Posts by Lisa Rogerson

August Brings Summer Blockbusters

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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Space! July Family Classics

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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New Website Launches! ByrdTheatre.org

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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Pre-Code Films for June

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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June Family Film Classics Celebrate Dads

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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Reinhart Auditorium Dedication

Reinhart Auditorium

The Reinhart family recently provided a $500,000 gift to the Foundation – the largest gift in the Foundation’s history.  We held an event at the theatre that drew government officials, civic and corporate leaders and community to honor the Reinhart family and to hear about the current phase of preservation, program expansion and capacity-building evolving…

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March Family Classics

Little Women (1994)  March 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Tickets $4 Louisa May Alcott’s autobiographical account of her life with her three sisters in Concord, Massachusetts in the 1860s. With their father fighting in the American Civil War, sisters Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth are at home with their mother, a very…

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March Big Screen Classics:

Women’s History & Science on Screen Sunshine Cleaning (2008)  March 6, 2019 @ 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Tickets $5 In order to raise the tuition to send her young son to private school, a mom starts an unusual business — a biohazard removal/crime scene clean-up service — with her unreliable sister. Directed by Christine…

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February Big Screen Classics continue with Oscar Winners

Slumdog Millionaire (2008)  February 6, 2019 @7:15 pm -9:30 pm Tickets $5 The story of Jamal Malik, an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, who is about to experience the biggest day of his life. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees…

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February Family Classics

Rock-A-Doodle (1991)  February 2, 2019 @10:00 am to 11:30 am Tickets $4 In order to defeat the Grand Duke of Owls, a young boy transformed into a cat teams up with a group of barnyard animals to find a rooster who can raise the sun. Directed by Don BluthWritten by Don BluthStars Phil Harris, Glen…

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