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The Champaign Park District has announced the lineup of concerts, movies, dance, theatre, comedy, and special events to take place at the historic Virginia Theatre.

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The Champaign Park District offers a flexible season subscription option at the Virginia Theatre, with a specially-curated list of over a dozen events to choose from. Just pick four or more “VT Series” events and get great perks that include:

  • Discounted tickets
  • First choice of premium seats
  • Option to keep your same seats when you renew
  • First choice of seats to selected shows as they’re added throughout the year (past examples include The Beach Boys and Chicago)
  • Free News-Gazette and Reel Deal movies all year long when you subscribe to six or more “VT Series” events

Season subscriptions (to four or more shows in the theatre’s ‘VT’ series) go on sale Monday, July 1, at 10:00 A.M. at the Virginia box office, or charge by phone at 217-356-9063.

Individual tickets for most shows go on sale at 10:00 A.M., Friday, July 19, 2019. The 2019-2020 Virginia Theatre Performing Arts Season is sponsored by The News-Gazette and WILL-Illinois Public Media.

The 2019-2020 Virginia Theatre Performing Arts Season includes folk legend Art Garfunkel, Broadway Smash A Night With Janis Joplin, and platinum blues rockers George Thorogood & The Destroyers. The Virginia is proudly welcoming back CUTC (with their production of The Wizard of Oz), David SedarisThe Moth Mainstage, and prog-rock favorites, Kansas, this time on their Point of No Return Tour. This season, the Virginia will also host the breathtaking Magical Cirque Christmasopera singer Nathan Gunn with the Champaign-Urbana Civic Wind Band, a concert by renowned folk singer Gordon Lightfoot, an evening with Hamilton actress Renee Elise GoldsberryThe Second CityStraight No Chaser, the Glenn Miller Orchestra, and much more.

Also returning for the 2019-2020 season is the Virginia’s flexible subscription package, with a specially-curated selection of 18 events to choose from. Subscribers pick four or more ‘VT Series’ shows and receive benefits like discounted tickets, first choice of premium seats, and  the option to keep the same seats next season and get first choice of seats to events as they are added to the Virginia calendar throughout the year.

For a complete details about the Virginia’s 2019-2020 season, taken from the theatre’s forthcoming season brochure, click here.

2019-2020 ‘VT SERIES’ EVENTS:
• Art Garfunkel – June 22, 2019
• Ice Cream & Independence – June 29, 2019
• CUTC’s The Wizard of Oz – Aug 1-4, 2019
• Gordon Lightfoot – Sept 24, 2019
• A Night with Janis Joplin – Oct 4, 2019
• George Thorogood & the Destroyers – Oct 16, 2019
• Kansas – Oct 18, 2019
• Straight No Chaser – Oct 28, 2019
• The Second City – Nov 30, 2019
• A Magical Cirque Christmas – Dec 11, 2019
• That’s What She Said – Feb 22, 2020
• Steven Ball, Wurlitzer Organ – March 14, 2020
• Renee Elise Goldsberry – March 26, 2020
• THE MOTH Mainstage – March 28, 2020
• David Sedaris – April 22, 2020
• CU Ballet’s Coppelia – May 8-9, 2020
• The American Soldier – May 23, 2020
• Glenn Miller Orchestra – May 30, 2020

For a complete details about the Virginia’s 2019-2020 season, taken from the theatre’s forthcoming season brochure, click here.

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