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Krannert Center at the Virginia: Lyric Theatre @ Illinois presents City of Angels

Music and Lyrics by Cy Coleman and David Zippel 
Book by Larry Gelbart 
Sarah Wigley, stage director 
Michael Tilley, music director 

A smart and stylish film noir musical, Tony Award-winner City of Angels captures the gritty sights and sounds of Hollywood’s classic detective movies, all set to a brilliant, bluesy jazz score. Written by the composer of Sweet Charity, it is the story of a screenwriter and the film he is writing—it was a triumph at Broadway’s Virginia Theatre, built by the very same architects that built its namesake in Champaign.

This production includes a 20-minute intermission

This production includes the smoking of tobacco products.

This production includes smog effects.

This production contains adult content and adult language and is intended for mature audiences only.

This production includes the use of theatrical firearms and the sound of gun shots.

Patron Co-sponsors

  • Carol & Carl Belber
  • Susan & Michael Haney

The importance of philanthropy has never been greater. Please consider gifts to the Illinois Lyric Theatre and Opera Support Fund, the Music at Illinois Fund, the Krannert Center Lyric Theatre Student Excellence Fund, and Support Krannert Center Today (Unrestricted Fund) to ensure the future of the arts at Illinois.

Event Details

Virginia Theatre, 203 W Park Avenue, Champaign, IL
Th Apr 13, 2023 - 7:30pm CT
Fr Apr 14, 2023 - 7:30pm CT
Sa Apr 15, 2023 - 1:30pm CT
Sa Apr 15, 2023 - 7:30pm CT
Standard 35 / SC 30 / STU 18 / UI & YTH 10  plus a per-ticket processing fee of $2-3 (no processing fee for UI student tickets)