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(518) 382-3884
432 State Street
Schenectady , NY 123052385

What began as a Vaudeville theatre in the early 20th century is now the Capital Region's destination for major Broadway shows, cutting-edge film festivals, exciting special events, and everything in between.

 What began as a Vaudeville theatre in 1926 is now the Capital Region’s destination for major Broadway national tours, cutting-edge film festivals, special events and everything in between. As the premier performing arts facility in New York State’s Capital Region, Proctors presents the very best in entertainment year-round. From concerts and Broadway shows on the beautiful historic Mainstage to live opera and ballet broadcasts in the GE Theatre, there is always something wonderful and exciting happening at Proctors. Special events like the annual Capital Region Wine Festival, Pink & Brew and the season opening Un-Gala have made Proctors a destination for cultural enthusiasts and local foodies. Local organizations like the Northeast Ballet Company and Schenectady Symphony Orchestra call Proctors home and perform on the Mainstage every year. There are also spectacular educational programs, including the School of the Performing Arts at Proctors that offers master classes, summer camps and acting intensives taught by seasoned theatre professionals. For information about the exciting season at Proctors, group ticket discounts, educational opportunities, space rentals and more, visit

The Mainstage at Proctors adds elegance to special events. Here you see the season opening Gala, complete with live music and dinner on the Mainstage.
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When: Today at 7:00 PM
Where: GE Theatre at Proctors
Cost: $9 adults / $6 students (with ID)
Hunker behind your levees, because this Halloween, It Came From Schenectady is providing a riptide of guilty treasures like you've never seen! We're pairing the cataclysmic SciFi direct to TV disaster-piece Sharknado with the classic reanimated kung fu master meets island mad monk mashup Raw Force. What could possibly go wrong!? Bring your friends, wear your costumes (we won't judge you... without giving away prizes at least) and rush the couches for a night you'll never be able to forget.
When: Today at 8:00 PM
Where: Proctors, 432 State Street Schenectady
Cost: $20, $25, $30, $40
Rockapella has provided a funky, powerful soundtrack to several generations of vocal music fans, and managed to keep it all fresh along the way. With buckets of catchy original songs, and contemporary revisions of Motown, pop, and soul classics, this group has always been the one to watch.
When: Fri, Oct 31, 2014 until Sat, Nov 1, 2014 at 7:00 PM to 12:00 AM
Where: Proctors
Cost: Prices vary based on event
Mysterious disappearances, ghostly mists and restless spirits... you've never experienced them like this before! Three events will make this Halloween a night to remember at Proctors. Check out a Proctors Ghost Tour, The Spirit Circle or the Lights Out Paranormal Investigation. More info at tickets at
When: Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: GE Theatre at Proctors, 432 State Street, Schenectady, NY
Cost: $55 per person
Join the DSIC and hundreds of guests to enjoy one of downtown's biggest annual parties, featuring fantastic food from nearly two dozen Schenectady restaurants, a super silent auction and presentation of the annual Building Block Awards.
When: Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Where: Mainstage at Proctors
Cost: $20 - $60
Under the Streetlamp, America's hottest new vocal group with a top PBS special, performs an electrifying evening of classic hits from the American radio songbook. Exuding the irresistible rapport of a modern day Rat Pack, the quartet - recent leading cast members of the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys - deliver an evening of unforgettable entertainment. You'll hear Doo-Wop, Motown, old time Rock 'n' Roll and all of your favorite songs from The Drifters, The Beach Boys, The Beatles, and many others. And thanks to the permission of Frankie Valli and Bob Gaudio, the guys perform a medley from the "Seasons" catalog of outstanding hits.
When: Fri, Nov 7, 2014 until Sat, Nov 8, 2014 at 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: GE Theatre at Proctors
Cost: $15, $30 & $50
Three actors voice the dozens of characters, a Foley artist creates all the sound effects, and a pianist plays a cinematic score, while more than 1,250 individual full-color hi-res comic book panels tell the hilarious sci-fi adventure story projected on the GE Theatre's GIANT screen. Re-join reporter Molly Sloan and the man of her dreams, Ben Wilcott, as they race to rescue her fiance, also Ben Wilcott(!) from a secret society of spies that spans the globe-and beyond! Say what?!? Never mind. Trust us. This show's funny. The critics have raved. Conan O'Brien has even performed in it. But don't just leave it to the experts. See it for yourself.
When: Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Where: GE Theatre at Proctors
Cost: $9 adults/$6 students (with ID)
Everyone knows Grease starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John! Well, that's just the prequel to the amazing and fantastic movie musical Grease 2! Lucky for all of you, not only is ICFS screening it - we're making it a sing-a-long! Grease 2 has achieved a special cult film status from its over saturation on 1980s HBO to earn a unique place in the world of guilty pleasure film fandom. Join us for this one-of-a-kind celebration of the 80s emulating the 70s portraying the 50s! As with all ICFS events, expect prizes, surprises, comfy couches and drink specials!
When: Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Where: Mainstage
Cost: $20, $30, $40 & $50
For over 70 years the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra has been acclaimed as one of the world's finest musical ensembles. From its home base at the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory to the music centers of Vienna, Munich, Rome, Helsinki, Hong Kong and beyond, the MSSO has brought the grand Russian style to enthusiastic audiences all over the globe. The Moscow State Symphony Orchestra will include cellist Joshua Roman and will be performing "Gounod: Ballet music from Faust," "Saint Saens: Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op.33," and "Brahms: Symphony No.4 in E minor, Op.98."
When: Sat, Dec 6, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Where: Proctors Mainstage, 432 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305
Cost: $20, $25, $28, $30 & $40
Making its annual return to the Mainstage is everyone’s favorite holiday ballet. Enter a world of Christmas dreams to the joyous music of Tchaikovsky in this annual year-end favorite. Join the Sugar Plum Fairy, the heroic Nutcracker Prince and the evil Rat King in this whimsical celebration of the season.
When: Sun, Dec 7, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Where: Proctors Mainstage, 432 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305
Cost: $20, $25, $28, $30 & $40
Making its annual return to the Mainstage is everyone’s favorite holiday ballet. Enter a world of Christmas dreams to the joyous music of Tchaikovsky in this annual year-end favorite. Join the Sugar Plum Fairy, the heroic Nutcracker Prince and the evil Rat King in this whimsical celebration of the season.
When: Thu, Dec 18, 2014 until Sun, Dec 21, 2014
Where: Proctor's Theatre, Schenectady, NY
Cost: TBA
The Capital Region’s premiere holiday extravaganza featuring the Empire State Youth Orchestra and Youth Chorale conducted by Helen Cha-Pyo.

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