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Meet David Schroeder, Virginia Theatre House Organist

The Champaign Park District proudly presents maestro David Schroeder performing regularly on the Virginia Theatre’s historic Wurlitzer Pipe Organ. David Schroeder is the Director of Bands and Chorus at Bismarck-Henning […] Continue Reading

The Arthouse Experience Film Series

The Champaign Park District has announced a new film series at the historic Virginia Theatre, 203 West Park Avenue, Champaign, IL, 61820. The Arthouse Experience will showcase the best of […] Continue Reading

Ebertfest Rescheduled for April 20-23, 2022

August 26, 2021 Champaign – Festival producers Chaz Ebert and Nate Kohn announced today that the 2021 Roger Ebert’s Film Festival (scheduled for September 8 through 11) has been postponed […] Continue Reading

COVID-19 Mitigation Practices at the Virginia Theatre

Please note that during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Champaign Park District has adopted the following practices at the Virginia Theatre per CDC, state, and local public health guidelines: FACE MASKS: […] Continue Reading

COVID-19 Update: Champaign Park District announces mask requirement at Virginia Theatre

Friday, July 30, 2021 The Champaign Park District has announced that, effective immediately, all individuals will be required to wear face masks while inside any park district facility — including […] Continue Reading

GORDON LIGHTFOOT CONCERT RESCHEDULED TO FEBRUARY, 2022

Friday, August 6, 2021 Champaign — The Virginia Theatre has been notified that singer-songwriter GORDON LIGHTFOOT was injured earlier this week and is now unable to perform at the theatre […] Continue Reading

CHAMPAIGN PARK DISTRICT ANNOUNCES VIRGINIA THEATRE 100TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON

Champaign, IL – The Champaign Park District has announced the first round of concerts, films, dance, spoken word, live theatre, comedy, and special events to take place in the centenary […] Continue Reading

COVID-19 RESPONSE UPDATE: PHASE 5, ILLINOIS RESTORED

7/30/21 Update: Champaign Park District Announces Mask Mandate  Effective July 30, 2021, the Champaign Park District has announced that all individuals are required to wear face masks while inside any […] Continue Reading

ACADEMY EXECUTIVE FEATURED IN EBERTFEST SYMPOSIUM ON MEDIA REPRESENTATION

From University of Illinois News Bureau: CONTACT: Craig Chamberlain, Social Sciences Editor, 217-333-2894 CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The 2020 Chaz & Roger Ebert Symposium’s virtual conversations with filmmakers, executives and others […] Continue Reading

Virginia Theatre Launching New Ticketing System June 1, 2021

The Virginia Theatre is getting a new ticketing system!  Starting June 1, 2021, the Virginia will go live with a new ticketing platform to provide patrons with an even better […] Continue Reading