Calendar of events

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To view the complete 2019 Paramount Film Series schedule, CLICK HERE.

Please note:  This event calendar does not show all private events.  Some events are not listed here at the request of the hosting individual or organization.

 

March, 2019

  • Sat
    23
    PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS AUDITIONS—“NEWSIES”

     

    1:00 to 6:00 pm.  Paramount Productions holds open auditions for their 2019 summer musical, NEWSIES.To view the complete casting information, CLICK HERE. This date is for PRELIMINARY VOCAL AUDITIONS.  Please prepare one verse and chorus of a song of your choice.  An accompanist will be provided.  For more information, email the theatre's Artistic Director, Barry Smoot, at bsmoot@paramountabilene.com.

     

  • Sun
    24
    PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS AUDITIONS—“NEWSIES”

     

    2:00 to 5:00 pm.  Paramount Productions holds open auditions for their 2019 summer musical, NEWSIES.  To view the complete casting infirmation, CLICK HERE. This date is for DANCE AUDITIONS.  Please be prepared to learn a combination from the show's choreographer. For more information, email the theatre's Artistic Director, Barry Smoot, at bsmoot@paramountabilene.com.

  • Mon
    25
    PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS PRIVATE EVENT

    6:30 to 9:30 pm.  Invitation only CALLBACK AUDITIONS for the Paramount's summer musical, NEWSIES.

  • Fri
    29
    ACU FILM FEST

    Details TBA.

  • Sat
    30
    CHILDREN’S PERFORMING ARTS SERIES—“THE MAGIC TREE HOUSE: SHOWTIME FOR SHAKESPEARE”

    11:00 AM and 6:00 PM.  The Abilene Cultural Affairs Council presents THE MAGIC TREE HOUSE: SHOWTIME FOR SHAKESPEARE.  No matter what the show must go on! That’s what Jack and Annie learn when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to Elizabethan England. There,​ the daring sibling duo​ meet​s​ William Shakespeare himself—one of the greatest writers of all time! ​Based on the critically-acclaimed book series by Mary Pope Osborne, this tuneful tale is a hip-hop hit with kids and grown-ups alike.  For tickets and more information, CLICK HERE.

  • Sun
    31
    PRIVATE RENTAL—Abilene Opera Association Rehearsal

     

     

April, 2019

  • Mon
    01
    PRIVATE RENTAL—Abilene Opera Association rehearsals

    Monday April 1 through Thursday, April 5

  • Fri
    05
    ABILENE OPERA ASSOCIATION PRESENTS “WEST SIDE STORY”

    7:30 PM.  The Abilene Opera Association presents the classic Broadway musical WEST SIDE STORY, with a full orchestra conducted by David Itkin.  Tickets are reserved seating at $25 for Economy Seating, $50 for Premium Seating, and $100 for Super Premium Seating. For more information and to purchasse tickets online, visit the AOA website by clicking HERE. To access online ticketing for this event directly, click HERE.

  • Sat
    06
    ABILENE OPERA ASSOCIATION PRESENTS “WEST SIDE STORY”

    7:30 PM.  The Abilene Opera Association presents the classic Broadway musical WEST SIDE STORY, with a full orchestra conducted by David Itkin.  Tickets are reserved seating at $25 for Economy Seating, $50 for Premium Seating, and $100 for Super Premium Seating. For more information and to purchasse tickets online, visit the AOA website by clicking HERE. To access online ticketing for this event directly, click HERE.

  • Sun
    07
    ABILENE OPERA ASSOCIATION PRESENTS “WEST SIDE STORY”

    2:30 PM.  The Abilene Opera Association presents the classic Broadway musical WEST SIDE STORY, with a full orchestra conducted by David Itkin.  Tickets are reserved seating at $25 for Economy Seating, $50 for Premium Seating, and $100 for Super Premium Seating. For more information and to purchasse tickets online, visit the AOA website by clicking HERE. To access online ticketing for this event directly, click HERE.

  • Fri
    12
    HOLLADAY ON FILM

     

    6:30 PM.  Paramount Film Director Robert Holladay continues his film lecture series with a discussion of the history and making of THE HELP. The thirty minute lecture will be followed by a 30 minute break before the feature begins at 7:30 pm.  You must purchase a ticket to THE HELP to attend this lecture.  Films series individual tickets are $7 for students, and $6 for senior citizens (60+), military and children.  To order tickets online, CLICK HERE.

     

  • Fri
    12
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“THE HELP”

     

    7:30 PM. LITTLE GIANT KIDZ presents the hit 2011 film THE HELP.  An aspiring author during the civil rights movement decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work. 2011, drama, 2 hours, 36 minutes with intermission, Rated PG-13.  Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, click here. To view this film's trailer, click here.

     

     

  • Sat
    13
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“THE HELP”

     

    2:00 & 7:30 PM. LITTLE GIANT KIDZ presents the hit 2011 film THE HELP.  An aspiring author during the civil rights movement decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work. 2011, drama, 2 hours, 36 minutes with intermission, Rated PG-13.  Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, click here. To view this film's trailer, click here.

     

     

  • Wed
    17
    PRIVATE RENTAL

    Allie Ward Elementary.

  • Thu
    18
    JAY MOORE PRESENTS: AN ABILENE SCRAPBOOK

    7:30 PM.  Admission is free.  This presentation by Jay Moore will take a look at some very interesting days in Abilene's history, as well as some days that have shaped the city. This will be Moore's third Abilene history program presented in partnership with The Grace at the Paramount Theatre. “Forgotten Abilene” and “Abilene Dreams” were the first two programs. This program is funded by the Diane Graves Owen Foundation.

  • Fri
    19
    PARAMOUNT CLOSED FOR GOOD FRIDAY
  • Sun
    28
    CHILDREN’S PERFORMING ARTS SERIES—“BEAUTY AND THE BEAST”

    2:00 PM. The Abilene Cultural Affairs Council presents BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: A MAGICAL MUSICAL.  It's a tale as old as time! Belle finds herself in a spellbound castle with enchanted servants and a brooding Beast. Eventually, the spell is broken as the Beast is transformed by Belle’s kindness and courage. Audience members of all ages will enjoy this retelling of the beloved classic. For tickets and more information, CLICK HERE.

     

May, 2019

  • Thu
    02
    PRIVATE RENTAL

    Celebration Singers rehearsal.

  • Fri
    03
    THE CELEBRATION SINGERS

    7:00 PM.  Admission is free.  The local perfomance show choir presents a journey though life with family, friends, love, faith, inspiration, and patriotic pride!  For more information on this organization, click here.

  • Fri
    10
    HOLLADAY ON FILM

     

    6:30 PM.  Paramount Film Director Robert Holladay continues his film lecture series with a discussion of the history and making of THE SEARCHERS. The thirty minute lecture will be followed by a 30 minute break before the feature begins at 7:30 pm.  You must purchase a ticket to THE SEARCHERS to attend this lecture.  Films series individual tickets are $7 for students, and $6 for senior citizens (60+), military and children.  To order tickets online, CLICK HERE.

     

  • Fri
    10
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“THE SEARCHERS”

     

    7:30 PM. LONE STAR ELECTRIC presents the classic John Wayne film THE SEARCHERS.  In this revered Western, Ethan Edwards (Wayne) returns home to Texas after the Civil War. When members of his brother's family are killed or abducted by Comanches, he vows to track down his surviving relatives and bring them home. 1956, drama/adventure, 2 hours, 9 minutes with intermission, Rated PG. Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, click here. To view this film's trailer, click here.

     

  • Sat
    11
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“THE SEARCHERS”

     

    2:00 & 7:30 PM. LONE STAR ELECTRIC presents the classic John Wayne film THE SEARCHERS.  In this revered Western, Ethan Edwards (Wayne) returns home to Texas after the Civil War. When members of his brother's family are killed or abducted by Comanches, he vows to track down his surviving relatives and bring them home. 1956, drama/adventure, 2 hours, 9 minutes with intermission, Rated PG. Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, click here. To view this film's trailer, click here.

  • Fri
    31
    PRIVATE RENTAL

    Premiere High School graduation.

     

June, 2019

  • Mon
    03
    PRIVATE EVENT

    Monday, June 3 through Wednesday, June 5. Paramount Productions rehearsals for NEWSIES.

  • Thu
    06
    CHILDREN’S ART AND LITERACY FESTIVAL—National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature Event

    DETAILS TBA

  • Fri
    07
    CHILDREN’S ART AND LITERACY FESTIVAL

    DETAILS TBA

  • Sat
    08
    CHILDREN’S ART AND LITERACY FESTIVAL

    DETAILS TBA.

  • Sun
    09
    PRIVATE EVENT

    Sunday, June 9 through Thursday, June 13.  Paramount Productions rehears;a for NEWSIES.

  • Fri
    14
    PARANMOUNT FILM SERIES—“SAVING PRIVATE RYAN”

     

    7:30 PM. KNIGHT FLOORING presents the ciritically accliamed film SAVING PRIVATE RYAN.  Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks) takes his men behind enemy lines to find Private James Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Surrounded by the brutal realties of war, while searching for Ryan, each man embarks upon a personal journey and discovers their own strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage. 1998, drama/action, 3 hours with intermission, Rated R. Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, click here. To view this film's trailer, click here.

  • Fri
    14
    HOLLADAY ON FILM

     

    6:30 PM.  Paramount Film Director Robert Holladay continues his film lecture series with a discussion of the history and making of SAVING PRIVATE RYAN. The thirty minute lecture will be followed by a 30 minute break before the feature begins at 7:30 pm.  You must purchase a ticket to SAVING PRIVATE RYAN to attend this lecture.  Films series individual tickets are $7 for students, and $6 for senior citizens (60+), military and children.  To order tickets online, CLICK HERE.

  • Sat
    15
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“SAVING PRIVATE RYAN”

     

    2:00 & 7:30 PM. KNIGHT FLOORING presents the ciritically accliamed film SAVING PRIVATE RYAN.  Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks) takes his men behind enemy lines to find Private James Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Surrounded by the brutal realties of war, while searching for Ryan, each man embarks upon a personal journey and discovers their own strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage. 1998, drama/action, 3 hours with intermission, Rated R. Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, click here. To view this film's trailer, click here.

  • Sun
    16
    PRIVATE EVENT

    SUNDAY, June 16 through THURSDAY, JUNE 27.  REHEARSALS FOR PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS' JUNE 28-30 PRODUCTION OF THE MUSICAL "NEWSIES."

  • Fri
    28
    PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS “NEWSIES”

     

     

    7:30 PM.  The Paramount Theatre presents the hit Brodway musical NEWSIES.  Based on the 1992 Disney film, Newsies is the tale of newsboy Jack Kelly, who dreams of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. When Joseph Pulitzer raises distribution prices, Jack finds a cause to fight for and rallies his army of newsies to strike. Featuring lively music and energetic dances, Newsies is a crowd-pleasing recent Broadway smash.  Tickets are reserved seating at $25, $20, $15 and $12 depending on location.  TICKETS GO ON SALE APRIL 2, 2019.  

  • Sat
    29
    PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS—“NEWSIES”

     

     

    7:30 PM.  The Paramount Theatre presents the hit Brodway musical NEWSIES.  Based on the 1992 Disney film, Newsies is the tale of newsboy Jack Kelly, who dreams of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. When Joseph Pulitzer raises distribution prices, Jack finds a cause to fight for and rallies his army of newsies to strike. Featuring lively music and energetic dances, Newsies is a crowd-pleasing recent Broadway smash.  Tickets are reserved seating at $25, $20, $15 and $12 depending on location.  TICKETS GO ON SALE APRIL 2, 2019.

     

  • Sun
    30
    PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS—“NEWSIES”

     

     

    2:00 PM.  The Paramount Theatre presents the hit Brodway musical NEWSIES.  Based on the 1992 Disney film, Newsies is the tale of newsboy Jack Kelly, who dreams of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. When Joseph Pulitzer raises distribution prices, Jack finds a cause to fight for and rallies his army of newsies to strike. Featuring lively music and energetic dances, Newsies is a crowd-pleasing recent Broadway smash.  Tickets are reserved seating at $25, $20, $15 and $12 depending on location.  TICKETS GO ON SALE APRIL 2, 2019.

July, 2019

  • Wed
    03
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“THE AVENGERS”

     

    7:30 PM. BLACK PLUMBING presents THE AVENGERS. When Thor's evil brother, Loki (Tom Hiddleston), gains access to the unlimited power of the energy cube called the Tesseract, Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), director of S.H.I.E.L.D., initiates a superhero recruitment effort to defeat the unprecedented threat to Earth. 2012, fantasy/science fiction, 2 hours and 33 minutes with intermission, Rated PG-13. All seats for this special event screening are $7.  To purchase tickets for this film online, click here. To view this film's trailer, click here.

     

  • Thu
    04
    PARAMOUNT CLOSED FOR JULY 4th HOLIDAY.
  • Mon
    08
    PRIVATE RENTAL

    Monday, July 8 through Wednesday, July 10. Abilene Performing Arts Company summer theatre camp rehearsals.  

  • Thu
    11
    ABILENE PERFORMING ARTS COMPANY SUMMER THEATRE CAMP—“CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG JR”

    7:00 PM.  The local performing arts company presents the public performance of their 2019 summer musical theatre camp production of CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG JR.  Tickets are $5 general admission.  The box office opens one hour prior to the performance. For more information, CLICK HERE, to visit APAC online.

  • Fri
    12
    HOLLADAY ON FILM

     

    6:30 PM.  Paramount Film Director Robert Holladay continues his film lecture series with a discussion of the history and making of BEN HUR. The thirty minute lecture will be followed by a 30 minute break before the feature begins at 7:30 pm.  You must purchase a ticket to BEN HUR to attend this lecture.  Films series individual tickets are $7 for students, and $6 for senior citizens (60+), military and children.  To order tickets online, CLICK HERE.

  • Fri
    12
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—BEN HUR”

     

    7:30 PM. TEXAS FARM BUREAU presents the epic drama about an aristocratic Jew living in Judaea who incurs the wrath of a childhood friend, now a Roman tribune. Although forced into slavery on a galley and compelled to witness the cruel persecution of his family, he survives, harbouring dreams of vengeance. Winner of 11 Academy Awards.  1959, drama/action, 3 hours, 54 minutes with intermission, Rated G. Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, click here. To view this film's trailer, click here.

     

  • Sat
    13
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“BEN HUR”

     

    2:00 & 7:30 PM. TEXAS FARM BUREAU presents the epic drama about an aristocratic Jew living in Judaea who incurs the wrath of a childhood friend, now a Roman tribune. Although forced into slavery on a galley and compelled to witness the cruel persecution of his family, he survives, harbouring dreams of vengeance. Winner of 11 Academy Awards.  1959, drama/action, 3 hours, 54 minutes with intermission, Rated G. Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, click here. To view this film's trailer, click here.

     

August, 2019

  • Fri
    09
    HOLLADAY ON FILM

     

    6:30 PM.  Paramount Film Director Robert Holladay continues his film lecture series with a discussion of the history and making of CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND. The thirty minute lecture will be followed by a 30 minute break before the feature begins at 7:30 pm.  You must purchase a ticket toCLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND to attend this lecture.  Films series individual tickets are $7 for students, and $6 for senior citizens (60+), military and children.  To order tickets online, CLICK HERE.

     

  • Fri
    09
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND”

     

    7:30 PM. HALL AIR CONDITIONING presents the epic science fiction adventure about a group of people who attempt to contact alien intelligence. Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) witnesses an unidentified flying object, but refuses to accept an explanation for what he saw and is prepared to give up his life to pursue the truth about UFOs.  1977, drama/fantasy, 2 hours, 25 minutes with intermission, Rated PG. Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, CLICK HERE here. To view this film's trailer, CLICK HERE.

     

  • Sat
    10
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND”

     

    2:00 & 7:30 PM. HALL AIR CONDITIONING presents the epic science fiction adventure about a group of people who attempt to contact alien intelligence. Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) witnesses an unidentified flying object, but refuses to accept an explanation for what he saw and is prepared to give up his life to pursue the truth about UFOs.  1977, drama/fantasy, 2 hours, 25 minutes with intermission, Rated PG. Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, CLICK HERE here. To view this film's trailer, CLICK HERE.

  • Wed
    21
    PRIVATE RENTAL

    ACU Orientation.

     

September, 2019

  • Mon
    02
    PARAMOUNT CLOSED FOR LABOR DAY
  • Tue
    03
    PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS PRIVATE EVENT

    Paramount Productions rehearsals.  Tuesday, September 3, trough Friday, September 6.

  • Mon
    09
    PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS PRIVATE EVENT

    Paramount Productions rehearsals.  Monday, September 9 through Thursday, September 12.

  • Fri
    13
    HOLLADAY ON FILM

     

    6:30 PM.  Paramount Film Director Robert Holladay continues his film lecture series with a discussion of the history and making of MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL. The thirty minute lecture will be followed by a 30 minute break before the feature begins at 7:30 pm.  You must purchase a ticket to MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL to attend this lecture.  Films series individual tickets are $7 for students, and $6 for senior citizens (60+), military and children.  To order tickets online, CLICK HERE.

     

  • Fri
    13
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL”

     

    7:30 PM. The Paramount Film Series presents the comedic send-up of the grim circumstances of the Middle Ages as told through the story of King Arthur and framed by a modern-day murder investigation. When the mythical king of the Britons leads his knights on a quest for the Holy Grail, they face a wide array of horrors, including a persistent Black Knight, a three-headed giant, a cadre of shrubbery-challenged knights, the perilous Castle Anthrax, a killer rabbit, a house of virgins, and a handful of rude Frenchmen.  1975, fantasy/adventure, 1 hours, 42 minutes with intermission, Rated PG. Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, CLICK HERE here. To view this film's trailer, CLICK HERE.

     

  • Sat
    14
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL”

     

    2:00 & 7:30 PM. The Paramount Film Series presents the comedic send-up of the grim circumstances of the Middle Ages as told through the story of King Arthur and framed by a modern-day murder investigation. When the mythical king of the Britons leads his knights on a quest for the Holy Grail, they face a wide array of horrors, including a persistent Black Knight, a three-headed giant, a cadre of shrubbery-challenged knights, the perilous Castle Anthrax, a killer rabbit, a house of virgins, and a handful of rude Frenchmen.  1975, fantasy/adventure, 1 hours, 42 minutes with intermission, Rated PG. Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, CLICK HERE here. To view this film's trailer, CLICK HERE.

  • Sun
    15
    PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS PRIVATE EVENT

    Paramount Productions rehearsals.  Sunday, September 15 through Thursday, September 19

  • Fri
    20
    PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS—Live Performance (To Be Announced)

    730 PM.  The title of this live play production has yet to be announced.

  • Sat
    21
    PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS—Live Performance (To Be Announced)

    7:30 PM.  The title of this live play performance has yet to be announced.

  • Fri
    27
    PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS—Live Performance (To Be Announced)

    7:30 PM.  The title of this live play performance has yet to be announced.

  • Sat
    28
    PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS—Live Performance (To Be Announced)

    7:30 PM.  The title of this live play performance has yet to be announced.

     

October, 2019

  • Mon
    07
    PRIVATE EVENT

    24fps International Short Film Fesrtival private jury screenings.

  • Tue
    08
    PRIVATE EVENT

    24fps International Short Film Festival private jury screenings.

  • Thu
    10
    PRIVATE EVENT

    24fps International Short Film Festival privatre jury screenings.

  • Fri
    11
    HOLLADAY ON FILM

     

    6:30 PM.  Paramount Film Director Robert Holladay continues his film lecture series with a discussion of the history and making of THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN. The thirty minute lecture will be followed by a 30 minute break before the feature begins at 7:30 pm.  You must purchase a ticket to THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN to attend this lecture.  Films series individual tickets are $7 for students, and $6 for senior citizens (60+), military and children.  To order tickets online, CLICK HERE.

     

  • Fri
    11
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN”

     

    7:30 PM. The Paramount Film Series presents the classic western about a Mexican village at the mercy of Calvera, the leader of a band of outlaws. The townspeople, too afraid to fight for themselves, hire seven American gunslingers to free them from the bandits' raids. Starring Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, and Charles Bronson. 1960, thriller/action, 2 hours, 18 minutes with intermission, Not Rated. Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, CLICK HERE here. To view this film's trailer, CLICK HERE.

     

  • Sat
    12
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN”

     

    2:00 & 7:30 PM. The Paramount Film Series presents the classic western about a Mexican village at the mercy of Calvera, the leader of a band of outlaws. The townspeople, too afraid to fight for themselves, hire seven American gunslingers to free them from the bandits' raids. Starring Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, and Charles Bronson. 1960, thriller/action, 2 hours, 18 minutes with intermission, Not Rated. Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, CLICK HERE here. To view this film's trailer, CLICK HERE.

     

  • Thu
    31
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“THE CHANGELING”

     

    7:30 PM. NITETIME DECOR presents a special Halloween screenmig of the calssic horror film THE CHANGELING. Composer John Russell (George C. Scott) is vacationing with his family when a car accident kills his wife and daughter. Distraught with grief, Russell leaves his home in New York City for a giant, secluded house near Seattle. Soon Russell starts to feel the presence of a ghost, a boy who drowned in the bathtub there. Russell seeks the assistance of Claire Norman (Trish Van Devere), who led him to the house initially, in uncovering the secrets of the boy's death. 1980,mystery/thriller, 2 hours, 8 minutes with intermission, Rated R. All seats for this special event film are $7.  To purchase tickets for this film online, CLICK HERE here. To view this film's trailer, CLICK HERE.

     

November, 2019

  • Fri
    01
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“THE CHANGELING”

     

    7:30 PM. NITETIME DECOR presents a special Halloween screenmig of the calssic horror film THE CHANGELING. Composer John Russell (George C. Scott) is vacationing with his family when a car accident kills his wife and daughter. Distraught with grief, Russell leaves his home in New York City for a giant, secluded house near Seattle. Soon Russell starts to feel the presence of a ghost, a boy who drowned in the bathtub there. Russell seeks the assistance of Claire Norman (Trish Van Devere), who led him to the house initially, in uncovering the secrets of the boy's death. 1980,mystery/thriller, 2 hours, 8 minutes with intermission, Rated R.  All seats for this special event film are $7.  To purchase tickets for this film online, CLICK HERE here. To view this film's trailer, CLICK HERE.

     

  • Fri
    08
    24fps INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

     

    7:00 PM.  The 24fps International Short FIlm Festival presents the pubic exhibitions of the fest's OPENING NIGHT PROGRAM.  Schedule TBA.

     

     

     

  • Sat
    09
    24fps INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

     

    2:00 PM.  The 24fps International Short FIlm Festival presents the pubic exhibitions of the fest's MATINEE PROGRAM.  Schedule TBA.

     

     

     

  • Sat
    09
    24fps INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

     

    7:00 PM.  The 24fps International Short FIlm Festival presents the pubic exhibitions of the fest's CLOSING NIGHT PROGRAM.  Schedule TBA.

     

     

     

  • Fri
    15
    HOLLADAY ON FILM

     

    6:30 PM.  Paramount Film Director Robert Holladay continues his film lecture series with a discussion of the history and making of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN. The thirty minute lecture will be followed by a 30 minute break before the feature begins at 7:30 pm.  You must purchase a ticket to SINGIN' IN THE RAIN to attend this lecture.  Films series individual tickets are $7 for students, and $6 for senior citizens (60+), military and children.  To order tickets online, CLICK HERE.

     

  • Fri
    15
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES’‘—SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN”

     

    7:30 PM. The FRIENDS OF ROBERT HOLLADAY present he classic Hollywood musical SINGIN' IN THE RAIN.  When the transition is being made from silent films to `talkies', everyone has trouble adapting. Don and Lina have been cast repeatedly as a romantic couple, but when their latest film is remade into a musical, only Don has the voice for the new singing part. After a lot of practise with a diction coach, Lina still sounds terrible, and Kathy, a bright young aspiring actress, is hired to record over her voice. 1952, musical/romance, 1 hour, 53 minutes with intermission, Rated G. Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, CLICK HERE. To view this film's trailer, CLICK HERE.

     

  • Sat
    16
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“SINGIN IN THE RAIN”

     

    2:00 & 7:30 PM. The FRIENDS OF ROBERT HOLLADAY present he classic Hollywood musical SINGIN' IN THE RAIN.  When the transition is being made from silent films to `talkies', everyone has trouble adapting. Don and Lina have been cast repeatedly as a romantic couple, but when their latest film is remade into a musical, only Don has the voice for the new singing part. After a lot of practise with a diction coach, Lina still sounds terrible, and Kathy, a bright young aspiring actress, is hired to record over her voice. 1952, musical/romance, 1 hour, 53 minutes with intermission, Rated G. Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, CLICK HERE. To view this film's trailer, CLICK HERE.

     

  • Sun
    17
    PRIVATE EVENT

    Abilene Ballet Theatre Nutcracker rehearsals. Sunday, November 17 through Thursday, November 21.

  • Fri
    22
    ABILENE BALLET THEATRE PRESENTS “THE NUTCRACKER”

    8:00 PM.  Abilene's regional ballet company presents their annual opulent production of the holiday calssic, THE NUTCRACKER.  For more information, visit the ABT website by CLICKING HERE.

  • Sat
    23
    ABILENE BALLET THEATRE PRESENTS”‘THE NUTCRACKER”

    2:30 & 8:00 PM.  Abilene's regional ballet company presents their annual opulent production of the holiday calssic, THE NUTCRACKER.  For more information, visit the ABT website by CLICKING HERE.

  • Sun
    24
    ABILENE BALLET THEATRE PRESENTS—“THE NUTCRACKER”

    2:30 PM.  Abilene's regional ballet company presents their annual opulent production of the holiday calssic, THE NUTCRACKER.  For more information, visit the ABT website by CLICKING HERE.

  • Wed
    27
    PARAMOUNT CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING

     

     

December, 2019

  • Thu
    05
    PRIVATE RENTAL

    Celebration Singers rehearsal.

  • Fri
    06
    THE CELEBRATION SINGERS CHRISTMAS CONCERT

    7:00 PM.  Admission is free.

  • Mon
    09
    PRIVATE RENTAL

    Hendrck Medical Center,

  • Tue
    10
    PRIVATE RENTAL

    Hendrick Medical Center.

  • Fri
    13
    HOLLADAY ON FILM

     

    6:30 PM.  Paramount Film Director Robert Holladay continues his film lecture series with a discussion of the history and making of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN. The thirty minute lecture will be followed by a 30 minute break before the feature begins at 7:30 pm.  You must purchase a ticket to SINGIN' IN THE RAIN to attend this lecture.  Films series individual tickets are $7 for students, and $6 for senior citizens (60+), military and children.  To order tickets online, CLICK HERE.

     

  • Fri
    13
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“WHITE CHRISTMAS”

     

    7:30 PM. LAWRENCE HALL ABILENE presents the Christmas classic film WHITE CHRISTMAS.  Singers Bob Wallace (Bing Crosby) and Phil Davis (Danny Kaye) join sister act Betty (Rosemary Clooney) and Judy Haynes (Vera-Ellen) to perform a Christmas show in rural Vermont. There, they run into Gen. Waverly (Dean Jagger), the boys' commander in World War II, who, they learn, is having financial difficulties; his quaint country inn is failing. So what's the foursome to do but plan a yuletide miracle: a fun-filled musical extravaganza that's sure to put Waverly and his business in the black!. 1954, comedy/musical, 2 hours, 30 minutes with intermission, Not Rated. Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, CLICK HERE here. To view this film's trailer, CLICK HERE.

     

  • Sat
    14
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“WHITE CHRISTMAS”

     

    2:00 & 7:30 PM. LAWRENCE HALL ABILENE presents the Christmas classic film WHITE CHRISTMAS.  Singers Bob Wallace (Bing Crosby) and Phil Davis (Danny Kaye) join sister act Betty (Rosemary Clooney) and Judy Haynes (Vera-Ellen) to perform a Christmas show in rural Vermont. There, they run into Gen. Waverly (Dean Jagger), the boys' commander in World War II, who, they learn, is having financial difficulties; his quaint country inn is failing. So what's the foursome to do but plan a yuletide miracle: a fun-filled musical extravaganza that's sure to put Waverly and his business in the black!. 1954, comedy/musical, 2 hours, 30 minutes with intermission, Not Rated. Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, CLICK HERE. To view this film's trailer, CLICK HERE.

  • Fri
    20
    PRIVATE RENTAL

    Bonham Elementary.

  • Tue
    24
    PARAMOUNT CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS
  • Wed
    25
    PARAMOUNT CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS
  • Tue
    31
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“HEN HARRY MET SALLY”

     

    7:30 PM. The Paramount Film Series presents a special New Year's Eve screning of WHEN HARRY MET SALLY.  College graduates Harry Burns (Billy Crystal) and Sally Albright (Meg Ryan) share a contentious car ride from Chicago to New York, during which they argue about whether men and women can ever truly be strictly platonic friends. 1989, comedy/drama/romance,  1 hours, 46 minutes with intermission, Rated R. Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, CLICK HERE. To view this film's trailer, CLICK HERE.

 

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