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Academy Theatre

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Call: (404) 474-8332 or visit www.academytheatre.org
Founded in 1956, Atlanta’s oldest theatrical organization that has nurtured such talent as the Tony Award-winning Kenny Leon has found a new life and location in Hapeville, where it emphasizes educational programs as well as performances.

Darwin Conort and Friends

Saturday April 23, 2022 09:00 PM EDT
Darwin Conort and friends play music from the 60s to the 90s for an elegant evening.

The band features Darwin along with The show features Melody, Greg Smith, and Jesse Dickinson! The music starts at 9 PM and will have a special session at Midnight!

Your ticket includes a drink to toast in the ...
Cost: $20

On Golden Pond by Ernest Thompson

Friday February 11, 2022 08:00 PM EST
Categories: Tfeater

Ernest Thompson's classic American drama about Norman Thayer and his attempt to rebuild his relationship with his daughter and keep his dignity with his wife even as his mind is slipping. Directed by Rob Raissle.

Cost: $25-$30

City of Hapeville's Latinx International Film Festival

Saturday October 30, 2021 05:00 PM EDT
The City of Hapeville presents its second installment of Latinx International Film Festival at the Historic Academy Theater on Saturday, October 30, and Sunday, October 31, 2021. The films were curated by Atlanta-based, Mexican-born and Daytime Emmy award-winning filmmaker Jesús Andrés Lugo Gómez. T...
Cost: Free

Hapeville Black History Month Exhibition and Art Walk

Saturday February 22, 2020 02:00 PM EST
Join us for a celebration of the arts and Black History month for Hapeville's first Black Histoy Month Exhibitin and Art Walk! Spread out across Downtwon Hapeville, this immersive experience will include over 70 works from 40 artists, ranging from photography, painting, and audio-visual installation...
Cost: Free

Coda by Sharon Mathis

Friday February 7, 2020 12:00 AM EST
Academy Theatre will be presenting the world premiere of Coda, by renowned local playwright Sharon Mathis, just in time for Valentine's Day! When Jesse and Julia meet at the retirement home, it's love at first sight. Sadly, their families will do everything to tear them apart. The two lovers fight...
Cost: $30 general admission, $25 for seniors/students/military

The Odd Couple

Friday October 11, 2019 08:00 PM EDT
Academy Theatre will be opening their 2019/2020 season with The Odd Couple by Neil Simon, directed by Lynna Schmidt. This will be the first mainstage production in the newly built proscenium-style theatre! Felix Ungar (Jeff Cooper), a neurotic, neat freak news writer, is thrown out by his wife, and ...
Cost: $30.00

Battleacts Improv

Saturday November 17, 2018 08:00 PM EST
Cost: $12 (adv). $15 at door.

Amanda Rountree & Friends presents FOUND OBJECTS

Saturday March 10, 2018 08:00 PM EST
Amanda Rountree and Friends presents Found Objects, a spontaneous, personal, funny, and unique look at the life of the performers, based on the objects they bring that night. Completely improvised; completely true.

www.amandarountree.com 

Cost: $10-$15

FOUND OBJECTS

Saturday March 10, 2018 08:00 PM EST
Amanda Rountree and Friends presents Found Objects, a spontaneous, personal, funny, and unique look at the life of the performers, based on the objects they bring that night. Completely improvised; completely true.

http://www.amandarountree.com

Cost: $10-$15

Amanda Rountree & Friends presents FOUND OBJECTS

Friday March 9, 2018 08:00 PM EST
Amanda Rountree and Friends presents Found Objects, a spontaneous, personal, funny and unique look at the life of the performers, based on the objects they bring that night. Completely improvised; completely true.
Cost: $10=$15

BattleActs! Improv Comedy Hosted by Laughing Matters

Saturday December 16, 2017 08:00 PM EST
Battle acts take the stage of Academy Theatre. 

Tickets

Cost: $12-$23

You Can't Sing THAT! A Reverse Cabaret

Friday July 22, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Hear this brand new cabaret of actors and singers in roles they'll never get to play on stage. These hopes come to life at the Academy this summer. Don't miss out!
Cost: $20-$25

An Atlanta Christmas

Saturday December 12, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Welcome! Welcome to our family Christmas! To every family Christmas that ever was or ever will be. Join us in our 16th consecutive year as we celebrate the sweeter and zanier sides of the season as celebrated in the South. In a season awash with Marley’s Ghost from London and Sugarplum Fairies...
Cost: $10

The punany Poet's The Head Doctor Show

Friday November 27, 2015 07:00 PM EST
The Punany Poets present The Perfect Date Night! As seen on HBO, BET and Playboy TV, author/activist Jessica Holter stars in this erotic cabaret show for especially for lovers and friends. Replete with sensational story-telling with exotic dance interpretation ripped from the pages of her book Verba...
Cost: $30-$65

BattleActs! The Family Friendly Comedy Competition

Friday September 18, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
You choose what the scenes are about and which performers keep performing! It's fun for everyone at our monthly comedy competition! With Sarah McKee, Andre Castenell, Laura Scott, Sara Bresee, Mort Salvitore, Sarah Zuk, Sara McGlothlin and Zachary Tyler Roe. Be among those who decide! All improv, al...
Cost: $15 at the door, $12 online

The Paris Dancers: Senior Moments!

Saturday April 25, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Great Dancers, Great Comedy, Great Fun! A night where if they can just remember the steps, the dancing will be great!
Cost: $10

Collective 51 Springs Forward into Laughter!

Thursday April 2, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
The Ladies of Collective 51 bring you great late evening comedy all based on your tasteful suggestions! Our 9 PM start time means you have time for both dinner and traffic!
Cost: $10-$15

Continuance: Stories Not Yet Ended

Saturday March 28, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Continuance: Stories Not Yet Ended an audio drama presentation of selected episodes of our extensive catalog of original serials in a benefit for the American Brain Tumor Association including “Rory Rammer, Space Marshal,” and “The Crimson Hawk”.
Cost: $10-$15

Collective 51's Improv Show

Thursday March 5, 2015 07:00 PM EST
The show promises a fun-for-all-ages event featuring some of Atlanta’s finest female improvisers. The show will incorporate short-form and long-form comedy based on audience suggestions.
Cost: $10

Tug of War's Super Bowl of Comedy Competitions!

Friday January 30, 2015 07:00 PM EST
The improv troupe at war with itself returns for the Superbowl Special.
Cost: $10-$15

BattleActs! Family Friendly Improv Comedy Competition

Friday December 19, 2014 07:00 PM EST
Eight improvisers start on stage, take your tasteful suggestions and compete with comedy for your votes. One performer wins to hoist the BattleActs.
Cost: $12-$15

An Atlanta Christmas

Saturday December 13, 2014 07:00 PM EST
In a season awash with Marley’s Ghost from London and Sugarplum Fairies from Germany, the Atlanta Radio Theatre Company and the Academy Theatre bring you back home to the Deep South with a series of stories told in audio to inspire the imagination.
Cost: $10

Collective 51's Apron Strings Comedy Show

Thursday December 4, 2014 07:00 PM EST
With the holidays around the corner, the ladies of Collective 51 Improv are cooking up comedy that you'll relish all month.
Cost: $10-$13

Collective 51 Improv Show: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Thursday December 4, 2014 07:00 PM EST
The show promises a fun-for-all-ages event featuring some of Atlanta’s finest female improvisers. The show will incorporate short-form and long-form comedy based on audience suggestions. Collective 51 is an all-female improv group. Why 51? Because women are 51% of the population, and we love stats...
Cost: $10-$13

Sexpelliarmus: A Whimsical Burlesque Wizarding Revue

Friday November 21, 2014 07:00 PM EST
Two nights of wand-whirling, skirt-twirling, toe-curling entertainment, with dancing and singing and peeling galore. Join a cast from all over the Southeast, from troupes and groups of all shapes and sizes, as they whisk you into the wizarding world.
Cost: $15-$20

Collective 51 Improv Special

Thursday September 4, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
The all-female improv troupe take to the stage for its Back to School" special that will include short form and long form skits."
Cost: $10-$13

Girls of Summer: A Collective 51 Show

Thursday July 31, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Collective 51 takes the stage at the Academy Theatre for a fun in the sun* show in Hapeville!*show will happen after the sun goes down, but you get what we mean.
Cost: $13 at the door and $10 if registered online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/342495

A Rose Between Our Teeth, Act II

Friday July 25, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
The Academy's Thoroughly Modern Senior Ensemble performs a shortened version of their highly regarded show July 26th!
Cost: Free

The Lost Boys 15th Anniversary Show

Friday July 18, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
The Renaissance Festival sensation celebrates this landmark occasion with an epic show featuring performers from every era in their storied history! Advance tickets are $10 online here:http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/594178
Cost: $15 at the door, $10 online, and VIP tickets $50

The World Is My Home: The Paul Robeson Story

Saturday July 5, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Starring Stogie Kenyatta, this is the number 1 Multi Cultural, Black history Solo show on the American & Caribbean Educational Circuit & the favorite on the topic of Diversity & Social Justice. Paul Robeson said during World War 2 Nations may go to war
Cost: $25.00 at the door, but $20.00 if you register at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/296760

Academy of Comedy Improv! The Love Edition!

Friday February 7, 2014 07:00 PM EST
The Academy's improv squad takes your tasteful suggestions in this set of improv comedy! Brian Phillips, Kiera Robbins, Paige Steadman, and Robert Drake create hilarious songs and sketches for you!
Cost: $10 at the door, $6 on line!

Comedy Improv

Friday January 24, 2014 07:00 PM EST
Acting on demand! Improvisors Brian Philips, Paige Steadman,and Robert Drake take your tasteful suggestions and turn them into funny scenes and songs.This fun-filled evening is appropriate for all ages. Come have a Great Evening of Comedy! Discount tickets: Cost: $10 at the door, $6 online

BattleActs!

Friday December 20, 2013 07:00 PM EST
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Cost: $10 at the door, $6 online

BattleActs!

Friday December 20, 2013 07:00 PM EST
Audience and improvisers create their own show at Academy Theatre's monthly improv competition.
Cost: $12-$15

An Atlanta Christmas

Saturday December 7, 2013 07:00 PM EST
In a season awash with Marley’s Ghost from London and Sugarplum Fairies from Germany, the Atlanta Radio Theatre Company and the Academy Theatre bring you back home to the Deep South with a series of stories told in audio to inspire the imagination.
Cost: Pay what you can (suggested donation $10)

Collective 51 May Madness

Thursday May 30, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
The last day of may is the day for female funny. We mean funny. We'll come to you, our lovely audience for your suggestions and create great sketches that will leave you reveling in the moment. The show features Jacquelyn Wyer, Mauree Culberson,Brandi, Jamie, and of course Red.
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Tiger Peach Improv!

Thursday May 23, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
Tiger Peach Improv is coming back to the Academy Theatre on May 24 to determine the fate of one of their performers!The show will feature Sketch McQuinnor, Jamie Lynn Perniciaro, Jackie Barbor, and Dustin Danger Stevens . This is great grown up improv!This show is for those over 16 and not for the f...
Cost:

St Peters

Thursday May 23, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
Tiger Peach Improv is coming back to the Academy Theatre on May 24 to determine the fate of one of their performers!The show will feature Sketch McQuinnor, Jamie Lynn Perniciaro, Jackie Barbor, and Dustin Danger Stevens . This is great grown up improv!This show is for those over 16 and not for the f...
Cost:

The 5th Annual SteamFest

Saturday May 4, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
Academy Theatre presents the 5th annual Cinco-De-S.T.E.A.M.Fest, a celebration of all things STEAMpunk." This years festival will have a Latin flair and feature new Theatre pieces
Cost: $25

The World is my Home - The Life of Paul Robeson

Saturday April 20, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
Stogie Kenyatta stars in this multi cultural, black history solo show on the topic of diversity and social justice.
Cost: $25

The Liar's Child

Monday March 25, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
Working Title Playwrights presents The Liar's Child by Sharon Mathis as part of their signature series, The Ethel Woolson Lab.
Cost: $10

The Liar's Child by Sharon Mathis (part of the Ethel Woolson Lab)

Monday March 25, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
A legacy of violence. Accusations, delusions, and lies. Is killing in the genes? Based on Aeschylus' Oresteia, a son must choose between parents, and do an unspeakable wrong for the right reason. In the nightmare of living with his act, Orestes discovers the truth about his family and a promise of p...
Cost: $10

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

Saturday March 16, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
The Academy Theater presents Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, the story of discovery, revenge and the magic of the underwater realm in this live radio play.
Cost: $10-$15

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

Saturday March 16, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is, perhaps, Jules Verne’s most well-known story. Adapted for motion pictures many times, ARTC now brings their own take to the story of discovery, revenge, and the magic of the underwater realm with this world-premier performance by established author and pla...
Cost: $10 advance / $15 at the door

When Your Middle Name is Danger

Sunday March 10, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
When Your Middle Name is Danger" is the true story of a nerd approaching thirty and thrusting back into the dating world after nearly a decade."
Cost: $10-$15

PUPPETPALOOZA!

Friday February 22, 2013 07:00 PM EST
Bring the kids to this fun puppet variety show featuring the talents of the Atlanta Puppetry Guild! There will be games and activities for kids and parents alike in between acts as well as merchandise for sale including one of a kind puppets. Proceeds will go to the Atlanta Puppetry Guild to support...
Cost: $5-$10

Heart Throbs

Saturday February 9, 2013 07:00 PM EST
Flying Cat Productions, Lionheart Theatre and the Academy Theatre present an evening of nine short plays about the struggle to find love.
Cost: $10

Laughing Matters

Friday January 18, 2013 07:00 PM EST
Laughing Matters is the longest-running improv comedy troupe in Atlanta. Eight improvisers begin, but only one will remain to claim the title of Champion of Battle Acts, and the audience gets to decide.
Cost: $15

Fugitive: EROS

Sunday January 13, 2013 07:00 PM EST
Working Title Playwrights presents Fugitive: EROS by Theroun D'arcy Patterson, a WTP On-Demand Reading. Fugitive: EROS is a cycle of short plays that tour the sometimes harrowing edges of relationships. Directed by Amber Bradshaw. With Amanda Cucher, Aimee Ariel, Betty Hart, Lake Roberts, Megan Haye...
Cost: Free-$5

Saint Peter's Judgment Theatre

Friday January 11, 2013 07:00 PM EST
Tiger Peach Improv brings Saint Peter's Judgment Theatre back to the Academy. The audience will provide suggestions and decide one actor's fate as Saint Peter reviews their life. This show is for teenagers and up.
Cost: $10-$13

An Academy New Year's Eve: The Magic of It's a Blunderful Life!

Sunday December 30, 2012 07:00 PM EST
Magician David Howell opens for Tiger Peach Improv who will present It's a Blunderful Life" in which the audience will decide what happens to George Bailey. This is a family-friendly."
Cost: $15

An Atlanta Christmas

Saturday December 15, 2012 07:00 PM EST
Welcome to our family Christmas, to every family Christmas that ever was or ever will be! Join us in our 13th consecutive year as we celebrate the sweeter and zanier sides of the season as celebrated in the South. In a season awash with Marley’s Ghost from London and Sugarplum Fairies from German...
Cost: Free

The WTP Chain Play

Sunday December 2, 2012 07:00 PM EST
Working Title Playwrights is celebrating its 10th anniversary. To mark the occasion, it's invited 10 playwrights to each contribute one scene of a single play. Written relay-style over the course of 20 weeks, The WTP Chain Play showcases the diversity of voices Atlanta's writers have to offer, and n...
Cost: $2-$5

They Call Me Mr. Fry

Saturday December 1, 2012 07:00 PM EST
Winner of the 2010 Hollywood Fringe Festival and the 2011 Boulder International Fringe Festival, They Call Me Mr. Fry tells the true story of a first year teacher teaching fifth grade in South Central Los Angeles.
Cost: $20

BattleActs! With Laughing Matters

Friday November 23, 2012 07:00 PM EST
Laughing Matters will perform their monthly BattleActs competition at the Academy Theatre, just in time to relieve the Thanksgiving Blues! See eight improvisers start on stage, and witness how the audience votes to keep the ones they think are funny! The improvisors will fall until there is only on...
Cost: $12-$15

20 Songs in 2 Hours with Matthew Trautwein

Saturday November 17, 2012 07:00 PM EST
Matthew Trautwein brings his coffee house show back to the Academy Theater lobby along with special guests Sadie Chapel, Marcus Durham, Helene Kates, & Dana Sealock! Matthew's portion of the show will include a special Thanksgiving presentation of Arlo Guthrie's famous holiday classic Alice's Restau...
Cost: $5

St. Peter's Judgement Theatre

Tuesday November 13, 2012 07:00 PM EST
Tiger Peach Improv presents Saint Peter's Judgement Theatre in which one audience member's life is examined to see if they make it through the pearly gates or are justly punished.
Cost: $10

Mathias Young, Jeff Blanks, Matthew Trautwein

Friday November 9, 2012 07:00 PM EST
Cost: $10

Lovecraft's NIghtmares

Saturday October 27, 2012 08:00 PM EDT
Each weekend the Atlanta Radio Theatre Company presents a month of Lovecraft shows.
Cost: $15-$50

Dark Harvest Masquerade Ball

Thursday October 25, 2012 08:00 PM EDT
Ghost and ghoul wannabes and Halloween lovers alike are invited to come dressed to the ghostly nines to the Dark Harvest Masquerade Ball for an evening of food, fun, dancing, music, and live performances. A costume contest will conclude the evening in grand style with awards given in several categor...
Cost: $35-$65

BattleActs! with Laughing Matters

Thursday October 18, 2012 08:00 PM EDT
Eight improvisors, led by Tommy Futch, compete in this family-friendly improv competition. The audience provides all the suggestions for the scenes and decides which performers survive.
Cost: $12-$15

Those Crazy Ladies in the House on the Corner

Saturday September 22, 2012 08:00 PM EDT
Dora, Maggie, and Lydia are getting old. Dr. Lomax think they need looking after and brings in Nurse Jean to help. However, no one looks after these ladies. This comedy is a benefit for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society witha special Saturday night silent auction and reception!
Cost: $20-$25

BattleActs with Laughing Matters

Friday September 14, 2012 08:00 PM EDT
Eight improvisors start on stage, but only one becomes the BattleActs Champion! Emilio Perey has won the last two times! Will he make it to three or will Swift, Tabby Stott, or Rachel Wanker dethrone him? Our family friendly show takes your tasteful suggestions to create the funny!
Cost: $12-$15

St. Peter's Judgement Theatre

Friday August 24, 2012 08:00 PM EDT
In their premiere show, the performers will take the final words of one audience member and show their life story to decide whether that person makes it through the pearly gates! Collective 51, Atlanta's all women's improv troupe opens.
Cost: $8-$10

BattleActs!

Friday August 17, 2012 08:00 PM EDT
Eight improvisors start on stage, but only one survives in our monthly improv competition. It's family-friendly improv but with a twist: The audience votes for the scenes they like and the performers in those scenes survive.
Cost: $12-$15

Permanent Waves

Friday July 27, 2012 08:00 PM EDT
Atlanta's only Rush tribute band returns to the Academy Theater with a full show of favorites from Rush's classic period. We'll have giveaways including the Tom Sawyer Dance Contest, and the By-tor Prize for Most Outrageous Display of Enthusiasm
Cost: $5

Laughing Matters BattleActs

Friday July 20, 2012 08:00 PM EDT
Eight improvisors start on stage but only one will survive as the audience gives tasteful suggestions and votes on the scenes.
Cost: $15

Academy Theatre's Internpalooza

Wednesday July 18, 2012 08:00 PM EDT
Join the Academy's summer interns as they perform their improv show and staged readings of their original works.
Cost: $5-$7

Crossroads & Origins Fusion Bellydance Show

Friday July 13, 2012 08:00 PM EDT
This show is the centerpiece, Saturday evening show, of a weekend-long bellydance fusion intensive workshop. It's open to the public and sure to be a stunner. Featuring all three of this year's internationally acclaimed, expert teachers: Donna Mejia, Lee Ali and Rina Orellana Rall - all masters of b...
Cost: $20-$25
599 North Central Ave. S.E.
Hapeville, GA 30354
(404) 474-8332
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