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The Virginia Theatre

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Historical Champaign

My family has been to the Virginia multiple times for various events. Every time we go we take a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Champaign, Illinois
Beautiful theater

This is beautiful restored theater that provides a great spot for a concert, play, or movie. We’ve... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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203 W Park Ave, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-3928
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family has been to the Virginia multiple times for various events. Every time we go we take a minute to appreciate the beauty of the place. I can bring my kids for special events or a casual evening out with my husband. I would...More

Thank ccruzan5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is beautiful restored theater that provides a great spot for a concert, play, or movie. We’ve enjoyed a number of intimate performances in this small theater. We also enjoy the vintage movies offered throughout the year, with fun themed weeks. An added treat is...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful theater whose architecture is rarely found outside of Europe. Great acoustics. Seating is a bit cramped.

Thank Deborah A
Reviewed 7 August 2018

like going back 60 years to what theaters use to be. it has been wonderfully restored along with balcony and refreshment stand. has major artists come throughout the year.

Thank 476pam
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

I brought my sons to see Hocus Pocus here during a Halloween festival centered around the film in that area of town. It was fantastic. The historic theater itself is something to behold and I love that they keep it so busy with different older...More

Thank Ryan H
Steven B, General Manager at The Virginia Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you so much for your feedback! We're looking forward to the return of Hocus Pocus this fall along with lots more. We hope to see you all again soon!

Reviewed 10 July 2018

For our 50th Anniversary we saw Walt Disney's "Jungle Book" It was one of the first "Date Night movies we saw when first dating.

Thank Donald H
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Have been to the Virginia Theatre many a time. Always a great place for more obscure movies or plays. Seats are comfy and they have great staff that move quick and are friendly.

Thank Jake G
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Please return with me to one of the great theatres of the 1920's - a fully restored, fully functional entertainment for the new millennium. Comfortable seats, not a bad seat in the house, and, most of all, top flight entertainment in friendly surroundings.

Thank pat m
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We didn’t have time to attend an event here, but from the marquee and flyers it seems to have an active schedule of events, many live music events. It seems to be a nicely restored venue in a safe neighborhood. It’s good that Champaign has...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Great atmosphere for music. These concerts were worth every penny. Letdowns: long restroom wait in between sets. Very obnoxious drunks ( at Prine) tried to ruin the fun and couldn't shut uup.

Thank John S
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Vicki W
21 January 2018|
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Response from Steven B | Property representative |
So sorry to have missed your question! The Virginia does indeed feature a bar service at select live shows - in our eastern lobby on the theatre's main floor - courtesy of Farren's Pub & Eatery.
23 April 2016|
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Response from Steven B | Property representative |
The Virginia Theatre has 1463 seats.