|The Blue Man Group. Photo courtesy of the Palace.|
THE MR. MOLECULE SCIENCE SHOWWednesday, May 9
9:30 and 11:30 am
A whimsical blend of Science, puppets and laugh-out-loud audience participation, Mr. Molecule turns real science into real fun! Best for grades 1-4. Sponsored by Big Y World Class Market.
Premier Concerts with Manic Productions Present AN EVENING WITH CAKEWednesday, May 9
Formed in the early 90s as an antagonistic answer to grunge, alternative rock band CAKE celebrate their 20th anniversary with the same defiant self-reliance and ever-inventive music that has made them a nation-state unto themselves.
Tickets: $52.50, $42.50, $37.50
JOHN TESH: BIG BAND LIVE!Thursday, May 10
John Tesh and his Big Band Orchestra swing into town for a multi-media concert event featuring songs from the Great American Songbook, including “In the Mood,” “I’ve Got the World on a String,” “Beyond the Sea,” and more. Sponsored by Bank ofAmerica.
Tickets:$65, $45, $35
CONNECTICUT STUDENT FILM FESTIVALFriday, May 11
An “Oscars-like” event, celebrating the yearlong work of middle and high school students, who were engaged in a variety of innovative, cutting-edge film programs in Connecticut. This event is free and open to the public.
WEIRD AL YANKOVIC: ALPOCALYPSE TOURSunday, May 13
By topically mocking everything from new wave to gangsta rap, popular song parodist “Weird Al” Yankovic has scored hit after hit including "Smells Like Nirvana," "Amish Paradise,” and more.
Tickets: $55, $45, $35, $25
CT Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra and CT Lyric Opera present OTELLOSaturday, May 19
In Verdi’s re-telling of Shakespeare’s play, the warrior Otello returns home from battle to find the treacherous Iago spinning a web of deceit and lies. Presented with English supertitles, this fully staged co-production features an international cast of singers and a full orchestra.
Tickets: $65, $45, $20
BLUE MAN GROUPMay 22-24
BLUE MAN GROUP is best known for their wildly popular theatrical shows and concerts which combine comedy, music, and technology to produce a totally unique form of entertainment. Experience the Phenomenon. Sponsored by Webster Bank, WTNH/MyTV9, Power Station Events, Crystal Rock, CL&P, Yankee Gas, and Adam Broderick Salon and Spa.
Tickets: $69, $59, $49
FROM THE MIXED UP FILES OF MRS. BASIL E. FRANKWEILER
Wednesday, May 30- 11:30a.m.
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of E.L. Konigsburg’s Newbery Medal-winning classic, ArtsPower has created an enchanting new drama that follows Claudia Kincaid and her brother Jamie up the stone steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and right into the middle of an adventure. Best for grades 3-6.Sponsored by Big Y World Class Market.
THIRD ANNUAL STEVEN R. SASALA COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP AWARD NIGHT
Thursday, May 31
Main Street Waterbury honors Jospeh A. Geary, chief of staff, office of the mayor, city of Waterbury by presenting him with the third annual Stephen R. Sasala, II Community Partnership Award.