Performance Hall

Now accepting reservations


Built in 1855 and fully restored in 2017, Hudson Hall’s second floor Performance Hall is New York State’s oldest surviving theater. With its large flat floor, magnificent floor to ceiling window panels and historic raked stage, there’s no limit to the different configurations possible in this unforgettable space.


  • Flexible 4,000 square foot, rectangular main floor
  • 26 foot ceiling height, with central historic oculus
  • 600 square foot mezzanine for VIP seating, receptions, or technical crew use


  • 100-250 guests for a seated dinner, 350 for a theater-style seated presentation or 500 for an open-plan cocktail event.
  • Maximum Occupancy (including performers and staff) of Orchestra, Mezzanine levels, and stage:  381 Persons


  • 1,000 square foot stage with a 19th-century restored and gilded proscenium, brick red main drape, 2 on-stage dressing rooms, and a 9-foot concert grand piano
  • Full stage cyclorama, black scrim, cinema screen, and black velour available
  • State-of-the-art lighting, sound and projection systems
  • Fully integrated HD streaming and capture system with 4 PTZ cameras
  • Rear balcony with a technical booth
  • 11 independent rigging points rated for aerial
  • Fully climate controlled, ADA accessible and with high speed fiber network and WiFi
  • Floor to ceiling operable double hung windows on either side and to the rear of the building with motorized opaque shades. Flood the space with light to keep your delegates or guests focused, or black out for presentations or screenings (soft goods available).