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The Egg

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Address: Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, Albany, NY 12220
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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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Neat theater

Architecturally, this is a strange building but it adds a bit of charm to Albany's skyline. (I like to tell people who just moved to the area that it's our UFO building... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Albany
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Albany
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Architecturally, this is a strange building but it adds a bit of charm to Albany's skyline. (I like to tell people who just moved to the area that it's our UFO building. :]) Inside, it's great for events. We saw a comedian once there and it seemed like despite being father back, we had fantastic views and the sound was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had been waiting for a weekend show that we would both enjoy for 2 years! I was excited to visit this venue and didn't realize there were 2 stages inside. We were in the smaller area which made it a much more personal experience, almost inter-active with the performers. Only water was allowed in the theater and the sales... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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64 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

This building is very unique in the capitol of NYS .I cant imagine the cost of this structure, Make sure to bring your camera and try to visit in the daytime to really enjoy the sights of the Egg and surrounding areas

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Thank katherine w
Albany, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I have seen quite a few live acts performing arts .Music. The latest was JOHN MAYALL a WELL KNOWN BLUES ARTIST.I have seen THE FAB FAUX a BEATLES tribute band INCREDIBLE! THESE ARE THE BEST EVER!You would not believe how great they really are.

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Thank Al S
Kingston, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

A good place to visit when on the area. Nice views from the wall along the egg. There were many ppl inside awaiting a show.

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Thank Cheryl And Don B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Nice place Relaxing area Monumental sight Beautiful view Near by museums Fun time Happy vacay spot Pics to take

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Rochester New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

What a great place for a concert. Not a bad seat on the house. Very personable vibe with the comforts of being indoors.

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Aurora, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Really interesting concept. Volunteer staff greeted us as soon as we entered the concourse, to direct us to the Hart Theatre.Elevator operator friendly. There appears to be not a bad seat in the house. Seats are wider than average and the amount of leg room was amazing. My husband is 6'2" and had at least 4 inches of space from... More 

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Albany, New York
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The Egg is the catchiest element of Governor Rockefeller's bureaucratic Stonehenge of a Mall. Great concert venue with superb acoustics. Check online for upcoming concerts, usually a great variety.

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Thank David S
Kampala, Uganda
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

It might explain why they decided to build a huge egg in the centre of their city. I'm not too sure whose idea it was to include the egg in as an attraction, but that speaks to the fact that there is NOTHING to do in Albany. Also, I'm pretty sure no one lives in the city since the streets... More 

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