About

The Palace Performing Arts Center is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization that takes a leadership role in making arts & culture available in the Capital City and surrounding region. PPAC operates the historic Palace Theatre, a 2,800-seat grand cultural and entertainment venue, the largest of its scale in Northeastern New York and neighboring New England. The Palace Theatre, built in 1931, maintains its original beauty and design and is an historical landmark in the City of Albany. Each season, PPAC ensures that the Palace Theatre plays host to some of the most prolific artists and beloved shows touring today. Capital Region audiences are treated to a broad array of entertainment, including the best in concerts, stand-up comedy, classical performances, films, community events and more. 

Palace Performing Arts Center Inc. is proud to be a leader in the local arts community. From a strategic partnership with the Grammy Award winning Albany Symphony, to shared services and programming with our resident production company Park Playhouse, PPAC helps to advance the work of many local cultural institutions. PPAC also currently manages and creates programming for the beautiful Cohoes Music Hall, a 400-seat concert venue built in 1871 in Cohoes, NY. 

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Click here to learn about the history of the Palace Theatre.