Fully renovated and restored, the historic Carpenter Theatre is the cornerstone of the performing arts complex. It features state-of-the-art lighting and world-class acoustics while still preserving its Old World feel. Its large stage, great acoustics and 20 dressing rooms make it a performer’s dream venue. Carpenter Theatre’s main lobby includes two refreshment bars, concierge station and a gift shop, with two additional refreshment bars upstairs. Four large mosaic tile murals of parrots serve as the backdrop to the four refreshment bars and are a tribute to the handmade parrot that has been perched in the lobby since the theater first opened in 1928. Upon entering the refurbished Carpenter Theatre - with nearly 1,800 seats - audiences enjoy newly installed fiber optic stars twinkling overhead in the repainted midnight sky ceiling, one of the many preserved and enhanced elements of John Eberson's original theater design.

 

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Carpenter Theatre Seating Chart

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  • Henley Street Theatre presents Sam and Carol (Preview)
    Apr 2, 2015 7:00 PM
 
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    Apr 3, 2015 8:00 PM
 
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  • Henley Street Theatre presents Sam and Carol
    Apr 4, 2015 8:00 PM
  • Bound and Gagged - A Stage Play
    Apr 4, 2015 3:00 PM
 
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  • Easter Sunday with Wave Church
    Apr 5, 2015 11:00 AM
 
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  • Jennifer Sheehan – You Made Me Love You: Celebrating 100 Years of the Great American Songbook
    Apr 10, 2015 7:00 PM
  • TEDxRVA : Uncommon
    Apr 10, 2015 9:00 AM
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    Apr 10, 2015 8:00 PM
 
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  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
    Apr 11, 2015 7:30 PM
  • Jennifer Sheehan – You Made Me Love You: Celebrating 100 Years of the Great American Songbook
    Apr 11, 2015 2:00 PM
  • Jennifer Sheehan – You Made Me Love You: Celebrating 100 Years of the Great American Songbook
    Apr 11, 2015 7:00 PM
  • Henley Street Theatre presents Sam and Carol
    Apr 11, 2015 8:00 PM
 
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  • Miss Virginia United States 2015: 10th Anniversary
    Apr 12, 2015 6:00 PM
  • Little Miss Virginia United States 2015
    Apr 12, 2015 1:00 PM
  • Henley Street Theatre presents Sam and Carol
    Apr 12, 2015 2:00 PM
 
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  • Henley Street Theatre presents Sam and Carol
    Apr 17, 2015 8:00 PM
 
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  • Richmond Symphony presents Elgar and Sibelius: Altria Masterworks Series
    Apr 18, 2015 8:00 PM
  • Henley Street Theatre presents Sam and Carol
    Apr 18, 2015 8:00 PM
 
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  • Richmond Symphony presents Elgar and Sibelius: Altria Masterworks Series
    Apr 19, 2015 3:00 PM
  • Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra Program Spring Concert
    Apr 19, 2015 7:00 PM
  • Henley Street Theatre presents Sam and Carol
    Apr 19, 2015 2:00 PM
 
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  • Henley Street Theatre presents Sam and Carol
    Apr 24, 2015 8:00 PM
 
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  • The Richmond Ballet: The Enchanted Toy Shop (40th Anniversary Gala Performance)
    Apr 25, 2015 7:00 PM
  • Henley Street Theatre presents Sam and Carol
    Apr 25, 2015 8:00 PM
 
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  • The Richmond Ballet: The Enchanted Toy Shop
    Apr 26, 2015 2:00 PM
 
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