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Paramount Theatre

Performing Arts Venue, Theater, and Music Venue
Seattle Central Business District, Seattle
  • Suzanne L.
    "Mezzanine seats are the best view."(3 Tips)
    Mark A.
    "My favorite venue in Seattle."(2 Tips)
    Mark B.
    "your intermission drink to save time since the restroom lines"(2 Tips)
    Zan L.
    "Views from mezzanine are great."(4 Tips)
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  • Ronald W.
    Ronald WoanOctober 20
    Been here 10+ times
    Aladdin is great musical. Paramount acoustics not so great.
  • Bridget K.
    Gorgeous theater and wonderful for seeing theatrical productions but absolute garbage as a concert venue. Good luck being able to see the stage at all if you're not 6'5"
  • Joe C.
    Beautifully maintained movie palace from the golden age of Hollywood. One of the few theaters left with the original theater pipe organ that was originally installed probably in the 1920's.
  • Rob V.
    Rob VernonNovember 25, 2016
    Great place to see a show!
  • Zoe Z.
    Zoe ZitzkaNovember 14, 2016
    The shows are outstanding!
  • Celeste T.
    Celeste ThayerNovember 11, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Didn't love the audio for a standup comedy show.
  • Suzanne L.
    Suzanne LindseyNovember 2, 2016
    Mezzanine seats are the best view. This theatre is GORGEOUS!
  • Paul I.
    Paul IpOctober 28, 2016
    Fancy water fountains!
  • Jen H.
    Jen HedegaardSeptember 23, 2016
    Staff, quality performers.
  • Daniel G.
    Daniel GildnerJuly 10, 2016
    Very clean, the event staff is very helpful and clean just ask them what you are curious about:-)
  • Logan K.
    Logan KerrMarch 24, 2016
    Awesome atmosphere. Love the history behind this place.
  • Amy R.
    Amy RobertsonFebruary 7, 2016
    Free tours on Saturdays give you time to savor the decor
  • Kathleen M.
    Kathleen MulcahyJanuary 14, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    There's a hidden bar in the main section facing the middle doors. It's hard to see but usually less of a line than the main one in the lobby
  • Jaysheel S.
    Jaysheel ShahJanuary 13, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Good theater. For good shows, the concessions have long queues, come early.
  • Phill R.
    Phill RameyDecember 22, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Support the arts by donating to STG! They have donor tours of the theatre where you can learn a lot about the history of the theatre.
  • Mouni R.
    Mouni ReddyOctober 31, 2015
    Great venue though I had to survive the horrible Awolnation here.
  • Jacquie R.
    Jacquie RooneySeptember 7, 2015
    There's no ATM inside, and the coat check is cash only. Come prepared!
  • Michelle A.
    Michelle AndersonAugust 12, 2015
    Gorgeous venue
  • Mark B.
    Mark BJuly 22, 2015
    Beautiful theater in downtown Seattle. Great seats most anywhere in Orchestra section. Pre-order your intermission drink to save time since the restroom lines are huge!
  • Nicol C.
    Nicol CabeJuly 8, 2015
    Historic theatre venue in Seattle with convenient transit access.
  • Leigh K.
    Leigh KramerJune 22, 2015
    Lovely Theater in the heart of Seattle, great current selection of musicals 💞
  • Matthew W.
    Matthew WanamakerMay 10, 2015
    Even the bad seats have a great view.
  • Charity H.
    Charity HaggardMay 7, 2015
    Phantom of the Opera
  • James T.
    James TanliaoMay 3, 2015
    Beautiful theatre with a plethora of productions. Mezz 3 seems too high up to truly benefit from the set details and performances.
  • Curtis J.
    Curtis J.April 25, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Try the club seating if you can. Best deal in the house.
  • Heidi M.
    Heidi MillerJanuary 25, 2015
    Ladies: jump@out if your seat and RUN the second lights begin to raise for intermission, or you'll never make it back in time.
  • Thomas M.
    Thomas MurphyDecember 6, 2014
    Great performance and ambiance tight seats
  • Jaden K.
    Jaden KaleSeptember 16, 2014
    If your "seat" has a little too much meat, be ready for a squeeze. Also, if you're taller than 5', be ready to become the person in front of you's personal set of knee-earmuffs.
  • becca k.
    becca kittymeowAugust 11, 2014
    pay the extra for a better seat. walking up to the third mezzanine was a workout!
  • Garrett M.
    Garrett MoffatMay 22, 2014
    Don't buy drinks. Ridiculously priced drinks...
  • James W.
    James WilkinsonMay 22, 2014
    If there's a huge line across the street to get in, don't just walk up to the door. Get in line with everyone else! Wrapping around two blocks only took 15 minutes anyway.
  • Susan R.
    Susan RathburnMarch 22, 2014
    See the Lion King#
  • Ohh
    OhhMarch 12, 2014
    Awesome concert/show venue! Good views from practically every seat.
  • Zan L.
    Zan LussierFebruary 22, 2014
    Great sound in a classy and historical setting. Views from mezzanine are great.
  • Felipe S.
    Felipe SandovalJanuary 20, 2014
    Beautiful decoration. Unbelievable chandeliers. Great acoustics.
  • Anu A.
    Anu ApteNovember 25, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Take a cab, parking can be difficult.
  • Eric W.
    Eric WilligOctober 18, 2013
    Great venue for a concert. Intimate.
  • Kristin B.
    Kristin BOctober 16, 2013
    amazing grilled cheese and bacon samples and strong drinks!
  • Ron B.
    Ron BierySeptember 15, 2013
    Daniel Tosh was HILARIOUS... Was worth every cent...
  • Evan B.
    Evan BelknapAugust 9, 2013
    Dane cook live on 9/25
  • RC C.
    RC CepedaAugust 1, 2013
    Whatever you do... Make sure you look up! Everything from the walls to the ceiling in that building is mind blowing!
  • Shawn W.
    Shawn WeaverMay 15, 2013
    Great venue! Gets kind of hot. I have been spitting on myself for like half an hour just to cool down.
  • Brent N.
    Brent NJanuary 19, 2013
    If you have to go during intermission, just piss yourself. Spending the 2nd act soaking in your own urine is guaranteed to be a less miserable experience than navigating the line for the restrooms.
  • Thin B.
    Thin BoiJanuary 16, 2013
    The Book of Mormon
  • Woo C.
    Woo CudeDecember 21, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Louis CK! Crass hilariousness!
  • Caitlin P.
    Caitlin PriceSeptember 1, 2012
    This theatre is balling.
  • drea
    dreaSeptember 1, 2012
    PAX 2012!!! Free concerts :)
  • Brendan G.
    Brendan GriffinAugust 25, 2012
    The piano. On the first floor. Was obtained by deep sea divers. Poseidon is looking for it. Please tell him he'll never get it back. Send keys for ransom.
  • Jessica w/ E.
    Free tours on the first Saturday of each month at 10AM! Each tour is different based on what events are in town! Check out the Paramount Club & Projection Room! And sign the guestbook when leaving!
  • @FusionRockRadio V.
    @FusionRockRadio Vancouver / Seattle / TorontoJune 7, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    @IdiotOnTour is here from June 5th-June 10th. Check it out!
  • ELS Language Centers
    See music, comedy acts or Broadway shows
  • Bebe B.
    Bebe BeschApril 30, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Forgot your earplugs? Go upstairs to the coat check - find them there for sale for $1
  • Danielle D.
    Danielle DowneyApril 27, 2012
    Make sure to drink. Lots and lots.
  • Kevin N.
    Kevin NakaoApril 1, 2012
    Acoustics in the balcony are terrible. Beautiful theatre, bad sound design.
  • Sherpa Concerts
    Sherpa ConcertsMarch 29, 2012
    The Paramount Theatre is a fantastic concert venue, so it only seems fitting that we bring a fantastic concert to it! Come see legendary Tommy Emmanuel on 6/30! You won't be sorry! Read more
  • Andrew H.
    Andrew HicklMarch 14, 2012
    Suedehead is playing too long of a set.
  • Josh B.
    Josh BoydJanuary 26, 2012
    Roll balls yeeee
  • Sandy D.
    Sandy DupleichJanuary 11, 2012
    Try Tango before the show. If you're feeling adventurous, have your server put together a tasting menu for you!! Delicious tapas!
  • Davida G.
    Davida G.January 7, 2012
    Free tour first saturday every month at 10 am
  • Mark A.
    Mark AbelNovember 16, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    My favorite venue in Seattle.
  • Dan P.
    Dan PowellNovember 7, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    don't park in a pay lot. there's plenty of free parking around for those willing to look for it.
  • Snow W.
    Snow WolfOctober 18, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    If a concert has any interactivity with the performers, try to get onto the first floor. Read more
  • Rose
    RoseOctober 16, 2011
    BMG! Shake your money-maker -lol
  • John W.
    John WareSeptember 8, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Grab a bite before the show @Dragonfish
  • D&D: Neverwinter
    D&D: NeverwinterAugust 25, 2011
    Saturday, August 27 is the Acquisitions, Inc. D&D game featuring Gabe and Tycho from Penny Arcade, Wil Wheaton, Scott Kurtz and DM to the Stars, Chris Perkins! 3:30pm to 5:30pm Read more
  • Rae R.
    Rae RosenJuly 18, 2011
    such a beautiful venue! Between songs, look up at the pretty ceiling ;) Read more
  • Rickee K.
    Rickee KJuly 16, 2011
    See Owl City! Ahh yeah!!! \:D/
  • Columba M.
    Columba McGlynnJune 4, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Pre order your intermission drinks, prior to the start of the show! saves a lot of time, when others are waiting in line!
  • @FusionRockRadio V.
    @FusionRockRadio Vancouver / Seattle / TorontoJune 2, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Too bad Adele postponed last night :(
  • Candace S.
    Candace SooHooMay 27, 2011
    Check the website for any discounted rush tickets. Makes the show so much more worth it.
  • Jessie P.
    Jessie PortlockMay 14, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The bar is past the merch booth on the left. ;)
  • Luis A.
    Luis AntezanaApril 29, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Buy tickets at the 24/7 kiosk outside. Screw Ticketmaster.
  • Teryl H.
    Teryl HawkMarch 26, 2011
    Get your before hand drinks and pre-order your cocktails for intermission @ the main bar downstairs. Shorter lines and less people!
  • officialfye
    officialfyeJanuary 19, 2011
    Are you a Rock of Ages fan? Now that you’ve checked into Paramount Theatre, be sure to stop by your local f.y.e and check-in to save $2 on the Rock of Ages soundtrack ($7.99 after discount!) And if yo Read more
  • Lee C.
    Lee CJanuary 9, 2011
    Awesome theatre and awesome people who work here so be nice and enjoy the show you won't regret it!
  • corinne k.
    corinne kuchlingOctober 16, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Don't get the veggie brat - totally tasteless...seriously, the hot dog bun that it's served on has more flavor!
  • John M.
    John MenterOctober 10, 2010
    No drinks inside
  • Nicolas T.
    Nicolas TullyOctober 7, 2010
    I said revolution and you said right.
  • Nicolas T.
    Nicolas TullyOctober 3, 2010
    watch the Black Keys shred
    IIIIIVIRUSIIIIIOctober 2, 2010
  • Jay E.
    Jay EmdeeSeptember 26, 2010
    Stay off your phone during the show. It annoys people behind you.
  • Derek W.
    Derek WilsonSeptember 18, 2010
    Great old theatre, good vibe. Check out Cyber Dogs café nearby for a veggie feed before a show.
  • Bruce B.
    Bruce BoltonSeptember 18, 2010
    Burn The Floor. One of the best dance shows around. Check it out.
  • David Y.
    David YangApril 11, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    going to see dream girls
  • trae r.
    trae reyMarch 13, 2010
    You go boy!! Martin lawrence tonight!!
  • Robert H.
    Robert HiltonMarch 1, 2010
    Enjoy a show...
  • Abhijeet G.
    Abhijeet GaihaJanuary 6, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Great venue for concerts, probably the one I've been to the most.
  • Adam M.
    Adam MatherlyNovember 4, 2009
    old tip...went to sunny day real estate here a while back. if you go the the third floor bar (the top bar) they pour the drinks stiff as hell. if that's your thing. it was mine.
  • Red M.
    Red MonroeJuly 18, 2009
    See every show you can! I have seen Lion King, Mamma Mia, CATS, Rent... Dress appropriately for the theater! No jeans!
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