Movies, Plays, and Performances

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CHEAPY MOVIES

The Byrd Theatre - Tickets are only $1.99 per person!
Carytown, 2908 West Cary Street, Richmond, VA, 23221  Phone: 804.353.9911
Please check the show schedule for the day you plan to attend! And keep in mind they do not show previews. Also try to get there in time for the live Mighty Wurlitzer Organ show featuring Bob Gulledge every Saturday night before the two evening shows- it is worth it!

Henrico Theatre -  Movie Tickets are only $1.00 per person!
Highland Springs, 305 E. Nine Mile Rd. Henrico, VA 23075  Phone: 804.328.4491
For more details, follow the link to the Henrico County Family and Friends webpage and click on movies.

The Goochland Drive-in Theatre
4344 Old Fredericksburg Road, Hadensville, VA 23067
A fun outing and very reasonable prices for admission and at the snack bar. The movies change every weekend – so visit the website for more details.

GIANT SCREEN FILMS AND PLANETARIUM

The Dome
Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220   Phone: 804.864.1400
Now Showing:.

  • Rocky Mountain Express
    Friday, November 28, 2014 – Friday, January 2, 2015
    Join in the epic adventure of building the nation’s first transcontinental railway as you are propelled on a steam train journey through the Canadian Rockies. Retrace the original route aboard the majestic steam engine 2816 as you see breath-taking vistas of the west from spectacular aerial cinematography. Ride the rails along deep river canyons and over high mountain passes. Immerse yourself in an era of remarkable ingenuity as you follow the heroic human drama and engineering that shaped a continent.
  • Polar Express
    Friday, November 28, 2014 – Friday January 2, 2015
    Relive this timeless story of a doubting young boy who takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole. The Academy Award®-winning team of Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis are reunited for this holiday adventure based on the Caldecott Medal-winning children’s book of the same name, by Chris Van Allsburg. Polar Express is playing in The Dome for a special limited engagement.
PLAYS

Virginia Rep’s Children’s Theatre (at Willow Lawn)
Most children’s shows will be at the newly renovated Shops at Willow Lawn on an intimate stage.  1601 Willow Lawn Drive, Richmond, Virginia 23230  Phone : 804. 282.2620

  •  Charlotte’s Web   October 10th – November 9th, 2014
  •  Santa’s Christmas Miracle   November 28th – December 28th, 2014
  •  The Maggie Walker Story   January 30th – February 15th, 2015
  •  Treasure Island    March 13th – April 19th, 2015
  •  Goodnight Moon    July 10th – August 2nd, 2015

CharacterWorks (formerly Christian Youth Theatre) Presentations
Shows at various locations around Richmond.

  • TOM SAWYER The Broadway Musical October 23 – October 26, 2014
  • SHREK The Musical November 21 – November 30, 2014
  • Disney’s ALADDIN February 6 – February 15, 2015
  • FIDDLER ON THE ROOF March 6 – March 15, 2015
  • A LITTLE PRINCESS May 21 – May 24, 2015
  • CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG June 17 – June 22, 2015

Swift Creek Mill Theater
17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Colonial Heights, VA 23834  Phone: 804.748.5203

  • The Latin Ballet of Virginia   October 27th – 31st, 2014
  • Drifty’s Snow Dance   December 1st – 22nd, 2014
  • Those Harvey Girls   Feb 6th & March 6th, 2015
  • Twain’s Tales   Feb 9th – March 5th, 2015
  • The Elves and the Shoemaker   April 13th – May 15th, 2015
BALLET, DANCE, AND MUSIC

Richmond Ballet
407 East Canal Street  Richmond, Virginia 23219

  • The Nutcracker December 19th – 28th, 2014

Richmond Symphony
Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage. 

Concerts to delight children and families.  LolliPops concerts start at 11am, pre-concert festivals 10am.   

  • Beethoven Lives Upstairs Saturday, Oct 25, 2014
  • Pinocchio’s Adventures in Funland Saturday, Jan 24, 2015
  • Gregory Smith’s Orchestra Games Saturday, Mar 21, 2015