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 »
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…
Hairspray | Jan 20, 2016 – Feb 21, 2016 | Paramount Theatre
January 20, 2016 – February 21, 2016 | “So much fun… pure energy… must-see… Dean’s List ‘A'” Dean Richards, WGN-TV & Radio “Infectious beat…
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…
Welcome to the Aurora Area of Illinois
Congratulations Paramount Theatre Broadway Series for nominations into the highly acclaimed Jeff Awards! "In its first season of eligibility, the Paramount led all other theaters in 2014-15 Jeff Award nominations for Chicago-area Equity productions, snagging a sweet 16 of the nominations..." Chicago Tribune.
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....)
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.
A Christmas Story | Nov 25, 2015 – Jan 3, 2016 | Paramount Theatre
November 25, 2015 – January 3, 2016 | Bring the family together and celebrate the season with one of the most beloved Holiday traditions of all time.
Holiday theater shows offer something for everyone
Theater lovers can enjoy all manner of holiday offerings -- from classic tales to satirical sketches -- close to home this year. Here are our suggestions for not-to-be-missed suburban and Chicago shows.
Chicago Theater Review: JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT (Paramount Theatre in Aurora – Chicago Area)
paramount theater - joseph and the amazing technicolor dreamcoat