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Stanley Center for The Arts

261 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13501-3402
+1 315-724-1113
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Fun for Everyone!

Having lived in the area for quite a long time, I had never been here before. You will not be... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
via mobile
This place is a MUST SEE!

If you like grand old theaters, you really should stop into The Stanley. This place is absolutely... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Michael P
Whitesboro, New York
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261 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13501-3402
+1 315-724-1113
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Having lived in the area for quite a long time, I had never been here before. You will not be disappointed. Fun for the whole family, for date night...you name it. The theater inside is beautifully constructed. Balcony seating, even in the far back of...More

Thank myallthymefav3
Reviewed 13 March 2017

If you like grand old theaters, you really should stop into The Stanley. This place is absolutely stunning. From the carved woodwork to the ornate chandeliers, you just can't get enough of this place!

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 15 February 2017

What a wonderful night out when you view a show at the Stanley Theater. The shows are top quality and the Theater is quite an awesome sight to behold on it's own. The decor is of an age when Theater was glamorous.

Thank sherrirosenburgh
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We have one of the most beautiful theaters in the Northeast. It has undergone extensive renovations and offers many programs. We have Broadway plays, musical acts, fund raisers for charitable organizations, and many more functions.The theater has been selected by companies to put their plays...More

Thank Joseph F
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The Stanley Center for the Arts was originally a movie theatre. It has undergone many renovations but still has the old world charm from 100 years ago. The seating is comfortable and the sound and lighting systems are great. The stage is huge and can...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 19 January 2017

a beautiful theater venue turned into a class act performing arts center. great plays and events and also a beautiful venue for that special party or reception

Thank W Anthony M
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I love everything about this venue! There have been a wide variety of shows that were all enjoyable in this beautifully restored theater, in downtown Utica. It is a treat to have such an amazing place to enjoy local talent as well as concerts etc....More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We visited the Stanley Center for a concert last night and were impressed with this classic theatre! The details in the architecture contained there just are not seen anymore. There is so much to take in from the wall coverings to the lighting that it's...More

Thank rwil2014
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Went to a rock concert here last night. Never been there before, it's a very nice all be it small hundred year old venue. Would go again.

Thank Cliff N
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The environment was nostalgic ,with seats that were updated and comfortable with a vintage appearance. The chandelier, curtains and decor was impressive also. the attendants were cordial and helpful.As with other venues, we found the the music much louder than necessary . Many quality surrounding...More

Thank dad1meister
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4 October 2016|
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Response from hilwoman | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware of any plans for that. But I know a few people with the same issue. Mezzanine and Balcony front rows as well as floor fronts also have a little extra space. You really have to look at the seating charts.
Karen L
25 September 2015|
Response from chdye89 | Reviewed this property |
The amazing architecture, the historical significance of the building, and the calibre of entertainment brought to this amazing venue has always been worth the price of admission to me. I've felt that anything worth seeing... More