Proctors Theatre

Treat yourself to a variety of different arts and entertainment productions at this historic Schenectady venue.

Get ready for a show! Proctors Theatre is the center of Schenectady community and entertainment, allowing people to experience theater, music, dance and art. After opening in 1926, the theatre has evolved from strictly vaudeville performances. After being saved from by Schenectady citizens from closing down twice, the theatre has been reborn. Today, Proctors expanded and continues to encourage imagination in the community though shows, education, summer camps and art experiences.

Proctors began hosting the largest touring Broadway shows in 2003. In addition, its entertainment expands from music to live performances/talks, movies, family events and comedic events. In addition to its shows, the theatre also offers classes and workshops for all ages. Classes include acting, musical theatre, dance, film and media. Summer programs are also available for ages 7 to 19.

Tickets for all shows can be bought online at, by phone, by mail/fax, or in person at the box office.

Upcoming Shows

Upon reopening, Proctors Theatre will be showing the critically acclaimed musical, CATS! in 2022. The musical will be performed at the theatre from May 3 to May 8.

Take Amtrak to Proctors Theatre

Experience the entertainment via Amtrak to Schenectady Station– Don’t forget to use the Amtrak See New York and Save 15% Discount!

Get picked up from Schenectady Station and taken to your reserved NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car. Click here to reserve your car or call the Schenectady office today at: (518) 374-7890.

COVID-19 Update
Due to COVID-19, the Proctors Theatre is currently closed.
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