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Virginia Theatre

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203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
217.356.9063 https://thevirginia.org/

November 2018

FIRST MAN (2018)

November 24, 2018
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Mon-Wed, Nov 19-21, and Fri-Sat, Nov 23-24 - 7pm plus Sat-Sun, Nov 24-25, 2018 - 1pm (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $8 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale     Rated PG-13 (138 min) This riveting true story of NASA's mission to land a man on the moon focuses on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961–1969. The film stars Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong, alongside Claire Foy,…

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FIRST MAN (2018)

November 25, 2018
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Mon-Wed, Nov 19-21, and Fri-Sat, Nov 23-24 - 7pm plus Sat-Sun, Nov 24-25, 2018 - 1pm (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $8 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale     Rated PG-13 (138 min) This riveting true story of NASA's mission to land a man on the moon focuses on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961–1969. The film stars Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong, alongside Claire Foy,…

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HOLIDAY CARD PHOTO OP

November 26, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Holiday Decor at Virginia Theatre

Date/Time(s): Mon, Nov 26, 5-8pm Tues, Dec 4, 5-8pm Mon, Dec 10, 5-8pm Tickets: FREE Reservations available starting Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10am (at the box office and by phone at 217-356-9063). We’re opening up the Virginia’s beautifully decorated Mezzanine Lobby for photographs this holiday season! Drop by or call our box office (217-356-9063) to reserve your 15-minute slot (space is limited). Bring your camera or arrange to have a professional photographer meet you at the theatre, and capture…

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98° at Christmas

November 28, 2018
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Wed, Nov 28, 2018 - 7:30pm (doors open at 6:30pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $49.50/$69.50/$79.50/$99.50 On-Sale Date: Fri, July 20, 2018 - 10am   CYBER MONDAY SPECIAL: TAKE 20% OFF TICKETS TO 98 DEGREES! Get this special discount online on Monday only, November 26, 2018, from 12:01 A.M. to 11:59 P.M. Shop with us online here: http://bit.ly/98DegreesCU and take 20% OFF the price of your 98 Degrees ticket(s) when you use Promotional Code CYBER98. Plus, just in time for the Holidays,…

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December 2018

JEWEL: Handmade Holiday Tour

December 1, 2018
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date(s)/Time(s): Sat, Dec 1, 2018 – 8pm Seating: Reserved Tickets: $45/$59.50/$89.50/$125 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $6 (online only) (VIP Packages also available at www.jeweljk.com) Limit: 8 Tickets Per Patron On Sale Date: Fri, Sept 7, 2018 – 10am   Ally Bank proudly presents Jewel’s Handmade Holiday Tour with special guests Atz, Atz Lee, and Nikos Kilcher Jewel's fan favorite Handmade Holiday Tour returns this Holiday season for a one of a kind tour, performing Holiday classics, Holiday originals,…

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Rewind 92.5 MOVIE SERIES: Listeners’ Choice

December 2, 2018
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sun, Dec 2, 2018 - 2pm (doors open at 1pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) They listeners have chosen! This year's Rewind 92.5fm Listener's Choice film is..... Home Alone (1990)! Enjoy the story of an eight-year-old troublemaker who must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation. Written and produced by John Hughes and starring Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister.…

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AN EVENING WITH NICK OFFERMAN

December 3, 2018
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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  Date/Time(s): Mon, Dec 3, 2018 - 7:30pm (doors open at 6:30pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $35/$45/$55/$80 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $5 (online only) 8 ticket limit, per patron On-Sale Date: Fri, Nov 16, 2018 - 10am   Humorist Nick Offerman returns to the site of his youthful matriculation with a collection of sawdusty musings on living with enthusiasm, crafting things in wood and most importantly, cultivating mirth. Nick Offerman, University of Illinois Alum, generously is performing these two…

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HOLIDAY CARD PHOTO OP

December 4, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Holiday Decor at Virginia Theatre

Date/Time(s): Mon, Nov 26, 5-8pm Tues, Dec 4, 5-8pm Mon, Dec 10, 5-8pm Tickets: FREE Reservations available starting Friday, July 20, 2018 – 10am (at the box office and by phone at 217-356-9063). We’re opening up the Virginia’s beautifully decorated Mezzanine Lobby for photographs this holiday season! Drop by or call our box office (217-356-9063) to reserve your 15-minute slot (space is limited). Bring your camera or arrange to have a professional photographer meet you at the theatre, and capture…

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MEET SANTA CLAUS AT THE VIRGINIA THEATRE!

December 5, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on December 19, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s):  Wed, Dec 5, 2018 - 5-7pm Tue, Dec 11, 2018 - 5-7pm Wed, Dec 19, 2018 - 5-7pm Tickets: FREE Ho ho ho, Santa Claus is coming to town! The Champaign Center Partnership and the Champaign Park District are excited to again welcome St. Nick to the historic Virginia Theatre. Sponsored by Hickory Point Bank. You and your family can visit with Santa in the theatre's Mezzanine Lobby once a week during the holidays! Santa will take pictures with…

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RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL

December 6, 2018
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Thur, Dec 6, 2018 - 6:30pm (doors open at 5:30pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: Adult: $62.50/$52.50, Sen (55 and over): $55.50/$45.50, Child (12 and under): $42.50/$32.50 On-Sale Date: Fri, July 20, 2018 - 10am   The beloved TV classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. Come see all of your favorite characters from the special including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and,…

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MICHAEL MCDONALD: Season of Peace, Holiday & Hits

December 9, 2018
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sun, Dec 9, 2018 - 7:00pm (doors open at 6:00pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $49.95/$59.95/$69.95/$79.95 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $4.00 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, July 20, 2018 - 10am   Michael McDonald will bring his Season of Peace, Holiday & Hits Tour to the Virginia in December – and there’s no better way to get into the spirit of the holiday season! Two notes. That's all it takes to recognize the voice of Michael McDonald. Distinctive and soulful,…

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HOLIDAY CARD PHOTO OP

December 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Holiday Decor at Virginia Theatre

Date/Time(s): Mon, Nov 26, 5-8pm Tues, Dec 4, 5-8pm Mon, Dec 10, 5-8pm Tickets: FREE Reservations available starting Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10am (at the box office and by phone at 217-356-9063). We’re opening up the Virginia’s beautifully decorated Mezzanine Lobby for photographs this holiday season! Drop by or call our box office (217-356-9063) to reserve your 15-minute slot (space is limited). Bring your camera or arrange to have a professional photographer meet you at the theatre, and capture…

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MEET SANTA CLAUS AT THE VIRGINIA THEATRE!

December 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on December 19, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s):  Wed, Dec 5, 2018 - 5-7pm Tue, Dec 11, 2018 - 5-7pm Wed, Dec 19, 2018 - 5-7pm Tickets: FREE Ho ho ho, Santa Claus is coming to town! The Champaign Center Partnership and the Champaign Park District are excited to again welcome St. Nick to the historic Virginia Theatre. Sponsored by Hickory Point Bank. You and your family can visit with Santa in the theatre's Mezzanine Lobby once a week during the holidays! Santa will take pictures with…

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ANDREW PETERSON presents BEHOLD THE LAMB OF GOD

December 12, 2018
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Presented by Gather Round Production Date/Time(s): Wed, Dec 12, 2018 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $25/$30/$35/$40 On-Sale Date: Fri, Jul 20, 2018 - 10am       Storied Nashville singer-songwriter and author Andrew Peterson presents the Advent song cycle Behold the Lamb of God: The True Tall Tale of the Coming of Christ. Running for almost two decades, Behold the Lamb features an all-star cast of Nashville songwriters and session musicians performing Peterson’s original folk-roots infused rendition…

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HOLIDAY IN WHOVILLE 2018

December 16, 2018
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sun, Dec 16, 2018 - 1pm (Doors open at 12pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $3 Standard/FREE for children 2 & under (please visit our box office to receive a ticket for children 2 & under) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale     Join us for a real holiday treat! Watch Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966 TV short). Due to popular demand, this short film will be shown every half hour…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: THE BEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES EVER

December 17, 2018
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Mon, Dec 17, 2018 - Sat, Dec 22, 2018 - 7pm (with a 1pm matinee Sat, Dec 22, 2018) (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 (or see all five for $24) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       These are some of our favorite movies all year long! Five classic Christmas tales shown in a historic setting—and enjoy a nice cup of complimentary hot chocolate,…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: The Bishop’s Wife (1947)

December 17, 2018
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Mon, Dec 17, 2018 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 (or see all five for $24) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated G (109 min) A bishop prays for divine intervention…and is sent Cary Grant as a guardian angel in human form. In this sentimental favorite, the angel helps find financial aid to build a new church and revives the bishop’s shaky marriage. The…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: THE BEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES EVER

December 18, 2018
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Mon, Dec 17, 2018 - Sat, Dec 22, 2018 - 7pm (with a 1pm matinee Sat, Dec 22, 2018) (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 (or see all five for $24) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       These are some of our favorite movies all year long! Five classic Christmas tales shown in a historic setting—and enjoy a nice cup of complimentary hot chocolate,…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

December 18, 2018
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue, Dec 18, 2018 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated G (101 min) Kris Kringle is really convincing in his job as Santa Claus at the Macy’s toy-department. That’s because… he is Santa. After he’s institutionalized for this seemingly out-of-touch behavior, a young lawyer decides to defend him in court by proving that he is indeed the real…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: THE BEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES EVER

December 19, 2018
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Mon, Dec 17, 2018 - Sat, Dec 22, 2018 - 7pm (with a 1pm matinee Sat, Dec 22, 2018) (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 (or see all five for $24) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       These are some of our favorite movies all year long! Five classic Christmas tales shown in a historic setting—and enjoy a nice cup of complimentary hot chocolate,…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)

December 19, 2018
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Wed, Dec 19, 2018 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale Please Note: Meet Me In St. Louis has replaced White Christmas, originally scheduled for this date.     Rating: G (113 min) In the year leading up to the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move…

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MEET SANTA CLAUS AT THE VIRGINIA THEATRE!

December 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on December 11, 2018 at 5:00 pm

One event on December 19, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s):  Wed, Dec 5, 2018 - 5-7pm Tue, Dec 11, 2018 - 5-7pm Wed, Dec 19, 2018 - 5-7pm Tickets: FREE Ho ho ho, Santa Claus is coming to town! The Champaign Center Partnership and the Champaign Park District are excited to again welcome St. Nick to the historic Virginia Theatre. Sponsored by Hickory Point Bank. You and your family can visit with Santa in the theatre's Mezzanine Lobby once a week during the holidays! Santa will take pictures with…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: THE BEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES EVER

December 20, 2018
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Mon, Dec 17, 2018 - Sat, Dec 22, 2018 - 7pm (with a 1pm matinee Sat, Dec 22, 2018) (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 (or see all five for $24) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       These are some of our favorite movies all year long! Five classic Christmas tales shown in a historic setting—and enjoy a nice cup of complimentary hot chocolate,…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: A Christmas Carol (1951)

December 20, 2018
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Thur, Dec 20, 2018 - 7pm (doors open 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Not Rated (87 min) Bah humbug! This enchanting Christmas fable is about an old embittered miser who is given the chance for redemption when three ghosts haunt him on Christmas Eve. The Bishop’s Wife (1947): Mon, Dec 17, 2018 - 7pm Miracle on 34th Street (1947): Tue, Dec 18, 2018 -…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: THE BEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES EVER

December 21, 2018
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Mon, Dec 17, 2018 - Sat, Dec 22, 2018 - 7pm (with a 1pm matinee Sat, Dec 22, 2018) (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 (or see all five for $24) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       These are some of our favorite movies all year long! Five classic Christmas tales shown in a historic setting—and enjoy a nice cup of complimentary hot chocolate,…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

December 21, 2018
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Fri & Sat, Dec 21 & 22, 2018 - 7pm (with a 1pm matinee Sat) (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG (132 min) A depressed businessman gets the opportunity to see what life is like had he never existed. With the help of an angel, George Bailey sees what could have been and learns to appreciate…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: THE BEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES EVER

December 22, 2018
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Mon, Dec 17, 2018 - Sat, Dec 22, 2018 - 7pm (with a 1pm matinee Sat, Dec 22, 2018) (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 (or see all five for $24) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       These are some of our favorite movies all year long! Five classic Christmas tales shown in a historic setting—and enjoy a nice cup of complimentary hot chocolate,…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

December 22, 2018
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Fri & Sat, Dec 21 & 22, 2018 - 7pm (with a 1pm matinee Sat) (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG (132 min) A depressed businessman gets the opportunity to see what life is like had he never existed. With the help of an angel, George Bailey sees what could have been and learns to appreciate…

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January 2019

Free Sneak Peek of VICTORIA Season 3 (WILL / PBS / Masterpiece)

January 7
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time: Monday, January 7, 7:00pm (doors open at 6:30pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: FREE Join Us for the Small Queen on the Big Screen! Victoria on MASTERPIECE returns to Sunday nights on WILL-TV for an all-new season Jan. 13, 2019. However, you can join WILL-TV for a FREE sneak peek of the first hour of the premiere episode of Season 3 on Jan. 7 at the Virginia Theatre. It is 1848, and revolution is breaking out across Europe. In Britain, one woman stands between order and chaos:…

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (2017)

January 8
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue, Jan 8, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Please note:  The Jan 10 screening has been cancelled Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG (130 min) In this live action remake of the animated classic a selfish prince is cursed by a witch who transforms him into a hideous creature. He must change his way unless he wants to remain a beast…

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TIES & TENNIES

January 10
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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A benefit for the Champaign Park District Martens Center. Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 5pm Virginia Theatre, 203 W Park Ave, Champaign Celebrate the founders of the Champaign Parks Foundation as we raise money for the new Martens Center, an innovative community center to be built in north Champaign. Tickets are $50 and include heavy hors d’oeuvres from Biaggi’s, V. Picasso, Baxters, Dish Passionate Cuisine, C & C Kitchen and Sugar by Sarah. Enjoy live music, a wine pull, cash…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: Charade (1963)

January 12
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, Jan 12, 2019 - 1pm & 7pm (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated G (115 min) Help us celebrate Cary Grant’s birthday this month when we revisit the always-popular film that everyone said was “the best Hitchcock movie that Hitchcock never made"! Audrey Hepburn plays Regina, a woman suddenly widowed when her husband is murdered in…

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CU CHRISTIAN CHURCH service

January 13
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Join CU Christian Church as they kick-off their new series on the Book of Acts.  There will be nursery classrooms at this service. Date/Time(s): Sun, Jan 13, 2019 - 10:30am Seating: General Admission Tickets: Free Event For more info: cuchurch.com  

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PURPLE RAIN (1984)

January 15
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue & Thur, Jan 15 & 17, 2019 - 7pm  (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated R (112 min) Prince stars as The Kid, a young musician who escapes his tumultuous home life when his star begins to rise, but he deals with more tribulations when he’s faced with a burgeoning romance with a fellow singer, a dissatisfied band worried about…

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PURPLE RAIN (1984)

January 17
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue & Thur, Jan 15 & 17, 2019 - 7pm  (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated R (112 min) Prince stars as The Kid, a young musician who escapes his tumultuous home life when his star begins to rise, but he deals with more tribulations when he’s faced with a burgeoning romance with a fellow singer, a dissatisfied band worried about…

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East Central Illinois Youth Orchestra Winter Concert

January 21
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Mon, Jan 21, 2019 – 7:30pm  (doors open at 6:30pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: FREE       East Central Illinois Youth Orchestra Winter Concert Under the direction of Kevin Kelly Program:   Giuseppe Verdi:                 Overture to The Sicilian Vespers Bela Bartok:                       Romanian Folk Dances Alun Hoddinott:                 Welsh Dances 2nd Suite Samuel Barber:                   Intermezzo from Vanessa Dmitri Shostakovich:          Finale from Symphony No. 5 The ECIYO is a program of The Conservatory of Central Illinois, a not-for-profit…

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THE BIG SICK (2017)

January 22
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue & Thur, Jan 22 & 24, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated R (120 min) Based on the real-life love story between the film’s writer, Emily V. Gordon, and the film’s star, Kumail Nanjiani, The Big Sick tells the story of the pair falling in love but the struggles they face as their cultures clash. Emily eventually…

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THE BIG SICK (2017)

January 24
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue & Thur, Jan 22 & 24, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated R (120 min) Based on the real-life love story between the film’s writer, Emily V. Gordon, and the film’s star, Kumail Nanjiani, The Big Sick tells the story of the pair falling in love but the struggles they face as their cultures clash. Emily eventually…

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REWIND 92.5 MOVIE SERIES BAD MOVIE MONDAYS: Tremors (1990)

January 28
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Mon, Jan 28, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG-13 (96 min) Sneak out to the historic Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign, and be very, very quiet…because we’re showing this camp classic as part of Rewind 92.5’s “Bad Movie Mondays”. Extra credit if you can tell us what your six degrees to Kevin Bacon is! A quiet,…

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February 2019

Champaign West Rotary presents: CU’s Got Talent!

February 2
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, Feb 2, 2019 6:00pm: Registration Opens & Cocktail Hour with Heavy Appetizers 7:15pm: Talent Show 9:00: Silent Auction Closes Tickets: $75 On-Sale Date: On Sale Now     CU’s Got Talent! is a fundraiser, now in its 4th year, presented by Champaign West Rotary in East Central Illinois. CU's Got Talent! features a talent show including a reception and silent auction. The goal is to support local Champaign-Urbana charities which do not have the capacity to host a major…

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STAND BY ME (1986)

February 5
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue & Thur, Feb 5 & 7, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale         Rated R (89 min) A writer looks back on a boyhood journey to find the body of a local missing teen in 1959. In this coming-of-age story, the tight-knit group of friends find more than what they were looking for as they bond over the…

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STAND BY ME (1986)

February 7
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue & Thur, Feb 5 & 7, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale         Rated R (89 min) A writer looks back on a boyhood journey to find the body of a local missing teen in 1959. In this coming-of-age story, the tight-knit group of friends find more than what they were looking for as they bond over the…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: Top Hat (1935)

February 9
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, Feb 9, 2019 - 1pm & 7pm (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Not Rated (101 min) Starring that original dancing dynamic duo, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, Top Hat is the most successful and best known picture in the long history of their partnership. The film centers on a case of mistaken identity when a dancer…

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The Wayward Girl presented by Champaign Park District Dance Arts

February 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on February 16, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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  Date/Time(s): Fri, February 15, 2019 – 7pm | Sat, February 16,  2019 – 2pm (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $10 Child under 12, $10 Seniors, $13 Adults Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $2 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, Jul 20, 2018 – 10am An original restaging of the 1789 classical ballet “La Fille Mal Gardée.” A timeless tale of the comedic relationship between a widowed mother and her strong-willed daughter. Presented by Champaign Park District…

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The Wayward Girl presented by Champaign Park District Dance Arts

February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on February 16, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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  Date/Time(s): Fri, February 15, 2019 – 7pm | Sat, February 16,  2019 – 2pm (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $10 Child under 12, $10 Seniors, $13 Adults Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $2 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, Jul 20, 2018 – 10am An original restaging of the 1789 classical ballet “La Fille Mal Gardée.” A timeless tale of the comedic relationship between a widowed mother and her strong-willed daughter. Presented by Champaign Park District…

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CPD Youth Theatre presents: FREAKY FRIDAY, IN ONE ACT

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Presented by Champaign Park District Youth Theatre (5th-10th Grades) Date/Time(s): Thur-Sat, Feb 21-23, 2019 - 7pm (2pm matinee Saturday) (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $14 Adult/$12 Child Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now On Sale     When an uber-organized mother and her spontaneous teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right. Masquerading as each other, they must work together to solve the mystery of…

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CPD Youth Theatre presents: FREAKY FRIDAY, IN ONE ACT

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until February 23, 2019

Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Presented by Champaign Park District Youth Theatre (5th-10th Grades) Date/Time(s): Thur-Sat, Feb 21-23, 2019 - 7pm (2pm matinee Saturday) (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $14 Adult/$12 Child Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now On Sale     When an uber-organized mother and her spontaneous teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right. Masquerading as each other, they must work together to solve the mystery of…

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CPD Youth Theatre presents: FREAKY FRIDAY, IN ONE ACT

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until February 23, 2019

Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Presented by Champaign Park District Youth Theatre (5th-10th Grades) Date/Time(s): Thur-Sat, Feb 21-23, 2019 - 7pm (2pm matinee Saturday) (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $14 Adult/$12 Child Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now On Sale     When an uber-organized mother and her spontaneous teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right. Masquerading as each other, they must work together to solve the mystery of…

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REWIND 92.5 MOVIE SERIES BAD MOVIE MONDAYS: Flash Gordon (1980)

February 25
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Mon, Feb 25, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG (111 min) If you have never before experienced the unparalleled camp of Flash Gordon, the pure, unadulterated silliness of the picture may take you by surprise. Produced by Dino De Laurentiis and with a soundtrack performed by Queen, Flash Gordon was a self-aware space opera that gained…

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BLACK PANTHER (2018)

February 26 - February 27
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue, Feb 26 & Wed, Feb 27, 2019 - 7pm (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG-13 (135 min) T’Challa returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda after the death of his father to rise to the throne as King, but a vengeful enemy resurfaces to challenge T’Challa’s reign and puts the fate of…

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RODNEY CARRINGTON LIVE

February 28
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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  Date/Time(s): Thur, Feb 28, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $44.75 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $5 (online only) 8 ticket limit, per patron On-Sale Date: Fri, Nov 30, 2018 - 10am   WWW.RODNEYCARRINGTON.COM Rodney Carrington is a multitalented comedian, actor, and writer who has recorded eight major record label comedy albums selling over 3 million copies. Rodney starred in his own TV sitcom, Rodney, which ran for two seasons on ABC. He co-wrote…

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March 2019

THAT’S WHAT SHE SAID – presented by Sterling Wealth Management

March 2
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, March 2, 2019 - 7:30pm (doors open at 6:30pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $40 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $3 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, July 20, 2018 - 10am For After Party Tickets – Click Here That’s What She Said is returning to The Virginia Theatre!  This one night show features local women sharing personal stories from the stage.  Check out the lineup at www.SheSaidProject.com.  That’s What She Said, presented by Sterling Wealth Management is the ultimate girls…

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BIG (1986)

March 5
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue & Thur, Mar 5 & 7, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG (130 min) Be careful what you wish for…A teenage boy consults the wish-granting powers of a fortune-telling machine at the local pier and asks for it to make him grown up. Although, Josh is surprised when he wakes up the next morning with the body…

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BIG (1986)

March 7
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue & Thur, Mar 5 & 7, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG (130 min) Be careful what you wish for…A teenage boy consults the wish-granting powers of a fortune-telling machine at the local pier and asks for it to make him grown up. Although, Josh is surprised when he wakes up the next morning with the body…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: Gaslight (1944)

March 9
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, Mar 9, 2019 - 1pm & 7pm (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Not Rated (114 min) The film that gave us an entirely new term for manipulation. After the death of her famous opera-singing aunt, Paula (Ingrid Bergman) falls in love with the charming Gregory Anton (Charles Boyer). Back in London, Paula begins to notice strange…

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THE CHOIR OF MAN

March 10
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Choir of Man

  Date/Time(s): Sun, Mar 10, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $29.50/$39.50/$49.50/$69.50 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $4 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, Nov 30, 2018 - 10am   Mammoth Events and the Champaign Park District are proud to present THE CHOIR OF MAN at the Virginia Theatre on Sunday, March 10, 2019, at 7:00 P.M., as part of their inaugural North American tour! This worldwide smash and runaway hit of numerous music festivals will…

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REWIND 92.5 MOVIE SERIES BAD MOVIE MONDAYS: Xanadu (1980)

March 25
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Mon, Mar 25, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG (96 min) For our final “Bad Movie Monday”, we’ve really upped the ante with this 1980 box office (and critical) flop! Xanadu stars Olivia Newton-John, Gene Kelly and Michael Beck, and features music by Newton-John, Electric Light Orchestra, Cliff Richard, and The Tubes. The film earned terrible…

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WONDER WOMAN (2017)

March 26
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue & Thur, Mar 26 & 28, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG-13 (149 min) A WWII pilot crashes on a hidden and mysterious island inhabited by women warriors where he tells them of the conflicts in the outside world. Amazonian Diana is stricken by these stories of strife and leaves her home vowing to end…

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WONDER WOMAN (2017)

March 28
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue & Thur, Mar 26 & 28, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG-13 (149 min) A WWII pilot crashes on a hidden and mysterious island inhabited by women warriors where he tells them of the conflicts in the outside world. Amazonian Diana is stricken by these stories of strife and leaves her home vowing to end…

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PECHAKUCHA NIGHT CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, Volume 29

March 30
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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presented by the Champaign-Urbana Design Organization Date/Time(s): Sat, Mar 30, 2019 - 8:20pm (Doors open 7:00pm for pre-show T-shirts and meet & greet) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $10 in advance/$15 at the door On-Sale Date: Now on sale   First devised by a pair of Tokyo architects in 2003, PechaKucha Nights have become international phenomena that use a simple concept to create big community exchanges. Presenters have 20 images and 20 seconds per image to share their ideas, works, and passions…

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April 2019

CHAMPAIGN PARK HONORS

April 4
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time: Thu, April 4, 2019 - 5pm-6:30pm Seating: General Admission Tickets: Free Event Join The Champaign Park District at the Virginia Theatre to celebrate community partnerships and innovation.  Reception with entertainment starts things off at 5pm. 5pm Hors d'oeovre and Cash Bar Reception with on stage performances by Champaign Park District's Dance Arts and Youth Theatre programs. 5:30pm Awards ceremony This free event is open to the public.

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BONEYARD ARTS FESTIVAL at the Virginia

April 5 - April 6
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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The Virginia Theatre is pleased to participate in Boneyard Arts Fest again this year as an official venue.  This year, the theatre's East Lobby will serve as a gallery for the magnificent work of local sculptor, Rick Larimore. Rick's wood sculptures are made mostly of local hardwoods gathered from our central Illinois woodlands. Clay pieces are cast in bronze, epoxy, or other materials. While he uses both power and hand tools, Rick much prefers the meditative quiet of handwork.  …

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: Metropolis (1927)

April 6
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, Apr 6, 2019 - 1pm & 7pm (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Not Rated (153 min) This influential film portrays a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and city planners, but a working class prophet predicts the resolution to their differences when she falls in love with the son of the city’s mastermind. A…

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21ST ANNUAL ROGER EBERT’S FILM FESTIVAL PASS

April 10 - April 13
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Wed-Sat, April 10-13, 2019 - various times Seating: General Admission Festival Pass: $150.00/each Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $5.00 (online & phone sales only) Ebertfest Pass On-Sale Date: On Sale Now Festival Pass 4-Pack: $510.00/packet-of-4 Get a Pass 4-Pack here Add’l per packet processing fees apply: $20.00 (online & phone sales only)   The College of Media at Illinois presents the 21st Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, Wednesday through Saturday, April 10-13, 2019 – at the historic Virginia Theatre…

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21st Annual Ebertfest: AMAZING GRACE

April 10
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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  Date/Time(s): Wed, April 10, 2019 - 7pm Seating: General Admission Tickets: $16.50 Standard /$13 Seniors (55 and up) & Students Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Mon, April 1, 2019 – 10am Please note: Rush Seats to this screening may be available at showtime. Patrons in the 'Rush' ticketing line will be sold seats as they become available (between 6:45pm-7:15pm). For more info, call the Box Office at 217/356-9063.    (2018) Rated G 120…

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21st Annual Ebertfest: BOUND

April 11
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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  Date/Time(s): Thur, April 11, 2019 - 9pm Seating: General Admission Tickets: $16.50 Standard /$13 Seniors (55 and up) & Students Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Mon, April 1, 2019 – 10am   2019 EBERTFEST LINEUP Wednesday, April 10 Amazing Grace - 7pm Special Guests: Alan Elliott, Director Terrell D. Whittley, Producer The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Choir of Champaign-Urbana, Performer More Info   Thursday, April 11 Cœur fidèle (The Faithful Heart) - 1pm…

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21st Annual Ebertfest: RACHEL GETTING MARRIED

April 11
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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  Date/Time(s): Thur, April 11, 2019 - 4pm Seating: General Admission Tickets: $16.50 Standard /$13 Seniors (55 and up) & Students Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Mon, April 1, 2019 – 10am 2019 EBERTFEST LINEUP Wednesday, April 10 Amazing Grace - 7pm Special Guests: Alan Elliott, Director Terrell D. Whittley, Producer The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Choir of Champaign-Urbana, Performer More Info   Thursday, April 11 Cœur fidèle (The Faithful Heart) - 1pm Special…

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21st Annual Ebertfest: CŒUR FIDÈLE (THE FAITHFUL HEART)

April 11
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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  Date/Time(s): Thur, April 11, 2019 - 1pm Seating: General Admission Tickets: $16.50 Standard /$13 Seniors (55 and up) & Students Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Mon, April 1, 2019 – 10am 2019 EBERTFEST LINEUP Wednesday, April 10 Amazing Grace - 7pm Special Guests: Alan Elliott, Director Terrell D. Whittley, Producer The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Choir of Champaign-Urbana, Performer More Info   Thursday, April 11 Cœur fidèle (The Faithful Heart) - 1pm…

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21st Annual Ebertfest: ROMY AND MICHELE’S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION

April 12
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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  Date/Time(s): Fri, April 12, 2019 - 9pm Seating: General Admission Tickets: $16.50 Standard /$13 Seniors (55 and up) & Students Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Mon, April 1, 2019 – 10am   2019 EBERTFEST LINEUP Wednesday, April 10 Amazing Grace - 7pm Special Guests: Alan Elliott, Director Terrell D. Whittley, Producer The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Choir of Champaign-Urbana, Performer More Info   Thursday, April 11 Cœur fidèle (The Faithful Heart) - 1pm…

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21st Annual Ebertfest: A YEAR OF THE QUIET SUN

April 12
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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  Date/Time(s): Fri, April 12, 2019 - 4:30pm Seating: General Admission Tickets: $16.50 Standard /$13 Seniors (55 and up) & Students Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Mon, April 1, 2019 – 10am   2019 EBERTFEST LINEUP Wednesday, April 10 Amazing Grace - 7pm Special Guests: Alan Elliott, Director Terrell D. Whittley, Producer The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Choir of Champaign-Urbana, Performer More Info   Thursday, April 11 Cœur fidèle (The Faithful Heart) - 1pm…

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21st Annual Ebertfest: CANE RIVER

April 12
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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  Date/Time(s): Fri, April 12, 2019 - 1:30pm Seating: General Admission Tickets: $16.50 Standard / $13 Seniors (55 and up) & Students Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Mon, April 1, 2019 – 10am   2019 EBERTFEST LINEUP Wednesday, April 10 Amazing Grace - 7pm Special Guests: Alan Elliott, Director Terrell D. Whittley, Producer The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Choir of Champaign-Urbana, Performer More Info   Thursday, April 11 Cœur fidèle (The Faithful Heart)…

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21st Annual Ebertfest: COLD WAR

April 12
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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  Date/Time(s): Fri, April 12, 2019 - 10am Seating: General Admission Tickets: $16.50 Standard / $13 Seniors (55 and up) & Students Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Mon, April 1, 2019 – 10am   2019 EBERTFEST LINEUP Wednesday, April 10 Amazing Grace - 7pm Special Guests: Alan Elliott, Director Terrell D. Whittley, Producer The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Choir of Champaign-Urbana, Performer More Info   Thursday, April 11 Cœur fidèle (The Faithful Heart)…

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21st Annual Ebertfest: SIDEWAYS

April 13
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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  Date/Time(s): Sat, April 13, 2019 - 9pm Seating: General Admission Tickets: $16.50 Standard /$13 Seniors (55 and up) & Students Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Mon, April 1, 2019 – 10am   2019 EBERTFEST LINEUP Wednesday, April 10 Amazing Grace - 7pm Special Guests: Alan Elliott, Director Terrell D. Whittley, Producer The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Choir of Champaign-Urbana, Performer More Info   Thursday, April 11 Cœur fidèle (The Faithful Heart) - 1pm…

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21st Annual Ebertfest: WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?

April 13
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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  Date/Time(s): Sat, April 13, 2019 - 1:30pm Seating: General Admission Tickets: $16.50 Standard /$13 Seniors (55 and up) & Students Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Mon, April 1, 2019 – 10am   2019 EBERTFEST LINEUP Wednesday, April 10 Amazing Grace - 7pm Special Guests: Alan Elliott, Director Terrell D. Whittley, Producer The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Choir of Champaign-Urbana, Performer More Info   Thursday, April 11 Cœur fidèle (The Faithful Heart) - 1pm…

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21st Annual Ebertfest: MAYA ANGELOU: AND STILL I RISE

April 13
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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  Date/Time(s): Sat, April 13, 2019 - 10am Seating: General Admission Tickets: $16.50 Standard /$13 Seniors (55 and up) & Students Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Mon, April 1, 2019 – 10am   2019 EBERTFEST LINEUP Wednesday, April 10 Amazing Grace - 7pm Special Guests: Alan Elliott, Director Terrell D. Whittley, Producer The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Choir of Champaign-Urbana, Performer More Info   Thursday, April 11 Cœur fidèle (The Faithful Heart) - 1pm…

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21st Annual Ebertfest: ALMOST FAMOUS

April 13
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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  Date/Time(s): Sat, April 13, 2019 - 4:30pm Seating: General Admission Tickets: $16.50 Standard /$13 Seniors (55 and up) & Students Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Mon, April 1, 2019 – 10am     2019 EBERTFEST LINEUP Wednesday, April 10 Amazing Grace - 7pm Special Guests: Alan Elliott, Director Terrell D. Whittley, Producer The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Choir of Champaign-Urbana, Performer More Info   Thursday, April 11 Cœur fidèle (The Faithful Heart)…

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JEFF TWEEDY

April 18
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Thu, Apr 18, 2019 – 7:30pm (doors open at 6:30pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $39.50/$49.50/$59.50 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $5 (online only) w/ special guest James Elkington On-Sale Date: Fri, Jan 11, 2019 - 7pm Jeff Tweedy has released, WARM, a solo album of all new material dBpm Records. WARM was produced and recorded entirely by Jeff at Chicago’s now legendary studio, The Loft (with help from some of his usual collaborators – Spencer Tweedy, Glenn Kotche and…

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CPD Youth Theatre presents: THE MUSIC MAN–KIDS

April 25 - April 27
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Presented by Champaign Park District Youth Theatre (2nd--4th Grades) Date/Time(s): Thur-Sat, Apr 25-27, 2019 - 7pm (2pm matinee Saturday) (doors open 45 min before each show) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $12 Adult/$10 Child Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now On Sale     There’s trouble in River City when a fast-talking salesman gets his heart stolen by the town librarian in this adaptation of the Tony Award-winning Broadway classic. Master showman Harold Hill is in town and…

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REWIND 92.5 MOVIE SERIES: Marvel’s The Avengers (2012)

April 28
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sun, Apr 28, 2019 - 2pm (doors open at 12pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG-13 (143 min) Fasten your capes and polish your shield—the Virginia Theatre is hosting a Mini Comic Con! Don your favorite costume and fly on over to have super fun at this special screening of The Avengers, hosted by our friends from Rewind 92.5 FM! Join us…

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May 2019

SWAN LAKE presented by CU Ballet

May 3
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until May 4, 2019

Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Fri, May 3, 2019 - 7pm | Sat, May 4,  2019 - 4pm (doors open 45 minutes before each show) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $24 Adult/$19 Senior (55 and over)/ $12 Child (12 and under) & Student Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $2.50 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, Jul 20, 2018 - 10am       Champaign Urbana Ballet presents Swan Lake, the ultimate ballet! This romantic fable of ill-fated passion and forgiveness is told through beautiful choreography amid magnificent…

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SWAN LAKE 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 3, 2019 - 7pm | Sat, May 4,  2019 - 4pm (doors open 45 minutes before each show) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $24 Adult/$19 Senior (55 and over)/ $12 Child (12 and under) & Student Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $2.50 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, Jul 20, 2018 - 10am       Champaign Urbana Ballet presents Swan Lake, the ultimate ballet! This romantic fable of ill-fated passion and forgiveness is told through beautiful choreography amid magnificent…

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SEDER-MASOCHISM: A free public screening, featuring a panel discussion with filmmaker Nina Paley immediately following the movie

May 8
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Wed, May 8, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: FREE and open to the public (2018) 78 Min, Not Rated Loosely following a traditional Passover Seder, events from the Book of Exodus are retold by Moses, Aharon, the Angel of Death, Jesus, and the director’s own father. But there’s another side to this story: that of the Goddess, humankind’s original deity. Seder-Masochism resurrects the Great Mother in a tragic struggle against the forces of…

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SPIRITED AWAY (2001)

May 9
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue & Thur, May 7 & 9, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG (135 min) Ten-year-old Chihiro finds herself in a strange, new world en route to her family’s move to the suburbs. She discovers this place as a type of holiday resort for the supernatural after their tiring tour in the human world; a new world…

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TIM HAWKINS, Live in Concert

May 17
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Fri, May 17, 2019 - 7:30pm (doors open at 6:30pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $24/$29/$39/$49 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $4 (online only) Please note: All ticket sales are final. No refunds, exchanges, or returns allowed. On-Sale Date: Fri, March 15, 2019 - 10am Since giving up his job as a grocery truck driver in 2002, Tim Hawkins has been establishing himself as one of the most in-demand comedians in the country. With over 300 million video views online…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: The Thin Man (1934)

May 25
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, May 25, 2019 - 1pm & 7pm (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Not Rated (93 min) Come celebrate the 85th birthday of the film that launched a beloved 6-film franchise! Based on the Dashiell Hammett novel, The Thin Man stars William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles, with Powell and Loy setting the…

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June 2019

TWIST AND SHOUT 10TH ANNUAL DANCE RECITAL

June 1
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, June 1, 2019, 10:30am & 6pm (doors open 45 minutes before each show) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $10/$12/$15 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Thursday, April 24, 2019, 10am     Twist and Shout is hosting its 10th Annual Spring Recital at the Virginia Theater on Saturday, June 1st! Show times are 10:30 A.M. and 6:00 P.M., with doors opening 45 minutes in advance of each. The recitals showcase the accomplishments over the past…

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ART IN MOTION 2019 DANCE RECITAL

June 6
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Thur-Sat, June 6-8, 2019, 6:30pm (doors open at 5:45pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $22 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $3 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, April 26, 2019, at 10am (at the Box Office), 12pm (by phone), and 2pm (online)   This special annual recital showcases Champaign’s Art in Motion Dance Studio, with over 25 years in serving the community. Presented by Art in Motion Dance Studio.   For more, visit aim-dance.com.

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ART IN MOTION 2019 DANCE RECITAL

June 7
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Thur-Sat, June 6-8, 2019, 6:30pm (doors open at 5:45pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $22 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $3 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, April 26, 2019, at 10am (at the Box Office), 12pm (by phone), and 2pm (online)   This special annual recital showcases Champaign’s Art in Motion Dance Studio, with over 25 years in serving the community. Presented by Art in Motion Dance Studio.   For more, visit aim-dance.com.

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ART IN MOTION 2019 DANCE RECITAL

June 8
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Thur-Sat, June 6-8, 2019, 6:30pm (doors open at 5:45pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $22 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $3 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, April 26, 2019, at 10am (at the Box Office), 12pm (by phone), and 2pm (online)   This special annual recital showcases Champaign’s Art in Motion Dance Studio, with over 25 years in serving the community. Presented by Art in Motion Dance Studio.   For more, visit aim-dance.com.

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REWIND 92.5 MOVIE SERIES: Space Jam (1996)

June 15
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, June 15, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG (88 min) It’s game time! Feel free to wear a jersey - and put on your game face - when you come root for the Looney Tunes at this special event with Rewind 92.5 FM. The live-action/animated sports comedy Space Jam stars the legendary Michael Jordan…

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2019 ANIMATION VACATION: The Aristocats (1970)

June 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue & Thur, June 18 & 20, 2019 - 6:30pm (doors open at 5:30pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $3 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale Rated G (1 hour 18 min)   2019 ANIMATION VACATION! Tickets just $3 The most treasured classic animated feature films of all time are back – all summer long!  

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POSTPONED – On The Waterfront (new date TBA)

June 22
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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This screening of On The Waterfront has been postponed for the Art Garfunkel concert.  Please stay tuned for the new reschedule date. We apologize for any inconvenience.    

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ART GARFUNKEL, In Close-Up Tour

June 22
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, June 22, 2019 - 8pm (doors open at 7pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $49.50/$69.50/$79.50/$125.00 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $5 (online only) Please note: All ticket sales are final. No refunds, exchanges, or returns allowed. On-Sale Date: Fri, March 22, 2019 - 10am   Iconic singer and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member ART GARFUNKEL has made an indelible mark on the music world as both a solo artist and half of the unrivaled Simon & Garfunkel.…

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ICE CREAM & INDEPENDENCE: Celebrating Our American Heritage & Heroes

June 29
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, June 29, 2019 - ice cream social at 5pm, concert at 7pm Seating: Reserved Tickets: $9 Child (12 and under)/$13 Senior (55 & up)/$15 Standard FREE for military veterans and active duty service members On-Sale: Now     ICE CREAM & INDEPENDENCE: Celebrating Our American Heritage & Heroes Champaign-Urbana Civic Wind Band Dr. Linda R. Moorhouse, Conductor Nathan Gunn, Baritone Join your host Brian Barnhart and the WDWS Newstalk-1400 AM team in celebrating Independence Day in style with…

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July 2019

2019 ANIMATION VACATION: THE FOX AND THE HOUND (1981)

July 2 @ 6:30 pm
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Fox and Hound

Date/Time(s): Tue, July 2, 2019 - 6:30pm (doors open at 5:30pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $3 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale Rated G (1 hour 23 min)   2019 ANIMATION VACATION! Tickets just $3 The most treasured classic animated feature films of all time are back – all summer long!  

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The Sandlot CANCELLED (replaced by The Goonies)

July 6
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, July 6, 2019 - CANCELLED We greatly apologize for any inconvenience, but we have had to cancel the scheduled screening of The Sandlot due to availability of licensing rights.  We invite you to come to the 1985 adventure comedy, The Goonies, at the same date and time.  For more info.                

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REWIND 92.5 MOVIE SERIES: The Goonies (1985)

July 6
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, July 6, 2019 - Movie at 2pm / Fun starts at noon! Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale   Please Note: The Goonies replaces The Sandlot, which was originally scheduled for this date and time. Come at noon for food and fun.  We'll have the street blocked-off in front of the Virginia and two of Champaign's finest food trucks will be on-hand, serving it up: Dave's…

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Stage Door CANCELLED – replaced by RED RIVER (1948)

July 13
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, July 13, 2019 – CANCELLED We greatly apologize for any inconvenience, but we have had to cancel the scheduled screening of The Stage Door due to availability of licensing rights.  We invite you to attend the 1948 John Wayne western screenings of Red River, at the same date and times.  For more info.            

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: Red River (1948) replaces Stage Door

July 13
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, July 13, 2019 - 1pm & 7pm (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale     Not Rated (2 hours 13 min) Dunson leads a cattle drive, the culmination of over 14 years of work, to its destination in Missouri. But his tyrannical behavior along the way causes a mutiny, led by his adopted son.

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CPD Youth Theatre presents: SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN JR.

July 18 - July 20
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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  Date/Time(s): Thur-Sat, Jul 18-20, 2019 – 7pm (2pm matinee Saturday) Doors open 45 min before each show Seating: Reserved Tickets: $14 Standard /$12 Child (12 & under) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale   Singin' in the Rain Jr. has all the makings of a Tinseltown tabloid headline--the starlet, the leading man, and a love affair that could change lives or make or break careers!  In silent movies, Don Lockwood  and Lina…

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