Byrd Theatre News

  • Brounet's Murals

    October 13, 2014

    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…

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  • Susan Buck, Paint Scientist [Profile]

    September 28, 2014

    Susan Buck: Interpreting the Interior of the Byrd As the Byrd Theatre Foundation’s “Journey to the Seats” continues, extensive renovations will aim to improve both the fashion and function of the Byrd, and secure this Richmond staple as a historic landmark among American theaters. Beginning with the HVAC system—a milestone…

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  • For Our Patrons

    June 3, 2014

    You’ve been waiting to see something happen at the theatre for far too long. Well we’re listening. And plan to make sure you know where things stand until the new plaster goes up, restrooms are updated and new seats are installed. That’s why when you hit byrdtheatrefoundation.org, you now see…

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