Welcome to Auburn Public Theater!

Auburn Public Theater enriches the social, cultural and economic growth of our region by bringing people together through affordable access to live performance, cinema, arts education and community events.

Upcoming Events


Congratulations to the winners of our RESTAURANT RAFFLE to benefit APT’s Children’s Programming Scholarship Fund!
Laura Marquart
1st Prize: 30 gift certificates valued at $50 each to Auburn’s Downtown Business District restaurants and eateries; total value $1,500
 Heidi Nightingale
2nd Prize: Two free tickets to your choice of ten shows at Auburn Public Theater during our next season
 Maryann Anderson
3rd Prize: $100 gift certificate to Café 108
Thanks to your support, we raised over $4000 that will go towards arts scholarships and music/film making equipment!

Participating Restaurants & Eateries Included in This Raffle

Angelo’s Pizza, Burger Theory, Cafe 108, Domino’s Pizza, Dunkin’ Donuts, Good Shep’s Brewery, Gretchen’s Confections, Gusto Italiano, Historic Grounds Coffee, Hunter’s Diner, Knifehand Nutrition. (Note: This is an online store. No storefront), Little Caesar’s Pizza, Moonflower Macarons, Moondog’s Lounge, Mesa Grande Taqueria, Moro’s Table, New China Royal, Next Chapter Brewpub, Octane Social House, Osteria Salina, Parker’s Grille & Tap House, Prison City Pub & Brewery, Subway, Swaby’s Tavern, Tailgater’s Sports Bar & Grill, Thirsty Pug Craft Beer, 3Leaf Tea @ Zen Den Studio, Underground Bottle Shop, Wegman’s


Auburn Public Theater makes the world a safer place for democracy by providing an inclusive space for diverse voices and artistic expression. There is something for everyone at Auburn Public Theater; a place where all are welcome.

Auburn Public Theater Stage Right
Auburn Public Theater Stage Right


As a public space, we provide a vessel that our community partners fill with their own events, classes, film screenings & more. We partner with 40+ organizations & schools every year. All of our spaces are also available for rent for birthday parties, weddings, family celebrations, fitness classes & more.


APT partners with Auburn Public Schools & community centers to provide free performing arts classes. We also have affordable classes & summer camps right here at the theater in film, theater & music. Tuition assistance and full scholarships available.

Auburn Public Theater community music class


We support individual artists & community organizations throughout the Finger Lakes by administering the NY State Council on the Arts Decentralization regranting program, which funds community arts projects.


You Are The Public For Which We Stand. Thank you for supporting your public theater in the heart of downtown Auburn, New York. Donations, sponsorships & foundation support make all of our events, educational programs & community partnerships possible.

A crowd applauding at Auburn Public Theater

Thank You to our Sponsors!

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