18 – 4:00pm
Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman, accompanied on piano by Rohan DeSilva, brings his impeccable artistry to Waterbury. Sponsored by the Jewish Foundation of Greater New Haven and Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven.
TICKETS: $125/ $75/ $65/ $55
CT Dance Theater and the Arts presents Annual Spring Recital
Saturday, April 24, 2010
Owner/Director Nefra Wihbey and the Connecticut Dance Theatre & The Arts students present their annual Recital. Enjoy an evening full of song, dance, and musical entertainment.
Tickets and gift certificates can be purchased by phone at 203-346-2000, online at www.palacetheaterct.org, or in person at the Palace Box Office, 100 East Main St., Waterbury. Groups of 20 or more qualify for discounted rates and should call the Group Sales hotline at 203-345-2002.
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