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Address: 528 N 2nd St, Richmond, VA 23219-1322
09:00 - 23:00
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Site where many African American entertainers performed.

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Beautiful Historic Theater

I was there on business in Feb 2016, and I was awe-struck when I walked in. There is so much history in this theater. While it is plainly decorated, there are very large posters... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I was there on business in Feb 2016, and I was awe-struck when I walked in. There is so much history in this theater. While it is plainly decorated, there are very large posters of the great talent that once graced the theater. Upstairs there's a sitting area with bar tables and stools, and there is a very large room/bar... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We held a birthday party for my wife in the Speakeasy section of the Hippodrome. Ron and the staff made it a great day. They delivered a great experience for all of our guest and stayed within the agreed budget. We did a Sunday brunch event. The food was excellent. The bar tender kept the drinks flowing. The disk jockey... More 

Thank William C
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This has to be the easiest place around to host an event! It is truly a one stop shop...bars, food, lighting, sound system, professional staff and beautiful decor...all under one roof!

Thank Sara E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 April 2016

The Hippodrome was literally the best case scenario for our event. The venue was absolutely breathtaking and the space itself was incredible. Ron Stallings was incredibly accommodating and would answer emails within the hour on average. As a student organization, we had to jump through a lot of hoops to get the funding and he was patient and understanding of... More 

1 Thank Dorothy Y
Erie, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2013

OK, that's not all because of the venue, but the theatre certainly provided a very nice background for a great wedding, with the ceremony, the drinks, the food, the dancing all in one place. The theatre has been very nicely refurbished, the sound system is great, the bar (downstairs and on the balcony) was fast and friendly and the food... More 

3 Thank HaraldAamodt
Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2013

My wife and I saw jazz saxophonist, Paul Taylor and the atmosphere was very good. The sound and acoustics were pretty good along with the food (if you chose to eat). The only downside to the food was that I think it was a little over priced. Other than that, my wife and I had a great time and we... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2013

This is a very pretty refurbished old theater. Beautiful chandelier and decor. Unfortunately, not in a great part of town and no parking other than street parking.

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