The Academy of Music Theatre produces and presents special events outside of our regularly planned Season Series each year. Check back for updates and special event announcements!
Thurgood (New Repertory Theatre)
February 16, 2018 at 8:30pm
Special performance location at the Hampshire Council-Gov Courthouse
Academy of Music Theatre presents New Repertory Theatre’s Production of Thurgood by George Stevens, Jr. This one-night-only special performance will be at the Hampshire Council-Gov Courthouse in Northampton. Audience members will sit in the courthouse viewing seats as actor Johnny Lee Davenport portrays the role of Thurgood Marshall in one of the “greatest performances of the year” (Boston Post-Gazette).
The Valley Letters Project: Live on Stage
A Fundraiser to Benefit the Academy of Music Theatre
March 10, 2018 at 7:30pm
The Academy of Music Theatre is proud to present The Valley Letters Project: Live on Stage, a new series celebrating the art of letter writing and its connection to our local history. The evening will feature letters by historic people of note connected to the Western Massachusetts/Pioneer Valley region read aloud by contemporary people of note who are currently impacting the Western Massachusetts and the Pioneer Valley landscape.
Join us for letters of love, home, friendship and advice from Susan B. Anthony, John Brown, Richard Burton, Calvin Coolidge, Emily Dickinson, Frederick Douglass, Amelia Earhart, Ralph Waldo Emmerson, Nathanial Hawthorne, Helen Keller, Leonard Nimoy, Frederick Law Olmsted, Elizabeth Taylor, Sylvia Plath, Sojourner Truth, Kurt Vonnegut and MORE; with letter readingS BY Joan Holliday, Alika Hope, Daniel Jones, Richard Michelson, Mayor David Narkewicz, Bill Newman, Nannette Vonnegut, Mo Willems and MORE!
A silent auction will take place in the Salon Room of the Academy of Music during the event. All funds raised will benefit the operation of our beloved and historic Academy of Music Theatre.