‘Come on down’ to Waterbury for live version of TV game show
Published 12:00 am, Saturday, October 7, 2017
It you are a television game show fan, you know the phrase, “Come on Down,” is an invitation to play the famous “Price is Right.”
A stage version, “The Price is Right Live!” is coming to Waterbury’s Palace Theater on Wednesday, Oct. 18 — and the host will be TV personality Jerry Springer.
The interactive stage show gives participants the chance to win “prizes (that) may include appliances, vacations and possibly a new car. Play classic games from television's longest running and most popular game show from Plinko, to Cliffhangers, to The Big Wheel, and even the fabulous Showcase,” say the promoters, FremantleMedia North America.
About Springer, the producers say that he “is a cultural and civic icon. In addition to host of ‘The Jerry Springer Show,’ now in its 27th season, he has been the mayor of Cincinnati, political pundit, lawyer, award-winning newscaster, country recording artist and international emcee and TV personality. He has been in movies and on Broadway, he's a progressive talk-radio broadcaster and Springer also won America’s heart with his ballroom dancing on ‘Dancing With The Stars.’ ”
Producers say that “The Price Is Right Live!” has given away in the past nine years more than $10 million in cash and prizes and sold more than 1.2 million tickets.
Want to play? Here are some of the guidelines: “Open to legal residents of 50 United States and Canada (excluding Puerto Rico & Quebec), 18 years or older. To register for chance to be a contestant, visit the registration area at or near the venue box office three hours prior to show time. For complete rules & regulations, including eligibility requirements, visit or call the box. To enter theater to watch show, a ticket purchase is required.”
Palace Theater, 100 E. Main St, Waterbury. Wednesday, Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m. $60.50-$46.50, plus fees. 203-346-2000.