Local Spotlight: Theatre Albany

Theatre Albany

How many of us have seen—or been in—a performance that brought new meaning to our everyday lives? The answer is pretty much everyone! Though the past few months have meant unusual twists and turns, Theatre Albany is still bringing the magic all across our community. Whether you’re wondering when you can take in a new show, you want to find out more about this local group, or you want to lend them some support, read on to learn all about them.

What is Theatre Albany?

Theatre Albany first opened its curtains in 1932. Since then, it’s put on a whopping 87 seasons—yes, seasons—of shows. During their seasons, visitors can see original shows, musicals, plays, and more.

More on Theatre Albany’s Show Schedule

Like other organizations, Theatre Albany has had to adjust to the arrival of COVID-19. In October, they held an online, stay-at-home Clue show. Though their event calendar currently doesn’t reveal any upcoming shows, keep your eyes peeled. It’s possible—though unconfirmed—that they may use this format again in the future.

Some of the shows that they have put on in the past include:

  • Elf: The Musical Jr.;
  • Annie;
  • Sister Act! A Divine Musical Comedy;
  • Oklahoma;
  • Legally Blonde: The Musical;
  • The Music Man;
  • You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown;
  • Over the River and Through the Woods;
  • And lots of other performances!

How can I support Theatre Albany?

The arts are important—and they need our support! There are several ways that you can help out Theatre Albany. The first option is that you can become a mailing list subscriber here. The next is becoming a sponsor, which includes the added benefit that your business will be promoted on their seasonal playbills! You can also make a one-time or recurring donation here. Finally, another free option is talking about them online—which is as easy as sharing this blog!


The year 2020 is full of challenges—but Theatre Albany has a strong spirit. This year, don’t forget to show them some love! And when their shows return, consider buying a ticket and immersing yourself in a magical new world.

You can also immerse yourself in a wonderful community, each and every day at Summer Lane! See why our residents love our apartments on our site. Did we mention that you can even apply online? As for learning more about Albany, GA, visit our blog here.