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Altria Theater

6 N Laurel St, Richmond, VA 23220-4700
+1 804-648-0546
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Amazing building, incredible architecture

Fabulous building, worth a visit just for that. Awesome array of theatrical, musical events... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Debi K
Richmond, Virginia
Richmond Theatre Venue Downtown Richmond

Very beautiful historic theatre downtown City of Richmond with Starbucks now inside the building to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Glen Allen, Va
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Altria Theater is a venue of Richmond CenterStage, Richmond's premier performing arts center. It's the largest theater venue between New York City and Atlanta, seating over 3,600 patrons.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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6 N Laurel St, Richmond, VA 23220-4700
+1 804-648-0546
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fabulous building, worth a visit just for that. Awesome array of theatrical, musical events. Get on their list for event notifications.

Thank Debi K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very beautiful historic theatre downtown City of Richmond with Starbucks now inside the building to conveniently serve theatre goers. We go here more than a few times annually, and the only negative is the parking in the area. You must go there very early to...More

Thank loist51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes it was nice to see the Beach Boys...first time and a life time of hearing their songs. They did a great job incorporating the past and present. It was a first being in this theater. What a nice place to hear a great band....More

Thank threekittyinn
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Am in awe every single time I go to an event here. The architecture is just simply amazing. Always clean. Always plenty of employees to point you in the right direction or simply give you s hand when you need one. They have upgraded the...More

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Altria formerly known as 'The Mosque" is place for Off Broadway performances and big named performers. It is a renovated Acca Temple built in the late 20's. It is an interesting place for performances it also offers interesting architectural features.

Thank pdenn
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Went with friends to the Altria Theater to see Mamma Mia which was in town for a two day engagement. We sat in the 2nd row of the Grand Tier a little to the right of center. We had a great view of the stage...More

Thank edvh81
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Just seeing this architecturally significant building is a treat but there are several caveats. Some seats are in dead zones where it is hard to hear and some seats are REALLY cramped for leg room - ie, top balcony where you would have to be...More

Thank sharon c
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This theater has a lot of good shows and events, and I really enjoy them, but the seats are crowded, the aisle stairs are steep, and the elevators are insane.

Thank annecaroline92
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Since this place was literally on the VCU campus, it's a nice attraction for college students as well as family. They have a nice ballroom underneath and the interior architecture is wonderful. It's a shame they closed their cafe because it was a nice spot...More

Thank Andrea N
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The interior is really beautiful, and I love that there were bathrooms on every floor. Unfortunately, my knees were up against the chair in front of me the entire performance, and I'm not even tall. I had to turn sideways and lean into my friend's...More

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15 March 2017|
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Response from takeyourdog | Reviewed this property |
Sadly, it's not open as a venue to view. Take a look the next time there's something there you might want to see! (I just checked the website to make sure there are no special days when one can simply visit.)
Marnie A
22 April 2016|
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Response from Gina P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I agree, 2nd row in Grand Tier.
Brandon G
8 February 2016|
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Response from peselinger | Reviewed this property |
Virginia law is no smoking within 25 feet of an entrance. In my many visits to the Altria, I don't recall seeing smokers on the sidewalks around. There is a nearby alley and a nice open park across the street where you could... More