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Paramount Theatre

352 Cypress St, Abilene, TX 79601-5821
+1 325-676-9620
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Historic Amazing Paramount Theatre

The Paramount was built in 1930 and the architecture and lighted twinkling sky ceiling make the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Abilene, Texas
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Ballet Abilene's Recital

Love the atmosphere of the remodeled theater. Great staff and great performance!! Seats are small... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Tammy B
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352 Cypress St, Abilene, TX 79601-5821
+1 325-676-9620
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Paramount was built in 1930 and the architecture and lighted twinkling sky ceiling make the trip worthwhile. It offers live productions that rival Broadway, classic movies and serves as an event venue for weddings and other celebrations! See the website for a calendar of...More

Thank NYCfanAustin_TX
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Love the atmosphere of the remodeled theater. Great staff and great performance!! Seats are small, but there is not a terrible seat in the whole place.

Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The Paramount is truly an Abilene treasure. Whether you're there for a lecture (such as Jay Moore's completely engaging presentation on "lost" Abilene history, a Friday or Saturday date to the Paramount film series, or a stage production, visiting the Paramount is worth the trip....More

Thank TexasMedusa
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Must see place to go see good old classic movies. This is one of the oldest theaters in Texas, and they have some real good old movies, and some live shows as well.

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A Beautiful theater 🎭 with wonderful views that will take you back in time. Great Movies - Bridal Portraits, the facade of building for senior photos or family photos . The tile and features are beyond compare to anything in Abilene.

Thank A7533UOedwardm
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Fabulously updated to know how others in the past were royally entertained and today's pleasure of stepping into the royal Hollywood period of movies and other live performances from today!

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The Paramount Theater is a historical building that was once the premier movie theater in Abilene. It has been lovingly restored to the grand splendor of the past and now hosts live musicals, famous movies, and other events to thrill the audience. Come and experience...More

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Saw Jeane Robertson this week, Great sound ,seating is typical old theater cusioned seating, about halfway down a little steep for some one on a cane. I would go to other shows there.

1  Thank Phillip S
Reviewed 21 February 2017

What a marvelous, dreamy place in Abilene! It has been called "The Jewel of Abilene." Rescued from the wrecking ball in the 1980s and meticulously restored to its former 1930 glory and stunning beauty (at a cost of $6 million dollars), this is a treasure...More

Thank Kenneth M
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We love going to the Paramount theatre. Brings back the old days memories. The interior of this old theatre is beautiful

1  Thank Naomi M
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