Wanda Sykes, Stamford Symphony, CT Ballet's CINDERELLA and More Set for 2013-14 Season at the Palace Theatre
"Our audiences have diverse tastes when it comes to programming so we do our best to satisfy those tastes with a wide variety of events," says Palace Theatre Executive Director, Michael E. Moran, Jr. "Comedy, music, dance, family events - we have it all this season, and we will continue adding shows as opportunities arise."
Stamford's Palace Theatre is a fantastic venue for comedy, and this fall has its share of popular comedians on the slate: Wanda Sykes Sept. 20; Tracy Morgan Sept. 26; Artie Lange Oct. 19; Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood's "Two Man Group" Nov. 1; and Paul Reiser Nov. 2 (benefiting Mikey's Way Foundation).
The Palace has rich traditions in music, both popular and classical. The Courtyard by Marriott Stamford Broadway/Cabaret/Jazz Series kicks off with "Stride Queen" Judy Carmichael and Crown Prince of Cabaret Steve Ross on Sept. 7 and continues with Christine Pedi & Johnny Rodgers Oct. 18;Cyrille Aimée & Freddy Cole Nov. 13; and Marilyn Maye & Houston Person Jan. 22. The Stamford Symphony also has their full schedule of Orchestra Classics concerts this season beginning Oct. 5-6 and then continuing Nov. 9-10, Feb. 8-9, March 1-2, and April 5-6. They will also be presenting two special concerts with John Pizzarelli on Dec. 8 for a holiday show and pianist Andre Watts on Apr. 26. Popular music also makes appearances with Beatlemania Now on Sept. 28; Michael W. Smith on Oct. 24; Almost Famous on Oct. 26 (benefit for Stamford Education 4 Autism); and Ricky Nelson Rememberedon Feb. 1.
The Connecticut Ballet returns to the HARMAN Stage with a full season of offerings including Cinderella Oct. 12, The Nutcracker Dec. 14-15 & 21-22, andGiselle May 3. Namaskaar Foundation - World on Stage continues their unique programming with the Hungarian State Folk Ensemble bringing traditional folk music and dance traditions to life on Nov. 7.