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
Coming Soon! Henrico Live Season 2
We hope you will join us for Henrico Theatre’s Second Season of Henrico Live – a performance series of five shows spanning from September to May.
Tickets are only $1 per person and can be purchased at the door.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (PG)
Fri, Jul 10, 10am & 7pm, Sat, Jul 11, 2 & 7pm
All Dogs Go to Heaven (PG)
Fri, Aug 7, 10am & 7pm, Sat, Aug 8, 2 & 7pm
All Dogs Go to Heaven – Pet Food Drive
Sat, Aug 8, 7pm
Join pound dogs, Charlie, Itchy and young orphan girl, Anne-Marie in their hilarious escapades as they try to thwart Carface and his evil doings. Learn an important lesson about honesty, loyalty and love. Bring a bag/can of dog or cat food to support the Henrico Humane Society. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Concerts & Shows
Barefoot Puppet Presents “Ooey Gooey”
Wed, Jul 8, 10am & 1pm. Free
Sometimes characters end up in sticky situations! This lively puppet show for young audiences features timeless classics including “The Three Little Kittens” and “Little Miss Muffet.” Call to make a reservation: 328-4491.
Applause Unlimited presents “Aesop’s Fables”
Sat, Jul 18, 11am. Free
A solo puppeteer/storyteller brings to life Aesop’s tales of “The Ant and The Grasshopper,” “The Country Mouse and The City Mouse,” and “The Tortoise and The Hare.” Each fable has a moral that illustrates different proper behavior and highlights a different style of puppetry. The whole family will enjoy these bright and delightful tales. Call to make a reservation: 328-4491.
The Diggity Dudes
Wed, Jul 29, 10am & 1pm. Free
The Diggity Dudes play hip music for hip kids and their equally hip parents. Interactive skits, audience participation, and a lighthearted comedic twist are what make a Diggity Dudes show more than a show – it’s truly an experience. Call to make a reservation: 328-4491.
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.