Richmond, Virginia’s National Theater at 7th and East Broad streets 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.
It is a music-lover’s fantasyland. We have a state-of-the-art V-DOSC sound system, only the sixth installed in the country and only the third installed on the East Coast (what this means to the uninitiated is that our sound system is bigger, better and clearer than anywhere else). We have a 42X32X4.5 ft. stage with unlimited clearance for hanging sound and lights systems. You will have a great view of the stage from anywhere in the venue and to be sure you don’t miss a single thing there are several video screens and monitors located throughout The National that show the concert. And it looks cool. With wooden floors, brick walls, and seven full bars, the room’s clean design and sharp style make any patron (and band) look good.
The Box Office is also open one hour before door time on show days. At this time, tickets will only be sold for the show occurring that day.
Types of Payment Accepted:
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The National is an "all general admission" venue. Patrons requesting accessible seating may purchase and use a regular general admission ticket.
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* ITEMS -NOT- ALLOWED IN FACILITY : 3
NO dress code unless specified otherwise.
NO weapons, illegal substances or mace.
NO crowd surfing or moshing at anytime. Violators
may be asked to leave.
Open acts are subject to change.
NON-SMOKING INSIDE, SMOKING AREA OUTSIDE
IF A PATRON IS UNDER THE AGE OF 13, IT IS SUGGESTED THAT THEY BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT.
C APACITY: 1,500 - ALL SHOWS ARE GENERAL ADMISSION.
For driving, walking or transit directions on how to get to the address: 708 East Broad (23219), please use the Google Map provided on right.