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Academy Theatre

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New seating is great!

I have enjoyed many shows at the Academy Theatre but always found the seating rather cramped and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lindsay, Canada

Terrific venue, friendly staff! Only complaint is the chairs being a little tight if you are tall... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Lisa M
Lindsay, Canada
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One of the last functioning vaudvillian theatres in Ontario, if not in Canada.
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2 Lindsay St S, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K9V 2L6, Canada
+1 705-324-9111
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have enjoyed many shows at the Academy Theatre but always found the seating rather cramped and uncomfortable. The new seats are more comfortable with much more legroom. Good job!

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Terrific venue, friendly staff! Only complaint is the chairs being a little tight if you are tall (ie. 6’ tall or more), and don’t have an aisle seat.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 2 April 2018

The theatre offers various degrees of entertainment from the local community plus leading Canadian musicians, knock off bands , comedy acts, quality plays and revues. Watch for jazz nights in the guild room . Sip a beverage while perusing artist's creations from KAN, the Kawartha...More

Thank jdburns
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We are really lucky to have some a great venue so close to home. The variety of shows here is incredible and it means we don't have to travel to Toronto.

Thank cathysC2605DY
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The Academy Theatre is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. The building was completed in September of 1892 and the first performance occurred in January 1893. It has been a venue for live theatre, silent movies, vaudeville, and movies again. First run shows were performed...More

Thank janeite0
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful historical building, great acoustics and a good selection of local and other talent 😊. There are choices for every age group and area of interest.

Thank Mjher
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Local talented dancers from pre-school to high school age!. The Academy provides a venue where they can all shine. Loved every minute! Our town has so much to be proud of.

Thank NancyBC33
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Small theater. Older theater but cozy. Not a lot of selection but convenient for people living in Lindsay.

Thank lindsaytraveller2016
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is a great old style theater venue with fair shows. We enjoy going once and awhile. If you like live entertainment in a heritage setting this is a good choice.

Thank Garry M
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This theatre has old town charm...it has hosted many venues from music to plays, bands, dance,fashion shows, stand up comics etc. The local members and patrons strive to keep it viable as to lose it would be a great loss to the community.

Thank pdwensley
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10 August 2017|
Response from NancyBC33 | Reviewed this property |
Academy Theatre presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Date: Thursday, August 17 - Saturday, August 19, 2017 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Academy Theatre (2 Lindsay St. S., Lindsay) Cost: $25/adult... More