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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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Graduation Weekend

Great place to see anything. We were there to see our daughter graduate and it is a great place to... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Jerry B
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Wheaton, Illinois
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Pride of the University of Illinois

University of Illinois students are truly lucky to have such a venue in the city. Not many large... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Mark J
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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 16 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to see anything. We were there to see our daughter graduate and it is a great place to see anything.

Thank Jerry B
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

University of Illinois students are truly lucky to have such a venue in the city. Not many large towns in this country have such advanced centers for performing arts. Several stages can host large scale events at the same time, student tickets are subsidized and...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Krannert is home for the performing arts at the University of Illinois. The many theaters inside are also used for other events, such as conferences. There are so many great shows to see here. Classical music, jazz, comedy, theater.. all fun!

Thank ElanKaroll
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

With a daughter in the U of I Dance program, we've seen many performances at Krannert. It is a really nice venue and have enjoyed every event attended. The lobby bar even serves top shelf drinks!

Thank vintagebikeman
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I visited here for the first time to experience Mahler's 2nd symphony, not sure what to expect. It was a great time! The architecture of the place is very interesting, the orchestra performed flawlessly, and the chorus was a treat! I am looking forward to...More

Thank Jeremy M
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Krannert Center was built in the late 60s, but you'd never know it. Occupying an entire city block, it contains five theaters, a gift shop, and a small cafe. It has been home to MANY great performances, including Perelman, Stern, Bell, Galway, Ax, many opera...More

Thank djoncich
Reviewed 15 June 2016

It is amazing how various types of international performing art can merge in this small university town, from Russian ballet to Chinese acrobatics, and to pop music concerts. We students can enjoy high-level drama and shows without traveling to large cities, and also at a...More

Thank zhangchi314
Reviewed 2 June 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

1  Thank mer1264
Reviewed 26 April 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

1  Thank Riverine2015
Reviewed 15 March 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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