Enjoy a great night out at Waterbury's Palace Theater... with a Special WCTFCU price! Through a partnership with our friends at the Waterbury Palace Theater, we have Special Ticket Offers for WCTFCU Members for the following events. Sure! You can bring your non-Member friends too!
for on-sale dates for each show.
Nov. 9, 2019 The Machine
performs Pink Floyd. America's top Pink Floyd show, has forged a 30-year reputation for extending the legacy of Pink Floyd, selling out theaters, premier showcase rooms and casinos across North America, Europe and Asia, performing at renowned music festivals such as Bonnaroo, Riverbend, and Gathering of the Vibes, and sharing the stage with full symphony orchestras, including the Atlanta, Detroit, Pittsburgh, Jacksonville and San Diego Symphonies, as well as the Buffalo Philharmonic. The New York-based quartet performs a diverse mix of The Floyd's extensive 16-album repertoire, complete with faithful renditions of popular hits as well as obscure gems. With stellar musicianship and passionate delivery, The Machine
explores collective improvisation rivaling that of an early 1970's Pink Floyd. Their use of expanded theatrical elements and elaborate stage displays and lighting continues in the spirit of the later Floyd of the 1980's. The band is also known for recreating entire albums as a part of their show, accepting requests from fans, and for taking an A to Z approach in which one song is played for every letter of the alphabet. Special shows include lasers by the same company that provides classic Pink Floyd laser effects for Roger Waters and David Gilmour tours. The members of The Machine include founding members Joe Pascarell (guitar, vocals) and Tahrah Cohen (drums), and long time band mates Stephen Bard (bass, vocals) and Scott Chasolen (keys, vocals).
"They duplicate the sound and hits of Pink Floyd with chilling accuracy, and they play for a hell of a long time." - Matt Diehl - Rolling Stone. "These guys are great!" - Bob Ezrin - Co-Producer, Pink Floyd's The Wall. "The Machine
look nothing like Pink Floyd, but that doesn't matter - they sound exactly like Pink Floyd, and that's what counts." - Matthew Webber Spin Magazine.
December 03 – 08, 2019 NOTE
– Discount can only be applied for the Tuesday 12/3, Wednesday 12/4, or Thursday 12/5 performances. Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Miserables
, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly re-imagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both audiences and critics awestruck, cheering “Les Miz is born again!” Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Miserables
tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption — a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring the thrilling score and beloved songs “I Dreamed A Dream,” “On My Own,” “Stars," “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More,” and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. Seen by more than 130 million people in 44 countries and in 22 languages around the globe, Les Miserables
is still the world’s most popular musical, breaking box office records everywhere in its 33rd year.
The Simon & Garfunkel Story
January 25, 2020 at 8pm The Simon & Garfunkel Story
is touring North America again this year! Using huge projection photos and original film footage, featuring a full live band performing all the hits including ‘Mrs. Robinson’, ‘Cecilia’, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’, ‘Homeward Bound’ and many more. The immersive concert-style theater show chronicles the amazing journey shared by the folk-rock duo, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel. It tells the story from their humble beginnings as Tom & Jerry to their incredible success as one of the best-selling music groups of the ‘60’s to their dramatic split in 1970. It culminates with the famous “The Concert in Central Park” reunion in 1981 with more than half a million fans in attendance. With more than 100 million album sales since 1965, Simon & Garfunkel’s perfect harmonies and songs that poignantly captured the times made them one of the most successful folk-rock duos of all time. Over the years, they 10 Grammy Awards and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990. In 1977, their “Bridge Over Troubled Water” album was nominated at the Brit Awards for Best International Album. In 2003, Simon and Garfunkel were awarded a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and the following year saw their “The Sound of Silence” awarded a Grammy Hall of Fame Award. ‘‘Fantastic’’ – Elaine Paige, BBC Radio and “Authentic and Exciting” – The Stage.
February 20, 2020 7:30pm (Tickets on sale 12.09.19) There are countless ways we make our intentions come true, and people are constantly looking for the right one. However, the promise of making our dreams come true remains baffling. Some people are able to manifest their deepest dreams, wishes, and desires while countless others are not. Join New York Times bestselling author Deepak Chopra as he addresses these questions as well as practical ways to experience transformation and healing. Deepak Chopra, founder of The Chopra Foundation and co-founder of The Chopra Center for Wellbeing, is a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation, and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, Clinical Professor at UCSD Medical School, Researcher, Neurology and Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. The World Post and The Huffington Post global internet survey ranked Chopra the #17 influential thinker in the world and #1 in Medicine. Chopra is the author of more than 86 books translated into over 43 languages, including 25 New York Times bestsellers. More information @ deepakchopra.com
March 1, 2020 From three-time Tony winner and Hamilton choreographer, Andy Blankenbuehler, comes a poignant and inspiring new American musical that explodes with infectious music and high-octane, heart-stopping dancing. It’s 1945. As America’s soldiers come home to ticker-tape parades and overjoyed families, Private First Class, Donny Novitski, singer and songwriter, struggles to rebuild the life he left behind. When NBC announces a national competition to find the nation’s next great musical superstars, Donny sees a lifeline for himself and some fellow veterans that gives them the purpose they so desperately need. Together, they form a band unlike any the nation has ever seen. Along the way, they discover the power of music to face the impossible, find their voice, and finally feel like they have a place to call home. BANDSTAND is “both a peppy celebration of can-do spirit and a more somber exploration of what American servicemen experienced when they marched home from World War II. It’s a great argument for why theater can sometimes tell a story more boldly and more viscerally” (The New York Times). “The show defies you not to be moved” (Time Out New York).
March 20 – 21, 2020 The winner of Broadway.com’s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this breathtaking smash “captures the kid-at-heart,” says TIME Magazine. Vogue cheers, “It’s a must-see you’ll remember for years to come!” Originally directed by visionary Tony-winner Diane Paulus and based on the critically-acclaimed Academy Award-winning film, Finding Neverland
tells the incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers. With a little bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, Barrie takes this monumental leap, leaving his old world behind for Neverland
, where nothing is impossible and the wonder of childhood lasts forever. The magic of Barrie’s classic tale springs spectacularly to life in this heartwarming theatrical event. Finding Neverland
is “far and away the best musical of the year!” (NPR).
March 17, 2020 "The most exciting musical Broadway has seen in years." –Chicago Tribune. “The crowd goes wild!”–The New York Times. “Too good to be true!” –New York Post. They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard... and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage,off stage it was a very different story--a story that has made them an international sensation all over again.Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the Tony and Grammy Award®-winning true-life musical phenomenon, Jersey Boys
. From the streets of New Jersey to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, this is the musical that’s just too good to be true. Featuring the legendary Top 10 Hits: “Sherry” • “Big Girls Don’t Cry” • “Walk Like A Man” • “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” • “December, 1963(Oh What A Night)”Optional(in smaller font than the blurb): Jersey Boys
contains authentic, “profane Jersey language” and is recommended for ages 12+.
An American In Paris
April 10 – 11, 2020 Romance! Adventure! Gershwin! Who could ask for anything more?! In post war Paris, romance is in the air and youthful optimism reigns in An American In Paris
. Gershwin’s soaring melodies are matched by gravity-defying dance as the world rediscovers the power of love in this breathtaking production. Hoping to start a new life, World War II veteran Jerry Mulligan chooses newly-liberated Paris as the place to make a name for himself as a painter. But, Jerry's life becomes complicated when he meets Lise, a young Parisian shop girl with her own secret — and realizes he is not her only suitor. Winner of four Tony Awards and inspired by the Academy Award-winning film, this exquisite production features your favorite Gershwin songs including “I Got Rhythm,” “Liza”, “'S Wonderful,” “But Not for Me”, and “Stairway to Paradise.” “Pure Joy…An American In Paris is a Triumph!” -New York Times.
An Intimate Evening with David Foster, special guest Katherine McPhee
April 17, 2020 Few other individuals can claim to have their fingerprints on more major moments in all of popular music than David Foster. He has created hit songs and award-winning albums for Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Andrea Bocelli, Michael Bublé, Josh Groban, Rod Stewart, Stevie Wonder, Earth, Wind & Fire, Diana Krall, Natalie Cole, Michael Bolton, Seal, Chaka Khan, Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton, Chicago, Hall & Oates, Brandy, ’N Sync, Boz Scaggs, and Gloria Estefan. He has created culture-defining soundtracks for blockbuster films and crafted timeless holiday classics, and played a key role in career launches of Dion, Groban, and Bublé. In this intimate evening, accompanied by hand-picked vocalists and musicians, Foster will explore the music of his career as one of the biggest creative forces of our time. Katharine McPhee -
Renowned for her powerhouse presence and show-stopping performances, Katharine McPhee possesses a voice for the ages. Audiences first fell under the chanteuse’s spell during a storied run on American Idol Season 5 in 2006. Since then her hits have included “Over It,” “Unbroken” and “Christmas is the Time To Say I Love You.” McPhee also became a force on the big and small screens, co-starring with Debra Messing on Smash from executive producer Steven Spielberg as well as guest appearances on CSI: NY, Community, Family Guy, and more. Meanwhile, she has taken stage for PBS specials — including her own special — Soundstage: Katharine McPhee, and Foster and Friends.