The Capital Region’s vibrant arts scene is just one reason why you’ll love living at Rivers Ledge Apartments in Niskayuna, NY. Our luxury waterfront apartment community is a short drive away from premier concert venues and theatres in Schenectady, Saratoga Springs, Albany, and other communities. Find out about 7 of the best places to go below.
Proctors Theatre: Fantastic Performances for All Ages
You can’t talk about performing arts in the Capital Region without mentioning Proctors Theatre in downtown Schenectady. This former vaudeville theatre is now widely recognized as a top spot for major Broadway shows, classic films, and other special events. We recommend grabbing a bite to eat in Schenectady before heading over to Proctors.
Mopco Improv Theatre: The Area’s Home for Improv Shows
Get ready for a night of laughter and entertainment at the Mopco Improv Theatre in Schenectady. Mopco’s resident company, The Mop & Bucket Company, specializes in multiple show formats that are fully improvised, so you never know what to expect! With improv shows every Friday and Saturday, a trip to this local theatre is a fun way to end the week.
Schenectady Civic Playhouse: Soak Up the Arts
Did you know that the Schenectady Civic Playhouse is the Capital Region’s oldest community theater, and also one of the longest running community theaters in the nation? It’s true! Since its founding in 1928, the Schenectady Civic Playhouse has continued to entertain audiences with captivating shows that everyone will love. Their productions range from newer Broadway hits to avant-garde and classic plays. Join the community at the playhouse and help support the area’s arts scene.
SLOC Musical Theater: Attend Acclaimed Productions
Are you ready to enjoy some exceptional local theatre? The combination of the cozy atmosphere and talented performers make the SLOC Musical Theater a must-visit performing arts hotspot in Schenectady. This not-for-profit community musical theater company brings together professionals with diverse backgrounds to create memorable productions.
SPAC: A Destination for Music & Dance
Whether you’re a fan of classical music, ballet, rock, or even modern country, Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) is the place to be during summer. Get your tickets to see the amazing New York City Ballet or Philadelphia Orchestra, who return to SPAC each year for their summer residency. Or, grab a seat on the spacious lawn for one of the exciting Live Nation concerts featuring the best touring bands and musicians.
The Palace Theatre: A Historic Entertainment Hotspot
Check out the historic Palace Theatre in Albany for concerts, stand up comedy shows, classical performances, movies, and more. This 2,800-seat venue is one of the largest of its kind in all of northeastern New York, and events are held throughout the year. Plus, thanks to the Palace Theatre’s location in downtown Albany’s entertainment district, you’ll be a short walk away from outstanding dining spots and other places to visit.
The Egg: A Local Landmark in the Heart of Albany
Located in Albany’s Empire State Plaza, The Egg is an easily recognizable performing
arts venue that features the larger Kitty Carlisle Hart Theatre and the intimate Lewis A. Swyer Theatre. Open year round, The Egg hosts a wide variety of events, including comedy, dance, music, theatre, and more. Check out their calendar for upcoming performances, or browse their various events series, such as “American Roots & Branches” and “Family Wonders.”
Plan Your Move to Rivers Ledge
Rivers Ledge Apartments’ close proximity to all of these regional music and theatre venues make it a great place to live. If you’re an arts lover who is looking to move into a new luxury apartment, then consider Rivers Ledge as your next home. We have a number of modern apartment units available, including pet-friendly apartments.