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Virginia Theatre

203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
217.356.9063 http://67.227.214.190/~thevirginia/

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February 2018

MARY POPPINS, THE MUSICAL

February 18
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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The Champaign Central High School Drama Program presents Mary Poppins, The Musical Date/Time(s): Thu-Sat, Feb 15-17, 2018 – at 7pm  & Sat-Sun, Feb 17-18, 2018 – at 2pm Seating: Reserved Tickets: $15 Adult/$10 Student & Senior (55 & over)/$8 Children (12 & under) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $2 (online only) On Sale Date: On Sale Now     One of the most popular Disney movies of all time captures hearts in a whole new way: as a “practically perfect”…

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MADAGASCAR JR.

February 22
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time: Thu-Sat, February 22-24, 2018 – 7pm each day plus a 2pm matinee Saturday (doors open at nightly 6:15pm & 1:15pm on Sat) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $12 Adult/$10 (12 & under) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only)     Marty the Zebra and his friends escape the Central Park Zoo the penguins take over a ship and sail to the Antarctica meet up with the Zoosters and end up in Madagascar. Upbeat music and lot of laughs. Performed by…

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March 2018

RON WHITE

March 1
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time: Thur, March 1, 2018 – 8pm (doors open at 7pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $55/$45 (see below for special VIP Packages) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $2 (online only) - FOR MATURE AUDIENCES - On-Sale Date: On Sale Now Ron 'Tater Salad' White, best known as the cigar smoking, scotch drinking funnyman from the 'Blue Collar Comedy' phenomenon, makes his return to Champaign with his new stand-up show. Mr. White has earned three Grammy nominations, a Gold Record, two…

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DRIVING MISS DAISY (1989)

March 6
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue & Thu, March 6, 2018 – 7pm *Please Note: The 3/8 screening of Driving Miss Daisy has been cancelled* Seating: General Admission Rating: PG Tickets: $5 On-Sale Date: Now On Sale Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only)         (99 min) Set in Southern USA, Driving Miss Daisy tells the story of the relationship unlike any other between an old Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur; one that starts distant and hostile, but grows and improves…

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THE SECOND CITY presents LOOK BOTH WAYS BEFORE TALKING

March 10
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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The Second City presents Look Both Ways Before Talking Date/Time(s): Sat, March 10, 2018 - 7:30pm (doors open at 6:30pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $32.50/$26.50/$18.50 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $3 (online only) On Sale Date: On Sale Now     The world’s #1 name in comedy is coming to C/U! Tired of looking over your shoulder before telling a funny story that might cause a fight at the water cooler or the dinner table? Why stress!? Let The Second City…

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GONE WITH THE WIND (1939) – News-Gazette Film Series

March 17
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, March 17, 2018 – 1pm and 7pm Seating: General Admission Rating: G Tickets: $6    Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now On Sale       (3 hours 58 min) Frankly, my dear, this is one of the most iconic films of all time. This tale of the Old South from the start of the Civil War through to the period of reconstruction focuses on the tragic romance between the roguish Rhett Butler and Scarlett O'Hara. …

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PECHA KUCHA NIGHT CHAMPAIGN-URBANA VOLUME 26

March 24
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, March 24, 2018 -- 8:20 pm Seating: General Admission Tickets: $10 in advance/$15 at the door Add’l per-ticket service charges apply: $2 (online only) On-Sale Date: On Sale Now     Pecha Kucha (it draws its name from the Japanese term for “chit chat”) is a fast-paced event filled with cutting edge art & design, quirky humor, and sometimes surprising emotion. PK Nights—held in hundreds of cities all over the world—are dedicated to providing accessible outlets to inspire…

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SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE (1998)

March 27
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue & Thu, March 27 & 29, 2018 – 7pm Seating: General Admission Rating: R Tickets: $5 On-Sale Date: On Sale Now Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only)     (123 min) Was “Romeo and Juliet” based on a true story? That’s what this film allows us to believe during its running time. William Shakespeare (Joseph Fiennes) has a severe case of writer’s block, and without a new play, his local theatre will close. His luck changes, however,…

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DWIGHT YOAKAM with Brandy Clark

March 28
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Wed, March 28, 2018 - 7:30pm (doors open at 6:30pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $49.50 / $69.50 / $89.50 / $125.00  Add’l per-ticket service charges apply: $6 (online only) Ticket Purchase Limit: 8 per order On-Sale Date: On Sale Now   VIP Tickets / Packages are available to purchase, exclusively from Mr. Yoakam's website or by clicking here.  These are not sold at The Virgnia box office. DWIGHT YOAKAM VIP MEET AND GREET EXPERIENCE INCLUDES: - 1 Premium Reserved Seat - One…

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“WEIRD AL” YANKOVIC, with Special Guest Emo Philips

March 30
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time: Fri, March 30, 2018 – 8:00pm (doors open at 7:00pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $279.00 (VIP)*/$89.00/$69.00/$49.00/$39.00 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $6 (online only) On-Sale Date: On Sale Now       "Weird Al" Yankovic will bring his Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour to Champaign’s intimate Virginia Theatre for a performance on Friday, March 30, at 8:00 p.m! "Weird Al" Yankovic burst onto the scene over three decades ago and never looked back. For the first time in his…

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REWIND 92.5 FILM SERIES: Patrick Swayze Double-Chested Feature: Ghost (1990) & Road House (1989)

March 31
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Road House (1989) Date/Time(s): Sat, March 31, 2018 – 7pm Seating: General Admission Rating: R Tickets: $5 (or $8 for both) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: On Sale Now     REWIND 92.5 returns with a whopper of a day.  It's a Patrick Swayze Double Feature!  (114 min) A good example of how a great B-movie should be made. It entertains and gives the fans of it's genre straight up satisfaction without expecting the audience to…

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REWIND 92.5 FILM SERIES: Patrick Swayze Double-Chested Feature: Ghost (1990) & Road House (1989)

March 31
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Ghost (1990) Date/Time(s): Sat, March 31, 2018 – 1pm Seating: General Admission Rating: PG-13 Tickets: $5 (or $8 for both) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: On Sale Now   REWIND 92.5 returns with a whopper of a day.  It's a Patrick Swayze Double Feature!  (127 min)  This is one of the most romantic films ever made. Ironically, most of the genuine love communicated between Sam (Patrick Swayze) and his wife Molly (Demi Moore) has to…

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April 2018

GEMS & JEWELS: Ballet, Irish, Tap & Contemporary Dance

April 7
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, April 7 & Sun, April 8, 2018 – at 7pm Sat & 2pm Sun Seating: Reserved Tickets: $13 Adults/$10 Children (12 & under)/$10 Seniors (55 and up) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $2 (online only) On Sale Date: Now On Sale     The Champaign Park District’s Dance Arts program proudly presents a new ballet, Gems and Jewels. The performance will include Irish, Tap, and Contemporary dance sections as well as Ballet. Follow our "thieves" as they stumble…

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ROBIN TROWER

April 11
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Wed, April 11, 2018 - 7:30pm (doors open at 6:30pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $49.50 / $69.50 Add’l per-ticket service charges apply: $5 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now On Sale OBC & PCC proudly present ROBIN TROWER (WWW.TROWERPOWER.COM). Robin Trower has been heralded as one of the most influential guitar players to come out of the 1960s British blues rock scene. He's known for both his incredible talent as a guitar player and his inspirational style of soloing, coaxing sounds…

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THE DUTTONS

April 13
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Fri, April 13, 2018 - 7pm Seating: Reserved Tickets: $33.50/$29.50/$22.50 Add’l per-ticket service charges apply: $3 (online only) On-Sale Date: On Sale Now International touring and recording artists The Duttons perform in a variety of musical genres - everything from bluegrass to classical to contemporary – expertly, on many instruments. They have appeared on NBC’s America’s Got Talent and frequently in PBS television specials (most recently in November, 2016). Whether playing in their home theatre in Branson, MO, or…

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SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN (1952) – News-Gazette Film Series

April 14
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, April 14, 2018 – 1pm and 7pm Seating: General Admission Rating: G Tickets: $6    On-Sale Date: On Sale Now Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only)         (103 min) 1927 Hollywood. Monumental Pictures' biggest stars, glamorous on-screen couple Lina Lamont and Don Lockwood, are also an off-screen couple if the trade papers and gossip columns are to be believed. One of the greatest and most successful musicals ever filmed, Singin’ in the Rain is…

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20TH ANNUAL ROGER EBERT’S FILM FESTIVAL PASS

April 18
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Wed-Sun, April 18-22, 2018 - various times Seating: General Admission Passes: $150 each Add’l per-ticket service charges apply: $5 (phone & online only) On-Sale Date: On Sale Now       Also available: Roger Ebert's Film Festival Pass 4-Packs! At $510.00 (plus service charges) for four passes, an Ebertfest Pass 4-Pack saves you 15% off the regular price. Click here to purchase     The College of Media at Illinois presents the 20th Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, Wednesday through…

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JOHN PRINE, with special guests The Milk Carton Kids

April 28
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time: Sat, April 28, 2018 – 8pm Tickets: $108/$88/$78/$68 Add’l per-ticket service charges apply: $6 (online only) Ticket purchase maximum: 4 per order On-Sale Date: Now On Sale Oh Boy Records is excited to announce that John Prine will release an album of original music in the Spring of 2018, and every ticket sold for this show will include a copy of John’s new record upon its release (CD only). Ticket purchasers will receive a follow-up email with instructions on…

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May 2018

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY presented by CU Ballet

May 4
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Fri, May 4, 2018 - 7pm | Sat, May 5, 2018 - 11am & 4pm Seating: Reserved Tickets: $24 Adult/$19 Senior/ $12 Child & Student Add’l per-ticket service charges apply: $3 (online only) On-Sale Date: On Sale Now Considered Tchaikovsky’s ballet masterpiece, this fairytale story follows Princess Aurora who is cast into a hundred-year sleep by the spell of the evil fairy Carabosse. Through the enchantments of the Lilac Fairy, Princess Aurora is awakened by the bearer of true…

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THE HELP (2011)

May 8
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Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue & Thu, May 8 & 10, 2018 – 7pm Seating: General Admission Rating: PG-13 Tickets: $5 On Sale Friday, July 14, 2017 – 10am Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only)     (2 hour 26 min) An aspiring author in the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the lives and perspectives of African American maids. Publishing a book about the white families for which they work and the hardships they go through on a daily basis is…

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MY DARLING CLEMENTINE (1946) – News-Gazette Film Series

May 12
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, May 12, 2018 – 1pm and 7pm Seating: General Admission Rating: PG Tickets: $6    Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On Sale Date: Fri, July 14, 2017 – 10am       (97 min) Wyatt Earp and his brothers Morgan and Virgil ride into Tombstone and leave brother James in charge of their cattle herd. On their return they find their cattle stolen and James dead. Wyatt takes on the job of town marshal, making…

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SEUSSICAL KIDS

May 17
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time: Thu-Sat, May 17-19, 2018 – Thu & Fri 7pm / Sat 2pm & 6:30pm (doors open 45 minutes before show times) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $12 Adult/$10 (12 & under) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only)     Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust containing tiny people called The Who's and he tries to save them. A story of friendship, loyalty, family and community. Performed by the 2-4th…

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June 2018

CELTIC WOMAN

June 14
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Thur, June 14, 2018 - 7:30pm Seating: Reserved Tickets: $106/$66/$45 Add’l per-ticket service charges apply: $6 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, Jul 14, 2017 - 10am     Giving Tuesday This Giving Tuesday (November 28, 2017), CELTIC WOMAN is paying it forward!  The group is proud to support Habitat for Humanity with a contribution from Tuesday's internet sales for their June 14, 2018 concert at the Virginia. Help CELTIC WOMAN make an impact by using the Promotional Code FAMILY…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: Reader’s Choice!

June 23
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, June 23, 2016 – 1pm and 7pm Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only)     Your vote counts!  Make your voice heard and help choose the winner of this season's News-Gazette's Reader's Choice Contest.  The winning film will screen on June 23, 2018.  Visit http://www.news-gazette.com/filmseries to cast your vote for any one of the following titles: Bringing Up Baby (1938)  comedy Cleopatra (1963)  historical drama King Kong (1933)   adventure /…

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August 2018

Mary Poppins (1964)

August 28
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An event every 2 days that begins at 12:00am, repeating until August 30, 2018

Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue & Thu, August 28 & 30, 2018 – 6:30pm Seating: General Admission Rating: G Tickets: $3 (or buy all 11 for just $25) On Sale Date: Friday, July 14, 2017 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only)     (139 min) It's Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! Mary Poppins isn’t just a regular nanny; she’s musical, magnetic, and magical! The Banks children manage to drive off every nanny they have, that is until Mary Poppins shows up. With a little…

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November 2018

REO SPEEDWAGON

November 10
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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NEW DATE ANNOUNCED! Date/Time: Sat, Nov 10, 2018 - 7:30pm (doors open at 6:30pm)   Seating: Reserved Tickets: $199.00 (VIP)*/$99.50/$79.50/$59.50 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $6 (online only). Maximum 8 tickets per order     NOTICE: The Champaign Park District has announced that the REO Speedwagon concert originally set for Thursday, February 8, 2018, at the Virginia Theatre has been rescheduled due to band member illness. The new date is Saturday, November 10, 2018 - at 7:30 P.M. All tickets…

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