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Address: Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, Albany, NY 12220
Phone Number: 518-473-1061
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Description: Hovering dramatically over Empire State Plaza, The Egg is a world-class...
Hovering dramatically over Empire State Plaza, The Egg is a world-class performing arts complex.
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WONDERFUL VENUE - WEIRD ARCHITECTURE

Whether inside this iconic building, sitting in either one of the two theaters, or outside on the Plaza for the Made in the Shade lunchtime concerts, this venue offers some of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Whether inside this iconic building, sitting in either one of the two theaters, or outside on the Plaza for the Made in the Shade lunchtime concerts, this venue offers some of the best musicians at the best prices with the best seats for listening to the music that can be found in a hundred mile radius. So many excellent memories... More 

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have seen many wonderful concerts at the Egg. Great acoustics, clean and comfortable (Not the place to go if you want a Mosh Pit environment, tho).

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Albany, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Nice place, great views, but not to exciting. A little history, but I just went for a school function.

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Best place to see a show parking is very easy and it's close to any place in Albany you will not be disappointed.

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Albany, New York
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Saw Chris Botti perform here. Great seats (not a bad seat here) and amazing musicians, both Chris and his band!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The building's shape and size is truly impressive. From a distance it seems as much a sculpture as a building. The Egg goes down through six stories deep into the Earth. It was designed to accommodate cultural events. It's a must see in Albany.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is a cool looking building in Albany. My grandfather and father actually worked on the masonry of this building, along with the other's located in the capital region.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Other than its architectural beauty, the Egg un Albany had unique conference rooms and excellent service.

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East Moriches, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Very much enjoyed my experience at The Egg Theater. One look at the place, and you'll know why it's named it as such. A beautiful theater, a stones throw from the Capitol Building, and many other historical attractions. Some of the surrounding areas can get a little sketchy, so make sure you've got your directions handy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Impressive to see from a distance and up close. Accommodates large and small shows. Was there for the Sweet Adeline contest and was impressed with the theater. The only problem was the lines for the one ladies room on the level of the event. Perhaps an update with a coed bathroom could be a consideration to increase the availability of... More 

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Address: Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, Albany, NY 12220
Phone Number: 518-473-1061
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany

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