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Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61801-3741
+1 217-333-6280
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We came for Graduation

Krannert is a beautiful venue. My first time in this place was for my son's high school graduation... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2016
mer1264
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Mahomet, Illinois
Best MidWest Theatre Center

We live blocks from Krannert and visit frequently. We escape to the Intermezzo Cafe to work... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2016
Riverine2015
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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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“nice venue” (3 reviews)
“stages” (5 reviews)
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500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61801-3741
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+1 217-333-6280
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Reviewed June 2, 2016

Krannert is a beautiful venue. My first time in this place was for my son's high school graduation. I have been here 8 years but never attended anything else. One bad thing was the bathroom locations. You really have to hunt for them. I kept...More

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Reviewed April 26, 2016

We live blocks from Krannert and visit frequently. We escape to the Intermezzo Cafe to work quietly, purchase gifts from the Promenade, one of the best little gift shops anywhere (Dale is an excellent buyer, Krannert supporter and enthusiastic presence!), meet friends to enjoy free...More

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Reviewed March 15, 2016

Every other year Krannert is the venue for the Ellnora guitar festival. It is a weekend long series of concerts from an eclectic mix of artists. There are multiple theaters within Krannert and each has excellent acoustics and comfortable seating. Visually, the interior is pretty...More

Thank Frances387
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Reviewed March 15, 2016

If you are in Champaign-Urbana and have a chance to attend a concert in the Follinger Great Hall of Krannert Center, by all means do so. Owing to the fact that it is among the top five concert halls acoustically in the country, it will...More

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Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

Really wonderful hall experience - arrive a little early for a pre-program drink, and enjoy the performance. They symphony in particular has interesting programming!

Thank g & t m
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Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

We attended the Nutcracker at Krannert in December 2015. The combination of atmosphere and performance is stunning.

Thank JeanDTravel
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Reviewed October 26, 2015

Sometimes when you have a tight budget and want to get out, is very difficult but with Krannert Center there are many opportunities to enjoy and good show.

Thank Wendy P
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Reviewed October 22, 2015

We enjoyed a look behind the scenes of Krannert Center. 4 stages, huge underground operation, props, workshops, etc. quite interesting, Univ of Ill can call itself lucky for having been given such a significant operation. kind of lots is possible and it appears its fully...More

Thank FOL-1003
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Reviewed September 21, 2015

The Great Hall in the Krannert Center is nationally known for it's marvelous acoustic. During the Symphony Hall renovation, Chicago Symphony used to come down here to do their recordings as well. Every year, Krannert Center hosts concerts by world's leading performers.

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Reviewed July 24, 2015

Although my wife & I have enjoyed several terrific performances at the Krannert Center, we never knew what things looked like beyond the public area. We recently learned that the staff at Krannert offers a free tour of the facility most weekdays at 3pm. We...More

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