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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

PROMINENT DOCUMENTARY FILMAKERS FEATURED IN EBERT SYMPOSIUM

From University of Illinois News Bureau: CONTACT: Craig Chamberlain, Social Sciences Editor, 217-333-2894 CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Three documentary filmmakers who’ve tackled subjects ranging from biography and history to sexual assault […] Continue Reading

VIRGINIA THEATRE SUSPENDS ALL EVENTS THROUGH APRIL 30, 2021

Champaign, IL—The Champaign Park District announced today that it has suspended all public and private events at the Virginia Theatre, 203 West Park Avenue, Champaign, Illinois, 61820, through April 30, […] Continue Reading

Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Virginia Theatre Events to be Announced in August

  VIRGINIA THEATRE NEWS UPDATES July, 2020 Sound System Upgrade COVID-19 Precautions 2020/2021 Season Programming SOUND SYSTEM UPGRADE The Virginia Theatre is currently closed* through September 30 while the Champaign […] Continue Reading

Champaign Park District Facility Closures & Program Cancellations

April 2, 2020 UPDATE: The Champaign Park District has been closely following CDC recommendations to help reduce the spread of COVID 19 including facility closures — which include the Virginia […] Continue Reading

CHAMPAIGN PARK DISTRICT’S VIRGINIA THEATRE TO SUSPEND PUBLIC EVENTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2020 CHAMPAIGN PARK DISTRICT’S VIRGINIA THEATRE TO SUSPEND PUBLIC EVENTS [NOTE: This posting was updated 5/22/20] Champaign, IL—The Champaign Park District is suspending all […] Continue Reading

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.” – […] 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, […] 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 […] 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 […] Continue Reading