Vice President & Programming Chair, Byrd Theatre Foundation –– The Byrd Theatre is absolutely exquisite, inside and out. As grand as any cathedral we have in Virginia – which may have played a role in my decision for getting married there in 2010. Beyond that, the Byrd is a physical manifestation of the Arts at its finest. It's a celebration of early cinema and it's nod to many traditions of stage theatre. In a day where multiplexes rule, I want nothing more than to see this 1928 experience and appreciation of film passed on to future generations.
From Richmond Native and acclaimed graphic novelist Dash Shaw (Bottomless Belly Button; New School) comes an audacious debut that is equal parts disaster cinema, high school comedy and ...On May 23, 2017 / By Grant Mizell
RICHMOND, Va., March 16, 2017 – Three new months of classic programming at The Byrd will introduce new generations to some of cinema’s greatest treasures, as well as some ...On March 17, 2017 / By Grant Mizell
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 ...On December 15, 2016 / By Grant Mizell
In order to make certain the Byrd remains Richmond’s Grand Movie Palace for another 85 years and beyond, the Byrd Theatre Foundation, a not-for-profit 501(c) 3 entity, was formed and arranged to purchase the building. Read More
Your support will fund the restoration over the next 3 years, and expand film center programming.