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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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Theater buffs must tour!

The outside is ugly, but the inside is a work of art. Privately financed every detail carefully... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2015
DKMommy
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Pennsylvania
via mobile
Classy

Great shows in the small theatre. Outstanding unique gift shop, one of my favorites, easy parking... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2015
swedig
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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 11 June 2015 via mobile

The outside is ugly, but the inside is a work of art. Privately financed every detail carefully planned from imported marble and teak to the four theater spaces each for a specific type of performance. If you take a tour you also get to see...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

Great shows in the small theatre. Outstanding unique gift shop, one of my favorites, easy parking underground. Often there are small mystical groups and wine tastings on Fridays. Just a cool place

Thank swedig
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Reviewed 19 March 2015

I walked in with a friend on a whim - there was a sign out front proclaiming that it was "Day of the Drums." We saw a fantastic band, sat for a while in their comfortably segmented open space, and browsed the display for their...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2015

This is a great venue. All staff from Will Call to the Ushers were very helpful. Make sure you try the cafe.

Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 26 January 2015

Heard the professors of music perform for the School of Music open house in the performance hall. It was amazing and brought chills to us as we hope to become a part of their history.

Thank Beth K
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Reviewed 12 January 2015

Large center for the arts in a one-horse town. Spaces for a variety of plays and live music. Also a training center for future theatre professionals.

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Reviewed 25 July 2014

beautiful setting, great little cafe and great to talk to the students working as ushers and ticket holders. Make it to wine Thursdays and you are golden!

Thank Katherine Q
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Reviewed 11 June 2014

Check the online site and see the wide variety of performances offered for your pleasure. A beautiful modernistic building provides a relaxed atmosphere to visit and enjoy.

1  Thank Maximiliaan M
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts is a place that i can see so many artists and it is 5 minutes from my house. I have seen YoYo Ma, James Galway, twice, Renee Fleming, Mandy Patinkin and so much more. Sunday Salon Series is a...More

1  Thank happywhalewatcher
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Reviewed 28 April 2014

We've twice seen the University of Illinois Varsity Men's Glee Club in Foellinger Great Hall within Krannert and both times came away extremely impressed with this facility. The acoustics in the Great Hall are outstanding (for comparison I've heard music in the University of Michigan's...More

Thank montebr
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