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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

Effective June 11, 2021, indoor venues throughout the state of Illinois are once again able to host large-scale events at full capacity. Please note that under the State of Illinois’ […] 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

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