FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 14, 2016
CONTACT: Sheree Marcucci
Work: (203) 346-2008
Email: [email protected]
WATERBURY – The December 2 broadcast of the Palace Theater’s radio program, “Your Palace Your Place” include smooth jazz artist Will Downing who is headlining the “Soulful Sounds of Christmas with Najee” show at the venue December 16. Downing has been defining R&B and smooth jazz for the past two decades and is considered one of the hottest names in the genre. He’s established himself as one of the most consistent, soulful singers of his era and one of the leading purveyors of unapologetic, unabashed romantic music. Though often compared to Luther Vandross, Downing has created his own distinct sound that is less urban, jazzier and even more romantic. His latest album release is “Black Pearls”. Joining Downing will be local DJ Al Taylor who will host one of his popular ACT Jams Productions dance party’s after the show.
Also on the program an interview with one of the leading actors in the upcoming national tour of Kinky Boots coming to the theater December 6 – 11 and returning favorite, Stuart Brown, theater reviewer and host of the podcast On Broadway with some musical theater trivia to challenge listeners.
“Your Palace Your Place” is broadcast from 9:10 a.m. to 10 a.m. on the first and third Friday of each month and is produced and hosted by Palace Marketing and Public Relations Officer Sheree Marcucci. The show offers listeners a place for engaging conversation on the arts, pop culture, entertainment and lifestyle trends. For more information, contact Marcucci by phone at 203-346-2008 or on Twitter at @ShereeMarcucci.
For more information on upcoming Palace Theater presentations go to www.palacetheaterct.org, call the Box office 203-346-2000 or visit in person 100 East Main St.
About the Palace Theater
The Palace's primary purpose is to revitalize the Greater Waterbury community through the presentation of the performing arts and educational initiatives in collaboration with area cultural and educational institutions. Its mission is to To preserve and operate the historic Palace Theater as a performing arts center and community gathering place that provides a focal point of cultural activity and educational outreach for diverse audiences.
The Palace Theater gratefully acknowledges support by Comcast, Crystal Rock, Webster Bank, Bank of America, City of Waterbury, CT DECD Office of Tourism, ION Bank, Republican-American, and WATR Radio.