Paramount Theater

128 E. Front Street,
Burlington, NC 27215

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dallasmovietheaters on September 27, 2015 at 1:37 pm

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

raysson on August 17, 2012 at 11:43 am

It closed in 1978 under ABC Southeastern Theatres.

Susan Walker
Susan Walker on July 2, 2012 at 4:11 am

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 26, 2010 at 4:50 pm

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

PatriciaCarol on March 7, 2009 at 6:55 pm

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 3:09 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 3:00 pm

Here is an interesting newspaper ad from 1958:

presh on January 20, 2005 at 3:17 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.