Theatres & Performances

Theatres & Performances in the Hudson Valley

Dance, drama, film and music - all have a home here. Our stages host professional performances and summer residencies, community theater, and children's troupes. Performing art spaces run the gamut from the historic opera house atmosphere at the oldest theater in New York, to a bold architectural performance space designed by Frank Gehry.

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Bardavon 1869 Opera House/Hudson Valley Philharmonic
Oldest operating theater in New York State and 12th oldest in the country presents dance, music, theatre, & films, a young people's theatre series. Home to the Hudson Valley Philharmonic Orchestra. Read More
Clove Creek Dinner Theater
Live stage productions, murder mysteries and comedies with gourmet meal. Read More
Cocoon Theatre
Arts organization presents fine visual & performing arts workshops, classes & performances. Focus is on thought-provoking material, dedicated to the creative process.  Historical Theater. Read More
County Players Falls Theatre
Live theatre on stage; traditional Broadway fare, both musicals and dramas. Four-five productions annually. Adults: $22/$17, children/seniors: $19/$14 (price varies, straight show/musical). Season subscriptions... Read More
Culinary Institute of America - Marriott Pavilion
In 2014, the CIA unveiled the new Marriott Pavilion with its new Conference Center and Ecolab Auditorium.  As a meeting place, the 800-seat Ecolab Auditorium and 300-seat Conference Center hosts the... Read More
Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center
Two Victorian architecture land marked buildings. Hosts dance, music, drama, lectures, films; theater. Gallery and Victorian parlors host area artists; available for group events. Read More
Howland Chamber Music Circle
Sponsors 8 concerts and a winter piano festival, Sun. at 4pm at Howland Cultural Center. A Victorian gem designed in 1872 by Richard Morris Hunt, the hall is noted for its fine acoustics and seats100,... Read More
Improv Patrol
The Best Improv Theater Company in the Hudson Valley.  Family show where audience gives the actors stories from their lives and the actors immediately playback the stories via Song, Dance, Poetry... Read More
Kaatsbaan International Dance Center, Inc.
Professional residence/performance center for all forms of dance on a spectacular 153-acre setting overlooking the Hudson River and Catskill Mountains. Dance performances, world premieres, workshops, open... Read More
Martel Recital Hall at the Skinner Hall of Music
Frequent classical music concerts, with invited internationally known guest artists. Features Paul Fritts pipe organ. Read More
Mid-Hudson Civic Center
Offers space for large-scale exhibits, convention-type services or productions in Mair Hall, as well as the McCann Ice Arena. Food service packages are available. Adjacent to the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel... Read More
Millbrook Arts Group
Free concerts, plays and performances are held throughout the year. Please see website for event listings.  Saturday summer concert series are held at 7:00 pm on the lawn at the community band shell. ... Read More
New Day Repertory Co., Inc.
Live professional theatre at 29 N. Hamilton St. and the Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center, 9 Vassar St. Four to five productions of established classics and new plays annually. Contact: Read More
Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra
The Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra was formed in 2006 to bring live orchestral music to northern Dutchess County and the surround Hudson Valleyarea. The orchestra ranges from 40-50 performers, depending... Read More
Pawling Concert Series
The Pawling Concert Series is entering its 44th Season! For over four decades we have brought hundreds of musicians to Pawling and have developed a strong audience for good music. The artists in this year’s... Read More
Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society, Inc.
Bringing fine music to the Hudson Valley for 36 years!  Five concert series features acclaimed string quartets. vocal artists and chamber ensembles. Emerging Artists' Series. All concerts held... Read More
Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
Designed by Frank O. Gehry, architecturally bold, dynamic environment for innovative performing arts. Two theaters offer provocative programs in music, opera, theater and dance, and the annual Bard SummerScape... Read More
Tangent Theatre Company at the Carpenter Shop Theatre
Intimate performance space in the heart of Tivoli's historic village and home to Tangent Theatre Company, whose professional ensemble presents contemporary, character-driven plays - including main-stage... Read More
The Beacon Theater
1930's art deco theatre is home to 4th Wall Productions, presenting live theatre since 1994. They purchased The Beacon in 2010, opening the Robert A. McAlpine Grand Foyer Theatre in 2011. Programs include... Read More
The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
Multi-purpose performance, cultural & education center, featuring plays, musicals, dance, concerts, lectures, staged readings, workshops. Sat. morning family series. Donations accepted. Read More
The Moviehouse
First run and independent films and documentaries, plus speciality programming in 4 state-of-the-art HD theaters, plus quarterly art exhibits in The M's Studio Gallery: Programming: - The Metropolitan... Read More
Trinity Players
Performs at several venues in the area.  The 2106 season has "You've Got Hate Mail", "James and the Giant Peach Jr.", "Merrily We Roll Along", "Songs for... Read More
Upstate Films
Alternative to mainstream film exhibition for more than 35 years. Provocative international cinema; foreign, independent, documentary and animated films. Guest speaker series brings filmmakers, scholars... Read More
Vassar and New York Stage & Film's Powerhouse Theater
Vassar College and New York Stage and Film present new plays and readings in a professional theater season on campus. Theater training programs for college and late high school aged students. Read More

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