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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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Impressive architecture

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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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Poughkeepsie, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
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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warwick ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We've seen bands like the Carolina Chocolate Drop Girls, Gaelic Storm, etc. The acoustics are phenomenal. It's a very intimate space and you get to feel like you're sitting with the entertainers. Some bands will actually meet you and sign CDs, shirts and stuff, The steps to the seats are a little steep so watch your step. And if you... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Took them a while to get the mix correct for a recent Joan Armatrading concert, but when they did, it was a comfy place to be. Seems like there there are no bad seats in the house and I did not feel crammed in to the person next to me. Would absolutely go there again for a concert.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Wonderful venue, fab sound, but a bit loose in the administration. Please change the following: 1)Announce how long the intermission will be; don't make us guess: "Do I have time for a drink, to buy a cd from the warm-up act, to go to the washroom?" 2) Stop seating people after 15 minutes into the opening act - it is... More 

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Dagsboro, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

What an amazing place to see a concert. Definitely took a litle getting used to. We were on top floor or a concert. Everything is in the round, which was kewl. Even walking down to our seats in front of the stage was fun. Sound was great. Would definitely go here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Unfortunately we were there at the wrong time of day for a guided tour, but we very much enjoyed walking around the outside and into the yolk! I remember this building being built when I was a child, so it was wonderful to come back to Albany after many years and see the whole Empire State Plaza completed. We had... More 

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Address: 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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