Serving the community through the arts, Proctors Collaborative has announced their next block of upcoming shows at the historic Proctors in Schenectady. Since 1926, this unique theatre and educational program has presented the very best in entertainment for the Capital Region.
Proctors Collaborative is an association of arts organizations located in three venues: Universal Preservation Hall in Saratoga, Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany, and Proctors in Schenectady. Overall, being one of the most expansive arts education programs in Upstate New York with programming in Albany, Schenectady Saratoga, and in schools throughout the Capital Region.
Over the past few decade, Proctors has expanded their venues. Doing so made it possible to accommodate large Broadway productions, giant screen films, local performers, and ever-growing audiences from around the country. Today, Proctors Collaborative is known for being the Capital Region’s destination for upcoming major Broadway shows, cutting-edge film festivals, exciting special events, and everything in between.
April Shows at Proctors
Alton Brown Live: Beyond the Eats
7:30 p.m. Friday, April 8. MainStage at Proctors
Alton Brown is hitting the road with a new culinary variety show. Expect comedy, music, and potentially dangerous science. Prepare for an evening unlike any other and if Brown calls for volunteers… think twice.
Shen Yun 2022
7:30 p.m. Friday, April 15-16. 2 p.m. Saturday, April 16. MainStage at Proctors
Through breathtaking dance and music, Shen Yun’s artists tell of a time when divine beings walked upon the earth, leaving behind a culture that inspired generations.
GNA Secret Star
7 p.m. Wednesday, April 20. MainStage at Proctors
GNA’s Secret Star features four of country music’s biggest stars, on stage at the same time sharing their songs and stories. The lineup is not revealed until the show.
6 p.m. Saturday, April 23. MainStage at Proctors
Gospel Jubilee returns to the MainStage at Proctors with a special musical tribute in dedication to the Capital Region’s beloved, the late Regina “Gina” Parsons, and Antonia “Toni” Brown.
Suede with Fred Boyle, Piano & Rich Hill, Bass
7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 23. GE Theatre at Proctors
From astounding a cappella, incredibly intimate ballads and smoking trumpet solos to “bring down the house” belting blues, Suede delivers it all with her own unique blend of warmth, high energy, wit, and pure musical artistry.
Capital Region Thomas Edison Music Awards – “The Eddies”
6 p.m. Sunday, April 24. MainStage at Proctors
This year, we honor 210 finalists in 36 categories for their work during 2021. Nominations and voting are determined by a group of judges representing the local music community. The musical line-up for the 4th annual Capital Region Thomas Edison Music Awards will be Buggy Jive, Nite Train w/ Thomasina Winslow, Hot Club of Saratoga, Rich Ortiz, the Erin Harkes Band and Super 400 with returning emcee Erin Harkes.
An Evening with Neil Gaiman
7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28. MainStage at Proctors
Neil Gaiman is the bestselling author of Neverwhere, Anansi Boys, Good Omens (with Terry Pratchett), Smoke and Mirrors, Fragile Things, and so many more. Today, as one of the most celebrated writers of our time, his popular and critically acclaimed works bend genres while reaching audiences of all ages.
Golden Oldies Spectacular
7 p.m. Saturday, April 20. MainStage at Proctors
Headlining the show is The Brooklyn Bridge, highlighted by a tribute to the memory of their incredible lead singer Johnny Maestro who passed ten years ago. Hits include “The Worst That Could Happen,” “Blessed is the Rain,” “You’ll Never Walk Alone,” and “Welcome Me Love.”
Tickets are available online here, in person at the Box Office, or via phone at 518-346-6204 Monday-Friday 10am-6pm.