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Address: 6 North Laurel St, Richmond, VA 23220
Phone Number: +1 804-648-0546
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Description: Altria Theater is a venue of Richmond CenterStage, Richmond's premier...
Altria Theater is a venue of Richmond CenterStage, Richmond's premier performing arts center. It's the largest theater venue between New York City and Atlanta, seating over 3,600 patrons.
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Nephew Tommy Show

I had an amazing time at Altria Theater to see Nephew Tommy Comedy show. Beautiful historical building. My only complaint is that the staff allow people to walk in throughout the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
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Camden, North Carolina
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Louisburg, North Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I went to see a comedian at the theatre and this was my first visit there. I was truly impressed with the layout and seating. Nice location and parking was not too far away. Clean facility and ample bathrooms. Will be returning.

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Warrenton, Virginia
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151 reviews 151 reviews
34 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Went to see Sufjan Stevens concert. Thought the seats were a little on the small size. Sound was good. Parking was right next door, which was convenient, it did take forever to get out after the show. Would see another show here, but wouldn't go out of my way to see a show here.

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Camden, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I had an amazing time at Altria Theater to see Nephew Tommy Comedy show. Beautiful historical building. My only complaint is that the staff allow people to walk in throughout the show. There needs to be a cut off time. It is really a distraction for the rest of the people that arrived early. No other complaints. Staff were very... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I have been here many times over the years, and I keep telling myself I'll never go back for another show, but I had to see Celtic Woman when they came to town. So I broke my promise and went back. . .and of course I regret it. My criticism has nothing to do with Celtic Woman, but it was... More 

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Chester, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Attended the Celtic Women in concert on 4/2/15 after many years of having been to the Altria Theatre. It has gone through several name changes and a recent renovation in the 30+ yrs that I have lived in the Richmond area. The theatre is impeccably clean and well appointed, abundant staff to assist in seating and directing to seats, sound... More 

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Powhatan, Virginia
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159 reviews 159 reviews
40 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Excellent venue - talented group. Well worth going. Tickets were in center balcony which were just fine. Parking is nearby for a slight charge.

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Abingdon, Virginia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Four of us went to the Josh Turner concert. This was our first visit to the Altria, and we would like to return for another show of some kind. The theatre is beautiful! The staff was very helpful and courteous. I was concerned about parking but needn't have been. Parking was clearly marked and right across the street for only... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The wife and I went to see Chicago the Musical last night. As most know, this musical has been running for quite a while. We decided to go at the last moment(the day before). Seat selection wasn't good but that is our fault. The seats were in the Grand Tier section I" row A. We were looking forward to this... More 

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Yes, the theater is old and has tight seating. But come on now if you want modern seating and fancy seating this ain't it! It's experiences in a century old building with walls that if they could talk, well who knows! The play "Sister Act" was well written and the performance of the actors was beyond my expectations! The staff... More 

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Blackstone, Virginia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
12 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Our first visit to this fine old theater; it was built in the 1920s in the moorish revival style, was recently restored to its original elaborate appearance and it's gorgeous. We saw the Broadway musical comedy Sister Act, performed by the national touring company, and it was a hoot. Only problem was the seating--after climbing a zillion steps to get... More 

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