Circa 1919

Unfortunately because of low ticket sales, Nathan Stanley Concert has been cancelled.

Refunds for tickets purchased online will be mailed after October 16

Tickets purchased in person can be refunded at the theatre during regular hours


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Located on Main Street in the small town of Buchanan, the registered historic building is the only movie theater in Botetourt County, Virginia.

It is owned by Standing Room Only, Inc., a nonprofit corporation, organized in accordance with IRS Code Section 501(c)(3).

It is operated as a community service to provide affordable nights out for local citizens. Movies and occasional live performances are regularly scheduled on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 pm, Sunday afternoons at 3:00 pm, and Thursday evenings at 7:30 pm. Special showings are arranged on request by schools, churches, and other organizations. Cinema selections include both late run and classic movies. Additionally, the theater is available for rentals for family gatherings and organizational meetings.

Theater operation and management is conducted exclusively by volunteers.

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All Saints

Friday, October 13 & Saturday, October 14 - 7:30 pm

Sunday, October 15 - 3:00 pm

Thursday, October 19 - 7:30 pm

Rated PG

Lego Ninjago Movie

Friday, October 20 and Saturday, October 21 - 7:30 pm

Sunday, October 22 - 3:00 pm

Thursday, October 26 - 7:30 pm

Rated PG

The Night of the Living Dead

Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28 - 7:30 pm

Sunday, October 30 - 3:00 pm

Thursday, November 2 - 7:30 pm

Not Rated

Digital projection in a classic movie theater setting.

Admission, $6.00 ($5.00 for members of Standing Room Only, Inc.)

When visiting the theater, sign up for newsletters and ask about how you can help as a theater volunteer.

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Contact Information

The Buchanan Theater
PO Box 796, 19778 Main St.
Buchanan, VA 24066

Sharon Coleman, President

Kathy Barbour, Treasurer

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Nathan Stanley - A Tribute to My Papaw, Dr. Ralph Stanley

October 14, 2017

7 p.m. pm

With Special Guests Cherie and Nick Brennan"

Admission $20.00 per person (Add $1.00 each for online orders)

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