"Women of Ireland"

Downtown Stamford Historic District

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The all-female troupe and special guests celebrate all things Irish with fiddles, songs, and step-dancing

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Promotional value expires Mar 6, 2014. Limit 8 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Redeem starting 3/6 for a ticket at venue box office. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at Palace Theatre. Refundable only on day of purchase. Must purchase together to sit together. Discount reflects Stamford Center for the Arts' current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. For ADA accommodations, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • One ticket to Women of Ireland
  • When: Thursday, March 6 at 8 p.m.
  • Where: The Palace Theatre
  • Door time: 7 p.m.
  • Ticket values include all fees.

Seating Options

  • $34 for seating in the side-orchestra section (up to $52 value)
  • $28 for seating in the lower mezzanine section (up to $42 value)
  • $22 for seating in the rear-balcony section (up to $32 value)
  • Click here to view the seating chart

Women of Ireland

Taking its moniker from the traditional Irish patriotic anthem, “Mná na hÉireann,” the all-female troupe of Women of Ireland pay homage to the motherland with a rousing concert punctuated by lilting ballads, virtuosic fiddling, and sure-footed Irish step-dancing (among other dance styles). A live band underscores the artistry, and special guests such as four-time world champion and former Riverdance lead dancer Anthony Fallon might be spotted among the dancers. By turns mystical and sensuous, the show is never above a playful tap-dance atop a piano or tickling the hobbit parts of the brain with a bodhrán solo.

The Palace Theatre

At the heart of Stamford Center for the Arts is The Palace Theatre, hailed as “Connecticut’s Most Magnificent” when it opened in 1927. Its grandeur was designed by architect Thomas Lamb of Madison Square Garden fame, who outfitted the vaudeville palace with a gilded proscenium and sweeping, pearl-shaded balconies. The opulence caught the eye of the community, leading the Stamford Advocate to proclaim “HUNDREDS TURNED AWAY, UNABLE TO OBTAIN TICKETS, AS THE NEW PALACE THEATRE OPENS DOORS.”

Although today’s tickets are easier to obtain thanks to technology, the cultural fervor surrounding The Palace continues. Audiences flock to the historic theater for performances from the Stamford Symphony and the Ballet School of Stamford. However, the venue also keeps its vaudevillian roots firmly planted by hosting comedians, musical acts, and surgeries on ventriloquist dummies atop its massive stage.

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    Downtown Stamford Historic District

    61 Atlantic St

    Stamford, CT 06901

    +12033582305

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