The Palace Performing Arts Center, Inc. is the non-profit organization that operates Albany's historic Palace Theatre. 🎟🎭🎼 Tickets to The Pretenders:
JUST ANNOUNCED: Family Fun Days for the 2019-2020 season! Tickets are $5 and kids under 12 get free popcorn! Our first one of the season is on October 20th: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone! For more info, visit our website! 🎞🎟🎭
JUST ANNOUNCED: The Palace Theatre along with Film Albany are excited to roll out the red carpet for the Capital Region premiere of James Franco’s THE PRETENDERS on Saturday, October 5. The movie will begin at 7:00 pm – doors open at 6:00 pm. Tickets for the premiere of THE PRETENDERS are $10 and are ON SALE NOW in person at the Palace Theatre Box Office, online at palacealbany.org and by phone at 518-465-4663. Directed by James Franco, the drama, written by Will Patterson and Jesse Woods - stars Jack Kilmer (The Nice Guys), Jane Levy (Don’t Breathe), Shameik Moore (Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse), Tyler Alvarez (American Vandal), Brian Cox (X2: X-Men United), Dennis Quaid (The Day After Tomorrow), Juno Temple (Maleficent) and James Franco. Life imitates deadly art as French New Wave obsessed film student Terry (Jack Kilmer) and his best friend, the smooth talking Phil (Shameik Moore) are both seduced by mysterious actress Catherine (Jane Levy). The longer they know each other, the more they realize they don’t truly know the real Catherine. After years of sex, betrayal, and collateral damage, the three careen into a lifestyle that leaves one of them fighting for their life. Filming for THE PRETENDERS took place in 2016 throughout Albany and the Capital Region including the Palace Theatre.
TONIGHT! Our annual Backstage Ball is happening TONIGHT in 15 minutes! Use #BackstageBall2019 for all your photos of the BSB tonight! We are so excited and very honored to present James J. Barba with the Alan P. Goldberg Patron of the Arts Award. ✨
TOMORROW is our 6th annual Backstage Ball, and we would be remiss if we did not thank our wonderful sponsors for this event. Come celebrate the life and legacy of James J. Barba, who we are awarding the Alan P. Goldberg Patron of the Arts Award for his unwavering commitment to the Capital Region Arts community. We are so honored and excited! Stay tuned for our story coverage tomorrow, and be sure to use #BackstageBall2019 on all your #BSB pics!
Aaaaand that’s a wrap! Thank you to our amazing community, sponsors and staff for another great #SummerintheCity! Thank you to @sefcu, #albanymed, @whitneyyounghealth, #fenimoreassetmanagement, @stewartsshops and @pricechopper for your continued support of the Palace Theatre and our commitment to community enrichment and engagement. We are so lucky and thankful to have people like YOU in our neighborhood! See you all next summer!
SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: Thank you to Bette & Cring for sponsoring our 2019 Backstage Ball! Bette & Cring’s team-based approach focuses on your goals as an organization. Their client’s success is the most important thing to them. They have the knowledge, personnel and equipment to perform a full range of construction activities, from carpentry to general contracting to construction management and so much more. Contact them for your next construction project! Thank you, as always, to all of our wonderful sponsors!
Our annual Community Block Party starts at noon! Get down here for a full day of fun!
SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: Community Block Party edition! A big thank you to our Community Block Party sponsors – @pricechopper, @mvphealthcare and @hot991! Our presenting sponsor, Price Chopper / Market32, has everything you need, from every day grocery shopping, to planning your next big event, to just picking up a few special things on your way home from work. MVP Healthcare is a not-for-profit regional health plan, dedicated to having a positive impact on health and wellness. Hot 99.1 is one of the top hip-hop and R&B stations in the Capital Region. Together, they are instrumental in making our Block Party as amazing as it is! Make sure to come down to the Palace tomorrow for a day of free family fun! As always, thank you to all of our amazing sponsors.
#TBT to last year’s Community Block Party! Our Block Party this year is SATURDAY, August 17th from noon to 4pm! There will be fun, games, food trucks, vendors, free music and much, much more! This event is FREE to the public, so come out and have some fun! Visit our website for more info!
JUST ANNOUNCED: In This Moment is playing the Palace Theatre on October 27th! Tickets go on sale Friday, August 16th at 10am.
SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: Thank you to Access Compliance for being one of our sponsors! They are a woman-owned, veteran-owned business with offices in Latham, Utica and New Brunswick. Access Compliance are experts in safety and health consulting. If you need in-house safety training and support, they are the business to call! As always, thank you to all of our wonderful sponsors!
TONIGHT AT 7PM: Tom Segura will be at the Palace Theatre! Doors open in ONE HOUR! Please remember, there will be no late seating so please try to arrive on time. There is also a NO CELL PHONE POLICY. Once the show starts, anyone who is caught with his or her cell phone out will be ejected without refund. NO warnings will be given during the performance!
TONIGHT AT 7PM: WHY DON’T WE w/s/g EBEN! Doors open at 6PM! Do you have your tickets?
SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: We are so thankful to @677prime for their continued support of the Palace Theatre! Angelo’s 677 Prime is an upscale steakhouse located right near the Palace Theatre on Broadway and Clinton Avenue. They have a variety of foods from sushi to fresh seafood to, of course, their USDA Prime Steaks. Come visit them for Live Music on Wednesdays or make a reservation for the next Palace show you’re attending! Thank you, as always, to all of our wonderful sponsors!