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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 4/2/20] 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

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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] Continue Reading