CATS for Cats: Adopt a Cat from Seattle Humane – Get Free Tickets for CATS, the Musical!
The first 50 people who adopt a fabulous feline during March will get TWO FREE TICKETS to the March 31 performance of CATS at the Comcast Arena at Everett.
"Fiddler on the Roof" - Paramount Theatre
The highly anticipated Paramount Theatre production of Fiddler on the Roof begins performances today and runs through March 24. The unmistakable image of a Fiddler on the Roof…a metaphor for balancing life, for survival and for tradition. This is the story of Tevye, a simple and loving milkman, who does everything he can to maintain... Read more »
'The Who's Tommy' at Paramount is a rocking visual spectacle
Tommy (Devin DeSantis) becomes a sort of combination "Pinball Wizard" and messianic rock star after his "miracle cure" in the 1993 Broadway version of the 1969 rock opera "The Who's Tommy" at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora.
Art Deco Illinois: A Short Tour of the Architectural Wonders Found All Across The Prairie State
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Paramount raises the suburban musicals game
The landscape of suburban musical theater in Chicagoland is changing. Drastically. The arrival of self-produced musicals at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, hitherto the province, mostly, of low-end tours, music and variety acts, has changed everything.
Paramount's 'Rent' pays off artistically in Aurora
The late Jonathan Larson's once-hip 1996 rock musical "Rent" is a period piece of sorts. That doesn't mean that Paramount Theatre's passionate and gritty production in Aurora is old hat, however, or that the issues don't still resonate. A loudly amplified "Rent" maintains its edge -- and can alienate more conservative audiences with its interwoven relationships of struggling artists, gay and straight.
West Side Story | Mar 16, 2016 – Apr 24, 2016 | Paramount Theatre
March 16, 2016 – April 24, 2016 | “this is one terrific production that’ll definitely live in every audience member’s heart…quite definitely, this show is ‘the…
Paramount Theatre - Aurora IL
The $1 million dollar building opened on September 3, 1931, to wonder, excitement, glamour, laughter and music. An organist was flown in to play the Wurlitzer, local dignitaries attended the opening, and telegrams arrived from Paramount Studios stars such as Claudette Colbert, Sylvia Sydney, and Janet Gaynor. In addition to the movies, The Paramount also offered vaudeville, concerts, sing-a-longs and circus performances…all inside Illinois’ first air-conditioned building outside of Chicago…
Mary Poppins | Nov 26, 2014 – Jan 4, 2015 | Paramount Theatre
November 26, 2014 – January 4, 2015 | Mary Poppins is more than just a story about a family and a nanny. It’s a story about love, spirit, believing the best in…
Review: West Side Story (Paramount Theatre)
In recent years, we've been treated to some fine stage productions of 'West Side Story', but this is the best I've seen. For newcomers to the musical, it's a must. And for the much larger group of those who have seen the musical many times before on stage or screen, it's well worth the trip out to Aurora. Highly Recommended! (read John Olson's entire review....)