Click here to make a tax deductable donation to the Academy Theatre

Thank you to everyone who contributed on Crawford Gives Day!

With your help, the Academy Theatre raised

raised over $25,000!

We are overwhelmed the by the support of the community! 


Covid-19 Update

Join us on Saturday mornings in August at 10:00am right here on Facebook for...



*Parent or sibling partners encouraged for acting games!

*Download and print out our character development and monologue template for class here!

After your Saturday morning breakfast, head over to Facebook to take a virtual class in acting, music, and dance!

Each week will have a new instructor teaching a 45 minute class where participants will learn a song, dance combo, or acting exercise!

While this experience is free, we are graciously accepting donations here!



Any questions? Email Julia at

Not on Facebook?

Check out our classes so far!

Music with Tim Solomon: 8/1/20

Dance with Denise Robison: 8/8/20

Thank you SO MUCH to our Academy friends who have donated for our Facebook Live series! We’ve raised $1,910 to date!

John McCracken
Tom Leonard
Jason Ramsey
Kathleen Jordan
Jason Andracki
Bruce & BJ Angstadt
John Hodges
Meg Smith
Michele Johnston
Jane Pickens
Mary Lee Ross
Kt Heenan
Kayla Whalen
Patty Laverriere
Bill Altmire
Krysta Fielding Simons

Lynne Schnauber
Jane Loughlin
Claudia Peters
Autumn Vogel
Dave Baer
Zach Hummer
Kitty Wentz
Makenna Robinson
Keith Wentz
Ed Burns

Kori Kay
Jackie-Schmitt Marsteller
Alan Anderson
Mike Mellen
Don Holland
Terri Gilmore
Joan Taddie
Michael Silverman
Kevin Sockwell
Mary Coleman Jennell
Christy A. Tubbs

Janet Bergman Barrett
Mary Swink
Mike & Mary Marley
Jennifer Boyle

We are so incredibly grateful for your support!

And it is not over! We will continue to bring you live entertainment in the coming weeks!

As a non-profit, suspending our season has had a major impact on our finances. We are graciously accepting donations that will be used to continue providing professional level entertainment to our dear community. If you are able, please consider donating as we regroup and plan for life post-COVID-19.

Interested in making a donation? Donate on our Facebook page, or right here on our website!

Not on Facebook?

Check out our live concerts so far!

Julia Kemp and Kevin Dill: 3/26/20

Oliver Smith: 4/2/20

Abigail Wise and Tim Solomon: 4/9/20

Anne Leonard: 4/16/20

Julia Kemp "Special Request Show": 4/23/20

Eden Dorta : 4/30/20

Madison Morgan : 5/7/20

Sue Wentz and Tim Solomon : 5/14/20

Avery Lundin, Alan Anderson, and  Tim Solomon : 5/14/20

Carson Jones, BJ Angstadt, and  Tim Solomon : 5/28/20

Julie Cepec: 6/11/20

Box Office Hours:

Tues - Fri: 12pm - 5pm &

One hour before curtain

​​275 Chestnut Street

Meadville, PA, 16335

(814) 337-8000

The Academy Theatre is Meadville’s home for all varieties of artistic and cultural events. We offer a wide variety of shows, outside acts, educational classes and even rental space for your special occasions. 


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The Academy Theatre

275 Chestnut Street

Meadville, PA, 16335


Proud member of the

Twin Tiers Theatre Consortium:

Barrow-Civic Theatre
Struthers Library Theatre
1891 Fredonia Opera House
Palmer Opera House

Brookville Community Theatre

Pitt-Bradford Arts Program

Area Community Theatre of Sharpsville

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