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

Today a premier Hudson Valley destination, the Bardavon holds the distinction of being the oldest continuously operating theater in New York State, and one of the oldest in the entire country. And James... Read More

Beacon Theatre, The

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

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

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

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

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

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 in Motion,... Read More

Kaatsbaan International Dance Center

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: newdayrep@aol.com... 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 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 world’s... 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.  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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