The National

Richmond, Virginia’s National Theater, designed by architect Claude K. Howell, who also created many Monument Avenue residences, opened with much fanfare in 1923. It became a part of the then-thriving downtown theater scene. Touring vaudeville acts of the era performed on its stage. Its screen was lit up with silent movies, accompanied by live music in the largest orchestra pit in the state.

Today it is a music-lover’s fantasyland with a state-of-the-art V-DOSC sound system (our sound system is bigger, better and clearer than anywhere else). You'll have a great view of the stage from anywhere in the venue and there are several video screens and monitors located throughout. With wooden floors, brick walls, and seven full bars you'll be in for a great experience.

Check out our great line up of shows on our website.