Local theatre

Performing arts venues and talented artists abound in the Hudson Valley. Aside from the area’s natural magnificence, it has a significant cultural landscape including live performing arts.

The Hudson Valley’s natural beauty and rich cultural heritage make it an ideal setting for performing arts. Many venues are outdoor or nestled in picturesque towns and villages, adding to the experience’s charm and allure.

So whether you are a lifelong lover of the arts or a newcomer looking to explore, the Hudson Valley is the perfect destination for anyone seeking entertainment and a live performing arts experience.

The following are links to Hudson Valley performing arts sources by county.

Albany County Performing Arts

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Black Theatre Troupe
Albany, NY
The Black Theatre Troupe is a non-profit organization that aims to cultivate understanding, appreciation, and engagement in the performing arts within communities of color. Based in New York State’s Capital Region, the organization showcases performance and theatrical pieces created by and about artists of color.

The Egg – the Empire State Plaza’s Center for the Performing Arts.
Albany, NY
The Egg, situated in Albany, New York’s Empire State Plaza, is a renowned performing arts center that has been a prominent feature of the city’s skyline for over four decades. With its unique egg-shaped, concrete dome structure, the venue boasts two theaters and hosts a wide range of year-round entertainment, including music, art, theatre, comedy, dance, and family-friendly shows.
Theater | Music | Dance

Palace Performing Arts Center
Albany, NY
The Palace Performing Arts Center in Albany, New York, is renowned for bringing world-class arts and entertainment to the Capital Region. With a rich history dating back to the early 20th century, the Palace has become a cultural icon in the area, serving as a hub for artistic expression and community engagement. Through its diverse and dynamic programming, the Palace has contributed significantly to the cultural and economic development of the region, attracting visitors from near and far. From Broadway shows and comedy acts to musical performances and film screenings, the Palace offers something for everyone, making it a beloved institution in the community.
Theater | Music | Dance

Albany Civic Theater
Albany, NY

For over 60 years, high-quality community theater has been produced in downtown Albany, NY, for the Capital Region. This longstanding tradition has brought together a diverse group of talented individuals who share a passion for the performing arts. From actors and directors to costume designers and stagehands, each community member has played a vital role in creating unforgettable theatrical experiences for audiences of all ages. Through countless productions and performances, this theater has become a beloved cultural institution that continues to inspire and entertain generations of theatergoers.

Capital Repertory Theatre
Albany, NY
The Capital Repertory Theatre has established a strong presence in the local community, with a rich history of providing excellent entertainment to its patrons. The theater’s commitment to creating meaningful theater with an authentic connection to the community it serves lies at the core of its mission. TheREP has built strong relationships with its audiences through its performances and programs, fostering a sense of inclusivity and belonging. With a talented and dedicated team behind it, the Capital Repertory Theatre continues to be a beloved cultural institution in the region, delivering high-quality productions that inspire and entertain audiences.

Cohoes Music Hall
Cohoes, NY
The Cohoes Music Hall has been a beloved cultural institution in Spindle City since 1874. Its ornate style, excellent acoustics, and intimate setting make it a premier venue for plays, concerts, dance performances, and other events. With a packed calendar of events, the future looks bright for this historic landmark in Cohoes.

Confetti Stage
Albany, NY

Confetti Stage is a community theater organization committed to delivering high-quality performances to its audience. It aims to provide a platform for artists to showcase their talents and collaborate with others to produce outstanding productions. The organization presents an entire season of plays yearly and is the only local theater to run a Short Play Festival featuring 100% locally produced plays. Confetti Stage is a proud member of the American Association of Community Theatre and the Theatre Association of New York State.

University at Albany Performing Arts Center
Albany, NY
The UAlbany Performing Arts Center on the main campus is a thriving hub of artistic activity, featuring five performance theaters. Additionally, Page Hall, located on the downtown campus, is another site where performance activities occur. Each year, the Performing Arts Center presents the Prime Performance Series, which showcases a diverse range of national and international touring artists in music, dance, and theater. Moreover, the facility hosts around 50-60 concerts and produces three theater productions in collaboration with the Department of Music and Theatre.

The Linda – WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio
Albany, NY

The Linda is a performing arts studio owned by WAMC, which was established in 2002. It is a renovated 1926 bank located in the Central Avenues Business District of Albany, New York. This versatile auditorium and recording studio hosts a wide range of events such as concerts, debates, lectures, films, celebrations, and other gatherings. Many of these events are broadcast across WAMC’s seven-state listening area and online at wamc.org.

eba Dance Theatre
Albany, NY

eba is dedicated to cultivating, promoting, and developing an understanding of and public
interest in the performing, visual and technological arts; through creation, performance, training, touring and idea sharing. Of equal importance, we endeavor to cultivate an understanding of the inherent creative potential within each of us and to integrate these creative aims with daily life. Maude Baum and Company Dance Theatre, eba’s ensemble that creates, performs and tours American Dance Theatre regionally and internationally. The Company’s acclaimed repertoire sparks interest and enthusiasm for the art form of dance wherever they perform.

Curtain Call Theatre
Latham, NY

Curtain Call Theatre, located in Latham, NY, is a renowned theater company producing plays for many years. With over 150 plays produced, the theater has become an essential cultural institution in the region. They have staged various plays, including classics, regional premieres, and one world premiere. The theater company prides itself on providing high-quality productions showcasing the best theatrical arts. With a talented cast and crew, they have created memorable performances that have left audiences spellbound. Curtain Call Theatre is a true gem for theater lovers and a testament to the power of the performing arts.

Columbia County Performing Arts

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Mac-Haydn Theatre
Chatham, NY
The Mac-Haydn Theatre is a well-known theater located in Chatham, New York. It has entertained audiences for over 50 years with its exceptional productions of classic musicals, contemporary plays, and more. The theatre has a reputation for attracting talented performers and staging impressive shows that leave a lasting impression on the audience. Its cozy and intimate setting provides a unique theater experience, making it a favorite destination for theater enthusiasts from all walks of life. The Mac-Haydn Theatre is not only a cultural landmark but also a testament to the enduring power of live performance.

Park Theater Hudson
Hudson, NY
The Park Theater Hudson, located in Hudson, NY, is a beautifully restored historic theater that hosts a variety of live music events. With its impressive architecture and state-of-the-art sound system, the theater provides an unparalleled experience for music lovers. From local up-and-coming artists to renowned performers, the venue offers a diverse range of musical acts to suit any taste. Whether you’re a fan of rock, jazz, blues, or classical music, the Park Theater Hudson is the perfect place to enjoy an unforgettable live music experience.

Stageworks Hudson
Hudson, NY
Stageworks Hudson, located in Hudson, NY, is a theater that prides itself on offering unique and unconventional performances. Their shows are known for being “outside the box” and pushing the boundaries of traditional theater. The team at Stageworks Hudson is dedicated to providing a diverse range of productions that challenge and engage their audiences.

The Ghent Playhouse
Ghent, NY
The Ghent Playhouse, located in Ghent, New York, is a non-profit theater that runs on volunteer work. It is currently in its 48th Season and is a fully functional, handicap-accessible theater that boasts comfortable seating, modern restrooms, and air conditioning. The theater draws talent from various locations, including the Hudson Valley, the Berkshires, and beyond. The Ghent Playhouse presents five productions each year, ensuring diversity in its lineup.

Ancram Center For The Arts
Ancram, NY
Ancram Center For The Arts is a cultural center located in Ancram, New York. It serves as a hub for the arts in the area, hosting a variety of events such as concerts, plays, and art exhibits. The center is dedicated to promoting and supporting the arts, and is a vital part of the community in Ancram and beyond.

Basilica Hudson
Hudson, NY
Basilica Hudson is a remarkable nonprofit art center in Hudson, NY, attracting over 20,000 visitors each season. The center is housed in a reclaimed 1880s industrial factory powered by solar energy. It offers a range of multidisciplinary events, including music festivals, large-scale marketplace events, regular film screenings, an artist-in-residency program, a new weekly concert/art series in the Gallery Building, public installations, and other community gatherings.

Hudson Hall
Hudson, NY
Hudson Hall is an arts organization located in the vibrant city of Hudson, NY. It has a clear and ambitious mission to inspire and promote the arts and to serve as a driving force in the cultural and economic development of the city and the wider region. Hudson Hall is dedicated to presenting various artistic experiences, from performances to exhibitions, workshops, residencies, and more. Through its programming, Hudson Hall seeks to engage and enrich the community, foster creativity and innovation, and nurture the next generation of artists and cultural leaders. With its commitment to excellence, diversity, and accessibility, Hudson Hall is a vital and dynamic cultural institution that significantly impacts the region’s cultural landscape.

Spencertown Academy
Spencertown, NY
Spencertown Academy is a highly regarded cultural center in Spencertown, New York. The Academy is dedicated to promoting cultural and artistic events in the local community and providing educational opportunities for people of all ages. With a rich history dating back to the early 19th century, the Spencertown Academy is an essential institution in the region and has played a significant role in shaping the area’s cultural landscape. People from all over the state and beyond come to attend the Academy’s various events and programs throughout the year.

Time & Space Limited
Hudson, NY
Time & Space Limited is a non-profit arts organization in Hudson, NY. They aim to foster artistic expression and encourage cultural diversity in the local community. They achieve this by offering programs such as original theater productions, music, art exhibitions, multi-media productions, independent and documentary films, Live HD Simulcasts, youth projects, and special events. The goal is to engage audiences in exploring themes that reflect Hudson Valley residents’ local and global concerns. Families and individuals are welcome to participate in these programs and experience the joy of art in a culturally rich and socially active environment.

The Two Of Us Productions
Copake, NY
The Two Of Us Productions, located in Copake, NY, is a non-profit theater company affiliated with the Roving Actor’s Repertory Ensemble. They specialize in producing high-quality, full-scale musicals, dramas, comedies, and murder mystery evenings for their local audience. Their mission is to provide top-notch stage productions that captivate and entertain their community. They are renowned throughout the Hudson Valley and Western New England for their exceptional orchestra musical theater performances.

Capital Region Classical
Albany, NY
Capital Region Classical is based in Albany, NY, and is dedicated to presenting and promoting chamber music performances by internationally renowned musicians and talented young artists. They aim to deepen the public’s connection to classical music by producing inspiring, inclusive, and world-class arts programming unavailable in the region. They strive to make their events easily accessible to the community by holding them at convenient locations.

The Ghent Band
Ghent, NY
The Ghent Band, based in Ghent, NY, has performed actively since 1899. Over the years, the band has established itself as a beloved fixture in the community and beyond, delighting audiences with its classic town band repertoire, including marches, overtures, and show tunes. Their performances are a testament to the band’s dedication to their craft, and their passion for music is evident in every note they play. Whether at local events or regional concerts, The Ghent Band’s music continues to captivate and inspire audiences of all ages.

Clarion Concerts
Copake, NY
Clarion Concerts is an organization that strives to bring high-quality, world-class live chamber music performances to venues in Columbia County and nearby areas. The organization’s primary goal is to expose Columbia County residents and others to various musical genres. Additionally, Clarion Concerts aims to expand the classical repertoire of chamber music by commissioning new works. The organization also encourages contemporary composers by providing the necessary means, venue, and audience for creating and exposing their original pieces.

Upstage Productions
Hudson, NY
Upstage Productions, located in Hudson, NY, is dedicated to creating a collaborative and creative environment for producing high-quality theatrical productions. They aim to promote community engagement by providing both on and off-stage mentorship opportunities. Also, to establish alliances with like-minded organizations to offer members access to well-rounded experiences. Their goal is to be a vital and vibrant presence in the Capital Region and Hudson Valley, enriching the lives of the community through the Performing Arts.

Winds in the Wilderness Concerts
Copake Falls, NY
Winds in the Wilderness is a highly acclaimed musical group that has garnered numerous awards and recognition for their exceptional performances. Based in the rustic town of Copake Falls in New York, the ensemble performs throughout the year at the Church of St. John in the Wilderness. Their captivating music and soulful renditions have won the hearts of audiences from all walks of life, making them one of the most sought-after acts in the region. With a repertoire that spans various genres and styles, the group is known for its versatility and ability to connect with its listeners.

Dutchess County Performing Arts

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County Players
Wappingers Falls, NY
County Players is a community theater group in Wappingers Falls, New York. They have entertained audiences since 1958 and are known for their high-quality productions. The group comprises a talented and dedicated team of actors, directors, producers, and technicians who work tirelessly to bring their shows to life. County Players is committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for all community members to participate in and enjoy the arts. They offer a variety of productions throughout the year, including plays, musicals, and other performances. With a strong focus on community involvement and collaboration, County Players is a beloved institution in the Wappingers Falls area, and they continue to inspire and delight audiences of all ages.

The James & Betty Hall Theatre
Poughkeepsie, NY
The James & Betty Hall Theatre, located at Dutchess Community College in Poughkeepsie, NY, is a 300-seat venue that hosts various events throughout the academic year. From plays to musical performances and lectures to more, this theatre offers its audiences a diverse range of programming. Furthermore, all events at The James & Betty Hall Theatre are open to the public, making it an accessible and inclusive cultural hub for the community. Admission to plays is usually charged to support the performing arts program, but most events held in the theatre are free – and all are open to the public.
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Bardavon 1869 Opera House
Poughkeepsie, NY
The Bardavon 1869 Opera House, located in the heart of Poughkeepsie, New York, is a historic venue that boasts a seating capacity of 944, making it one of the largest theaters in the region. Originally built in 1869 as a venue for live performances, the Bardavon has since undergone numerous renovations and upgrades to keep up with the changing times and evolving tastes of audiences. Today, the Bardavon 1869 Opera House is a premier destination for those seeking a night of entertainment. The company regularly presents a wide variety of performances, including music concerts, plays, dance performances, and more.
Theater | Music | Dance | Cinema

Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center
Poughkeepsie, NY
The Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center, located in Poughkeepsie, NY, is a cultural hub that aims to cater to the artistic needs of the Hudson Valley community. The center features diverse art forms, including theatre, music, dance, and visual arts. It showcases the works of both professional and community artists, providing a platform for them to exhibit their talents to a broader audience. The center’s mission is to serve as a creative space that inspires and promotes cultural enrichment in the community. It is committed to providing artists and art enthusiasts with a safe and welcoming environment.
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Spack Onstage
Poughkeepsie, NY
Spack Onstage is a group of talented Spackenkill High School students who are passionate about the arts. They work tirelessly throughout the year to hold an annual spring musical and put on smaller productions in the fall and winter. Students develop their acting skills and technical abilities through their productions, such as scene blocking, vocal direction, and stage and costume design. More than anything, they are committed to welcoming everyone to Spackenkill and sharing their love for theater with the community.
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Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
Rhinebeck, NY

The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, located in Rhinebeck, NY,  features a state-of-the-art facility that includes a spacious theater, a versatile performance space, and a variety of rehearsal and production rooms. With a focus on providing high-quality entertainment for audiences of all ages, the Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck has become a beloved cultural institution in the region, offering a wide range of performances, workshops, and special events throughout the year.
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Fisher Center At Bard
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

The Fisher Center at Bard, located in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, is a renowned performing arts center that hosts a wide range of events throughout the year. The Fisher Center is known for its state-of-the-art facilities and its commitment to showcasing innovative and boundary-pushing works of art. With its stunning architecture and beautiful campus setting, the Fisher Center is a popular destination for both students and visitors alike. Whether you’re interested in music, theater, dance, or any other form of performance, the Fisher Center is a must-visit destination for anyone who loves the arts.
What’s on at the Center.

New Deal Creative Arts Center
Hyde Park, NY

The New Deal Creative Arts Center, located in Hyde Park, NY, is a non-profit organization hub for exploring and celebrating all art forms. The center offers a wide range of workshops, classes, special events, and performances from fine arts to performing arts, visual arts to literary arts. With a strong focus on accessibility and inclusivity, the center aims to provide opportunities for artists and audiences of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds to engage with and appreciate the arts.
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Stissing Center for Arts and Culture
Pine Plains, NY

The Stissing Center for Arts and Culture is a renowned Pine Plains, NY, venue. It is a hub for artistic expression and cultural events, attracting visitors and performers. The center boasts state-of-the-art facilities and hosts diverse events, including music concerts, theatrical performances, and art exhibitions. Many people consider the Stissing Center to be the heart of Pine Plains’ cultural scene, and it has played a significant role in enriching the community’s artistic and cultural landscape.
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Tangent Theatre
Tivoli, NY

Tangent Theatre, based in Tivoli, NY, is a professional theater company founded in New York City in 2000 and known for its ensemble-oriented approach to theater and its ability to present plays that resonate with audiences. By exploring the complexities of the human experience and inciting and motivating viewers, Tangent seeks to challenge and engage audiences on a visceral level.
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Standing Room Only Theater
Lagrangeville, NY

Standing Room Only Theater, located in Lagrangeville, NY, has become a premier destination for theater-goers seeking professional and well-directed shows. The theater is known for its exceptional productions, where each performer is given a chance to showcase their talent and shine on stage. The attention to detail in every show aspect, from the set design to the costumes, is evident in every performance. The theater has gained a loyal following of patrons who appreciate the high level of quality and entertainment that the theater provides.
Upcoming productions.

Cocoon Theatre
Red Hook, NY

Cocoon Theatre, located in the scenic Village of Red Hook, NY, is known for its exceptional artistic offerings. With an extensive body of work spanning over 15 different programs, Cocoon has established itself as a premier destination for those seeking quality entertainment. From theater productions to musical performances and everything in between, Cocoon Theatre offers a diverse range of programs that cater to a wide range of audience tastes. With a talented team of performers, directors, and technicians, Cocoon Theatre consistently delivers high-quality productions that leave audiences spellbound.
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Howland Chamber Music Circle
Beacon, NY

The Howland Chamber Music Circle in Beacon, NY, has been a choice destination for music enthusiasts since 1993. Visitors can witness world-renowned soloists and chamber ensembles perform in the historic Howland Cultural Center, creating an unforgettable experience. The programming is diverse, featuring signature Chamber Series concerts, the popular Classics For Kids program, and free community Pop-Up Concerts that bring music to unexpected places throughout Beacon. It’s an excellent opportunity to immerse oneself in music.
Concert schedule.

Kaatsbaan Cultural Park
Tivoli, NY

Located in the picturesque village of Tivoli, the Kaatsbaan Cultural Park is a 153-acre haven for artists. The park boasts world-class facilities for dance, theater, music, film, literature, fine arts, and culinary arts. The studios are exceptional; the indoor black box theater has a performance floor that rivals the Metropolitan Opera, and the outdoor stage is perfect for summertime performances.
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Millbrook Arts Group
Millbrook, NY

The Millbrook Arts Group is a vibrant and active community of artists and art enthusiasts based in Millbrook, New York. The group is dedicated to promoting the arts and culture in the region and has been a driving force behind many local art initiatives. The Millbrook Arts Group fosters a collaborative and supportive environment for artists of all levels and backgrounds, and it has a diverse membership that includes painters, sculptors, photographers, musicians, and writers. From organizing exhibitions and workshops to hosting concerts and literary readings, the group provides a range of opportunities for members to showcase their work and engage with the community.
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Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra
Rhinebeck, NY

The Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra, based in Rhinebeck, NY, was founded in 2006 to bring live orchestral music to Northern Dutchess County and the surrounding Hudson Valley region. The orchestra comprises 40 to 50 performers, depending on the repertoire, and puts on five main performances per season in addition to special concert events. The orchestra has consistently showcased internationally acclaimed guest artists and talented dance ensembles.

Pawling Concert Series
Pawling, NY

The Pawling Concert Series, located in charming Pawling, NY, is celebrating its 50th season of bringing live music to the community. The series features various musical genres this season, including classical, a capella, and jazz performances. The concerts are held in either the Gardiner Theater or Memorial Chapel, located on the Trinity-Pawling School campus, and handicapped access ensures everyone can enjoy the beautiful music. With its long-standing commitment to providing high-quality performances and fostering a love of music in the community, the Pawling Concert Series is a beloved institution that continues to thrive year after year.
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Powerhouse Theater at Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, NY

Powerhouse Theater at Vassar College is a renowned theater in Poughkeepsie, NY. It is known for showcasing some of the region’s most innovative and exciting theatrical productions. The theater has something for everyone, from contemporary plays to classic dramas and musicals. The Powerhouse Theater has been a hub of creativity and artistic expression for many years, attracting audiences. With its state-of-the-art facilities, talented cast, and crew, the theater continues to be a powerhouse of creative excellence.
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Hudson Valley Performing Arts Laboratory
Poughkeepsie, NY

The Hudson Valley Performing Arts Laboratory, located in Poughkeepsie, NY, is known for its unique approach to theater productions. Using the Lab’s devised theater techniques, the team takes inspiration from the art currently on display. It creates one-of-a-kind, site-specific performances that explore the relationship between performing and visual art. The Lab’s productions are immersive experiences that engage the audience in a way that traditional theater cannot. The team’s creativity and ingenuity have earned them a reputation as one of the most innovative theater companies in the region, and they continue to push boundaries and challenge audiences with each new production.
Upcoming events.

Greene County Performing Arts

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Bridge Street Theatre
Catskill, NY
Bridge Street Theatre is a unique performing and visual arts complex in a refurbished industrial building. Its mission is to enrich the cultural life of Catskill and the surrounding areas by showcasing distinctive theatrical productions and other similar events that are only sometimes available at different regional theaters. The venue aims to revive works that have been unjustly overlooked and reintroduce them to the stage where they belong.
Theater | Music | Recitals

Lumberyard Center for Film and Performing Arts
Catskill, NY
The Lumberyard Center for Film and Performing Arts is a non-profit campus in the heart of Catskill, New York. The center boasts a state-of-the-art facility providing a platform for performing artists to refine their craft. It also offers Hudson Valley audiences a glimpse of performances before they debut in New York City. Overall, the Lumberyard Center for Film and Performing Arts is a premier destination for artists and audiences.
Theater | Film

Catskill Mountain Foundation
Hunter, NY

The Catskill Mountain Foundation is a not-for-profit organization established in 1998 to bring arts performances to community members. Based in Hunter, New York, the foundation is committed to promoting appreciation and understanding of the arts and fostering creativity and artistic expression in the community. They offer year-round performances at two venues in Hunter and Tannersville, NY, in the heart of the Northern Catskill Mountains. There’s something for everyone, from Dance to Classical Music to Pop Music to Theater to Events for Families.
Upcoming events.

Tannersville, NY

23Arts is a non-profit organization based in Tannersville, NY, dedicated to supporting world-class performing artists and programs. They develop year-round artist residencies, community outreach, educational visits, and present performances in various unique locations, ranging from donut shops to major concert halls. Focusing on classical, jazz, gospel, and blues, their mission is to provide internationally recognized artists with a platform for creating new forward-thinking and ground-breaking independent productions. 23Arts is committed to promoting the arts and enriching the lives of individuals within their community and beyond.

Music and Art Center of Greene County
Jewett, NY

The Music and Art Center of Greene County, located in the serene town of Jewett, NY, is a cultural gem of the region. Established as the first and oldest classical music summer concert series in the area, it provides an exceptional opportunity for visitors to experience outstanding musicians performing in the architecturally unique Grazhda Hall. The center’s commitment to promoting classical music and art is evident in its carefully curated programs that showcase the talents of world-renowned musicians and artists.
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Doctorow Center for the Arts
Hunter, NY

The Doctorow Center for the Arts in Hunter, NY, is a multi-arts complex offering diverse entertainment options for visitors. The center has something to suit every taste, from classical music concerts to films. The collection of historic pianos, one of the largest in the United States, is also housed at the center. Additionally, the CMF offices are located here, making it the hub of the Catskill Mountain Foundation. With so much to offer, the Doctorow Center for the Arts is an exciting and varied destination that is sure to appeal to everyone.
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Orange County Performing Arts

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Core Theatre Group
Warwick, NY

Core Theatre Group is a professional theatre company in Orange County, NY. Their mission is to enrich the community by connecting people through the transformative power of the performing arts. Their vision is to create a center for artistic work that entertains, educates, and enlightens the community. By collaborating with industry professionals and local talents, Core Theatre Group aims to bring a unique and home-grown entertainment experience to the Warwick Valley area.
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Historic Paramount Theatre
Middletown, NY
This beautiful 1100-seat theatre, built in 1929, has the finest acoustics north of Carnegie Hall and serves audiences of all ages and artistic interests. From the massive sounds of the Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ to the intimate sounds of the grand piano, from symphony orchestra to jazz, from Broadway shows to intriguing community theatre, from ethnic shows to Las Vegas comedians, from local gaffers to chamber music or rock and roll, the Paramount offers an exceptional series of entertainment and top-notch, quality shows, right here in Middletown.
Upcoming live shows.

Cornerstone Theater Arts
Goshen, NY

Cornerstone Theater Arts, located in Goshen, NY, is a theater company that prides itself on producing high-quality plays with historical, cultural, social, and educational significance. They believe that theater has the power to engage audiences and explore important issues, and they strive to create productions that reflect this belief. In addition to their commitment to producing plays, Cornerstone Theater Arts also celebrates the works of William Shakespeare and offers theater workshops for artists of all ages. Their dedication to the craft of theater and their mission to create meaningful productions make them an essential part of the cultural landscape in Goshen and beyond.
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Creative Theatre-Muddy Water Players
Monroe, NY

The Creative Theatre—Muddy Water Players is a well-established theater company located in Monroe, NY. The Playhouse at Museum Village is the dedicated venue for the group’s productions. The company has a rich history of presenting three mainstage productions each year, from May to September, showcasing a wide range of dramatic genres and styles. In addition, they also present a featured Fall Finale in November, which focuses on a more intimate piece.
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Theatre on Main Street
Cornwall, NY

The Theatre on Main Street, located in Cornwall, NY, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to bringing excellence in storytelling and entertainment to its audience. What makes this theatre truly special is its dedication to casting non-traditional and diverse actors to perform established works in unique and contemporary settings. This approach towards theatre provides a fresh perspective on classic plays and allows for more excellent representation on stage.
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Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center
Chester, NY

Whether you’re interested in music, theater, dance, or visual arts, the Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center has something to offer. From world-class concerts and Broadway-caliber productions to art exhibits and educational workshops, there’s always something exciting happening at this vibrant facility.
Upcoming shows.

Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center
Chester, NY

Whether you’re interested in music, theater, dance, or visual arts, the Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center has something to offer. From world-class concerts and Broadway-caliber productions to art exhibits and educational workshops, there’s always something exciting happening at this vibrant facility.
Upcoming shows.

Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center
Chester, NY

Whether you’re interested in music, theater, dance, or visual arts, the Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center has something to offer. From world-class concerts and Broadway-caliber productions to art exhibits and educational workshops, there’s always something exciting happening at this vibrant facility.
Upcoming shows.

NYC’s Mission: Improv-able
Middletown, NY

NYC’s Mission Improv-able, under the umbrella of The Studio Upstairs (a 501c 3 Nonprofit Organization), is an improv troupe located in the Hudson Valley; dedicated to the instruction, creation, development and the performance of original comedy.
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Eisenhower Hall Theatre
West Point, NY

Eisenhower Hall Theatre, located in West Point, NY, is widely recognized as a premier performing arts center in the Hudson Valley. The theatre frequently hosts renowned stars and showcases the excitement of Broadway performances and musicals as a regular feature. Visitors can enjoy various shows, including opera, dance performances, symphony orchestras, comedians, stage spectacles, and country and rock shows. With such a varied entertainment menu, the theatre has something for everyone to enjoy.
Upcoming performances.

Greenwood Lake Theater
Greenwood Lake, NY

The Greenwood Lake Theater is a well-respected Equity Professional Theater company based in Greenwood Lake, NY. The company is renowned for its commitment to providing its patrons with a stimulating, dynamic, and entertaining experience. To achieve this, the Greenwood Lake Theater is dedicated to retelling classic stories through various mediums, including theater, education, film, music, and art. Their mission is to bring these stories to life in a way that is both engaging and thought-provoking, showcasing the incredible depth and power of the human imagination.

Putnam County Performing Arts

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Putnam Theatre Alliance
Putnam Valley, NY

The Putnam Theatre Alliance, located in Putnam Valley, NY, is a group of three prominent arts organizations in Putnam County. Comprising Arts on the Lake, the Philipstown Depot Theatre, and Tompkins Corners Cultural Center, the alliance is now in its second year of collaboration. Their mission is to work together and deliver bold and daring theater performances to the Hudson Valley while promoting the region as a hub for developing top-quality productions. By combining their expertise and resources, the Putnam Theatre Alliance aims to provide unique and engaging theatrical experiences for audiences while supporting the thriving arts community in the area.
Upcoming events.

Tompkins Corners Cultural Center
Putnam Valley, NY

The Tompkins Corners Cultural Center, located in Putnam Valley, New York, has served the local community since its opening in 2015. Over the years, the center has expanded its offerings to include diverse events and activities, catering to the interests of individuals from various backgrounds and age groups. Whether it’s concerts, visual arts exhibitions, theater performances, poetry readings, song circles, or family-friendly events, the Tompkins Corners Cultural Center has something for everyone.
Upcoming events.

Brewster Theater Company
Brewster, NY

The Brewster Theater Company, located in Brewster, NY, offers diverse theatrical productions throughout the year. With seven main stage productions and summer musicals that draw audiences from Putnam County, eastern Connecticut, and neighboring Westchester and Dutchess counties, there is always something for everyone to enjoy. In addition to these productions, the company also hosts various special events, including Cabarets, An Evening of One Acts, play reading nights, children’s programs, and original works. The Brewster Theater Company truly offers a vibrant theatrical experience for all.
Upcoming events.

Putnam Arts Council
Mahopac, NY

The Putnam Arts Council (PAC) is a remarkable not-for-profit arts organization founded in 1963 and chartered by the State of New York. PAC significantly promotes, fosters, and perpetuates the visual, performing, and literary arts in Putnam County and its surrounding areas. As an arts service organization, PAC is the voice of the arts in the county. It maintains a leadership position in various programs such as exhibitions, Art in Public Places, visual and performing arts workshops, a summer arts program, concerts, theatre performances, advocacy, technical assistance workshops, studio tours, and special events. With a diverse range of programs, PAC is committed to supporting and enhancing the arts community in Putnam County.
Upcoming events.

Philipstown Depot Theatre
Garrison, NY

The Philipstown Depot Theatre is a wonderful organization that brings together the local community in Garrison, NY. It provides a range of affordable theater, music, and film programs that are sure to entertain, educate, and inform audiences of all ages. The theater is run in partnership with the Town of Philipstown Recreation Department, ensuring it is well-managed and accessible. Overall, the Philipstown Depot Theatre is a fantastic resource for anyone looking to enjoy high-quality performing arts in the Hudson River Valley.
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Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival
Garrison, NY

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, located in Garrison, NY, was founded in 1987 and has since gained critical acclaim from notable publications such as The New York Times, The New Yorker, and The Wall Street Journal. As a professional non-profit theater company, HVSF is renowned for producing lucid, engaging, and highly inventive plays staged under an iconic, open-air Theater that overlooks the beautiful Hudson River. With its prime location just one hour north of Manhattan, the Festival continues to attract a diverse and enthusiastic audience from near and far.
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Rensselaer County Performing Arts

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Troy Foundry Theatre
Troy, NY
The Troy Foundry Theatre is a distinguished 501(c)3 not-for-profit professional theatre company with a unique mission. Collaborating with a diverse group of artists from multiple disciplines, this theatre aims to explore contemporary social issues through the production and performance of new work and reinterpreted classics. The Troy Foundry Theatre strives to create innovative and exceptional theatre experiences for its audiences with a focus on new writing, devising, and immersive performances.

Community Theater – Highlight Acting Group
Brunswick, NY
The Highlight Acting Troupe is a 501 (c) 3 not for profit organization which supports and promotes interest in the fine and performing arts through: performance, education and awareness. The Highlight Acting Troupe has been performing in the Brunswick area for over 30 years.
Theater | Workshops/Training

Theatre Institute qt Russell Sage College
Troy, NY

The Theatre Institute at Russell Sage College, located in Troy, NY, is a highly respected institution renowned for its comprehensive programs in theatre arts.  One of the Theatre Institute’s unique features is its state-of-the-art Schacht Fine Arts Center Theater, which serves as a platform for students to showcase their talent and creativity. The theater also hosts a variety of performances and events throughout the year that are open to the public, providing a valuable opportunity for community members to experience the magic of live theater.
Current season.

Sand Lake Center For The Arts
Averill Park, NY

The Sand Lake Center for the Arts is a cultural hub in Averill Park, NY. It is a well-renowned institution that provides an array of artistic programs and events for the community. The center is dedicated to promoting cultural diversity and creative expression while offering a platform for local artists to showcase their talents. The Sand Lake Center for the Arts has become a landmark in the area, attracting visitors from all over to experience its vibrant and engaging performances and exhibitions.
Upcoming performances.

Creative License Theater Collective
Cohoes, NY

The Creative License Theater Collective have taken a residency at the Cohoes Music Hall. Creative License will be the primary presenter of non-musical theater at the venue.
Now playing.

Will Kempe’s Players
Troy, NY

Will Kempe’s Players is a regional theatre cooperative based in Troy, NY. They produce various theatrical performances using the techniques of William Shakespeare and his contemporaries. They aim to provide high-quality experiences by fostering an inclusive creative environment and making Shakespeare’s works engaging and accessible to modern audiences while maintaining historical accuracy.

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
Troy, NY

The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy, NY, built in 1875, is a National Historic Landmark. It is renowned worldwide for its exceptional acoustics and has hosted countless performances by some of the most famous artists in history. From jazz legends like Dizzy Gillespie and Ella Fitzgerald to classical virtuosos such as Isaac Stern and Yo-Yo Ma, and even modern greats like Boz Scaggs, India Arie, Lake Street Dive, and Trey Anastasio, the music hall has seen it all. Its rich history and world-class performances make it a must-visit destination for music lovers everywhere.
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Highlight Acting Troupe
Brunswick, NY

The Highlight Acting Troupe is a well-known 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit organization in Brunswick, NY. Its mission is to support and promote interest in the fine and performing arts through various means such as performance, education, and awareness. For over 30 years, the Highlight Acting Troupe has entertained audiences in the Brunswick area with its high-quality productions and concerts. The organization is dedicated to providing a platform for artists and performers to showcase their talents and to inspire the community to appreciate and participate in the arts. Through its various programs and initiatives, the Highlight Acting Troupe has made a significant contribution to the cultural landscape of the Brunswick area and beyond.

Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company
Troy, NY

The Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company, based in Troy, NY, takes the stage in The Egg’s Hart Theater with an annual showcase of imaginative and inspiring works. As the resident dance company of The Egg, ESDC is known for its ever-creative and collaborative choreography, which promises to captivate and move audiences. With a passion for exploring new ideas and pushing the boundaries of contemporary dance, ESDC has established itself as one of the premier dance companies in the region, drawing audiences from far and wide to experience their unique and captivating performances.
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Rockland County Performing Arts

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Helen Hayes Youth Theatre
New City, NY
The Helen Hayes Youth Theatre has provided a nurturing and inclusive space for young performers aged 5-22 since 1998. With a team of experienced theater professionals, the students can hone their craft in a positive and supportive environment. While the productions created here are of a high caliber, the real focus is on each child’s personal and artistic growth. The process of learning, building community, and having fun make the Helen Hayes Youth Theatre one of the most renowned institutions of theater education in America.
Theater | Youth Training/Workshops

Elmwood Community Playhouse
Nyack, NY

The Elmwood Community Playhouse, located in Nyack, NY, is a cultural institution that provides a local and intimate setting for live theatre performances. The Playhouse is known for its welcoming and inclusive atmosphere and for producing high-quality productions that showcase the talents of local actors, directors, and production staff.
Current season.

Children’s Shakespeare Theatre
Nyack, NY
The Children’s Shakespeare Theatre company is based in Rockland County, NY and specializes in producing high-quality theatrical productions for children. They present several full productions each season from September to May, as well as offering workshops and Summer Shakespeare Sessions. The company prioritizes process over performance and is deeply committed to studying the text. Their productions have been staged in various venues, including churches and community spaces, and they have also toured to festivals and schools across the country.
Theater | Workshops/Training

Penguin Rep Theatre
Stony Point, NY

Penguin Rep Theatre, located in Stony Point, NY, has established itself as one of the Hudson Valley region’s most prominent nonprofit cultural institutions. Over the past 44 years, it has grown from a summer theatre in a converted 1880s hay barn to a year-round destination for theater enthusiasts. Since its inception in 1977, Penguin Rep has produced over 150 plays, entertaining over 400,000 patrons with exceptional productions. The theatre’s repertoire mainly consists of new works by emerging and well-known writers, showcasing the best of contemporary theater.
Plays and events.

Rockland Youth Dance Ensemble
Bardonia, NY

The Rockland Youth Dance Ensemble, located in Bardonia, NY, is an organization that primarily features young performers between the ages of 7 and 18 who have achieved high levels of performance ability through their studies in the performing arts. RYDE is dedicated to serving the general public by presenting high-quality dance programs, full-length productions, and theatre.

Antrim Playhouse
Tappan, NY

The Antrim Playhouse, located in Tappan, NY, has a long and rich history of producing top-notch plays and musicals in the community. Since 1936, the theater has been a beloved local institution, drawing audiences from all over the region. Over the years, Antrim has served as a launching pad for many talented performers who have achieved great success in professional theater, television, and film. Despite the many changes that have taken place in the world of entertainment, Antrim Playhouse remains committed to providing quality productions that showcase the best of local talent.

Chiku Awali African Dance, Arts & Culture
Suffern, NY

Chiku Awali African Dance, Arts & Culture is in Suffern, NY. The organization is dedicated to promoting, encouraging, and projecting civic and cultural programs and activities that represent African dance and culture in Rockland County. Apart from this, Chiku Awali also offers community outreach programs to local libraries, nursing homes, and rehabilitation facilities. The organization provides in-person African dance and drumming classes to all community members and offers online courses exclusively to its members.
Upcoming events.

Shades Repertory Theater
West Nyack, NY

For over 20 years, Shades Rep has provided Rockland County with new plays and films by established and up and coming playwrights, actors and filmmakers.

The Tappan Players at The Barn
Tappan, NY

The Tappan Players at The Barn is a community theater group in Tappan, a historic village in Rockland County, NY. The group performs in The Manse Barn, situated on the grounds of the Tappan Reformed Church. The Tappan Players are dedicated to providing affordable theater to the local community. With a focus on bringing the performing arts back to Tappan, the group aims to create a vibrant cultural scene that is accessible to everyone.

Saratoga County Performing Arts

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Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Saratoga Springs, NY
Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) is a world-renowned outdoor theater in the charming resort town of Saratoga Springs in upstate New York. Surrounded by a sprawling 2,400-acre park preserve that’s home to hiking trails, geysers, and natural mineral springs, SPAC offers a unique blend of arts, culture, and nature. The theater hosts some of the most prestigious resident companies in the country, including the New York City Ballet, The Philadelphia Orchestra, The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and the Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival. Apart from these, SPAC also hosts concerts by Live Nation, drawing music lovers worldwide.
Music | Dance

Home Made Theatre
Saratoga Springs, NY

Home Made Theatre is an esteemed community theater group regarded for its creative and high-quality productions. Founded to produce socially relevant and inclusive theater accessible to all. The group is known for its commitment to excellence, both in terms of the performances it puts on and the way it engages with its audience. Home Made Theatre consistently strives to challenge its audience, encouraging them to think deeply about important social issues while entertaining them with captivating performances.

Spa Little Theater
Saratoga Springs, NY
Spa Little Theater is a 500-seat venue that features the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and offers year-round programming, including modern dance, jazz, classical, and pop shows, as well as the Sounds of the Season holiday concert series.

Opera Saratoga
Saratoga Springs, NY
Opera Saratoga is known for its innovative and world-class performances that never fail to inspire, educate, and heal audiences and artists alike. Through the power of the human voice, Opera Saratoga offers a range of programs and performances that have earned them a reputation as a leading opera company. Their focus on excellence and commitment to creating a safe and inclusive environment for all participants ensures that everyone who attends their productions feels uplifted and transformed by the beauty of the human voice.

Corinth Theatre Guild
Corinth, NY

The Corinth Theatre Guild began in the mid-1900s due to the initiatives of the Catholic Daughters’ Minstrel Shows. They would organize various productions for the public in the Corinth region, which led to the guild’s formation. In 1978 they incorporated as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation. The guild aims to play an essential role in the area’s economic revitalization by providing year-round productions, programs, and events for the public’s entertainment.

Amphitheater At SPAC
Saratoga Springs, NY
The SPAC Amphitheater has a total capacity of 25,000 people, with 5,200 sheltered seats in the theater and a sloping lawn that can accommodate an additional 20,000 people. The stage hosts performances by the New York City Ballet and the Philadelphia Orchestra, as well as Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival.

Charles R. Wood Gazebo Stage
Saratoga Springs, NY
The Charles R. Wood Gazebo Stage, located on the SPAC grounds, is recognized as the “Discovery Stage” for Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival. It also serves as the venue for the “Caffe Lena @ SPAC” concert series, student music and dance performances, and multi-stage music and arts festivals.

Arthur Zankel Music Center
Saratoga Springs, NY
The Arthur Zankel Music Center is located in Saratoga Springs, New York. It was established in 2010 as a haven for musical activities and events for the Skidmore College campus and neighboring communities. The center provides students, educators, and artists with a spacious area of 54,000 square feet to teach, practice, perform, and support music and the performing arts. The Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall, which can seat up to 600 people, is acoustically tuned and is equipped with a world-class stage. The center’s main stage is where Skidmore music students and faculty showcase their talents. The concert hall also features internationally renowned artists and scholars such as Jon Batiste, Branford Marsalis, Emanuel Ax, Dave Brubeck, Tank and the Bangas, Ani Difranco, Havana Lyceum Orchestra, Indigo Girls, Caroline Rose, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Paul Simon, and Gloria Steinem who have all performed to sold-out crowds.

Saratoga Arts
Saratoga Springs, NY
Saratoga Arts is home to arts education for both kids and adults in multiple studio style classroom spaces, a dedicated printshop, rehearsal and music studios, a gallery and exhibition space, a black box theater for film, music, theater, special events, a gift shop and so much more.

Nacre Dance Group
Saratoga Springs, NY
Nacre Dance Group stages regional performances as an opportunity for students of dance to continue their education and as a platform for up-and-coming professionals to showcase their talents.

Not So Common Players
Clifton Park, NY
“Not So Common Players” is a community theater group based in Clifton Park, NY. They produce a variety of shows throughout the year, ranging from classic musicals to contemporary plays. The group comprises local volunteers passionate about theater and dedicated to bringing quality productions to their community.

Ulster County Performing Arts

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Rosendale Theatre
Rosendale, NY
Rosendale Theatre is a historic institution that has been operating for 75 years and has been run by the community for the past 15 years. It is a proud establishment that offers a diverse range of entertainment options that cater to everyone’s tastes and preferences. The theatre boasts a variety of shows, including First Run Features, Independent Films, Documentaries, Music Films, Live Theater Productions, Live Music, Literary Series, Family Entertainment, and Films. Rosendale Theatre has something for everyone. So, experience the magic of live performance and entertainment!
Theater | Music | Cinema

90 Miles Theatre Company
Highland, NY

The 90 Miles Theater Company is a well-known theater company founded as a grass-roots theater company. The company has always been committed to providing affordable, diverse, and memorable theater experiences to the Hudson Valley region. Over the years, the 90 Miles Theater Company has gained a reputation for its high-quality productions and talented performers. It has also become an essential part of the local community, offering workshops and programs for aspiring actors and theater enthusiasts. The company’s dedication to excellence and its commitment to its community have made it an institution in the Hudson Valley’s cultural landscape.
Upcoming events.

Performing Arts of Woodstock
Woodstock, NY

Performing Arts of Woodstock is a not-for-profit year-round local theater organization that has been presenting new and established plays of quality since its inception in 1964. The community of Woodstock, NY has been fortunate to have such a dedicated group of individuals who are passionate about the performing arts and committed to bringing engaging and thought-provoking productions to the stage. With a focus on excellence and inclusivity, Performing Arts of Woodstock has become a cherished institution within the community, providing a space for talented actors, directors, and writers to showcase their skills and creativity.
Current performances.

Coach House Players
Kingston, NY

The Coach House Players is a community theater group in Kingston, NY. They produce 3-4 plays each year. Apart from their theatrical productions, they actively participate in various community activities, such as the St. Patrick’s Day parade, Singing on the Strand, and nursing home visits. The group is known for bringing together diverse people who share a common passion for theater and the arts. They are committed to providing quality entertainment and fostering a sense of community spirit through their performances and community engagement initiatives.

Hurleyville Performing Arts Centre
Hurleyville, NY

The Hurleyville Performing Arts Centre is located in Hurleyville, NY. It is a multi-purpose venue with a cinema, ballroom event space, dance studios, yoga studios, cafes, thrift shops, and galleries. Our primary goal is to unite the community by providing quality classes, fine arts programming, and diverse performing arts series accessible to everyone.

The Falcon
Marlboro, NY

The Falcon is a popular destination for live music in Marlboro, NY. It is a unique combination of a restaurant and a music venue, offering a breathtaking view of Marlboro Falls. The venue is known for its welcoming atmosphere, and it welcomes everyone without any cover charge. Instead, visitors are encouraged to contribute to the donation boxes, which are placed around the venue. All the proceeds collected from the donations go directly to the performers, which makes it a great way to support live music and local artists. The Falcon is a perfect place for people who love music and want to enjoy a great night out with friends and family.

Saugerties, NY

Arm-of-the-Sea, based in Saugerties, NY, is an arts ensemble renowned for its unique approach to storytelling. They specialize in creating large-scale works of mask and puppet theater, where live music is integral to the performance. Their shows are visually stunning and thought-provoking, often exploring themes related to social and environmental issues. Arm-of-the-Sea’s productions are a testament to the power of collaboration and creativity and have left an indelible mark on audiences worldwide.
Live shows.

Shadowland Stages
Ellenville, NY

Located in Ellenville, NY, Shadowland Stages is a theatre company that believes in the transformative power of live theatre. With a commitment to producing work reflecting the human experience, Shadowland Stages challenges itself to engage and inspire audiences with accessible, relevant, timely, and well-told productions. They understand the importance of storytelling and strive to create an environment where actors, directors, and other artists can bring those stories to life for audiences to enjoy and contemplate.
This season.

The Local
Saugerties, NY

The Local is a unique and charming venue located in Saugerties, NY. It is housed in a beautifully restored Dutch chapel built in the 1800s. The space has been thoughtfully transformed into a hub for arts, culture, and community. Visitors can experience various events, exhibitions, and performances in this inspiring space. The Local is a favorite destination for locals and visitors alike, who appreciate its warm and inviting atmosphere and the vibrant energy it brings to the surrounding community.
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Catskill Ballet Theatre
Kington, NY

The Catskill Ballet Theatre Company, established over 40 years ago, is a not-for-profit organization providing cultural enrichment within the Hudson Valley through classical ballet. The company is highly regarded for its commitment to excellence in dance education and promoting the arts in the community. Its mission is to inspire and educate dancers of all ages, backgrounds, and skill levels while allowing them to perform in front of live audiences. The company’s dedication to the art of ballet has earned it a reputation as one of the premier dance organizations in the region. Through its performances and outreach programs, the Catskill Ballet Theatre Company continues to significantly contribute to the cultural life of Kingston, NY, and the surrounding areas.

Theatre On The Road
Rosendale, NY

The Theatre on the Road organization provides entertaining and educational programs at various locations, such as schools, libraries, historic sites, and theaters. They specialize in producing and performing original and classic productions aimed at enriching and inspiring a diverse audience, including students and members of the general public. Their performances are designed to engage and captivate their audiences while educating them on various topics and themes. Their talented actors and production staff work tirelessly to create high-quality productions that are entertaining and informative.

The Vanaver Caravan
New Paltz, NY

The Vanaver Caravan is a nonprofit organization based in the Hudson Valley region of New York. It is known for its original and world-infused choreography and music. The group performs locally and internationally, drawing from a diverse repertoire of dance and music traditions. The Vanaver Caravan’s performances celebrate cultural diversity and promote cross-cultural understanding and appreciation. Their unique blend of dance and music has earned them a reputation as one of the region’s most innovative and exciting performance groups.

The Acme Mystery Company
Hudson Valley, NY

The Acme Mystery Company, based in the Hudson Valley, NY, is a renowned provider of interactive comedies in a murder mystery format. Their shows are usually performed in dinner theatres, where the audience enjoys a delicious meal while entertained by the show. The unique aspect of ACME’s shows is that they play on two levels. On one hand, they are hilarious and entertaining, with a talented cast of actors who keep the audience engaged throughout the performance. On the other hand, there’s also a genuine mystery that each audience member gets the chance to solve. The shows are designed so that the audience becomes a part of the story and is encouraged to interact with the actors to gather clues and solve the mystery.
Upcoming performances.

Redwing Blackbird Theater
Rosendale, NY

Redwing Blackbird Theater is a unique and community-driven puppet theater and workshop in the charming town of Rosendale, NY. The theater is housed in a converted old bus station transformed into a vibrant and creative space for workshops, performances, and community gatherings.

Phoenicia Playhouse
Phoenicia, NY

The Phoenicia Playhouse, located in Phoenicia, NY, has been the home of the Shandaken Theatrical Society for over 40 years. As a not-for-profit organization, they are dedicated to bringing community theater to Shandaken and the surrounding communities. Initially constructed in 1887, the theater has become vital to the Catskills community. The Phoenicia Playhouse strives to strengthen, invigorate, and promote the area through its performing arts initiatives. With a three-fold mission, they produce shows, provide a venue for other events, and create educational workshops for youth and adults.
Upcoming shows and events.

Westchester County Performing Arts

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Actors Conservatory Theatre
Bronxville, NY
Actors Conservatory Theatre is a non-profit organization located in Westchester that was founded in 1975. Throughout its history, the theatre has staged over 130 mainstage productions, encompassing a variety of genres, including comedies, dramas, and musicals. In addition to its stage work, the organization has offered numerous acting workshops since 1977, catering to beginner actors, children, and experienced performers, including scene study workshops.

The Untermyer Performing Arts Council
Yonkers, NY

Presenting the Best in Performing Arts in Beautiful Untermyer Park. Free for the People of Yonkers, Westchester and Beyond Since 1976.
Music | Improv | Workshops

The Sacred Heart Players
Yonkers, NY
The Sacred Heart Players is a drama club at Sacred Heart High School in Yonkers. The club puts on several plays throughout the year that are open to the general public. Their productions are highly anticipated and often draw large crowds.

The Capitol Theatre
Port Chester, NY

The Capitol Theatre is a historic landmark that holds a special place in the hearts of many. It was built in 1926 and has since been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Over the years, the theatre has played host to a diverse range of performing arts genres, such as theatre productions, dance performances, and musical concerts. Today, the Capitol Theatre is renowned as a live music venue that draws in a variety of local and international artists.

Emelin Theatre For The Performing Arts
Mamaroneck, NY
The Emelin Theatre is a non-profit organization that has been promoting a cultural life in Westchester County since its foundation in 1972. With a mission to entertain and educate its audience, the theatre brings a diverse range of world-class performing arts events to the region including music, comedy, dance, family theatre, and independent and contemporary film. The Emelin is renowned for its high-quality and affordable programs, making it one of the most popular performing arts venues in the area. Its broad mix of entertainment offerings appeals to people of all ages and interests, attracting audiences not just from Westchester County, but from all over the world.
Upcoming shows.

The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College
Purchase, NY

The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College is a renowned four-theatre complex situated on the campus of Purchase College, SUNY. With its status as the major professional, non-profit arts presenter in the Southeastern New York/Southwestern Connecticut region, the PAC hosts a diverse range of world-class performances by professional artists, encompassing music, dance, theatre, family programming, comedy, and film. The music events at the PAC span across genres from classical to pop, featuring both established and upcoming artists.
Upcoming events.

White Plains Performing Arts Center
White Plains, NY

The White Plains Performing Arts Center is a professional Equity theatre with a state-of-the-art facility that can accommodate up to 410 seats. It offers a diverse range of live entertainment including self-produced theatrical productions, performances by nationally and internationally renowned artists and companies in various fields such as theatre, dance, music, stand-up comedy, and children’s programming. The center is located in the heart of Westchester County and provides residents of White Plains and the surrounding communities with an easily accessible, intimate, and comfortable setting to enjoy live entertainment.
What’s on stage.

Paramount Hudson Valley Theater
Peekskill, NY

The Paramount Hudson Valley Theater is located in Westchester County and is a designated landmark on the New York State and National Registers of Historic Places. The theater offers diverse programs, including theater performances, dance shows, music concerts, fine arts exhibitions, story-telling and poetry readings, and other cultural activities. Visitors can also participate in related workshops, master classes, and lectures/discussions, making the theater a hub of cultural and artistic learning and engagement.
Upcoming events.

Jacob Burns Film Center Theater
Pleasantville, NY

The Jacob Burns Film Center Theater attracts an annual audience of over 200,000 people who view a diverse range of films – from current releases to foreign cinema and documentaries to curated series. Along with a rich selection of movies, the theater also hosts over 100 special events every year. These events include in-depth conversations with filmmakers, actors, authors, activists, and live music performances. In short, the Jacob Burns Film Center Theater offers a comprehensive and engaging cinematic experience for all its visitors.
Upcoming events.

Westchester Collaborative Theater
Ossining, NY

The Westchester Collaborative Theater, located in the charming town of Ossining, NY, is renowned for its unwavering commitment to fostering new work for the stage. This thriving theater company has a rich history of presenting two mainstage productions and numerous play readings each year, showcasing the work of talented playwrights and performers. One of the hallmarks of WCT is its Lab process, which provides a unique platform for member actors and production teams to develop and refine their material.
Coming up.

The Sandbox Theatre
Mamaroneck, NY

The Sandbox Theatre is a well-known children’s theatre company in Mamaroneck, NY. They specialize in producing high-quality theatre productions for children in the Westchester County region, including Rye, New Rochelle, White Plains, Larchmont, Scarsdale, and Mamaroneck. With a focus on providing engaging and entertaining shows, the theatre has become a favorite among families in the area. Their productions are known for their expertly crafted sets, talented actors, and fun, interactive performances that entertain.

The Play Group Theatre
White Plains, NY

The Play Group Theatre in White Plains, NY, is home to a beautiful 228-seat MainStage Theatre, producing 6-7 shows yearly in three seasons. The theatre offers various theatrical experiences, from Shakespeare to big musicals and everything in between, making it an ideal destination for students and audience members. What sets PGT apart is its trademark quality sets, costumes, lights, and, above all, exceptional performances. With a commitment to excellence in every aspect of their productions, The Play Group Theatre continues to be a leading cultural institution in the White Plains area, providing the community with top-notch theatrical entertainment year after year.

Yorktown Stage
Yorktown, NY

Yorktown Stage is a theater in Yorktown, NY that has delighted audiences for 21 seasons. This theater is unique because it is funded solely by its own programs, making it a labor of love for the community. The team at Yorktown Stage is dedicated to bringing a wide variety of first-rate, live, professional theatre to their audiences. They showcase hit Broadway musicals, revivals of the classics, and children’s musicals to ensure that there is something for everyone to enjoy. Their productions are known for their high quality and attention to detail.
Upcoming shows.

Katonah, NY

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, located in Katonah, NY, is a renowned destination for exceptional music, captivating programs, spectacular gardens and grounds, and beautiful moments with friends and family. It offers an enriching experience to its audiences through innovative and diverse musical performances of the highest quality. The center’s mission is not only limited to providing top-notch entertainment but also mentoring young professional musicians and providing educational programs for young children centered around music.
Upcoming events.

Bedford Playhouse
Katonah, NY

The Bedford Playhouse in Katonah, NY, is a vibrant and state-of-the-art cinema, cultural center, and community hub. Its mission is to provide the community with outstanding films, events, arts, and educational programming. The Playhouse is a welcoming space for people to relax and socialize, making it an oasis for the entire region. Visitors can enjoy a variety of great programming, including first-run films and shared excitement for all ages. With its exceptional amenities and welcoming atmosphere, the Bedford Playhouse has become a go-to destination for entertainment and community engagement in the Katonah area.
Live events.

Axial Theatre
Pleasantville, NY

Axial Theatre is a professional ensemble in Pleasantville, NY. The not-for-profit theater company is dedicated to supporting the professional development of playwrights and actors by presenting new and classic plays as staged workshops, development readings, and full productions. Axial Theatre’s commitment to nurturing talent has made it a valuable resource in the theatrical community.

Chappaqua Performing Arts Center
Chappaqua, NY

The Chappaqua Performing Arts Center is a relatively new addition to the cultural landscape of Westchester County, having been founded in 2017. Its mission is to provide a platform for diverse arts and cultural programming that appeals to the region’s wide range of people. Located in Chappaqua, NY, the center has quickly established itself as an essential cultural hub, hosting various events throughout the year, including concerts, theatrical performances, comedy shows, film screenings, and more. With its state-of-the-art facilities and commitment to showcasing a range of artistic expressions, the Chappaqua Performing Arts Center is an essential institution for anyone interested in the cultural offerings of Westchester County.
Upcoming events.

Irvington Theater
Irvington, NY

Located in Irvington, NY, the Irvington Theater is widely known for its diverse range of innovative cultural programming that continuously entertains, enlightens, and inspires its audiences. The theater is committed to producing original programming. It collaborates with its Arts Partners to curate high-quality theater, music, film, comedy, and dance performances for the greater New York metropolitan area.

Jazz Forum Arts
Tarrytown, NY

Jazz Forum Arts has brought top-quality, live Jazz to audiences throughout the New York metropolitan area since 1985. As the premier nonprofit Jazz organization in Westchester County, it is committed to elevating the Jazz community by cultivating appreciation and understanding for this uniquely American art form. Through its programs and events, Jazz Forum Arts creates a welcoming and inclusive space for Jazz lovers of all ages and backgrounds to gather and enjoy world-class performances from some of the most talented musicians in the industry.
Upcoming performances.

The Schoolhouse Theater
Croton Falls, NY

The Schoolhouse Theater & Arts Center is a venerable cultural institution in Croton Falls, NY. As Westchester County’s oldest and longest-running professional theater, it has become a hub for top-notch theatrical performances. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, the theater is deeply committed to bringing new, innovative, groundbreaking plays and programs to the community. One of the most impressive aspects of The Schoolhouse Theater & Arts Center is its unwavering dedication to professional theater at the highest possible standard. Whether it is a classic play or an original work, the team behind the theater puts in the effort to ensure that every production is of the utmost quality.

Westchester Philharmonic
Purchase, NY

The Westchester Philharmonic, located in Purchase, NY, is the largest performing arts organization in Westchester County and is the oldest, continuously running professional symphony orchestra in the region. Its main stage concert series takes place at the Purchase Performing Arts Center, while outdoor concerts, chamber concerts, children’s programs, and special events are held throughout the area. This attracts music enthusiasts from Rockland, Bergen, Fairfield, and Putnam counties, as well as New York City and beyond.

Clocktower Players
Irvington, NY

The Clocktower Players organization, based in Irvington, NY, is dedicated to enriching the community through live theater performances. They strive to provide a dynamic environment that fosters creative expression, champions diversity, and empowers youth to succeed both onstage and off. The organization strongly believes in building community through theater performed by local talent and attended by neighbors, family, and friends. The Clocktower Players call the historic Irvington Town Hall their home, which grounds them within the tradition of the American town hall – a forum for public discussion, debate, and celebration.

River’s Edge Theatre Company
Hastings-On-Hudson, NY

The River’s Edge Theatre Company, located in Hastings-On-Hudson, NY, is a non-profit organization that produces quality theatrical performances for the community. They are known for their commitment to excellence in all aspects of theatre, from casting to production to stage design. The company was founded to provide a welcoming and inclusive space for theatre artists and audiences alike. Over the years, River’s Edge has become a staple of the local arts scene, earning critical acclaim for its productions and fostering a loyal following of theatre enthusiasts. With a focus on promoting creativity and collaboration, the River’s Edge Theatre Company continues to be an essential part of the cultural landscape of Hastings-On-Hudson and beyond.
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SOOP Theatre Company
Pelham, NY

Located in Pelham, NY, The SOOP Acting Company is an exciting and dynamic theatre company offering an entire theatrical production season. Their Main Stage productions are a season highlight, featuring a talented and dedicated team of actors and crew. The company often invites industry guest artists to join their ranks, adding to the exceptional quality of their productions. In addition to their Main Stage productions, The SOOP Acting Company also produces Theatre For Young Audience (TYA) holiday productions, sure to delight and entertain children and families alike. These productions are tailored specifically for young audiences and are an excellent way to introduce children to the magic of theatre. The SOOP Acting Company also produces One Night Only! Concert-style theatre events. These events are unique and exciting, featuring various performances, from musical theatre to comedy.
Upcoming performance.

Katonah Classic Stage
Somers, NY

Katonah Classic Stage is dedicated to bringing the best of classic and contemporary theatre to audiences in Northern Westchester. As a non-profit professional theatre company, they are committed to producing engaging plays that captivate and entertain their audiences. Their mission is to provide an enjoyable and immersive theatre experience that celebrates the art of storytelling and inspires a love of the performing arts. Whether you’re a theatre enthusiast or a casual fan, Katonah Classic Stage promises an unforgettable experience that will leave you wanting more.
Upcoming events.

Rivertowns Playhouse
Irvington, NY

Inspired by the principles of the Small Scale Agriculture Movement, which champions local farms and farmer’s markets as alternatives to large agricultural corporations, the Rivertowns Playhouse advocates for a similar approach to the future of theater in America. We firmly believe that professional, high-quality performing arts should originate from within our Rivertowns, be created by community members, and be intended for the benefit of everyone.
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YCP TheaterWorks
Shrub Oak, NY

Celebrating its 63rd year of continuous operation, YCP TheaterWorks is the oldest community theater in northern Westchester. The group began in 1959 when a handful of theater lovers decided to put on a play. That play was The Male Animal, the first of more than 160 to follow. Originally known as the Yorktown Community Players, the group has entertained thousands and offered the opportunity to perform, direct, and work backstage to countless others. A not-for-profit group, YCP was incorporated in New York State in 1962. The leadership has changed over the years, but the dedication to bringing exciting classic and contemporary drama to the community lives on.

Spotlight Theatre Company
Briarcliff Manor, NY

The Spotlight Theatre Company, based in Briarcliff Manor, NY, is a non-profit organization with a mission to encourage, support, and promote outstanding musical theatre experiences for local performers and audiences. Their goal is to provide high-quality entertainment at an affordable cost to the community. The Spotlight Theatre Company believes that the performing arts are a vital aspect of any community and should be accessible to everyone, regardless of their background or financial status. With this in mind, they strive to create a welcoming and inclusive environment that fosters creativity, collaboration, and artistic excellence.

Illuminations Dance Company
New Rochelle, NY

Illuminations Dance Company, located in New Rochelle, NY, is a group of highly skilled movement artists committed to creating thought-provoking and narrative dance performances. Illuminations Dance Company uses its art form to bring attention to important social and cultural topics by addressing some of the most pressing issues of our time. Through their insightful and captivating performances, they aim to inspire and educate their audiences while creating a space for meaningful reflection and discussion. Their dedication to their craft and commitment to exploring essential issues make them a truly unique and impactful dance company.

Westchester Ballet Company
Ossining, NY

The Westchester Ballet Company (WBC) is a prestigious nonprofit youth ballet organization in Ossining, New York. With a history spanning over seven decades, WBC is one of the oldest regional nonprofit ballet companies in the United States, and it has been recognized for its exceptional performances and contributions to the arts. Every year, WBC holds open auditions in and around Ossining, New York, to select talented young dancers between the ages of 6 and 18. The company is comprised of approximately 100 dancers who have been chosen based on their skill and passion for ballet. These young performers are committed to perfecting their craft and bringing new levels of artistry to their performances.
Upcoming performances.

The Armonk Players
Armonk, NY

The Armonk Players is a highly-regarded community theatre group in Armonk, New York. With a mission to produce top-notch theatre productions for the enjoyment and enrichment of its participants and local population, the group works tirelessly each year to stage two full productions, one of which is typically a musical. In addition to their mainstage productions, The Armonk Players also offers four Simply Theatre! Play reading programs are free and open to the public.
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M&M Performing Arts Company
Yorktown Heights, NY

The M&M Performing Arts Company, based in Yorktown Heights, NY, is a renowned theater company specializing in producing high-quality performances. As the resident theater company of Lyndhurst Mansion, a Gothic Revival masterpiece located on the banks of the picturesque Hudson River, M&M has established itself as a leading cultural institution. The mansion, also a National Trust for Historic Preservation site, provides a stunning backdrop for M&M’s productions, known for their exceptional artistry, creativity, and entertainment value.
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