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When it comes to things to do in Danville, VA, the famous Historic North Theatre rates #1 for top entertainment and fun events. The 500 seat Historic North Theatre is a Danville landmark and tourist attraction; opened in 1947 and beautifully restored with 3.5 million dollars in 2005.

Historic North Theatre-“America’s Most Unique Theatre”
 

2017-Our 70th Anniversary and

5th Anniversary ownership by Wayne Alan 

Call 434-793-SHOW (7469) to reserve tickets

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Our goal is to entertain, amaze, uplift and inspire.  We do that with live family friendly shows, productions, concerts and classic films which produce a theatrical sense of wonder designed to bring a smile to your face and heart.

 

CURRENTLY SHOWING

Comedy Club Show

Starring Kevin Lee

Friday, Dec. 8-7:30 PM Tickets $15.00      

in the Balcony Mini-Theatre

Don’t miss a fun evening of professional clean comedy. Our monthly comedy night features an opening act and our headliner Kevin Lee. You may have seen our performers on TV and at comedy clubs around the nation. Alcohol is sold in the club setting of the Gallery. Our star comedians have performed all over the US and on TV. Come join the fun and laugh the night away.

Levin Lee has appeared on national television shows such as “Showtime at the Apollo”, HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam”, and Jamie Foxx’s “Uptown Comedy Club”, to name a few. Lee was also voted “Washington DC’s Funniest Comedian” by Washingtonian Magazine.

 

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The Magic of Christmas

2017 Edition

Stage Illusion Spectacular    

Saturday-Dec. 23 at 7:30 PM.

Wednesday, Dec.. 13 & 27, at 2:00 PM-Special matinee for tour groups and the public.     Buy Online Button

Tickets $20.00 & $15.00 adults & $10.00 children 12 & under.  

This live stage show stars Celebrity Magician and World Champion Illusionist Wayne Alan and is an exciting yet heart warming magic and illusion show themed around Christmas. The big stage production is full of family fun with not only amazing magic but also great music, including many of your favorite sacred and secular holiday songs. This holiday show is becoming the newest Christmas tradition in the region while also receiving national recognition. This wonderful show is inspired by the famous Christmas show at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Christianity, the real meaning of Christmas, is woven throughout the show which closes with the dramatic “One Solitary Man” on the big screen.

 

 

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Virginia Christmas Museum

December 2017

Starting Dec. 9, 2017- open 2 hours before all shows and one hour after plus Saturdays from 12 noon to 3:00 PM Tickets $3.00 Adults and $2.00 for Children/students  $10.00 for a family.  The Carrington Gallery at the theatre has been transformed into the Virginia Christmas Museum christmas-musem-trees-of-decades-santafeaturing exhibits of Christmas decorations , artifacts and other memorabilia from 1947, when the Historic North first opened, to the end of the 20th Century.  Have fun and relive holiday memories of your youth and share them with your children and grandchildren.  Experience the joy of seasons past and see one of the largest collections of Nativities on the east coast, learn how Coca Cola changed Santa, see Hollywood and Christmas-both TV and Film, hear music favorites on an old 1950 Admiral record player, see Christmas trees from the decades and how they have changed and even vote for your favorite Ugly Christmas Sweater.  Two of the six rooms of the theatre’s Celebrity Bed & Breakfast, The Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe rooms will be decorated for the holidays and be on the tour.

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