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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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World Class Fine Arts Center

If you are in Champaign-Urbana and have a chance to attend a concert in the Follinger Great Hall of... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2016
scubalovr
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Urbana, Illinois
Great acoustics & fun programming

Really wonderful hall experience - arrive a little early for a pre-program drink, and enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2016
g & t m
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500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61801-3741
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Reviewed 15 March 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

Thank scubalovr
Reviewed 30 January 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
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

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

Thank JeanDTravel
Reviewed 26 October 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
Reviewed 22 October 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
Reviewed 21 September 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.

Thank Gaspard_de_la_nuit
Reviewed 24 July 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

Thank Adagio_Travelers
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

Thank DKMommy
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
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

Thank mingotree
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