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Palace Theater

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Address: 100 East Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702
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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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Great Place

Went to a play there and was pleasantly surprised when I stepped inside. The theater was in such great shape, and having seats near the stage was great. The play was outstanding... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went to a play there and was pleasantly surprised when I stepped inside. The theater was in such great shape, and having seats near the stage was great. The play was outstanding. They have an area where you can get drinks and chat. One of the best theaters in Connecticut. Will be attending more functions there when available.

Thank viking1960
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Incredible performance in a fantastic theatre. The history and decor make this a must visit location

Thank John E
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Restoration of this old theater is phenominal! Really the first restoration project in downtown Waterbury. You need to check out a show and see for yourself. Seating and acoustics are superb!

Thank 1SlvrFx
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

have never experienced a poor performance...all top rated and simply magnificent! Surely a rival to any NY production..

Thank Joanc
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Great renovation of an "historic" movie palace from the early 20th century. Much local support and enthusiasm. Too big for shows that are not mainly spectacles. Way too big. Security getting in has gotten very strict and time consuming, partly because the people checking appear inexperienced (one was just a kid). Audience is enthusiastic if largely unsophisticated, but that in... More 

Thank LoveToTravel317
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We saw the "Christmas Story the Musical" & it was truly amazing. A top notch theater with a performance. State of the art stage props, wonderful actors singers dancers. The tap dancers were unbelievable.

Thank Theresadavidjohn
Waterbury, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The Palace is a beautiful venue. Tickets can be a little pricey. It is a bright spot in a run down downtown district. They do have really good shows here if you can make it past the panhandlers and drug addicts.

Thank Doreen Q
Naugatuck, CT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Whenever possible try to get tickets to see a show at the Palace Theater. Completely renovated to it's former splendor.......needs to be seen to appreciate the beauty of this theater. You will be in awe!

Thank terrysQ9598KL
Waterbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Was a nice night out. The Palace theatre is comfortable and inviting. Lots of restaurants nearby to grab a bite to eat before or after the show. Parking easy and convenient. Ushers helpful. Restrooms big and clean.

Thank Karen K
Waterbury, Connecticut
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great accoustics, beautifully decorated, good for all occassions. A must stop in Waterbury Ct. Very good shows, musicals, comedies, etc.

Thank Capecod57

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