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“OKLAHOMA!” VISITS THE VIRGINIA STAGE AUGUST 4-7

Champaign Urbana Theatre Company to return to the Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign for four performances of the Rodgers and Hammerstein Classic Champaign, IL – The Champaign Urbana Theatre Company will perform the award-winning Broadway musical OKLAHOMA! at the Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign Thursday through Saturday, August 4 through 6, 2016, at 7:30 P.M., […] Continue Reading

EBERTFEST ANNOUNCES FINAL SLATE OF FILMS AND SPECIAL GUESTS FOR 2016 FESTIVAL

18th Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival to take place April 13-17, 2016 in Champaign, IL March 23, 2016 The 18th Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival hosted by Chaz Ebert, also known as ‘Ebertfest,’ announced today the final slate of films in this year’s festival. Additionally, film critics Leonard Maltin, Michael Phillips, Matt Zoller Seitz, Nell […] Continue Reading

EBERTFEST ANNOUNCES INITIAL SLATE OF FILMS AND SPECIAL GUESTS FOR 2016 FESTIVAL

February 22, 2016 The 18th Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, hosted by Chaz Ebert and also known as ‘Ebertfest,’ is pleased to announce the initial slate of films in this year’s festival with special guests including Gil Robertson (President of the African American Film Critics Association), actress Nancy Allen, composer Renee Baker & The Chicago […] Continue Reading

Special Offer: Bundle and Save on Great Family Entertainment

Save on great family entertainment with the Virginia Theatre’s new Bundle of Joy discount packages – starting January 15, 2016! Three performances will be gracing the Virginia Theatre stage this winter/spring that are perfect for the entire family to come together and have a unique experience. See TV’s Wildlife Advocate, Author, and Speaker Jack Hanna, […] Continue Reading

SPECIAL NOTICE: The Virginia Theatre will be open this evening, 12/31/15

SPECIAL NOTICE:  The Virginia Theatre will be open this evening – Thursday, December 31, 2015 – to welcome The Chorale for their 24th Annual CU at the Virginia New Year’s Eve Concert. Any reports, in media or other sources, stating that the theatre is currently closed are erroneous. For show details and to purchase tickets, […] Continue Reading

Announcing the Virginia Theatre 2015-2016 Performing Arts Season

Virginia Theatre 2015-2016 season to include Million Dollar Quartet, Last Comic Standing, That’s What She Said, the US Army Field Band and Chorus, CU Ballet, Bill Maher, Tommy Emmanuel, Capitol Steps, Celtic Woman, Jim Brickman, Paula Poundstone, the 18th Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, News-Gazette Film Series and more! [Click here to download our season […] Continue Reading

Subscriber Renewal Starts Friday

  Psssst…something big’s coming. This Friday, June 26, the Champaign Park District will proudly announce the historic Virginia Theatre’s 2015-2016 Performing Arts Season. As an existing Virginia Theatre subscriber, you’re invited to renew your ticket subscription beginning this Friday at 10am! Subscribers get their same seats, ticket discounts and more. Starting Friday, after you’ve had […] Continue Reading

FOREIGNER will perform at The Virginia

FOREIGNER will perform at The Virginia Theatre, 203 West Park Avenue, Champaign Illinois on Sunday, March 29, 2015. The concert begins at 7:30 P.M., with doors open at 6:30 P.M. Tickets are $59.50 to $99.50 and go on-sale to the general public Friday, December 19, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at the Virginia Theatre Box Office, […] Continue Reading