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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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An Enchanted Evening

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Beverly S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 reviews
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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 

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Russell, KY
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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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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

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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30 reviews
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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

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 

Thank Marla S
Danville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Old remodeled theater with hand painted ceilings and walls. Can see the stage good from any location in the theater. Seats are old, narrow, with little leg room but surprisingly comfortable. Nice, large stage. Acoustics were excellent.

Thank plindap
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We are so lucky to have this treasure here in Ashland, Ky. We have been able to see so many artists and productions of broadway quality. The people who work at the Paramount are devoted to bringing the highest quality of productions to the Paramount.

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