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Regency Theater

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1912, Charles K. Bryant. 1977, renovation, Bond, Comet, Westmorland. 116 W. Broad St.

Modest in size but with suave neoclassical details, including tall, fluted pilasters capped by urns, this theater building was constructed for African Americans during the height of segregation in Richmond. It has been appended by the Theater IV Company as a smaller theater to the adjoining Empire Theater.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


What's Nearby


Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Regency Theater", [Richmond, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 230-230.

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