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Address: 23 East Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506
Phone Number: (630) 896-7676
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Les Mis

I'm relatively new to the Aurora, IL area, so this was my first trip to the Paramount Theater. I'm a bit of a Les Mis junkie and have seen it close to 20 times. The Paramount's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Aurora, Illinois
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Aurora, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I'm relatively new to the Aurora, IL area, so this was my first trip to the Paramount Theater. I'm a bit of a Les Mis junkie and have seen it close to 20 times. The Paramount's website was very easy to use and buy tickets. They emailed me with important dates and info. Although I was under the impression this... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Was there for a for work as a vendor at a dance competition and totally enjoyed myself. In house security was awesome. The staff made sure that i had everything that i needed. No Internet from what i remember. Perfect for a medium to large event. Entire venue displayed character. Really had a great time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE. .PRODUCTION AND STAGE Setting ..perfect. Devin..was awesome. First time to theatre. Just beautiful restoration.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We saw Les Miserables downtown Chicago live a few years ago and have seen the Broadway performance on tv. This is a good performance for a suburban theater. Definitely one of the best things in Aurora.

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I must first tell you that I love, love, LOVE this musical!! It is my all time favorite stage production..EVER!!! This interpretation at the Paramount was one of the BEST!! When the curtain raised, I was blown away. The scenery was spectacular! I can't explain the set, but all they had to do was revolve it into different configurations to... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic venue for big time Broadway Productions. All of the sight lines were excellent and the acoustics were outstanding. Parking is plentiful. If you have one of the Hollywood Casino Players cards parking is free at the casino lots. Otherwise it is $10.00 for self park, $11.00 for regular valet and $20.00 for premium valet. Seats were a bit cramped,... More 

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Aurora, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We actually did NOT have our wedding here because when we had the date set and all planned, they more than doubled the price on us and had some fine-print details that anyone should check before they tentatively plan around open-dates here. It really messed up our planning and schedule to have to book a new place. Mr. Pope, who... More 

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North Aurora, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Paramount theater is the place for musical theater in the western suburbs. Their productions are fantastic. The performers are wonderful. The acting, singing and dancing are very professional. We have been subscribers since they started the musicals a few years ago and have been very impressed with each production. Worth every penny. The architecture is also very beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is by far the finest suburban theater around. The Broadway series is a great buy. A lot of great performances there in the last few years. I just wish they would have a restaurant in the theater. The only negative is the lack of good restaurants that are close to the theater.

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Lexington, KY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We came to see "Tommy" and were blown away by the performances but also by the theater and the stagecraft. The theater is huge (almost 2000 seats) but all have a great view of the stage and the prices were very reasonable. The staff does a great job helping folks find seats and the stage crew does really special things... More 

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