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Paramount Theatre

713 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-3216
+1 512-472-5470
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Luxurious theater dating back to 1915 now hosts Broadway shows.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“film series” (5 reviews)
“classic films” (2 reviews)
713 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-3216
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have had the pleasure of seeing folks from the range of Lyle Lovett perform and Vice President Joe Biden speak at the historic Paramount Theatre in downtown Austin. Honestly, one can feel like Texas royalty by having orchestra seats at an event in this...More

Thank betty b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a reason to visit and what a treat. A throwback to old style theatres with style. I went to see jazz fusion legend John McLaughlin on his final us tour. Now or never. Close to 4hr show of memorable music. No hassle nice...More

Thank Stevey1631
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for a concert and loved the ambiance. It’s been lovingly restored and I’m sure it’s difficult to maintain an older building like this. The acoustics in the theatre are great. It started as a vaudeville theatre as many of the old theatres...More

Thank PKDenton
Reviewed 1 October 2017

The Paramount is a great place to watch a movie or a stage show. Seats are small but uniquely nostalgic. I have visited more than once and was never dissatisfied. I really love the ambiance and old world feel of the Paramount. Go ahead and...More

Thank Rick J
Reviewed 26 September 2017

The Paramount Theatre is beautifully restored downtown theater with an amazing history. They showcase live performances, as well as a summer film series. On a hot day (not that that's unusual here in central Texas), you just can't beat a double feature with a full...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We saw 'Lawrence of Arabia' in 70mm here, and thoroughly enjoyed it (all 4 hours of it). So glad we arrived early so we could enjoy the grandeur and snap some photos. We loved the building even more than the movie. It's truly a work...More

Thank MyZiggyMan
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I really love this place. the seats are comfortable and I love the summer film festival. The only thing I wish is that they did not keep it so cold in the theater. It is a great place to hang out and watch movies with...More

Thank Wendy K
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I love going to the Paramount Theatre. Its history is amazing (Houdini shot a gun & there is a bullet hole in the ceiling)! The acoustics are great, and there are only a few "blocked view" seats in the house. We miss the regular shows...More

Thank Denise D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This iconic venue is one of the best live music theatres that I have had the pleasure to experience.The sound for Jerry Jeff Walker was just right.Not too loud & acoustics were right on.The asthetics have been well preserved , giving the interior an old...More

Thank DougBen
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We went to this place to see Jerry Jeff Walker. I was a highly enjoyable evening. We had arguably the worst seats in the house, but they were just fine. The acoustics were good, the view was unimpeded, and the seats were comfortable. The beverages...More

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