|The Nutcracker. Photo courtesy of the Palace Theater.|
Christmas at the Palace
Saturday, Dec. 3 at 8 pm
The Waterbury Chorale and the Waterbury Chorale Festival Orchestra present a program of secular and religious Christmas music that will delight and inspire audiences of all ages.
Tickets: $25/ $30/ $45
WaterburyArts Magnet School presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Thursday, Dec. 8 at 7 pm; Friday, Dec. 9 at 7 pm; Saturday, Dec. 10 at 2 and 7 pm.The timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge's transformation from a bitter and disillusioned creature into the most caring and generous of men comes alive. Tickets: $12
After Work Smooth Jazz R&B
Friday, Dec. 16 at 5:30 pm
Kick-off the weekend right with smooth vibes on a Friday night! ACTJamsProductions.com presents an after-work social event featuring performances by The Ron Howard Experience, R&B vocalist Marquist, and Jazz vocalist Andrea Deyo, who will celebrate the sounds of Christmas during the event’s “Tis the Season” segment. Hors d'oeuvres and drink specials will be served.
Woodbury Ballet presents The Nutcracker
Saturday, Dec. 17 at 4 pm
Enjoy a family holiday tradition where Sugar Plums dance, Flowers waltz and Snowflakes leap across the stage weaving a splendid tale of a little girl’s dream of first love.
Tickets: $28/ $38/ $48
Wednesday, Dec. 21 at 7:30 pm; Thursday, Dec, 22 at 7:30 pm
The State Ballet Theatre of Russia, from the city of Voronezh, bringsTchaikovsky's beloved ballet to life. Tickets: $28/ $38/ $48/ $58
SHEN YUN PERFORMING ARTS
Monday, Dec. 26 at 7:30 pm; Thursday, Dec. 29 and Friday, Dec. 30 at 7:30 pm. Inspired by the spirit of ancient China, Shen Yun Performing Arts presents a bygone culture with a gloriously colorful and exhilarating show of classical Chinese dance and music. Tickets:$50/ $70 / $90/ $120
The Palace Theater recently announced it is the recipient of a Broadway League $5,000 grant to support that after-school character developmentprogram “Find Yourself, Be Yourself, Reveal Yourself.” Based on the Blue Man Group stage show, this month long program utilizes theBlue Man Group’s social commentary and performing arts concept to enhance students’ language arts curriculum while cultivating a youth voice regarding relevant social issues.