News & Updates
Aug 22, 2018
ALBANY, N.Y. — On Saturday, August 18, 2018 the Palace Performing Arts Center in cooperation with M&T Bank, MVP Health Care, Hot 99.1FM and local neighborhood associations held the 1st Annual Palace Theatre Community Block Party. Despite a rainy afternoon the event was a notable success with over 1,500 neighbors and community members coming out for an afternoon of family friendly local entertainment: live music (The Ill Funk Ensemble and Hot 99.1’s DJ Supreme), face painters, balloon artists, bounce houses and Food Trucks.
June 18, 2018
The Palace Theatre announced their 2018 Summer in the City Movie Series at a press event held in the lobby of the Theatre. Palace Executive Director Susan Rosko Fogarty was joined by Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Steve Baboulis (Vice President & General Manager, WNTY TV-13 and Vice Chairman of the Board for the Palace Theatre), Matt Canon (Economic Development Project Manager, Albany County Office of the Executive), and Kathy Lanni (Chief Community Officer, SEFCU) to speak about this summer's lineup and the positive impact of this free family series on the local community.
June 12, 2018
The Palace Theatre opted for an alumnus in its choice for a new managing director.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.