Players of Utica originally began in 1910 as a small social and amusement club, eventually putting on dramatic productions starting in 1913. Since then, Players has celebrated over 100 seasons of productions featuring incredible local talent to over 1 million residents of Central NY.
In the Spring of 1999, a fire created by an arsonist destroyed the original Players' performance space in New Hartford, NY. Costumes, set pieces, and precious memorabilia were lost. As a result, Players was forced to find a new venue to call home.
On October 21, 2003, Players of Utica held a much anticipated ground-breaking ceremony on the site of our new theatre complex in Utica. We have managed to raise a great deal towards our goal of completing our new venue, and have been able to house a "bl...