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Palace Theater, Waterbury

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The Palace Theater is a historic performance and film venue at 100 East Main Street in downtown Waterbury, Connecticut. The theater currently presents a variety of live entertainment, hosting traveling productions and locally produced events. It was built in 1921 to a Renaissance Revival design by Thomas W. Lamb, and is an architecturally prominent element of the city's downtown. It underwent a major restoration in the early 21st century, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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  • We came here to see a show, and thoroughly enjoyed the entire experience. This gorgeous theatre is worth visiting for its architectural beauty and fantastic acoustics. The seats were comfortable...  more »
  • Palace theater is beautiful. Saw the Terry Fator show, seat were comfortable, ushers were polite and helpful  more »
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  • Parking was easy - across the street. Stopped at 122 Bar Place right next door and had quick wings and chicken caesar salad (excellent). Theater is gorgeous and well staffed. Seats were comfortable. Show was awesome (Book of Mormon). Got out and back to the highway easily and quickly. Will go there again. Recommend!
  • Went and saw the Book of Mormon. It was a great show and a great production. The theater itself is beautiful and the lobby and stairs are very cool as is the theater itself. Unfortunately the seating is terrible. By that I mean I am average height and a little overweight. But nevertheless my knees were pressed hard into the seat back in front of me. The only way to sit even remotely comfortably was to sit crooked. If you are a smaller person this would not impact you. But anyone over 5'10" will run into this problem. That is the only reason for not a 5 star review. Also the people who worked at the theater were great! Really only problem is the seating

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