News & Updates

Leaders weigh in on Capital Region's creative economy

Mar 01, 2018

How does the digital age affect the performing arts? What can the Capital Region do to encourage artistic development in the community? What would P.T. Barnum do today to draw audiences to live performances?

 

Albany's Palace Theatre Ranked in the Top 100 Theatres for 2017 Year End Worldwide Ticket Sales

Jan 29, 2018

The Palace Theatre in Albany has been ranked in the top 100 theatres for Year End Worldwide Ticket Sales in 2017 according to international entertainment industry trade magazine, Pollstar.

Q&A with queen of the Palace

Jan 18, 2018

For our regular Capital Region Q&A feature, we ask local people questions about themselves, their jobs and the place we call home. Today's subject is Susan Rosko Fogarty, executive director since November of the Palace Theatre in Albany. Fogarty, 48, lives in Saratoga County with her 12-year-old daughter and her son, 8. Answers have been minimally edited for space and clarity.

Palace Theatre executive's vision for revitalizing downtown Albany

Jan 12, 2018

Susan Rosko Fogarty, executive director of the Palace Theatre, said major renovations to the theater are a critical piece to transforming downtown Albany, New York, into a place where people want to live and businesses want to grow.

Twiddle Welcomes Preschoolers For Heartwarming Pre-NYE Soundcheck Visit

Jan 03, 2018

Twiddle learned an important lesson recently: If you want fans for life, you need to start them off early! When it comes to keeping traditions alive, the most important thing to do is making sure a new generation is coming in to replenish the ranks. 

Sale of Palace Theatre finalized by Albany

Jan 02, 2018

The city of Albany and the Palace Performing Arts Center, the non-profit group that operates the historic theater, have completed the sale and transfer of the downtown Albany venue at 19 Clinton Ave.

Arts and cultural groups among the winners in REDC grants

Dec 14, 2017

The $85 million in state Regional Economic Development Councils grants announced on Wednesday includes many awards for arts and cultural organizations in the broader Capital Region, including $2.5 million toward renovations and modernization at Albany’s Palace Theatre, $500,000 toward new seats and other work at Proctors in Schenectady and $500,000 toward restoration of the historic Burden Iron Works Museum in Troy.

Expanded Series of Youth Arts Classes Kicks Off

Nov 14, 2016

Hundreds of local students will receive hands-on training at the Palace this year. We are proud to partner with the artists of Park Playhouse to make this possible!