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Address: Main Street, Northampton, MA
Phone Number:
+1 413-584-8435
15:00 - 18:00
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Mon 09:00 - 17:00
Tue - Fri 15:00 - 18:00

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Lovely old theater with a great history

We see the Pioneer Valley Ballet's Nutcracker here every year, as well as a spring ballet and at least a few other community shows. Since it was renovated a few years back, it is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We see the Pioneer Valley Ballet's Nutcracker here every year, as well as a spring ballet and at least a few other community shows. Since it was renovated a few years back, it is just that much more special. The theater is a walk back in time and filled with history. Donated to the city of Northampton in the early... More 

Thank MilesBS
Ludlow, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We saw a very good show. Its nice that they are keeping this very old place up. It reminds me of the old western theaters.

Thank Kyle C
Springfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

The Academy shows a wide variety of events throughout the year and we attend many, especially music and theater. Gorgeously restored and intimate, it is a great venue for live performance. They even serve fresh popped popcorn!

Thank Alison L S
Chicopee, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Excellent very old theatre. Been the a couple of times. They are very organized. Seats are very comfortable. Small problem - no ice for your drinks.

Thank CESecurity
Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have been to several theater performances, dance recitals, and even the First Night Circus at the Academy, and it is a terrific venue. There are very few (if any) bad seats, performances are reasonably priced, the popcorn is yummy, and if you get a chance to take the historic tour of the place, it's well worth the time :)

Thank drummersu
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

The Academy of Music just celebrated its 150 year anniversary. It is the oldest municipality-owned theatre int he country. First class live theatre, music concerts of all kinds, a film festival and even national renowned comedians perform there.

Thank NorthamptonSyd
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

I have seen many performances at the Academy of Music Theatre and have always had a good time, good view (regardless of the seat), and good performances. A really nice place to see a local show. The staff is always helpful and efficient.

Thank sarah m
Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

I finally made it to this wonderful venue to see the Young and Heart. What t an incredible performance in a beautiful venue. The staff was fantastic and very helpful. Just a great time with my wonderful wife and partner!!!

Thank George H
Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Built as an opera house originally by a local opera-lover, the Academy of Music has been many things over the years-- including almost closed. So glad it isn't! The inside has been painfully restored and the gilded moldings, red velvet curtains, and wooden floors give it that authentic Victorian feel. I first started visiting the Academy in the 70's when... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

An iconic theatre in the heart of the town, it has a cross section of shows...so be sure and keep an eye to the website to know what's coming.

1 Thank Maggie_Oakshot

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