Movies, Plays, and Performances

The latest scoop on the plays and performances around town can be found right here on Completely Kids Richmond – including the inexpensive movies at the Byrd and Henrico Theatres – just more reason Raising Kids in the Richmond Area is the best!

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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 -  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.


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

  • Great White Shark - Dive into the realm of Earth’s most iconic predator – the creature we love to fear – the Great White Shark. Uncover the secret lives of these creatures that pre-date dinosaurs and how they have evolved to remain at the top of the food chain.
  • Back to the Moon for Good - Relive the golden age of space exploration and uncover the results of past missions to the Moon. Travel back to the present as you watch 30 teams across the world race to land a spacecraft on the Moon as they compete in the Google Lunar XPRIZE challenge.


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

  •  Go, Dog, Go!    July 11th – August 3rd, 2014
  •  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.

  • New performances to be announced soon.

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


Richmond Ballet
407 East Canal Street  Richmond, Virginia 23219

  • New performances to be announced soon.

Richmond Symphony
Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage. 

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

  • New performances to be announced soon