Learn about The Paramount’s beginnings in 1931 and our long legacy of community involvement from the Great Depression to the magical reopening!
Discover the movers and shakers behind The Paramount’s construction, movie palace architecture, and the behind the scenes details of the two–year long restoration!
See the backstage Wall of Fame, where hundreds of artists have left their autographs and more!
Tickets are free. Reservations for the tour are strongly recommended, as space is limited. The behind-the-scenes tour will be about forty-five minutes in length. Cameras are welcomed on the tour. Food and drink will not be permitted inside the theater.
Schedule for Tours: **Tour Schedules are Subject to Change. Please confirm date and time at least 48 hours before the tour.
Group Tours are always available by appointment. Please contact the Theater for more information: 434-293-1001.
The historic Paramount Theater a Charlottesville landmark built in 1931 offers a wide variety of live art performances. Check their website for performance schedule. On November 25, 1931, The Paramount Theater of Charlottesville, Virginia opened its doors as one of the last grand "movie palaces" during the golden age of cinema. With its exceptional... more