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Proctors Theatre, Schenectady

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Built in 1926, The Mainstage at Proctors is a beautifully restored historic theatre listed on the National Register of Historic Places. As the premier performing arts facility in New York State's Capital Region, Proctors presents the very best in entertainment. While the Mainstage is widely known for presenting the top-tier national Broadway touring productions, Proctors also has a state-of-the-art black box theatre, the GE Theatre and the Underground. With these three performance spaces it is the venue of popular performers, world-class singers, side-splitting comedians, electrifying dance programs, world renowned classical productions, including opera and symphony orchestras, film festivals and family and children's programming. Known as "the community's living room" Proctors also hosts the indoor Greenmarket, Northeast Fine Craft Festival and the Capital Region Wine Festival.
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  • Saw Summer: The Donna Summer Musical at Proctor's. Music and actors were wonderful. Set design was lacking. A chronicle of Donna Summers' life. An interesting story line. Proctor's is an older... 
    Saw Summer: The Donna Summer Musical at Proctor's. Music and actors were wonderful. Set design was lacking. A chronicle of Donna Summers' life. An interesting story line. Proctor's is an older...  more »
  • Almost every seat is great at Proctor's Theater! The many attendants make the experience wonderful, and provide help and direction as needed. Parking is usually not a problem and buses are welcomed... 
    Almost every seat is great at Proctor's Theater! The many attendants make the experience wonderful, and provide help and direction as needed. Parking is usually not a problem and buses are welcomed...  more »
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  • While driving into this town we saw this incredible lighted theater board. With a quick search of the area, Proctors was noted over and over again. On a whim we went in and saw a documentary that was showing. It was a cozy but comfortable theater. The food at the cafe was very expensive but they did offer local and healthy options. You can bring it in if it’s not in glass. The coffee was disgusting but we did order it in the afternoon. The service at the theater was excellent. Everyone was friendly, and helpful. The theater had clean bathrooms and lots of historical information boards. We loved it. I would go here again, but I would bring my own snacks next time :)
  • It's a lovely theater that seems to have been carefully restored at some point. The seats were comfortable and there was a wide variety of refreshment options in the lobby. Ample parking is available very nearby. There are many restaurants in the same block as the theater, but I would recommend making reservations if you wish to go there before or after a show.

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