The Egg, Albany

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The Egg opened in 1978, houses two theatres: the Lewis A. Swyer Theatre and the Kitty Carlisle Hart Theatre on Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York, USA. Please use the correct venue if known.

There are outdoor shows during the summer months held on the grounds and some other events are not held in the two main theaters. Use this venue for those or when the exact venue is unknown.

The construction of The Egg - the Empire State Plaza's Center for the Performing Arts - began in 1966 and was completed twelve years later in 1978. It was designed by architect Wallace K. Harrison.

“The Egg” itself is owned by the State of New York and managed by the not-for-profit Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza Performing Arts Center Corporation.

Also known as: Empire Center at Egg; The Egg Center for the Performing Arts; The Egg Performing Arts Center; The Egg – the Empire State Plaza’s Center for the Performing Arts;

Sublabels:Kitty Carlisle Hart Theatre, Lewis A. Swyer Theatre
Contact Info:

The Egg Center for the Performing Arts
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12223

PO Box 2065, Albany, NY 12220
Box Office: (518) 473-1845
Administrative Office: (518) 473-1061
Fax: (518) 473-1848

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