The Georgetown Palace Theatre is proud to present its 20-21 season! We kicked off our new season with musical cabarets, outdoor movies and an outdoor production of Steel Magnolias. Starting November 27th, we will open A Tuna Christmas indoors on the Springer Stage. We have updated policies and procedures to protect our staff, volunteers and audience.
For Indoor Events: Updated protocols for inside shows include, but are not limited to: temperature checks at the door, masks required at all times, hand-sanitizer for every patron, frequent sanitizing of all surfaces, and 2 seat separation, an empty row between groups, staggered arrival and dismissal and social distancing throughout the building. A full list of updated protocols can be found here: http://www.georgetownpalace.com/indoor-safety-protocols/
For Outdoor Events: Groups are required to socially distance and masks are required when not seated in your seats. There are bathrooms next to the Courtyard and concessions will be sold. Chairs are provided but you are welcome to bring your own, as well as your own drinks and snacks.
Oct 9 - Nov 8th
Truvy’s salon is Chinquapin, Louisiana’s go-to place for a beauty fix with a hearty side of gossip. Along with her overeager assistant Annelle, Truvy pampers her small-town clients with hairdos, manicures, and all kinds of unsolicited advice. Anybody who’s anybody is a regular: There’s the doting M’Lynn and her soon-to-be-married daughter Shelby, the moody Ouiser, and the well-to-do widow Clairee. Through witty banter and wisecracks, this hodgepodge group of women form friendships as strong as steel, which they are forced to lean on when tragedy strikes.
This production will be outdoors in the Palace Courtyard behind the theatre with a stage, props, lights and ushers. There will be a 6 feet separation between groups and masks are required. There will be snacks and drinks for sale, but you can bring your own. October nights in Texas are magical with a cool breeze and lights hanging from the trees.
Masks are required at all times, even when sitting in your seat but can be removed for eating or drinking.
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Indoors on the Springer Stage, Nov 27 - Dec 20
A Tuna Christmas By Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard.
Seasons Greetings from A TUNA CHRISTMAS, the hilarious sequel to the hit comedy, Greater Tuna, with two talented actors portray all 24 citizens of Tuna, the third smallest town in Texas, where the Lion’s Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies! This time, it’s 24 hours before Christmas and the delightfully eccentric characters are attempting to cope with seasonal traumas such as a disaster prone little theatre production of A Christmas Carol, and a yard-decorating contest being sabotaged by a mysterious Christmas phantom.
Critics have raved: “The show is a hoot!” proclaims The New York Times. “This show is so funny. It’s far too good just for Christmas,” states the New York Post. “There’s plenty to ho-ho-ho about. A TUNA CHRISTMAS is a delightful gift for longtime Tuna fans and newcomers alike,” states the Dallas Morning News. “If you like someone buy them roses…if you love someone buy them tickets to A TUNA CHRISTMAS!” exclaims the Austin American-Statesman.
This production will be indoors in the Palace Theatre on the Springer Stage. There will be a 2 seat separation between groups and empty rows every other row. Masks are required, even when sitting in your seat. No concessions will be sold at this time.
Updated protocols for inside shows include, but are not limited to: temperature checks at the door, masks required at all times, hand-sanitizer for every patron, frequent sanitizing of all surfaces, and 2 seat separation, an empty row between groups, staggered arrival and dismissal and social distancing throughout the building. A full list of updated protocols can be found here: http://www.georgetownpalace.com/indoor-safety-protocols/
January 22 - February 21, 2021
Almost, Maine By John Cariani. A woman carries her heart, broken into nineteen pieces, in a small paper bag. A man shrinks to half his former size, after losing hope in love. A couple keep the love they have given each other in large red bags, or compress the mass into the size of a diamond. These playful and surreal experiences are commonplace in the world of John Cariani’s Almost, Maine, where on one deeply cold and magical Midwinter Night, the citizens of Almost -- not organized enough for a town, too populated for a wilderness -- experience the life-altering power of the human heart. Relationships end, begin, or change beyond recognition, as strangers become friends, friends become lovers, and lovers turn into strangers. Propelled by the mystical energy of the aurora borealis and populated with characters who are humorous, plain-spoken, thoughtful, and sincere, Almost, Maine is a series of loosely connected tales about love, each with a compelling couple at its center, each with its own touch of sorcery.
The Lion in Winter
By James Goldman
Sibling rivalry, adultery, and dungeons – The Lion in Winter, by James Goldman, is a modern-day classic. Comedic in tone, dramatic in action – the play tells the story of the Plantagenet family, who are locked in a free-for-all of competing ambitions to inherit a kingdom. The queen, and wealthiest woman in the world, Eleanor of Aquitaine, has been kept in prison since raising an army against her husband, King Henry II. Let out only for holidays, the play centers around the inner conflicts of the royal family as they fight over both a kingdom and King Henry’s paramour during the Christmas of 1183. As Eleanor says, “Every family has its ups and downs,” and this royal family is no exception.
March 5 - 21, 2021
Relive some of Elvis' greatest hits with this musical tribute.
April 9 - May 16, 2021
Sound of Music Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, Suggested by The Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta Trapp. The final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein was destined to become the world's most beloved musical. Featuring a trove of cherished songs, including "Climb Ev'ry Mountain," "My Favorite Things," "Do Re Mi," "Sixteen Going on Seventeen" and the title number, The Sound of Music won the hearts of audiences worldwide, earning five Tony Awards and five Oscars. The inspirational story, based on the memoir of Maria Augusta Trapp, follows an ebullient postulate who serves as governess to the seven children of the imperious Captain Von Trapp, bringing music and joy to the household. But as the forces of Nazism take hold of Austria, Maria and the entire Von Trapp family must make a moral decision.
May 28 - June 27, 2021
Something Rotten - Book by Karey Kirkpatrick & John O'Farrell, Music and Lyrics by Karey Kirkpatrick & Wayne Kirkpatrick. Set in the 1590s, brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are desperate to write a hit play but are stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rock star known as "The Bard." When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first musical. But amidst the scandalous excitement of opening night, the Bottom Brothers realize that reaching the top means being true to thine own self, and all that jazz.
June 4 - 20, 2021
The Music of Motown with Jacqui Cross and Laura Benedict.
July 9 - August 8, 2021
Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum with Music and Lyrics by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg. L. Frank Baum’s classic novel comes to life in The Wizard of Oz. This faithful adaptation features all the most beloved songs and moments from the 1939 classic film, brought to life onstage!
July 16 - August 15, 2021
Biloxi Blues by Neil Simon. The second in Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon's trilogy which began with Brighton Beach Memoirs and concluded with Broadway Bound. When we last met Eugene Jerome, he was coping with adolescence in 1930's Brooklyn. Here, he is a young army recruit during WW II, going through basic training and learning about Life and Love with a capital 'L' along with some harsher lessons, while stationed at boot camp in Biloxi, Mississippi in 1943.
August 20 - September 19, 2021
Singin’ in the Rain - Screenplay by Betty Comden & Adolph Green,Songs by Arthur Freed & Nacio Herb Brown. Based on the classic Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film by special arrangement with Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Inc. Singin' in the Rain has all the makings of a Tinseltown tabloid headline – the starlet, the leading man and a love affair that could change lives and make or break careers! In silent movies, Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are a hot item but, behind the scenes, things aren't always as they appear on the big screen! Meanwhile, Lina's squeaky voice might be the end of her career in "talking pictures" without the help of a talented young actress to do the talking and singing for her.
8 or 16 Count Flex Passes Available!
Can be used in any combination, for all Palace Courtyard, Springer Stage & Playhouse Productions