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Address: Main Street, Northampton, MA
Phone Number: 413-584-8435
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Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Fri 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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This is a beautiful grand historic theater. They do a lovely production of The Nutcracker They show some movies. There is are ever changing programs. I highly recommend The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
JNJ1086
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Northampton, Massachusetts
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Rockland, Maine
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109 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed great events in this old restored theater. Great musicals, plays, ballets, Northampton preserved a jewel.

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful grand historic theater. They do a lovely production of The Nutcracker They show some movies. There is are ever changing programs. I highly recommend The Four Sundays in February shows. This theater is worth keeping on your favorites list to look up what is playing next.

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Brunswick, New York
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

We are very picky about the venues where we will watch a concert. We like intimate, acoustic places (ex: The Egg in Albany). We traveled from Albany to enjoy a Brandi Carlile concert. This was a perfect venue for this performance. A small, classic theater, with comfortable, wide seats (I am a large man and felt fine in the seat).... More 

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

This is a wonderful place to hear music, see dance, or attend community events. The renovation makes it shine.

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Thank Mike L
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77 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Owned by the city of Northampton, this popular theater is a gem in the heart of the city. Once an opera house, later a movie theater, the facility now hosts a variety of community events throughout the year -- one of which was my granddaughter's dance performance. What a thrill for our small dancers to be able to perform in... More 

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cape ann massachusetts
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

saw top Indian composer and sitar player here last year. excellentvenue sold out otop teachaer of this insturment. visited to see him before the concert backstage.

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a fun theater to meet and see all your buddies from Northampton and the surrounding area. A lot of local productions that are often cute and surprisingly good. Only negative is they charge a service charge for tickets even if you buy them at the box office.

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

One of first city owned theaters in the US, the Academy is a historic gem that is currently raising money to restore and update some of the features of the theatre. This theatre, located in the center of Northampton, feels like you are stepping back in time. It hosts so many cultural events, many produced by area groups, schools and... More 

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South Hadley
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49 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

The Academy of Music is a showplace just outside the gates of Smith College.It dates back to its earliest performer Jenny Lind in the 1800's who loved it, and Northampton, so much that she called it "The Paradise of America". Northampton is still known locally as Paradise City. A trip to the Academy of Music brings you back to that... More 

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Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

The Academy of Music is Northampton's gem. Recently renovated, it's the 6th oldest theatre in the US. Very grand and a flashback to more civilized times. It's a lovely place to see a concert, dance performance, or film.

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