"The Debt" is an original drama web series filmed in Richmond, Virginia and set to air on YouTube in September 2019. This exclusive screening presented by Monroe Studios, offers a first look into three episodes of the series. A Q&A session with the show's creator, Taryn Elyse and the main cast will follow.















Firehouse Theatre

1609 West Broad Street

Richmond, Virginia 23220

There is free parking for Firehouse Theatre patrons in the Lowe's lot located across the street from the venue. Street parking is also available along W Broad Street and the surrounding area.


THE PRE-SHOW | 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM


Doors will open one (1) hour prior to the screening for a Hollywood inspired pre-show mixer. Guests will walk the red carpet, pose for the paparazzi, and be interviewed by the press. Guests will also receive a limited edition event bag courtesy of our sponsors. Beer and wine will also be available to purchase from the bar.

THE SCREENING | 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM


Guests will view the first three episodes from The Debt web series.

Episode 101, "The Pilot"

When two sisters accidentally murder a man, they are forced into an alliance with a sadistic stranger.

Episode 102, "Fates Worse Than Death"

Nia discovers that making a deal with Black has disturbing consequences. 

Episode 103, "Trimming The Fat"

Mike is assigned a new case. Meanwhile, Nia is held hostage.

THE Q&A | 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Following the screening, guests will have the opportunity to talk to the series creator, Taryn Elyse and the cast, Talisha Williams ("Nia") and Walter C.A. Riddle ("Black"). Monroe Studios is partnering with Slido to offer an interactive Q&A experience. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions about the series using our live feed. Simply visit and enter the code: #THEDEBT. We're accepting questions beginning on July 29, 2019, so ask away!



General Seating

Limited Edition Gift Bag

(Valued at $20)




Preferred Seating

Limited Edition Gift Bag

(Valued at $45)

Complimentary Beer/Wine




Is this series family friendly?

This film is not rated. The series contains violent content, strong language, suggestive material, and some drug use. Parents are urged to be cautious as some material may be inappropriate for pre-teenagers.

Is there an ID requirement or age limit to attend this event?

There are no age requirements to view the screening. Attendees must be 21+ with proper identification to purchase alcohol at the bar.

Do I need to bring my ticket to this event?

Attendees must bring a copy of their ticket (printed or on mobile device) to be granted entry. 

Can I purchase tickets at the door?

Attendees are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. If available, general admission tickets will be sold at the door for $15.00. VIP tickets will not be available for at the door purchase.

Can children get into the screening for free?

Any person wishing to view the film will need a ticket to be granted entry. Please note that due to the mature nature of the subject content, this series may not be suitable for children. 

Is the venue wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the Firehouse Theatre ​is wheelchair accessible. Should you require accessible seating, please email us at

What is the dress code?

Smart Casual or Cocktail attire is strongly encouraged at this event.

Is photography allowed inside the event?

Guests are encouraged to take photographs and videos during the pre-show​. Don't forget to tag @thedebtseries or use #TheDebtSeries to be featured on our page. Photography and videography will be prohibited during the film screening. 

Do I need to register with Slido to ask questions during the Q&A?

Not at all! You will also have the opportunity to ask questions directly to the panel.

How can I become a sponsor?

Monroe Studios is seeking in-kind sponsors for this event. Your product samples and/or free services will be included in our event bags with one full sized or premium service to be included in the event raffle bag. Click here for more information about sponsorship. Ready to become a sponsor? Send us an email to confirm your spot today!

How can members of the press/media cover the event for their publication?

Monroe Studios has limited space reserved for members of the press and media. To receive your complimentary press tickets, please send us an email to confirm your spot today!

What is the refund policy?

Refunds will be granted only in the event that the screening is cancelled. 

I can no longer attend the screening. Can I transfer my ticket to someone else?

Absolutely! Simply send us an email with the name and email address of the new attendee by Wednesday, July 31, 2019. After this time, we are unable to complete a ticket transfer. 

Who can I contact with additional questions?

Please email with any additional questions.

PHOTOGRAPHY & FILM NOTICE: Video footage and/or photographs will be taken during this event . By participating in this event, you grant Monroe Studios full rights to use the images resulting from the photography and/or video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for promotional purposes. This may include but is not limited to the right to use them in printed and online publicity, websites, social media, and press releases. Any person attending this event agrees to release , defend, hold harmless and indemnify Monroe Studios from any and all claims involving the use of your picture or likeness. If you do not wish to be photographed, please contact Monroe Studios at

Contact Information

P: 804.256.4637


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