Historic Paramount Theatre

Historic Paramount Theatre The Paramount Theatre has been the home to a myriad of events including films, concerts, musical productions, opera, dance, private parties and weddings. On the National Register of Historic Places, the building is open for self-guided tours Mon-Fri.
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1930 landmark theatre restored to showcase film and live performances.

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05/13/2019

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05/08/2019

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05/07/2019

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Are you looking for summer work? Maybe summer…and beyond? The Paramount Theatre is looking FOR YOU!  Earn some money. ...
05/06/2019

Are you looking for summer work? Maybe summer…and beyond? The Paramount Theatre is looking FOR YOU! Earn some money. Learn how to make our famous popcorn. See some movies! To apply visit the Paramount IN PERSON and fill out an application. Open Monday-Friday, 9-5.

Want to see the true spirit of Abilene?  You will tomorrow! It's a big day for a LOT of Abilene non-profits. #abilenegiv...
05/06/2019

Want to see the true spirit of Abilene? You will tomorrow! It's a big day for a LOT of Abilene non-profits. #abilenegives www.abilenegives.org

Wanna come to our Sci-Fi Film Fest? Get your "Multi-Pass" today! 1 lanyard, 4 films, $15! Get one online, or at the box ...
04/26/2019

Wanna come to our Sci-Fi Film Fest? Get your "Multi-Pass" today! 1 lanyard, 4 films, $15! Get one online, or at the box office! (Mon-Fri, 9-5) http://paramount-abilene.thundertix.com

A PREVIEW! Jon Baker, Corban Gililland, Griffin Jones, and James Melson from the cast of the Paramount's upcoming produc...
04/25/2019

A PREVIEW! Jon Baker, Corban Gililland, Griffin Jones, and James Melson from the cast of the Paramount's upcoming production of the musical NEWSIES. Tickets are on sale now! http://paramount-abilene.thundertix.com. (Photo by Debbie Riggs--Pure Photography).

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04/19/2019

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Four Sci-Fi Films coming at you this summer. Plus, talks, shorts, and Khan-tests! Tickets go on sale at mi...
04/18/2019

ANNOUNCEMENT: Four Sci-Fi Films coming at you this summer. Plus, talks, shorts, and Khan-tests! Tickets go on sale at midnight. $7 a film, or $15 for the whole weekend! https://paramount-abilene.thundertix.com

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04/17/2019

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Help us decide: If we did a four-film weekend this summer....would you come?!?
04/16/2019

Help us decide: If we did a four-film weekend this summer....would you come?!?

Grace After Dark starts a new season tonight on the roof of the Grace Museum. An hour long program highlighting films fr...
04/12/2019

Grace After Dark starts a new season tonight on the roof of the Grace Museum. An hour long program highlighting films from the Paramount’s 24fps International Short Film Festival begins at 8:15 pm. Admission is FREE!

The view in front of the theatre tonight:
04/11/2019

The view in front of the theatre tonight:

We LOVE our collaboration with The Grace Museum. Come see Grace After Dark!
04/09/2019
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We LOVE our collaboration with The Grace Museum. Come see Grace After Dark!

Spring temperatures are here and The Grace Museum and The Historic Paramount Theatre are teaming up again this year for The Grace After Dark. We learn about the films you can catch on The Grace Rooftop.

No offense to any previous Yellow Pages covers...but we think the new one is the best ever!
03/29/2019

No offense to any previous Yellow Pages covers...but we think the new one is the best ever!

The Summer Family Film Series is coming back! What do we have planned for this summer? We'll announce SOON!
03/28/2019

The Summer Family Film Series is coming back! What do we have planned for this summer? We'll announce SOON!

Auditions today 12 noon to 6 pm!
03/23/2019

Auditions today 12 noon to 6 pm!

Everything's better after a little pie!
03/22/2019

Everything's better after a little pie!

How about a little blast from the past? These photos are from our archives. "Girl in the Velvet Swing" was 1955.  "Great...
03/19/2019

How about a little blast from the past? These photos are from our archives. "Girl in the Velvet Swing" was 1955. "Greatest Show on Earth" was 1952.

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03/11/2019

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Belle, her Beau, and hundreds of her friends were at the Paramount tonight! Two more showings of 1991s "Beauty and the B...
03/09/2019

Belle, her Beau, and hundreds of her friends were at the Paramount tonight! Two more showings of 1991s "Beauty and the Beast": Saturday at 2pm, and 7:30pm.

A little something new to see on your walk down Cypress Street.  (Thanks, 3rd Street Printing!)
03/01/2019

A little something new to see on your walk down Cypress Street. (Thanks, 3rd Street Printing!)

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02/24/2019

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Abilene, you can pick a movie! “Bohemian Rhapsody” made for a fantastic evening under the stars and clouds. (Photogr...
02/24/2019

Abilene, you can pick a movie! “Bohemian Rhapsody” made for a fantastic evening under the stars and clouds. (Photographs from the talented Kevin Halliburton and “Ice Imagining”)

Over 600 of you have ALREADY bought tickets for tonight! We’re going have a great evening at the Paramount. If you wan...
02/23/2019

Over 600 of you have ALREADY bought tickets for tonight! We’re going have a great evening at the Paramount. If you want to avoid lines to get in, or lines at concessions get here early. Doors open at 6:30. You can also buy tickets now: https://paramount-abilene.thundertix.com

We can’t wait!!!
02/22/2019
Abilene Reporter-News

We can’t wait!!!

Lovers of both music and movies have reason to celebrate Saturday, with a pre-Oscars single showing of the hit music biography "Bohemian Rhapsody" at the Paramount Theatre.

02/20/2019

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? "Bohemian Rhapsody"...One Night Only!!!

We asked...you answered. See you Saturday night!
02/20/2019
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We asked...you answered. See you Saturday night!

The Historic Paramount Theatre asked patrons what movie they wanted to see and this Saturday you can see the Golden Globe winning film Bohemian Rhapsody.

02/19/2019

DUE TO THE ICY WEATHER FORECAST, THE PARAMOUNT WILL OPEN AT 10:00 AM ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19.

The day before the Oscars, a contender on our enormous screen. See "Bohemian Rhapsody", one night only!
02/15/2019

The day before the Oscars, a contender on our enormous screen. See "Bohemian Rhapsody", one night only!

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352 Cypress St
Abilene, TX
79601

General information

Built in 1930 by H. O. Wooten, the Paramount is the only structure of its grandeur between El Paso and Fort Worth. The theatre was fully restored and renovated in 1986 and now stands as an icon for the revitalization of the city's downtown district as well as a nostalgic glimpse into our nation's cinematic and theatrical past. Since its creation in 1930, the theatre has been the home to a myriad of events including films, concerts, musical productions, opera, dance, private parties, corporate meetings and spectacular weddings. The building's outstanding technical facilities and unique atmosphere make it one of the showcase theatres of the Southwest.

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