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The Virginia Theater has announced their 2019-2020 season

The Virginia Theatre is bringing another season filled with a wide variety of events, from movies to live music to community performances. From their website:

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

As a Hamilton obsessed person, I’m rather excited about Renee Elise Goldsberry gracing our local stage.

You can find the full schedule of events here. Tickets for season subscriptions, where you can choose four or more from 18 “VT Series” events as well as enjoy other special benefits, go on sale July 1st at 10 a.m. Individual tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on July 19th. Visit the box office or call 217-356-9063 for tickets. 

Photo from Virginia Theatre Facebook page

Staff writer

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