2109 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach, VA, US, 23451
- Phone: (757) 428-2403
- Fax: (757) 422-2530
The Attucks Theatre is an honored cultural center, that was especially designed for the African-American community in Downtown, Norfolk in 1919. The venue has since then plumped for the social, cultural and political betterment of the community. The Attucks Theatre hosts several shows and events including music recitals, poetry reading, writing competitions, plays and concerts. It also serves as a niche for meetings, banquets and receptions—rest assured.
The elegant 2500-seat Chrysler Hall hosts a variety of theatrical performances and concerts including the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, the award-winning "Movin' Out," and the Virginia Arts Festival. Opened in 1972, this 2500 seat venue is home to the Virginia Symphony, Norfolk Forum and Broadway at Chrysler Hall. The Hall's beautiful main lobby and two-level grand hall is ideal for special events and receptions.
If variety is what you admire, The Norfolk Scope sure will impress you with its commendable multi-purpose arena. Scope, as the name suggests, serves as an illustrious venue for sports events including hockey and basketball; as also it serves as a mighty recess for concerts. Whatever the show be, you are bound to enjoy every slice of fun that comes complimentary with this 12,600-seater venue. It's a great retreat, indeed!
The Harrison Opera House is home to the Virginia Opera and was once used as a USO theater in WWII. Featuring over 1,500 seats, the Opera House also features bars in the Lower and Grand Lobbies. The Opera House has staged performances of such opera classics as Rossini's Barber of Seville, Puccini's Tosca and Verdi's Il Trovatore.
The Virginia Ballet Theatre has been performing and wowing audiences for more than four decades. The VBT is well known locally, nationally and internationally. The VBT has an impressive repertoire which includes perennial favorite The Nutcracker. See website for more information about upcoming shows.
Granby Theater is a live music venue inside a renovated 1915 movie and vaudeville theater. You can catch local bands and unforgettable performances. There is a dress policy, so dress to impress and don't wear sneakers.
Originally built in the 1920s and heavily renovated in 1998, the NorVa is a local music venue that can accommodate up to 1500 people. This petite structure has two full bars that also serve food, two mini bars, a lounge and a balcony. The state-of-the-art music system and cool ambiance draws large variety of bands. Seating is first-come, first-served, but don't worry if you get there late - standing room is perfect for dancing!
Located in the former Loew's State Theater, Roper Performing Arts Center hosts a wide range of events, including films, theater productions and dance. The building is from the 1926 and is a restored movie and Vaudeville theater. The center is elegant with glass chandeliers and architectural details. The center seats 900 people and has been equipped with modern technology.
This historic theater is named for its original proprietor, the "Father of Vaudeville", Jake Wells. Today, the Wells is home to the Virginia Stage Company and regularly hosts shows. The Wells and the VSC in the past have put on such productions as My Fair Lady and A Christmas Carol.