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WILL Call: What’s happening in Champaign-Urbana Nov. 2-5


Thursday, November 2

Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Jr. presented by Champaign Park District Youth Theatre at the Virginia Theatre in Champaign

    1. November 2nd and 3rd at 7PM
    2. November 4th at 12pm and 7pm
    3. Musical

WROL (Without Rule of Law) at Station Theatre in Urbana

    1. 730p, continues through November 5th
    2. OH interview, KJS saw

Friday, November 3

The Realness: A Break Beat play at Krannert in Urbana

    1. KJS interview
    2. Runs through November 11th

Kilborn Alley Blues Band at Rose Bowl in Urbana

    1. 8PM-11PM
    2. Groovy blues and soul music

Seascape at Independent Media Center in Urbana

    1. Continues  November 3rd-5th
      1. Friday and Saturday shows are at 730p
      2. Sunday shows are at 2p
    2. On a deserted stretch of beach a middle-aged couple, relaxing after a picnic lunch, talk idly about home, family, and their life together and suddenly they are joined by two sea creatures –lizards who have decided to leave the ocean depths and come ashore. Warmth, humor, and poetic eloquence, and with emotional and intellectual reverberations that will linger in the heart and mind long after the play has ended.

Saturday, November 4

    1. Auditions for A Midsummer Night’s Dream
      1. 2-6PM Saturday, and 11-3PM Sunday
      2. CUTC

Arts Wellness Wave, November 4-11, 2023

    1. Arts Wellness Wave is a weeklong initiative dedicated to wellness, especially through the arts. It was conceived of and activated by the Wellness Working Group, professionals from the U of I campus and the Champaign-Urbana community that hope to engage expansive and intersectional ideas of wellness in it many dimensions.
    2. Contributors include: Monica Scott from Spurlock Museum; Teklii DeyKoontz from NAMI Champaign; Rhonda Daniels, independent art therapist; Ishita Dharap from Krannert Art Museum; Lindsey Stirek from Japan House; Citlaly Stanton from NAWC, and Patrick Cain from Museum of the Grand Prairie. 
    3. The full schedule of Arts Wellness Wave programming can be seen on its website. Visit artswellnesswave.my.canva.site to learn more.

Sunday, November 5

ShowVember at The Canopy Club in Urbana

    1. 6pm doors/7PM show
    2. The Queens are back at The Canopy Club for another Sunday drag show party in Urbana. ShowVember is coming with music and dance all night long. Grab your early tickets from the performers for ONLY $5

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