Northampton Academy of Music Seeks Full-Time Technical Director

The Academy of Music Theatre, an 816-seat historic performing arts venue in the lovely New England college town of Northampton, Massachusetts, seeks a full-time Technical Director. Responsibilities include organizing all technical aspects of performances and supervision of union stage crews. Knowledge of sound, lighting, set installations and rigging systems plus…

Starlight’s Youth Theatre Offers “Into the Woods” and “Peter Pan, Jr.” in May

Starlight’s Youth Theatre, Inc is thrilled to enter their 15th year of youth theatre in the Pioneer Valley with three musical performances in the month of May. The organization’s Spring musicals will have the youngest actors performing Peter Pan Jr. at Amherst Regional Middle School on May 1 and the…

Academy of Music Theatre Announces Auditions for “The Flick”

Academy of Music Theatre Announces Open Casting Call “The Flick” by Annie Baker Show dates: April 7-10, 2022 Location: Academy of Music Theatre, 274 Main Street, Northampton, MA 01060 Audition dates:January 3rd from 6:30pm – 8:30pmJanuary 5th (call backs) from 6:30- 8:30pm Characters: Sam, 35 – shaved head. Caucasian. He…

Tickets Now on Sale for Valley Light Opera’s “Pirates of Penzance”

Come and join the Valley Light Opera for their November 2021 production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s classic Pirates of Penzance; or, the Slave of Duty at The Academy of Music in Northampton. Pirates tells the story of Frederic, apprenticed at an early age to a band of pirates, who is torn between his duty…

REVIEW: “La Traviata” at Panopera

by Fred Baumgarten Panopera’s presentation of La Traviata at the Academy of Music in Northampton straddled the line between professional quality and amateur production. On the strength of some good singing, sincerity, and charm, let’s call it a win. La Traviata (roughly, “The Fallen One”), arguably Giuseppe Verdi’s most popular opera and certainly…

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