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Albany New York Performing Arts: Theatres, & Music Venues In The Capital District

Looking for local performing arts venues? The Capital Region is filled with wonderful performing arts centers, perfect for live music & entertainment! See concerts, comedy shows, Off-Broadway musicals and plays, and live musicians. Find carefully restored theaters in Albany and Schenectady NY, one-of-a-kind venues in the heart of the city, and even an outdoor amphitheatre less than a half hour from Albany.

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The Linda WAMC's Performing Arts Studio
Albany, NY
The Linda is one of Albany's prime entertainment venues that always strives to advance the arts and support the local community. Programming includes music, theater, film, workshops, debates, community events, kids entertainment, and more.
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Palace Theatre
Albany, NY
The Palace Theatre is one very notable cornerstone in Albany's growing downtown entertainment destinations. A concert & theatrical entertainment facility in the heart of Albany, New York, it first opened its doors in October 1931.
Albany Barn at night
Albany Barn, Inc.
Albany, NY
Albany Barn is dedicated to providing a sustainable creative arts incubator and community arts center in Arbor Hill - a place for artists to live, work and inspire.
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The Arts Center of the Capital Region
Troy, NY
The Arts Center of the Capital Region engages people in the creative experience. We are the region's preeminent proponent of the arts & creative education, expression, and appreciation, serving people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds.
cast of Drowsy Chaperone dancing
The Theater Barn
New Lebanon, NY
Enjoy an intimate theater experience at The Theater Barn in New Lebanon -- performing an eclectic mix of popular plays, melodious musicals & other outstanding productions!
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Park Playhouse, Inc.
The Park Playhouse provides professional plays and musicals to the public, and arts education programs to young people in the Capital Region. With free and affordable admission to productions, they make theater an accessible art form for everyone.
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Sand Lake Center for the Arts
Averill Park, NY
The Center is a renovated Church built in 1835, still with its original stained-glass windows. It hosts several activities such as theatre productions, art exhibits, children's activities, concerts, and more. Also has available rent space.
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Skyloft
Albany, NY
Skyloft NY at Crossgates Mall is an events venue like no other. The 16,000 sq. ft. bar and live music club hosts the top touring acts in the country and serves up an amazing selection of food and drinks.
Proctors
Schenectady, NY
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.
Capital Repertory Theatre
Albany, NY
Capital Repertory Theatre (theREP) is Albany's first and only professional resident theatre. With a wide variety of well-known and world premiere musicals and plays, it's safe to say what you experience at theREP cannot be duplicated anywhere else!
The Glimmerglass Festival
Cooperstown, NY
The Glimmerglass Festival presents new and innovative productions of opera and musical theater every summer in Cooperstown, New York.
Times Union Center
Albany, NY
A multi-purpose facility with an adaptable seating capacity of 6,000 to 17,500. The Arena host a variety of events including concerts, family shows, sporting contest and trade shows.
Stratton Mountain Resort
Stratton Mountain, VT
Go skiing, snowboarding, or enjoy other winter fun at Stratton Mountain. Located in Vermont, Stratton is renowned for their snow and grooming, fast lifts, and outstanding blend of terrain and trails for skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels.
Cohoes Music Hall
Cohoes, NY
Cohoes Music Hall, on the National Register of Historic Places, is a unique venue to see shows, movies, and more.