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Paramount Theatre

23 E Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506-4128
+1 630-896-7676
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Great play - lousy seats

We purchased five seats in the fifth row, on the lefts side, to see Million Dollar Quartet. Paid... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
Magnificent venue

What a beautiful building. I recently saw the Million Dollar Quartet at the Paramount and this was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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23 E Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506-4128
+1 630-896-7676
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We purchased five seats in the fifth row, on the lefts side, to see Million Dollar Quartet. Paid top price. The play and music were outstanding. But we only had a partial view of the stage, since the staging was on an angle. We were...More

Thank Kevin56003
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a beautiful building. I recently saw the Million Dollar Quartet at the Paramount and this was my first visit to this theater. The visibility, pitch and comfort of the seats, and the acoustics are all first rate. The Art-Deco and Venetian interiors are magnificent.

Thank Richardalways21
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Paramount Theater dates back to 1931 and was more recently restored to its original elegance in 1976.The ceiling, the murals on the walls are stunning and worth the trip just to admire. The lobby, a modern, recent addition reflecting the Art Deco architecture, blends...More

Thank LUchicago
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Theater in downtown Aurora. Hosts individual shows and Broadway series. Easy in and out. A number of local restaurants available prior to show. No bad seats. Proximity to Chicago gets actors and productions of downtown quality with lower cost and home in 10-15 minutes

Thank B54O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been to paramount on many occasions and enjoy this beautiful place!Their programs are very good and bring great performances for all tastes.The audio is good. The interior is very beautiful!

Thank niazahmeds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Paramount Theatre is a beautiful theatre located in downtown Aurora. It has the best Broadway musical plays at a very reasonable price. It also has other shows with headliners, like Tim Allen. I am a subscriber to the Broadway series and I highly recommend...More

Thank maritexmex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for shows of all types. seen plays and concerts here...all great! Would like more concerts here though!

Thank Bill V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this theater. The in house theater productions are amazing and rival anything going on in Chicago. Lots of traveling entertainment as well. Beautiful venue.

Thank DisneyDad21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Paramount is a beautiful theater in downtown Aurora. It has the gorgeous look of yesteryear but has entertainment that is very current! The Broadway series is the best deal in the Chicago area and the quality of the productions rivals those in Chicago. You...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to do a close by play or show. Not as hectic as downtown Chicago and ticket prices are reasonable. Even the season pass on shows are a great deal. Had a wonderful time with the family at the holiday season show and its...More

Thank Marlene C
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20 August 2016|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
Based on the time we have been attending the shows at the Paramount, I would say casual is the way to go, sure some folks might get a bit more decked out however, I feel the vast majority are there to enjoy the show, and be... More
Nancy B
30 March 2016|
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Response from Ty S | Reviewed this property |
West Side Story, probably one of the top three shows n the Broadway series.
13 January 2015|
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Response from Frances M | Reviewed this property |
Great food right across the street at Hollywood Casino. Buffet or steakhouse........both very, very good.