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

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Great Historic Venue for a Variety of Entertainment

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 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.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 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.

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 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!!!

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Thank George H
Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 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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Thank Localgirl0330
Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 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.

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Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

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

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Thank Fay K
Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

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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Thank JNJ1086
Brunswick, New York
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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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Thank Michael O
Northampton, Massachusetts
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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
Chilmark, Massachusetts
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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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