Arts, Music & Entertainment in Albany
Albany rolls out the red carpet for a jam-packed schedule of arts, music and entertainment New York-style. Our guide invites you to get dressed-up or dressed-down to catch a live performance, any time day or night, whether you prefer to spend time singing, dancing or laughing, our favorites are the ticket!
See a fine arts performance at the Albany Civic Theater
. The award-winning theater has produced entertainment including plays by famous playwrights such as Neil Simon and George Bernard Shaw since 1954. Located in the city’s popular Capital District, the volunteer community theater plans to keep audiences screaming “Bravo!” and demanding an encore.
Address: 235 2nd Ave, Albany, NY 12209 - MAP
Phone: (518) 462-1297
Rock your socks off at a concert at the Albany Palace Theatre
. The iconic marquee theater seats close to 3,000 ticket holders front and center for big-ticket entertainment, from must see comedy to sell out concert events. The grand architecture, spectacular interior and stellar shows make a ticket here priceless.
Address: 19 Clinton Ave # 6, Albany, NY 12207 - MAP
Phone: (518) 465-3334
Play in the moonlight! The Albany Park Playhouse
has entertained audiences with performing arts for nearly 23 years with exciting outdoor summer plays. Bring your blanket to Albany’s Washington Park and settle in for an evening of free musical, dramatic and comedic entertainment that will make you sing, dance and laugh.
Address: 1 Steuben Pl # 508, Albany, NY 12207 - MAP
Phone: (518) 434-2035
Act out at the Capital Repertory Theatre
! Get your ticket to see entertainment by the only resident professional company in New York’s Capital District. The all-volunteer community theatrical company brings to life original works and reinvents nationally acclaimed classics for a season of seriously good theater in award-winning performing arts.
Address: 111 North Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207 - MAP
Phone: (518) 462-4531
Laugh out loud at the Comedy Works
. Grab your friends, family or date for a night of hilarious comedic entertainment. This club attracts renowned comedians as well as putting a spotlight on the best up-and-coming acts. Touted at America’s top comedy club, the stage is set for fun, food and laughter!
Address: 200 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205 - MAP
Phone: (518) 432-7773
Stand in line at the Madison Theater
, a historic marquee theater showcasing live music entertainment and blockbuster movies. The iconic neighborhood theater has presented Brian Johnson of AC/DC and Lotus and often runs hit movies like Star Wars 3D with free popcorn on Wednesday nights! Yep, its time for a movie night!
Address: 1036 Madison Avenue, Albany, NY 12208 - MAP
Phone: (518) 438-0040
Pick up tickets to The Albany Berkshire Ballet
. The nationally recognized professional ballet company performs classical and contemporary dance works. Patrons over the years have enjoyed seeing productions of The Nutcracker, A Midsummer’s Night Dream and Romeo and Juliet created by some of the worlds greatest ballet choreographers.
Address: 25 Monroe St # 210, Albany, NY 12210 - MAP
Phone: (518) 426-0660