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Virginia Theatre

203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
217.356.9063 http://thevirginia.org

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July 2017

THE GOLD RUSH (1925) – News-Gazette Film Series

July 22
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, July 22, 2017 – 1pm and 7pm Seating: General Admission Rating: Not rated Tickets: $6    Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) (95 min) During the Gold Rush, prospectors brave Alaska's dangerous Chilkoot Pass, hoping to strike it rich in the snowy mountains. Just as Big Jim McKay discovers gold on his claim, a storm arises, prompting a Lone Prospector to take refuge in a cabin. Unknown to him, the cabin's occupant is desperado Black Larsen,…

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ADAPTATION (2002)

July 24
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Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Mon & Tue, July 24 & 25, 2017 – 7pm Seating: General Admission Rating: R Tickets: $5 (or see all five for $20) On Sale Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 10am Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) (114 min) "Charlie Kaufman's screenplay for "Adaptation." (2002) has it three ways. It is wickedly playful in its construction, it gets the story told, and it doubles back and kids itself. There is also the sense that to some degree it's…

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Y TU MAMA TAMBIEN (2001)

July 26
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Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Wed & Thu, July 26 & 27, 2017 – 7pm Seating: General Admission Rating: R Tickets: $5 (or see all five for $20) On Sale Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 10am Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) (106 min) In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.           THE FILMS OF SPIKE JONZE &…

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Being John Malkovich – CANCELLED

July 28
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Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Fri & Sat, July 28 & 29, 2017     THE FILMS OF SPIKE JONZE & ALFONSO CUARON Schedule: July 5 & 7  Where The Wild Things Are (2009) Rated PG (101 min)  July 18 & 20  Gravity (2013) Rated PG-13 (91 min) July 24 & 25  Adaptation (2002) Rated R (114 min) July 26 & 27  Y Tu Mama Tambien (2001) Rated R (106 min) July 28 & 29  Being John Malkovich CANCELLED  

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August 2017

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT

August 3
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Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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A CUTC & J. Barry Howell production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Date/Time(s): Thur-Sat, Aug 3-5, 2017 - at 7pm - & Sun, Aug 6, 2017 - at 2pm Seating: Reserved Tickets: $24 Premium/$18 Adult/$14 Student & Senior (55 & over)/$10 Children (12 & under) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $2.50 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, June 30, 2017, at 10am With lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber (the first of their collaborations…

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VIRGINIA THEATRE SPECIAL EVENT: DUNKIRK (2017), in 70mm

August 15
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Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue-Sat, Aug 15-19 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Sat-Sun, August 19-20 - 1pm (doors open at 12pm) Seating: General Admission Rating: PG-13 Tickets: $8   Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, July 14, 2017 – 10am     (120 min) From the director of The Dark Knight Trilogy, Interstellar, Memento, and Inception. Shot on location in France, Christopher Nolan’s new film tells the gripping true story of the tragic WWII battle where…

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THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939) – News-Gazette Film Series

August 26
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Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, August 26, 2017 – 1pm and 7pm Seating: General Admission Rating: PG Tickets: $6    Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) (102 min) An absolute masterpiece whose groundbreaking visuals and deft storytelling are still every bit as resonant, The Wizard of Oz is a must-see film for young and old. Notable for its use of Technicolor, fantasy storytelling, musical score, and unusual characters, over the years, it has become an icon of American popular culture. It…

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September 2017

RICHARD HILLS, Wurlitzer Pipe Organ

September 9
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, Sept 9, 2017 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: (General Admission) Tickets: $10 Add’l per-ticket service charges apply: $1.50 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, July 14, 2017 – 10am     Richard Hills, one of the finest theatre organists in the world, will visit Champaign this fall for a special performance on the Virginia’s 1921 Hope Jones II Wurlitzer Pipe Organ. The concert will also feature a silent film screening. Mr. Hills is one of the very few…

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ZZ TOP

September 12
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue, Sept 12, 2017 - 7:30pm (doors open at 6:30pm) Seating: Reserved This show is currently sold out, with the exception of a few accessible seats, which are available by request at the box office. Please note: a small selection of standard seats will be released closer to the show date. Prior to releasing any seats, we will post information about the sale on the Virginia Facebook page and through the theatre’s eNewsletter Thank you! - Virginia Theatre Management…

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October 2017

KANSAS

October 13
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Fri, Oct 13, 2017 - 7:30pm (doors open at 6:30pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $99.50/$69.50/$49.50 Add'l per-ticket service charges apply: $6 (online only) On-Sale Date: Friday, May 5, 2017 - at 10am   With a legendary career spanning more than four decades, KANSAS has firmly established itself as one of America’s iconic of classic rock bands. This 'garage band' from Topeka released their debut album in 1974 after being discovered by Wally Gold, who worked for Don Kirshner, and have…

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November 2017

LYLE LOVETT & JOHN HIATT

November 4
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, Nov 4, 2017 – 7:30pm (doors open at 6:30pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $67.50/$57.50/$37.50 Add’l per-ticket service charges apply: $4 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, July 14, 2017 – 10am     Don’t miss two veteran singer/songwriters on stage together in an intimate acoustic performance. Lyle Lovett Singer, composer, and actor Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums. Coupled with a gift for storytelling, this Texas-based musician fuses elements of country,…

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LILY TOMLIN

November 9
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Thur, Nov 9, 2017 – 7:30pm (doors open at 6:30pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $69.50/$59.50/$49.50 Add’l per-ticket service charges apply: $4 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, July 14, 2017 – 10am     Lily Tomlin rose to national prominence in 1969 on the television series, Laugh-In, with her characterizations of Ernestine, the irascible telephone operator, and Edith Ann, the devilish six-year-old. Tomlin went on to star in six comedy television specials, which she co-wrote with Jane Wagner. In 1985, Ms. Tomlin…

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December 2017

TOMMY EMMANUEL: Classics and Christmas Tour

December 3
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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TOMMY EMMANUEL Classics and Christmas Tour presented by National Shows 2 Date/Time: Sun, Dec 3, 2017 - 7:30pm Tickets: $49.50/$39.50 Add’l per-ticket service charges apply: $5 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, July 14, 2017, 10am   One of the greatest players on the planet - Chet Atkins The Champaign Park District's Virginia Theatre is proud to welcome back legendary guitarist Tommy Emmanuel. This show will feature one full set of Mr. Emmanuel’s classic solo acoustic songs, and one full set…

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SHOPKINS LIVE!

December 7
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Thur, Dec 7, 2017 – 6:30pm (doors open at 5:30pm) Seating: Reserved Seating Tickets: $100.00 VIP/$39.50/$32.50/$21.50 On-Sale Date: Fri, July 14, 2017 – 10am Add’l per-ticket service charges apply: $3 (online only)   SHOPKINS LIVE! FIRST-EVER THEATRICAL SHOW NOW ON TOUR! Shopkins Live! lights up the stage in this premiere live production packed with show stopping performances featuring the Shoppies.     Join Jessicake, Bubbleisha, Peppa-Mint, Rainbow Kate, Cocolette, and Polli Polish as they perform the coolest dance moves,…

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ANDREW PETERSON presents BEHOLD THE LAMB OF GOD

December 9
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, Dec 9, 2017 – 7:30pm (doors open at 6:30pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $40/$35/$25 Add’l per-ticket service charges apply: $3 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, July 14, 2017 – 10am   Welcoming back Andrew Peterson for a special repeat performance! For more than twenty years, Andrew Peterson has gone about the business of quietly changing lives. In the city of Nashville, where music is an industry in the same way fast food, generic greeting cards, and bumper stickers are industries,…

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January 2018

PAULA POUNDSTONE

January 12, 2018
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Fri, Jan 12, 2018 – 7:30pm (doors open at 6:30pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $58.50/$49.50 Add’l per-ticket service charges apply: $5 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, July 14, 2017 – 10am   Heralded as one of our country's foremost comics, Paula Poundstone's quick-thinking, unscripted approach to comedy makes for a perfect fit as a regular panelist on NPR's #1 show, the screwball weekly news quiz show "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!" where she holds the record for game losses. "The others cheat,"…

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March 2018

THE SECOND CITY presents LOOK BOTH WAYS BEFORE TALKING

March 10, 2018
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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The Second City presents Look Both Ways Before Talking Date/Time(s): Sat, March 10, 2018 - 7:30pm (doors open at 6:30pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $32.50/$26.50/$18.50 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $3 (online only) On Sale Date: Fri, July 14, 2017, at 10am The world’s #1 name in comedy is coming to C/U! Tired of looking over your shoulder before telling a funny story that might cause a fight at the water cooler or the dinner table? Why stress!? Let The Second…

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April 2018

THE DUTTONS

April 13, 2018
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Fri, April 13, 2018 - 7pm Seating: Reserved Tickets: $33.50/$29.50/$22.50 Add’l per-ticket service charges apply: $3 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, Jul 14, 2017, 10am International touring and recording artists The Duttons perform in a variety of musical genres - everything from bluegrass to classical to contemporary – expertly, on many instruments. They have appeared on NBC’s America’s Got Talent and frequently in PBS television specials (most recently in November, 2016). Whether playing in their home theatre in Branson,…

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May 2018

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY presented by CU Ballet

May 4, 2018
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Fri, May 4, 2018 - 7pm | Sat, May 5, 2018 - 11am & 4pm Seating: Reserved Tickets: $24 Adult/$19 Senior/ $12 Child & Student Add’l per-ticket service charges apply: $3 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, Jul 14, 2017, 10am Considered Tchaikovsky’s ballet masterpiece, this fairytale story follows Princess Aurora who is cast into a hundred-year sleep by the spell of the evil fairy Carabosse. Through the enchantments of the Lilac Fairy, Princess Aurora is awakened by the bearer…

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June 2018

CELTIC WOMAN

June 14, 2018
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Thur, June 14, 2018 - 7:30pm Seating: Reserved Tickets: $106/$66/$45 Add’l per-ticket service charges apply: $6 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, Jul 14, 2017 - 10am Don’t miss global music sensation Celtic Woman when they return to Champaign for one night only at the Virginia Theatre! This enchanting musical experience features Celtic Woman performing a treasure chest of traditional Irish standards, classical favorites, and contemporary pop songs, all in the group’s distinctive signature style. Featuring four sublimely gifted Irish…

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