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VIRGINIA THEATRE PERFORMANCE OF “A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN” TO STAR MARY BRIDGET DAVIES, TONY-NOMINATED ACTRESS WHO ORIGINATED ROLE ON BROADWAY

Performance to mark the 49th anniversary of Janis Joplin’s death at the age of 27. “A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, THE BROADWAY MUSICAL is a loud, colorful, high-caliber spectacle.” – The Associated Press Champaign, IL – The Tony Award-nominated actress who originated the role of Janis Joplin in the premiere Broadway run of A Night […] Continue Reading

CHAMPAIGN PARK DISTRICT ANNOUNCES VIRGINIA THEATRE 2019-2020 PERFORMING ARTS SEASON LINEUP

   Season Subscriptions go on-sale July 1, 2019. Individual tickets go on-sale July 19, 2019. June 9, 2019 — The Champaign Park District has announced the lineup of concerts, films, dance, theatrical events, comedy, and other programs to take place in the 2019-2020 performing arts season at the historic Virginia Theatre, 203 West Park Avenue, […] Continue Reading

A CAPPELLA GROUP STRAIGHT NO CHASER TO PERFORM AT HISTORIC VIRGINIA THEATRE OCTOBER 28, 2019

Champaign – Famed a cappella group Straight No Chaser will perform in concert at the Virginia Theatre, 203 West Park Avenue, Champaign, IL, on Monday, October 28, 2019, at 7:30 P.M. $39.50 to $59.50 tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, May 10, 2019, at 10:00 A.M. at the Virginia Box Office, […] Continue Reading

KANSAS: POINT OF KNOW RETURN TOUR COMING TO HISTORIC VIRGINIA THEATRE

Champaign, IL – Legendary rock band KANSAS will perform live in concert as part of their 40th Anniversary Point of Know Return Tour at the Virginia Theatre, 203 West Park Avenue, Champaign, on Friday, October 18, 2019, at 7:30 P.M. Tickets are $45.00 to $125.00 and go on sale to the general public Friday, April […] Continue Reading

FULL EBERTFEST 2019 FILM SCHEDULE & SPECIAL GUESTS ANNOUNCED!

The full lineup for the Roger Ebert’s 2019 Film Festival has been announced.  Another great year of films has been announced. Also, be sure to check the schedule for special guests such as actors Virginia Madsen, Jennifer Tilly, and Gina Gershon, film critic Richard Roeper, director David Mirkin, the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Choir […] Continue Reading

ARETHA FRANKLIN CONCERT FILM ‘AMAZING GRACE’ TO OPEN EBERT FILM FEST

3/14/2019 CONTACT: Craig Chamberlain, Social Sciences Editor, 217-333-2894 CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Aretha Franklin died last August, but she’ll be lighting up the big screen at the 21st annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” coming April 10-13 to Champaign-Urbana and the University of Illinois. The Franklin concert film “Amazing Grace,” shot nearly 50 years ago but stored in a […] Continue Reading

The Virginia Theatre Survey

As we start looking forward to another exciting season, we’d like to ask you for some feedback on the Virginia Theatre. From sharing your favorite performances, to what you’d like to see next on our stage, we want to hear from you! We truly appreciate your feedback and hope that you will complete a short survey […] Continue Reading

Virginia Theatre 2018 Programming Survey

We want to hear from you! As we start looking forward to another exciting season, we’d like to know your thoughts on being a patron of the Virginia Theatre. From sharing your favorite performances to what you’d like to see next on our stage, we want to hear from you. We truly appreciate your feedback […] Continue Reading

Virginia Theatre Canvas Tote

Virginia Theatre Canvas Tote: $12 Got stuff? Oh yes you do! Put all of your favorite go-to items – for a grand day out, a trip to the store, or a quiet night on the couch – in this functional, attractive canvas tote featuring the historic facade of the Virginia Theatre! All Virginia Theatre merchandise […] Continue Reading

Virginia Theatre Button 4-Pack

Virginia Theatre Button 4-Pack: $5 Now you really can wear your love for the Virginia on your sleeve (or your lapel) with this set of 4 Virginia Theatre buttons! Each button is 1.5 inches and has a unique design, like an illustration of our famous mezzanine lobby’s gorgeous honeycomb ceiling. Whether you wear them individually […] Continue Reading