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Paramount Theatre

23 E Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506-4128
+1 630-896-7676
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Amazing Performances

I've seen many different performances throughout the years and I can say that every performance... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nathan H
Production 4 Venue 3

This was my first trip to the Paramount Theater. It is a beautiful old building. The inside is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Maria K
Chicago, Illinois
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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23 E Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506-4128
+1 630-896-7676
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've seen many different performances throughout the years and I can say that every performance that is put on at this theatre is always going to be a good play to go watch

Thank Nathan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first trip to the Paramount Theater. It is a beautiful old building. The inside is beUtiful too. Why it only got a 3 is because I thought the seating was not all that great. We were in LL seats and I constantly...More

Thank Maria K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Paramount Theater is beautiful inside. I would definitely go back to see another play or musical. Elf the musical is very entertaining. Even if you know the movie the musical is better.

Thank Gail N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a historic building and it’s very beautiful inside. Great Broadway shows come every often and some music acts and comedy shows also. Seating is great and capacity low, so you can feel closer to the action.

Thank Mario R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw the musical "ELF" this past weekend and had a very good experience at the Paramount. The production was very well done, and that is true for each of the shows that we have seen at the Paramount. The theater itself is very pretty...More

Thank Philip P
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

We wanted a happy beginning to Christmas season and ELF! filled the bill perfectly. A wonderful delightful play for the whole family to enjoy. Great drinks and snacks available in lobby and beautiful tree for pictures afterward!

Thank Alyssa788
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have been members for several years. Each production is of the highest quality though a few shows were not to my taste. The only negative is the lack of free parking in the area. Looking forward to many more years.

Thank fatboyrer
Reviewed 7 December 2017

This show was thrilling and so much better than the previous 2 I've seen in in downtown Chicago. The cast was a bit interactive and a joy to watch from beginning to the end.

Thank Loiebell
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Didn't know if our experience was going to be enjoyable. While the subject matter for grandparents was questionable, we found "ELF" was very entertaining. All aspects was very professional - singing, choreographery, scenic design, costume design, and orchestra. The lead actors including the 14 yr...More

1  Thank LenEvanston
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Fantastic shows that rival anything offered on Broadway or in Chicago. Classic theatre that is having a seat upgrade next year.

Thank Rob N
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9 November 2017|
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Response from LUchicago | Reviewed this property |
I would call the theater to be sure.
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
31 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.