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The Beacon Theater

401 N Main St, Hopewell, VA 23860-2935
+1 804-446-3457
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Great place

Very nice, reminded me of a large auditorium or movie theater. I think the seating was good, I... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
VCJD
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Historic Intimate Venue

There is not a bad seat in the whole house. I highly recommend checking out this historic venue... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
ewhubbard
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Richmond, Virginia
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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401 N Main St, Hopewell, VA 23860-2935
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Very nice, reminded me of a large auditorium or movie theater. I think the seating was good, I would think there wasn’t a ‘bad seat’ there, but we were in the first row so I may be a bit biased. The orchestra seats looked like...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

There is not a bad seat in the whole house. I highly recommend checking out this historic venue, they get some amazing artists considering venue size and location, especially if you like older country music.

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Attended a concert (Firehouse) at this venue and it is a great place to see a show with there appearing not to be a bad seat in the house. It's an older theatre that appears to be kept in good shape and there aren't too...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We went to see. Dwight. He was fantastic. I can't say the same for the Beacon Theater management. The building and decor is lovely. However, we had bought our tixs online and the only info re times was that the doors opened at 6.30. And...More

1  Thank Ric44
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Attended a concert here and set in the balcony. Not a lot of leg room but the seat was comfortable. We had a good view of the stage. The venue is cozy and the acoustics were good. If someone I wanted to see was coming...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Went as a group to see a friend’s band play. The acoustics were awesome the theater is beautiful, seating is comfortable. There are no bad seats. Alcohol is allowed in your seats which is nice. They always have a great schedule of performers. This is...More

1  Thank caryl202
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

We have had the pleasure to attend several performances: The Village People, Travis Tritt, Old Dominion Barn Theatre to include Lee Ann Womack and Ronnie McDowell, and Lee Ann Rimes! What a great venue for weddings, reunions, meetings, and special events! We've attended the Kiwanis...More

1  Thank winer20122017
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

We weren't so sure why in the world Pablo Cruise would choose this venue for one of only 3 shows they did on the East Coast this year, but we were rewarded for our curiosity. It was an intimate environment, comfortable seats, easy parking, good...More

1  Thank Sabena V
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Went to a concert here for the first time. Small but intimate with good acoustics. Seating capacity is about 640. The offer concessions and a private ballroom as well.

1  Thank ronem2015
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

I have been to two shows since the renovation of the Beacon Theatre. I love the modern "spin" on a place that I used to see movies in when I was a teenager. The architects and builder managed to keep some of the elegance from...More

1  Thank emilydecarloblessed
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Response from Virginianonthego | Reviewed this property |
Sunday, September 18th is when Don Williams is scheduled to be there. It is on the Beacon's website.
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