egg3Welcome to The Egg – the Empire State Plaza’s Center for the Performing Arts – celebrating 35 years of performing arts in the 2013-14 season!

As The Egg celebrates its 35th anniversary in 2013-14, it is pleased to welcome back many of the artists from New York, the United States and around the world who have performed here over the years.  In addition to our time honored dance, music and family series  this special season will feature many highlights…


The Beatles in New York: In February, The Egg celebrates the 50th anniversary of the arrival of The Beatles in New York with a series of performances, films and community discussions exploring their historic arrival in February 1964, their concert at Shea Stadium, John Lennon’s New York connection …and much more!

Paul Taylor – 60 Years a Dancemaker: The “Taylor 2” company will perform a 60-year retrospective of the classic dances of modern dance innovator Paul Taylor

at venues across the Capital Region in March and April and then in May –  a main stage performance by The Paul Taylor Dance Company.

FAMILY WONDERS: ADULTS IN FREE! (when accompanied by a child)

Back by popular demand – and thanks to the generous support of Price Chopper Supermarkets, Stewart’s Shops and CDPHP – now attending quality performing arts events is even more affordable for families!