Top 15 Theaters In Virginia


1. The John F. Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts, DC

2700 F St NW, Washington, District of Columbia
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The John F. Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts is home to the Washington National Opera and the National Symphony Orchestra.

2. The Jefferson Theater, Charlottesville

110 East Main St., Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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The Jefferson Theater always has something going on. It could be dance performances, plays, movie screenings or a hilarious vaudeville.

3. The Byrd Theatre, Richmond

2908 W Cary St, Richmond, Virginia 23221
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This stunning piece of history is great for old fashioned nostalgia and movies. Go on Saturday nights to hear the famous Mighty Wurlitzer Organ that spans four rooms. This giant orchestra is played by one man!

4. Blackfriars Playhouse, Staunton

10 South Market Street, Staunton, Virginia 24401
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The Blackfriars Playhouse is the world’s only re-creation of Shakespeare’s original indoor theatre. There is no better way to view Shakespeare than under the original conditions it was performed.

5. Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, DC

641 D Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20004
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Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is one of the leading producers of new and original plays.

6. Altria Theater, Richmond

6 N Laurel Street, Richmond, Virginia 23220
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This historic landmark is a venue for everything: music, Broadway, children’s plays and fashion shows. It was originally built in 1926 as a shrine temple.

7. Ferguson Center For The Arts, Newport News

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1 Avenue of the Arts, Newport News, Virginia
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Ferguson Center For The Arts has been called “acoustically superb.” They have Broadway plays, ballet and famous artists.

8. The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville

215 East Main St, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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For most of the middle of the 20th century, Charlottesville’s Paramount Theater had taken a leading role in the community. Created by Chicago architectural firm Rapp & Rapp, architects of The Paramount-Publix chain and its flagship theater in New York City’s Times Square, Charlottesville’s Paramount was part of the golden age of cinema. They show live screenings of shows around the world, live music events, dance and theater.

9. Lyric, Blacksburg

135 College Ave, Blacksburg, VA 24060
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The Lyric Theater is conveniently located across the the VA Tech campus. They have screenings and live performances.

10. Academy Of Fine Arts, Lynchburg

600 Main Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504
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Academy Of Fine Arts has everything from music to plays to knitting classes!

11. Riverside Center Dinner Theater, Fredericksburg

95 Riverside Pkwy, Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Riverside Center Dinner Theater not only puts on great plays, but they also have a great menu.

12. Court Square Theater, Harrisonburg

41-F Court Square, Harrisonburg, Virginia
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Court Square Theater is a center for art of every kind. They also screen movies.

13. Kimball Theatre, Williamsburg

428 W Duke of Gloucester St, Williamsburg, Virginia
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Kimball Theatre is a lovely theatre in Merchant Square. They have live performances, movies and plays.

14. LU Tower Theater, Lynchburg

1971 University Blvd, Lynchburg, Virginia
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LU Tower Theater is the theater at Liberty University. It is an expertly designed theater space.

15. Stage Door Productions, Fredericksburg

810 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Stage Door Productions is a non-profit theater that has workshops, plays, camps and junior performances.

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