History

Phantom of the Opera

Friday, October 27  7:30 p.m. Join us for one of Richmond’s favorite Halloween events – the screening of the 1925 ORIGINAL “Phantom of the Opera” with the one and only Lon Chaney. This year’s screening of this iconic silent film is accompanied at console of the Mighty Wurlitzer, for the second year, by Mr. Michael Britt.…

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Brounet's Murals

We have been busy this summer inspecting every inch of the theater, getting ready for the coming restoration. One of the most amazing things about the Byrd remains its priceless set of eleven hand-painted oil murals. We have never paid too much attention to them before, but now, due to some careful research, we can…

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