The Latest from the Paramount Theatre

September 2021

Please be aware of our most up-to-date health and safety protocols listed below. We also have a consolidated list of Paramount, Stateside, and Moontower Comedy 2020-2021 show changes that have taken place.

We’re excited to see you at the Paramount and Stateside Theatres soon!


Know Before You Go



  • EITHER a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hours (2 days) of show OR proof of COVID-19 vaccination for all patrons 12 and older is now required to attend events at the Paramount, Stateside, and Moontower Comedy Festival.
  • Negative test result must be dated with your full name matching your ID. That means we cannot accept self-administered, at-home tests.
  • Proof of vaccination will be matched with your ID and can be shown via physical card, a photo of your card, or app (i.e. CLEAR Health Pass, Bindle). Final vaccine must be dated at least 14 days prior to show.
  • Patrons unable to meet these requirements may receive a refund leading up to the day before your show date. Day-of-show refunds are prohibited. Reach out to our Box Office by email at or at (512) 474-1221.
  • Note: This is our policy for the foreseeable future. We will notify ticket holders of any changes as the situation progresses, including in “Know Before You Go” emails, and via pre-show texts or calls.



  • Masks are mandatory when not eating or drinking in your seat.
  • Staff and volunteers will always have masks on.



  • If you selected MOBILE: You may pull up your tickets on your mobile device OR print them out to be scanned upon entry. If you do not see the email with your PDF tickets attached in your inbox, be sure to check your spam folder or “Promotions” tab.)
  • If you selected WILL CALL: We encourage you to pick up your tickets early to avoid potentially long lines prior to the show. Our Box Office is open Mon–Fri, 12pm–5:30pm, and Sat-Sun two hours prior to showtime. You can pick up your will call tickets anytime during operating hours.
  • If you have any ticketing questions, please call the Box Office at 512-474-1221 or email



  • We have a Clear Bag Policy to minimize contact that a bag search would require.
  • Clear bags should not exceed 14″ x 12″ x 6″ in size.
  • Small, non-clear clutch bags will be allowed, and should not exceed 4.5” x 6.5” in size.



  • We’ve gone cashless! Please be prepared to insert your credit card when our bartenders are ready for easy, touchless payment.
  • You can check out our full concessions and bar menu to make your picks before lining up.



  • Every seat, surface, door handle, bathroom, railing, and more will be thoroughly sanitized before each show.
  • Full sanitations include fogging all areas of the theatre in addition to the surface cleaning with FDA-approved and CDC-recommended products and methods.
  • Sanitation stations will be set up throughout the theatre for your personal use.



  • Convenient parking is available at 600 Congress Avenue thanks to our friends at Premier Parking. Parking is $10. The price is good on Paramount show days, Monday–Friday 5pm–3am and all day Saturday–Sunday. You may purchase a parking voucher at the theatre.
  • Remember, if you have a large, non-clear bag, be sure to leave it in your car!



Show Updates

Listed alphabetically by Show Title.


HAVE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS? Please reach out to our Box Office team at or 512-474-1221.

AUSTIN’S HISTORIC VENUES NEED YOUR HELP: As a nonprofit that has always relied on community support in addition to funds from ongoing performances, the pandemic affected over 200 events and took a massive toll. We hope you will consider becoming a member or making a one-time, tax-deductible donation. If you are able to give at this time, your support will directly protect the 105-year-old Paramount Theatre and 85-year-old State Theatre.