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Paramount Arts Center

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Address: 1300 Winchester Avenue, Ashland, KY
Phone Number: (606) 324-3175
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Wonderful Old Theater that has been turned into a place of live entertainment.Stars from Nashville,and other high performers come to perform in our small town of Ashland,Ky... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful Old Theater that has been turned into a place of live entertainment.Stars from Nashville,and other high performers come to perform in our small town of Ashland,Ky. Billy Ray Cyrus was from this area and has performed here as well as Dwright Yokum,The Judds and many others.

Thank dskeens
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

This venue did not include a live orchestra and the Moscow Ballet website was misleading when it stated on the Paducah show page "UK Symphony to tour statewide with Moscow Ballet". It should not have included "statewide" in it's advertisement. To the PAC site their site did not say it included a live orchestra. However, I don't see the point... More 

Thank Nancy T
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

No matter what show you choose to attend, you are guaranteed to have an enchanted evening at this venue. The history of this magnificent theater has been meticulously preserved. The acoustics are unmatched and so are the performances. Whether it is a well known star or the local theater group, you will not be disappointed!

Thank Beverly S
Greenup, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

The Paramount Art Center started as one of the best movie theaters in the area. After closing a group of individuals obtained the Paramount and started to he Art Center. Annually they have several Broadway performances, musicals and well known singing groups. You can become a Paramount supporter by purchasing a "Chair" for each person which permits you to keep... More 

Thank Aerowolfex2
Russell, KY
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Built in the early 30's. this beautiful art deco theater is a must-see in downtown Ashland, KY. It plays host to touring Broadway shows, concerts, galas, etc., and is the home of the local theater company, the Paramount Players. Thanks to restorative efforts, the Paramount Arts Center is just as gorgeous as in its heyday.

Thank clanwilson
Ashland, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

You have to see the inside of this historical theater to grasp why it is so special. I've seen local theatrical productions, Willie Nelson, Old Crow Medicine Show and a small, traveling Cirque performance here, and they all "work" with the venue. It's warm and intimate, yet in recent years a lot of updating and modernization to the stage and... More 

Thank vntgbabe
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Wonderful to watch a show or concert. Great they have summer camp for kids. They give tickets away time to time. Very easy to find and parking is on street or behind it.

Thank TheBlairs_10
Portsmouth, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The Paramount in Ashland is a great venue. I have attended several concerts there over the past twenty years. We have also seen nationally known comedy and magic acts there; as well as professional and amateur theatrical productions. The decor is classic art deco. The staff are always courteous and helpful and there isn't a single bad seat in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I've been a chairholder and season ticket member for 15 years. I must say that the PAC is an extremely bright light in this city. The diversity of the program is excellent, and they have improved the type of performers every year. The Paramount building is a historic one, the only prior Paramount Studios movie theatre in the state of... More 

Thank 444martink
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131 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

This is a beautiful Theater with lots of character. The decorum on the inside reminds you of being in the twenties. This place also has a women's powder room adjoining the restroom which is very charming. The acoustics are good and they generally have good entertainment. This is a great place to get local culture as well as that from... More 

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