Paramount Theater

128 E. Front Street,
Burlington, NC 27215

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dallasmovietheaters on September 27, 2015 at 9:37 pm

The theatre’s 1940 modernization was architected by Earle G. Stillwell.

raysson on August 17, 2012 at 7:43 pm

It closed in 1978 under ABC Southeastern Theatres.

Susan Walker
Susan Walker on July 2, 2012 at 12:11 pm

Another theater existed in Burlington that was owned by the Qualls family. The State Theater, located on Andrews Street, opened in 1939. A short article in the Burlington Times News is attached, along with a link.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on June 27, 2010 at 12:50 am

I bet at one time it might have been an ABC THEATRE or Plitt Theatre?

PatriciaCarol on March 8, 2009 at 2:55 am

The Paramount, Carolina, and Alamance were owned by North Carolina Theatres, Inc. per ad in the 1940 “Doe Wah Jack”, Burlington High School annual.

kencmcintyre on October 21, 2006 at 11:09 pm

This 1940 ad touts the grand opening, which may have been a
re-opening if the theater opened in 1928:

kencmcintyre on October 21, 2006 at 11:00 pm

Here is an interesting newspaper ad from 1958:

presh on January 20, 2005 at 11:17 pm

I have seen two shows at this Venue. It has been lovingly restored and it is a very impressive job done on it. I liked it so well that my partner and I are presenting concerts there. Its just such a wonderful little place.