Paramount Theatre

713 Congress Avenue,
Austin, TX 78701

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trailerjoh on October 11, 2006 at 6:54 pm

Today is the P’s 91st birthday.

William on April 12, 2006 at 9:35 am

The Majestic Theatre opened on October 11th, 1915.

JimRankin on June 10, 2005 at 11:15 am

Recent color photos of this theatre can be found on the site: “America’s Stunning Theatres” by photographer and stagehand Noah Kern at: Comments and information may be left there without registration; such can be public view or only to Mr. Kern. Scroll down the page to find the name, and then click on the sample image above it to be taken to the page of photos of it.

teecee on May 20, 2005 at 9:06 am

The original organ was a Estey Pipe Organ, opus 1378, installed in 1915.

Patsy on April 2, 2005 at 7:03 pm

The virtual tour of the Paramount is great!

teecee on February 11, 2005 at 4:06 pm has some great photos of the theater.

pkrouse on December 2, 2004 at 7:58 pm

This theater was outfitted with a 70 mm projection system for the premiere of the movie “Ed TV” several years ago. If memory serves, the system was paid for with generous donations from director Ron Howard and actor Matthew McConaughey. They play 70 mm prints there when they get the chance. This is a great theater.

PaulBeutel on July 22, 2001 at 5:19 pm

Hello, guys. I attended your presentation at the League of Historic American Theatres conference. I’ve been running the Paramount in Austin for the last 16 years. We’ve got a pretty nifty website, if I do say so, at, if you’d like to link us. — pb