Waterbury’s Palace Theater Announces 2020/2021 Broadway Series

Janet Dacal & Sasson Gabay in The Band’s Visit. Photo by Evan Zimmerman, MurphyMade.

The Palace Theater in Waterbury, CT has announced the six titles that comprise the 2020/2021 Broadway Series.

The season includes: WaitressThe Band’s Visit, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, Anastasia, and Summer: The Donna Summer Musical. The season also includes Chazz Palminteri’s one-man show A Bronx Tale.

Inspired by the beloved film, Waitress tells the story of Jenna, an expert pie maker who dreams of a way out of her small town. A baking contest and the town’s new doctor may offer her a fresh start, but Jenna must summon the strength to rebuild her own life. Don’t miss this uplifting celebration of friendship, motherhood, and the magic of a well-made pie.

The critically acclaimed smash-hit Broadway musical is the winner of 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, making it one of the most Tony-winning musicals in history.  It is also a Grammy Award® winner for Best Musical Theater Album.
With a score that seduces your soul and sweeps you off your feet, and featuring thrillingly talented onstage musicians, The Band’s Visit rejoices in the way music makes us laugh, makes us cry, and ultimately, brings us together.

Chazz Palminteri’s A BRONX TALE | DECEMBER 18 & 19, 2020
The classic coming of age story is brought to life in the original one man show, written and performed by Chazz Palminteri. “A RAUCOUS, SOLO TOUR DE FORCE” Ray Loynd, Los Angeles Times

BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical | FEBRUARY 26 & 27, 2021
Beautiful tells the Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history.

ANASTASIA | APRIL 27 -29, 2021
The romantic and adventure-filled new musical Anastasia comes to Waterbury! This dazzling show will transport you from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out on a journey to discover the mystery of her past.

SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical | JUNE 4 & 5, 2021
She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven, who shot through the stars from gospel choir to dance floor diva. But what the world didn’t know was how Donna Summer risked it all to break through barriers, becoming the icon of an era and the inspiration for every music diva who followed.  With a score featuring more than 20 of Summer’s classic hits including “Love to Love You Baby,” “Bad Girls” and “Hot Stuff,” this electric experience is a moving tribute to the voice of a generation.

Although not part of the series, the season will also include Jersey Boys (April 3, 2021). This performance was re-scheduled from its original date (March 17, 2020) due to concerns related to the coronavirus.

For information regarding subscribing to the series, please visit the theater’s website palacetheaterct.org