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Academy of Music Theatre

Main Street, Northampton, MA
+1 413-584-8435
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Ladies night put

Very quaint/historic theater. Comfortable seating. Seems like a good view of stage, no matter where... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gail H
via mobile
Pretty Building, Appalling Acoustics

If you are looking for an old-timey theater experience this place may be for you. If you are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Newburyport, Massachusetts
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“opera house” (4 reviews)
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Main Street, Northampton, MA
+1 413-584-8435
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very quaint/historic theater. Comfortable seating. Seems like a good view of stage, no matter where you were seated. Restrooms could use updating. Pay, "39 steps" was very well presented, actors did an outstanding job. Gail H

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for an old-timey theater experience this place may be for you. If you are looking for a place to enjoy a musical performance--stay as far way as you can. But if you insist on going anyway, at least stay away from...More

Thank amherst_reader
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This theatre is not architec turally beautiful, it is really quite average. Save your money i haven't seen any great percormances either. The acoustics are awful.

1  Thank Tl D
Reviewed 24 May 2017

You have to see this place. As for the rest of the experience (movie, concert, whatever) it depends on what's playing. One caution: seats under the balcony do not have good sound. I know this from many, many visits to the Academy--back when it was...More

Thank arimbaud
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

The acoustics here were amazing! We saw Melissa Erheridgd here and had a partially obstructed view seat. It was just fine and we enjoyed the concert very much. We were on the main floor and heard people saying they didn't like the balconies. We loved...More

1  Thank Sara L
Reviewed 8 January 2017

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...More

Thank MilesBS
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
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
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
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...More

Thank drummersu
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12 January 2017|
Response from MilesBS | Reviewed this property |
ABBA Mania is down the street on February 11 at the Calvin Theater in Northampton. You and your 10-year-old daughter might also be interested in at least two of the Four Sundays in February sponsored by the Northampton... More

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