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Hapeville celebrates Black History Month with art and music

Hapeville will host a Black History Month celebration Feb. 4 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Academy Theatre. This year’s annual Hapeville Celebrates Black History event will showcase artwork and talent by local artists and performers, as well as a small Black business market. Read more »

Happenings: Latin X International Film Festival & Dia De Muertos Celebration

The City of Hapeville presents the third installment of its Latinx International Film Festival at the Historic Academy Theater on October 29 and 30, 2022. This year’s films will be curated by Mexican-born, Atlanta-based, and Daytime Emmy award-winning filmmaker Jesús Andrés Lugo Gómez. Read more »

Hapeville happenings: Eat, drink and explore

At just 2.5 square miles wide, Hapeville is a tiny town located ITP (inside the Perimeter) and named after one of its original landowners and its first mayor, Dr. Samuel Hape. While just under 7,000 residents live in Hapeville, the city has been growing into a burgeoning arts community and is home to many iconic […]

The Academy Theatre presents production of dark comedy ‘Seminar’ in Hapeville

In the play “Seminar,” a group of aspiring writers has their work and lives ripped apart during a 10-week writing course. Tony Award-nominated actor Alan Rickman returned to Broadway to perform in the world premiere in 2011. Now, Atlanta’s longest-running professional theater, the Academy Theatre in Hapeville, is presenting a production of “Seminar.” The show […]

Academy Theatre COVID-19 Policy

In order to promote a safe and enjoyable theatre experience, Academy Theatre has established certain practices to mitigate the spread of COVID-19: Any person entering the premises waives all civil liability against this premises owner and operator for any injuries caused by the inherent risk associated with contracting COVID-19 at public gatherings, except for gross […]

Impact and Academy Theatres present The ReRooting

Academy Theatre and Impact Theatre Atlanta will be finishing their 2018/19 season with The ReRooting by Betty Chaney, directed by Brenda Porter. This play is the conclusion to the trilogy including The Rooting Place, presented in 2016, and The Uprooting, presented in 2017. The Story The story begins as a storm of epic proportions erupts for Jeffrey Lee. Unknown […]

Academy Theatre announces 2019/2020 Season

Academy Theatre is proud to announce the new 2019/2020 season! Featuring works directed by Lynna Schmidt, Robert Drake, Fracena Byrd, and Brenda Porter, this season will open on the theatre’s new proscenium stage! The Odd Couple by Neil Simon The comedic, classic story of two mismatched friends, Felix Unger and Oscar Madison. Directed by Lynna Schmidt, opens […]

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