Paramount Theatre

104 S. 7th Street,
Wyoming, IL 61491

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adm22
adm22 on October 21, 2014 at 9:53 pm

I just added a picture and the descripton I typed did not seem to go with it. Itwas taken this evening and is of the theatre with the marquee all lit up. The city bought the theatrea nd it is being fixed up by volunteers and people who donate money. Not sure what they will do with it when it is all fixed up, The marquee was finished before the inside and was lit up on Sunday 26-10-14 lights were on last night and tonite .

adm22
adm22 on January 11, 2011 at 6:08 pm

For a long tiome it siad now playing Gone With the Wind on the marquee.

The lawn mower shop is actaully in what was an ice cream stand next to the theatre that also doubled as the theatre concessoon stand. Non theatre patrons could get refeshments with oiut entering the theatre when it was in operation.

The seats from the theatre are in a vacnt store front a couple of doors down from the theatre. A few years ago someone bought the place and started working on fixing it up even had volunteer work days to get local people to help but they ran out of money before it was done. from what I undertand a lot of major structural work was done before they ran out of funds.