Hall of Fame

Proctors home to Entertainment Hall of Fame

Honoring pioneers and performing artists with ties to the Capital Region

The Capital Region Entertainment Hall of Fame at Proctors recognizes individuals or entities with strong local ties that have contributed to the rich legacy of arts, culture and entertainment in the Capital Region. Plaques are located on the first floor of Proctors near the Box Office and the G.E. Theatre.

September 2008 inductees
TV pioneer Ernst F. Alexanderson
Oldest continuously operating TV station CBS6-WRGB
Film legend Kirk Douglas
Dean of vaudeville managers Frederick Freeman Proctor
Actress Maureen Stapleton
New York State’s first radio station WGY
Actor Monty Woolley

September 2009 inductees
Vicarious Visions founders Guha and Karthick Bala
Shear Madness creators Bruce Jordan and Marilyn Abrams
Wicked author Gregory Maguire
Actress Maureen O’Sullivan

September 2010 inductees
Adirondack Studios founders Chris Detmer and Tom Lloyd
Trick rider Edwin “Poodles” Hanneford
TV chef Rachael Ray

September 2011 inductees
Broadway actress Carolee Carmello
Actor/director Kevin McGuire
The Costumer entrepreneurs Kathe and Jack Sheehan