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Paramount Theatre

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Wizard of Oz

This theatre is a great place to see any production. I went with my family and had no issues with... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jimwillett
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Plainfield, Illinois
Broadway Series Regulars!

We have thoroughly enjoyed being Broadway Series ticket holders for many years! The "buy 2... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
snickes
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This theatre is a great place to see any production. I went with my family and had no issues with parking or getting into seeing the play. The seats are large enough that you don't sit on top of the person next to you. Would...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jimwillett
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have thoroughly enjoyed being Broadway Series ticket holders for many years! The "buy 2 tickets, get 2 free" is an amazing bargain especially when you consider the high quality of the productions! Additionally, the ability to change dates at no charge is incredible. I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank snickes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Want to see Broadway style plays at a fraction of the cost without sacrificing quality? Then you must check out the Paramount Theater. Great productions, stage sets & singing. Free parking too!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jweigt
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've seen several Broadway type shows at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, and it is a great place to go locally, instead of having to trek into Chicago with the horrible traffic, high ticket prices, high parking prices, etc. Overall, the productions we have seen...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JazzPromo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic threatre and what a great play we saw! The Wizard of Oz was amazing! The actors, costumes, and set were truly great! A real dog played Toto and looked just like them. What an extremely talented performance this was by everyone! What...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Maureen R
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Since the Broadway Series commenced Paramount keeps building an incredible reputation in Chicago. That series has led it to add more and more not only to the Paramount Stage but to the Rivers Edge outdoor venue and the smaller Copley Theatre. They are now adding...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank robertbQ5958CG
Reviewed January 15, 2019

We saw The Wizard of Oz, and loved it. The theater is beautiful inside and has great acoustics. We were seated on the main floor about 3/4 of the way back and had a great view of everything going on. We hope to return to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kate L
Reviewed January 13, 2019

All the varied productions I've seen have been very well done. The acting, lighting, staging are so professional. Having a real, live orchestra adds so much to shows.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Martha G
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

We saw a show here and we were pleased. It is an older theater and we were told they were updated the seats which is really needed. We sat on the right on the orchestra level. The view was very good. We will probably return...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank youthministerman
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

We went to Wizard of Oz and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Great production. The wicked witch of the West was marvelous! The Lobby is decorated for Christmas.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Based on the time we have been attending the shows at the Paramount, I would say casual is the way to go, sure some folks might get a bit more decked out however, I feel the vast majority are there to enjoy the show, and be... More
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