Byrd Theatre Upper Lobby. New Executive Director takes helm

Closure due to COVID-19 isn’t stopping the Byrd Theatre from continuing to focus on the strategic plan and its long-term future. When closure happened in Mid-March, the Byrd Theatre Foundation was already well into a national search for the first Executive Director to lead the non-profit theatre as part of the Phase 2 Strategic Plan.…

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Out of deep care and concern for our dedicated  staff and our wonderful Byrd community, we have made the difficult decision to temporarily suspend all films and special events effective Saturday, March 14th 8am  This is a precautionary and voluntary measure as we currently have no known cases of novel coronavirus COVID-19 associated with the…

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Dear Byrd Theatre guests,  We are continuing to actively monitor the VDH and CDC and listen to the Governor, the Mayor and other officials in the developing impact of COVID-19 in our community. In an effort to protect you, our guests, and allow you to practice social distancing, we are capping our attendance for our…

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Dear Byrd Theatre guests,  Our priority at The Byrd Theatre is the health and safety of our audience members and our employees. We are actively monitoring the development of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and its potential impact.  The risk of COVID-19 is low in our Greater Richmond area. We have implemented precautionary measures as recommended by the…

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You have questions. We have answers. We’re breaking down the answers to some of your pressing questions. This installment is all about our programming. Let’s get to it! Q: Are you becoming an art house theatre or a first run theatre?  A: We’ve always tried to include a mix of films that you might not necessarily…

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The dog days of summer. Hot and humid here in Richmond, VA. What can cool you off? A movie at the Byrd Theatre! All month we are showing great summer blockbuster films. Big Screen Classics are Wednesdays at 7:15pm and one Sunday a month. Family Classics are every Saturday at 10am. August 3 Back to…

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Each month we bring you a collection of family friendly films every Saturday morning at 10am. This movie going experience includes a Warner Bros. cartoon and a short concert by the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ, played by Bob Gulledge. This July, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission we bring you a…

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As part of the ongoing 90th year of the Byrd Theatre celebration, the latest update to continue to show the Byrd Theatre as fresh and relevant as ever, is the creation of the new ByrdTheatre.org website.  The new site is a unified destination for all things Byrd Theatre. Some of the key features the Byrd…

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Docks of New York

This June, we are showing a series of Pre-Code films. Historically, Pre-Code films refer to the films created during the time frame from when the Hays Code was introduced in 1930 and the enforcement of the code in about 1934.

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Lego Batman Movie

Each month we bring you a collection of family friendly films every Saturday morning at 10am. This movie going experience includes a Warner Bros. cartoon and a short concert by the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ, played by Bob Gulledge. During June we’ve picked 5 great Dad films. June 1: Mrs. Doubtfire June 8: Indiana Jones and…

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