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Paramount Theatre

352 Cypress St, Abilene, TX 79601-5821
+1 325-676-9620
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Beautiful theater a gem in small town TX

I went to their annual short films festival two yrs I. A row. It is so well done, and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SurfartistCR
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Nosara, Costa Rica
A step into the past.

My grandfather, Davis S. Castle designed this Theatre and all through my years in elementary... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bob S
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“classic movie” (11 reviews)
“live shows” (6 reviews)
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352 Cypress St, Abilene, TX 79601-5821
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+1 325-676-9620
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"classic movie"
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"twinkling stars"
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"concession stand"
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"step back in time"
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"hosts live"
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"sky ceiling"
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"restored theater"
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"wrecking ball"
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"restored to its former glory"
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"favorite spot"
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"old days"
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"great family"
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"clouds"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to their annual short films festival two yrs I. A row. It is so well done, and the Paramount theater was the perfect venue for such a progressive and worldwide acclaimed film festival. I will try to make it to Abilene, TX every...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My grandfather, Davis S. Castle designed this Theatre and all through my years in elementary, junior high and Abilene high school we all went to the Paramount to enjoy all of the major movies out at that time. Wally Akin was manager for many years...More

Thank Bob S
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

We always enjoy ourselves immensely at the Paramount. The movies are great, the people friendly and the popcorn is fabulous! We especially like the behind-the-scenes perspective on these vintage films given by Robert Holladay.

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Enjoying a movie or performance at the Paramount is a memorable experience! The beautiful castle-like interior is highlighted by the "night sky" of softly moving clouds and twinkling stars. Reasonably priced refreshments available in the basement. The balcony is also a favorite spot.

Thank Cindy C
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Great place for family/friends to enjoy Christmas Classics as well as many other classic films. Very affordable and offers a well-stocked concession area. Handicap accessible restrooms.

Thank Kathy M
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Wonderfully restored theater... enjoy a classic movie or live production. Always a fun time, seating on main floor or balcony... plus twinkle of stars above!

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

The Paramount is a treasure in Abilene! It offers cultural experiences like none other! It is truly my favorite spot in town!

Thank Amy B
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Take a step back in time and enjoy a classic. Old theater with a bit of flare. Plays classic like and sometines new ones. Check special showing and can have a nice outing

Thank Ash A
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Taking my grandsons to see the excellent Christmas production of the Nutcracker is one of the best memories we have of a nice, dress-up night out in Abilene. The beautiful old theater that I was enthralled with as a child still rises above the modern...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Most recent visit to the Paramount was to see the performance of August, Osage County. Enjoyed the play but had difficulty hearing some of the dialogue at times. Microphones were not well placed. Seating was good. I have visited the Paramount Theater many many times...More

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