2788 Hamburg Street
Schenectady, NY 12303
Phone: (518) 355-1111
Fax: (518) 356-3817
Proctor's has a rich history attached with it. Established way back in 1926, this is one of the oldest theaters around and is known for its regal interiors and performances that generate applause and accolades. From symphonies, ballets to comedies, musicals and much more, this theater is a haven of talent. Many popular theater groups, actors, musicians and artistes have performed live on this stage. The theater also is open to giving rentals for meetings, parties and private events. It is also very well equipped with all the light, sound and technical apparatus. The theater also boasts of being very environmentally friendly.
Frank L. Messa Rink is a swanky multi-purpose arena that is located on the premises of Union College. It was built in 1975 and was formerly known as as Achilles Rink. The rink is part of the Achilles Center and is home to the skating and ice hockey teams of the college. All through the year, a number of tournaments and league fixtures are held here that draw a large number of fans from all over.
The Regal Cinemas at the Crossgates Mall provide a fantastic movie experience at their state-of-the-art facilities. One of the projectors is Digital Light Processing (DLP), so you are assured the best possible viewing of your favorite Hollywood or indie flick.
The Regal Cinemas at the Colonie Center provide a fantastic movie experience at their state-of-the-art facilities. All projections are Digital Light Processing (DLP), so you are assured the best possible viewing of your favorite Hollywood or indie flick.
The SEFCU Arena has been a part of campus life at University at Albany since 1992, when it was opened at the Recreation and Convocation Center (RACC). Re-named in 2006 as the SEFCU Arena, this facility occupies a prominent role on campus, being the home of the university's men and women's basketball teams, as well as having an indoor track that measures 11 miles (17.7 kilometers). Besides sports, this arena also plays host to local community events like concerts and more. See the website or call to know more.
Park Playhouse offers Albany's denizens free summer theater in beautiful and historic Washington Park. In addition to plays and musicals, the artists collaborate with the community and local schools to promote theatrical performances. Albany has hosted the program each summer for more than 20 years, and some of the shows have included Shakespeare, Oliver!, and Annie alongside other more contemporary ones.
The Steamer No.10 Theatre is a non-profit theater that aims to bring some art to the community. The founders chose its name from the non-operational fire station namely, the Steamer No. 10 Fire Station and its former occupants. Today, this 120-seat venue hosts variety plays for children and the entire family. After a complete makeover in 2005, this venue is equipped with comfortable seats, modern lighting and state-of-the-art sound system. The Steamer also has workshops and lecture series for kids, where they are introduced to the fun world of theater and different aspects of the stage.
The Madison Theater harkens back to a time when movies were made with smaller budgets and solely on celluloid. Today, the Madison still screens old-school favorites like On Golden Pond, Alien, and Goldeneye. It even shows some films with live music that provides the soundtrack. Always a cool place to visit, the Madison even provides a bit of nostalgia or novelty depending on how old you are.
Jack’s Place is an intimate venue run by the MEISA group of the College of Saint Rose. Known for hosting local indie rock bands, the venue also opens its doors for artists/ bands on tour. The students organize two to three concerts a month, and when they do, a number of students and music lovers flock the house to enjoy the stellar performances. Bands like The Growing Pains, Alta Mira, Nine Votes Short and Drive The Tower have performed here regularly, much to the delight of the rock fans. Call ahead to know more.
The Linda Norris Auditorium, more affectionately known as 'The Linda' is housed inside an old bank building that has been converted into part of WAMC-FM's broadcast studio. From short films and documentaries to musical concerts and spoken-word, this auditorium provides several eclectic events throughout the week. The events are then broadcast live over the air and online. In addition to entertainment, WAMC also uses the venue as a place to create community relationships with various types of other 'non-artistic' entities, for instance, workshops on business development in low-income districts, social outreach programs and other benevolent endeavors.
The TreeHouse is a local basement music venue that hosts a variety of concerts featuring local and touring bands. A basement may seem like it would be an odd venue for a concert, but this where the city's underground music scene truly thrives. As the walls reverberate with the sound of great music, you will find yourself transported to a world where all else ceases to exist. The TreeHouse can be a little hard to find though, so be sure to leave early.
A great place to watch events and concerts, Page Hall Auditorium, is very well-equipped with the latest technology. Spacious and fully air-conditioned, this auditorium attracts a lot of crowd for watching cultural and corporate events. Centrally located, this auditorium enjoys a strategic location with several important restaurants, parks and university nearby.