STAMFORD, Conn. -- Winter got you down? Feel like you need to get out of hibernation and be entertained?
The Palace Theatre in Stamford is brimming with a variety of events sure to please even the grouchiest among us. Mark your calendars for the following, including two featuring area performers from Bridgeport and Greenwich.
- Feb. 26, Showcase 61 : Bridgeport artist Michael Dunham sings songs from the late '60s and '70s in a club-like setting complete with craft beers and cocktails starting at 8 p.m.
Feb. 27 , Uptown Showdown: Writers from "The Daily Show," "The Moth" and "The Onion" square off with other top-flight comedians in satirical debates and comedic conversations; starts at 8 p.m.
- Select Sundays through April, Playtime at The Palace: Bring your kids for one-hour shows featuring puppets, bubbles, story pirates, silent movie slapstick and more.The series features nationally celebrated troupes and performers. Shows are at 3 p.m.
- March 1 ABBA : Make this a ladies night with songs that get you up and dancing. ARRIVAL from Sweden is one of the world’s most popular and best-selling ABBA cover bands. Since its start in 1995, the band has toured in nearly 50 countries, including 33 states in the U.S.
- March 6, Songbook Cabaret: Tony DeSare . DeSare has three Top 10 Billboard jazz albums under his belt and has been featured on the "CBS Early Show," NPR, NBC's "Today" show and more. Show is at 8 p.m.
- March 13, Colleens of Comedy : Get ready to laugh with Greenwich's Jane Condon, who gears up for St. Patrick's Day with an array of jokes, many stemming from growing up "Boston Irish;" starts at 8 p.m.
- March 21, Nobodies of Comedy : Some of the funniest comics are up and coming ones you have never heard of. Check out the viral contest on the Facebook page for the Palace. Showtime is at 8 p.m.
Go to palacestamford.org or call 203-325-4466 for more information.
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