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The School of Performing Arts at Proctors announces HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE AWARDS for New York’s Capital Region in partnership with The Broadway League. Fashioned after Broadway’s TONY Awards, this ceremony will celebrate the achievements of the region’s theatre students, highlighting the importance of arts and theatre education. More…
On The Stage
Hedwig and the Angry Inch – May 17, 7:30pm Mainstage – This genre-bending, fourth-wall-smashing musical sensation, with a pulsing score and electrifying performances, tells the story of one of the most unique characters to ever hit the stage.
Emma’s Revolution & All-Star Band – May 19, 7:30pm GE Theatre – CD Release: The songs of award-winning activist power duo Pat Humphries & Sandy O have been sung with beautiful harmonies and genre-defying eclecticism. They deliver the strength of their convictions in an uprising of truth and hope for these tumultuous times.
Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show – May 20, 8pm Education Center– Featuring Mike Racine, a stand-up comedian based in NYC who considers himself to be either the smartest dumb guy or the dumbest smart guy in the room.
The Dance Studio – May 21, 1pm Mainstage – Presenting “The Classics!” Join students, ages 3 to adult, as they visit classic singers and songs of the past with performances of tap, jazz, ballet and pointe.
GE Theatre – Presented by National Theatre; Against the
backdrop of Hamlet, two hapless minor characters, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, take center stage. As they stumble their way in and out of the action of Shakespeare’s iconic drama, they become increasingly out of their depth as their alternate version of the story unfolds.
As part of their 65th Anniversary celebration, Schenectady ARC will debut their inaugural food truck event. FREE admission! Featuring food truck vendors, specialty vendors, craft brews & beverages, Fly 92.3FM, live music, and a kids’ activity zone.
Annual free carnival for local families. Food, games and activities for elementary school aged children. (Children must be accompanied by an adult.) Doors open at noon. Please enter at front of the Fieldhouse. Hosted by Union College Kenney Community Center.
Books, Beer & Brainstorm: A stimulating and intellectual discussion spearheaded by three thought leaders. Food, food for thought and two drinks (beer, wine, sodas, or Mango Lassi), all for $20! RSVP now by calling 518-795-5894 or email
All proceeds support Schenectady County Public Library
DSIC Board of Directors
The Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corporation (DSIC) is a non-profit organization with a mission to promote downtown as a premier location for commerce, recreation, and living. If you are interested in learning about serving on the DSIC Board of directors, please contact Executive Director Jim Salengo at 518-377-9430 or via email by Wednesday, May 24.
To learn more about the DSIC’s programs and services, click here.
Our mission is to promote Downtown Schenectady as a premier location for commerce, recreation and living by enhancing, facilitating and supporting economic and cultural growth.