RICHMOND, Va. -- The general manager of Carytown's historic Byrd Theater in Richmond has been fired.
Todd Schall-Vess, who worked at the theater for 21 years, says he wasn't given any warning, explanation or severance.
He told CBS 6 today the Byrd Theatre Foundation Board made the decision in a November meeting.
Schall-Vess says he is now considering legal action.
The Byrd Theatre Foundation told CBS 6 in a statement they are unable to comment on personnel matters.
"We have a great tenured staff of both full and part-time employees, many of whom have worked with the Byrd Theatre for 9-plus years and have a great deal of experience running the theatre, and have been doing so smoothly for the past 7 weeks."