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  • 2017 to be a big year with big changes to the Byrd

    December 15, 2016

    RICHMOND, VA, December 15, 2016 –  As we approach The Byrd Theatre’s 88th birthday on December 24, The Byrd Theatre and Foundation is delighted to announce a multitude of big changes coming to the Virginia landmark. As of December 13, The Byrd is now processing credit cards, for the first…

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  • A Message from the President

    December 15, 2016

    Thank you! We can’t thank you enough for your loyal support of the Byrd Theatre! Your gifts and patronage are helping to revitalize the Byrd as a film center where audiences share a wide variety of films that enrich their lives. This year, you’ve helped us expand programming, improve service and build…

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  • Expanded Repertory in 2017

    December 8, 2016

    New Year, New Byrd FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RICHMOND, Va., December 8, 2016 –  In September, The Byrd Theatre launched new repertory programming that returned Jimmy Stewart, Grace Kelly, Humphrey Bogart, Elizabeth Taylor, Gene Kelly, Paul Newman, and Bing Crosby back to the Big Screen. In January, the series further expands…

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  • Midnight Movies are back – Sat, 10/22

    October 13, 2016

    Opening Lineup: Ghostbusters (10/22), Army of Darkness (11/19), and Die Hard (12/17) RICHMOND, Va., October 13, 2016 –  The cult classic cinema series is coming back to the Byrd, which may not be so strange in the Carytown neighborhood, but it didn’t stop the Byrd form calling on the original 1984 Ghostbusters to lead the…

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  • Hitchcock, Kurosawa, The Wiz and the Mighty Wurlitzer headline artoberVA lineup

    September 29, 2016

    The Byrd is introducing new programming in celebration of artoberVA, a month long celebration of art and culture during October in honor of National Arts and Humanities Month, hosted by CultureWorks and their sponsors.   artoberVA OPENER: THE WIZ (1978, G) Oct 1 @ 10a: Ease on down to the Byrd, this…

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  • Byrd launches New Cinema Series for Classic Movie Lovers during ArtoberVA

    September 29, 2016

    RICHMOND, Va., September 28, 2016 –  Jimmy Stewart, Grace Kelly, Humphrey Bogart, Elizabeth Taylor, Gene Kelly, Paul Newman, and Bing Crosby will be back on the Big Screen at the Byrd Theatre, part of a new monthly cinema series beginning next week. The Byrd continues expanding regular programming with Big Screen…

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  • Greatest Summer Movie opens Summer Family Classics

    June 16, 2016

    This weekend, we celebrate dads, baseball and summer… with our Saturday Family Classic, The Sandlot. Nutzy will host with some great prizes and giveaways from the Richmond Flying Squirrels, plus our own “Church at the Byrd” (Area 10) will provide complimentary coffee for adults. Teaser and reminder(s) why The Sandlot is quite possibly, the…

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  • 1939 Wizard of Oz headlines launch of Family Classics

    May 5, 2016

    RICHMOND, VA – May 4, 2016 – Saturday, May 21 at 10:00 a.m., Richmond families and movie lovers of all ages will follow the yellow brick road to the Byrd Theatre’s series launch of Family Classics, featuring the 1939 Wizard of Oz. Every Saturday at 10:00 a.m., Richmonders will be treated…

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  • Announcing: Family Classics – Saturdays at 10a

    April 5, 2016

    The Byrd Theatre Announces Saturday Morning Family Classics Film Series  Contact: Gibson Worsham, President Email: [email protected] RICHMOND, Va., April 4, 2016 – Starting May 21, 2016, Richmond’s own motion picture palace, The Byrd Theatre, will pilot new weekend programming. Family Classics will expand the Byrd’s current schedule, adding Saturday mornings…

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  • Give Thanks for Cinema and the Byrd

    November 12, 2015

    Saturday, November 14 from 2p – 6p, GIVE THANKS for cinema at The Byrd Theatre! We’ve worked hard to arrange a very special, free event that celebrates the Byrd and pays tribute to everyone’s favorite art form to watch, cinema. The Byrd opened its doors in 1928, at the height of popularity for…

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