RECREATION & PARKS
Henrico Theatre hosts a variety of arts programming for all ages and is available to rent for recitals, concerts, group meetings, and multimedia presentations. Henrico Theatre is proud to have state-of-the-art technology for all of your theatre or business needs.
Hours of Operation
Rental & Program Hours
Friday & Saturday, 8am-11pm
Henrico Live Season 2
Join us for Henrico Theatre’s second season of Henrico Live, featuring groups from LA to New York. (Henrico Live Brochure)
Individual Tickets can be purchased online or in person at Henrico Theatre. Cost is $10 per show.
Buy Individual Tickets
Fri, Nov 20, 7pm. $10
The Currys have developed their brand of homegrown, harmony-rich Americana through summers of writing and performing on the Florida Gulf Coast. Brothers Jimmy and Tommy Curry and cousin Galen Curry began with acoustic performances in local restaurants, but over time the trio gained a regional following performing regularly at festivals and venues around the Southeast.
Fri, Jan 22, 7pm. $10
Imagine the smooth soul of Stevie Wonder, the percussive power of Stomp, the funk and drive of Earth, Wind, & Fire, the hip licks of Take 6, and the brass bite of Harry Connick, Jr.’s Big Band… all created by the human voice alone. M-Pact is respected worldwide as a cutting edge trailblazer in the realm of vocal music.
Route 66: Finding Nat King Cole
Fri, Mar 18, 7pm. $10
A phenomenal one-man show featuring the multi-talented film and stage actor Dr. Jeff Obafemi Carr! This one-act blockbuster takes us backstage to the dressing room of the actor tasked with bringing to life the music and memory of the great Nat King Cole.
Fri, May 20, 7pm. $10
New Yorker Matt Beilis was born with a distinct voice. Some would say it’s unconventional, which would fit the personality of this singer/songwriter/pianist. Matt traded in his Ivy League education for a gig in a piano store, betting that his artistic talents would propel him beyond the comfort that his academic achievements all but guaranteed.
Tickets are only $1 per person and can be purchased at the door.
Fri, Oct 2 at 7pm and Sat, Oct 3 at 2 & 7pm
Fri, Oct 30 at 7pm
Come in costume and receive a goody bag of treats!
Breakfast at Tiffany’s (NR)
Fri, Nov 6 at 7pm and Sat, Nov 7 at 2 & 7pm
Special 12pm showing and brunch for Senior Adults on Nov 6! Register for brunch.
Fri, Dec 11 at 7pm and Sat, Dec 12 at 2pm
Miracle on 34th Street (NR)
Thur, Dec 3 & Fri, Dec 4 at 7pm and Sat, Dec 5 at 2 & 7pm
Performers from Henrico Theatre Company will sing and dance to holiday tunes prior to the movie.
Polar Express (G)
Fri, Dec 18 at 10am & 7pm
Come early to visit the train exhibit, meet the conductor, and receive your golden boarding ticket and bell.
Concerts & Shows
The Volunteers of The U.S. Army Field Band
Thu, Oct 15, 7pm. Free! Order Tickets
Since 1981, The Volunteers have been bringing the Army Story to life through rock, pop, country, and patriotic music. Whether rocking out major arenas around the country, thrilling crowds at community events, or entertaining Veterans in more intimate shows, these Soldier-Musicians proudly represent their fellow Soldiers. The show is free, but tickets are required.
Doors Wide Open
Sat, Oct 17, 7pm. $5. Buy Tickets
DWO will take you on a musical journey performing jazz, funk, and fusion with a touch of rhythm and blues. A wonderful evening of entertainment that will leave you wanting more!
Henrico Concert Band Holiday Concert
Mon, Dec 7, 7:30pm. Free!
Celebrate the holiday season with Henrico Concert Band. Under the direction of Randy Abernathy, the band will get you in the mood for this festive season with all of your holiday favorites. Reservations can be made beginning Nov 2 by calling 328-4491.
Christmas with Susan Greenbaum and KOS
Sat, Dec 19, 4 & 7pm. $5. Buy Tickets
Come join us for an evening filled with holiday favorites from Richmond’s own Susan Greenbaum and KOS. Listen to their unique arrangements and sounds of the seasonal songs you love.
This Was Richmond: Photographic Tour After the Civil War
Sun, Oct 18, 2-3pm. Free.
Learn about Richmond after the Civil War through photography. National Park Service historian Mike Gorman brings his dynamic storytelling skills and knowledge of Civil War photography to the big screen. Both familiar and obscure photographs focusing on Richmond after the 1865 evacuation fire will be investigated in greater detail. Information: 501-2130.
Real to Reel: Lincoln (PG-13)
Sun, Nov 15, 2pm. $1.
Ages 13+. Ever wonder how historically accurate our favorite films really are? Come and enjoy the movie, Lincoln. Mike Gorman, Park Ranger at Richmond National Battlefield and historical consultant on the film, will be highlighting the major historic themes including the momentous decision to abolish slavery forever. Tickets are $1 per person and can be purchased at the door. Information: 501-2130.
To view a complete list of Recreation programs, visit HCRP Connect.
The facility has two rooms available for rent:
- The Main Theatre has a maximum capacity of 400. Rental of the Main Theatre includes the use of the Green Room and dressing rooms.
- The Reception Room and Lounge (second floor) has a combined maximum capacity of 72 individuals. Rental of the second floor includes use of the kitchen.
The parking lot has the capacity for 135 vehicles.
- Sample Room Diagrams
- Henrico Theatre Reservation Guide – Auditorium
- Henrico Theatre-Reception Room
- Henrico Theatre Performance Guidelines
- Henrico Theatre Auditorium Application
- Henrico Theatre Application to Collect Monies
- Henrico Theatre Room Setup & Equipment Form
- Facility Rental Application-Individual
- Facility Rental Application-Organization
Henrico Theatre, located in Highland Springs, originally opened as a movie palace on April 25, 1938. Tickets were $0.25 for adults and $0.10 for children. The Theatre was designated as a bomb shelter during World War II and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 1998, Henrico County purchased the property from the Horne family, owners and operators from 1976 to 1998.