Theatre For Families

Make unforgettable memories with your family at the historic Paramount Theatre!


Family favorites during the Paramount Summer Classic Film Series.

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Fri, Aug 12 | 7:30pm
Sat, Aug 13 | 1pm
Paramount Theatre
1981
115 min. | Color | DCP

The Goonies

Sat, Aug 13 | 4pm
Sun, Aug 14 | 3:45pm
Paramount Theatre
1985
111 min. | Color | DCP

The Princess Bride

Sun, Aug 14 | 1pm
Paramount Theatre
1987 – 35TH ANNIVERSARY!
98 min. | Color | DCP


 

Winnie the Pooh

From Rockefeller Productions, New York, NY
PreK – 2nd Grade
Sunday, September 25, 2022, 3pm – TICKETS

Disney’s iconic Winnie the Pooh, Christopher Robin and their best friends Piglet, Eeyore, Kanga, Roo, Rabbit, and Owl (oh… and don’t forget Tigger too!) in a beautifully crafted musical stage adaptation. Featuring the SHERMAN BROTHERS’ classic Grammy-award winning music with further songs by A.A. MILNE, this beautiful fresh stage adaptation is told with stunning life-sized puppetry through the eyes of the characters we all know and love, in a new story from the Hundred Acre Wood.

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Come one hour before the show for a craft workshop! Attendees will also take home an Activity Guide filled with interactive and educational activities.
 

Step Afrika!

From Washington, D.C.
Best for 3rd – 12th Grade
Sunday, November 6, 2022, 7pm – TICKETS

Step Afrika! is the first professional company dedicated to the tradition of stepping, touring to more than 60 countries across the globe, and ranking as one of the top 10 African American dance companies in the United States. They promote stepping as an educational tool for young people, focusing on teamwork, academic achievement and cross-cultural understanding.

Step Afrika! blends percussive dance styles practiced by historically African American fraternities and sororities; traditional African dances; and an array of contemporary dance and art forms into a cohesive, compelling artistic experience. Performances are much more than dance shows; they integrate songs, storytelling, humor and audience participation. The blend of technique, agility, and pure energy makes each performance unique and leaves the audience with their hearts pounding.

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Attendees will also take home an Activity Guide filled with interactive and educational activities.
 

The Gruffalo

From Tall Stories, London, England
Best for PreK – 3rd Grade
Sunday, February 5, 2023, at 2pm – TICKETS
Sunday, February 5, 2023, at 4:30pm – TICKETS

Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by JULIA DONALDSON & AXEL SCHEFFLER. Searching for hazelnuts, Mouse meets the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl and the party mad Snake. Will the story of the terrifying Gruffalo save Mouse from ending up as dinner for these hungry woodland creatures? After all, there’s no such thing as a Gruffalo – is there?

Showcasing Tall Stories’ distinctive physical, visual performance style, The Gruffalo is full of songs, laughs and scary fun for everyone aged 3 and up. Following sell out performances in London’s West End, Broadway’s New Victory Theater & Sydney Opera House, Tall Stories continue to tour the world with this much-loved monster of a show!

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Come one hour before the show for a craft workshop! Attendees will also take home an Activity Guide filled with interactive and educational activities.
 

Yamato – The Drummers of Japan

From Nara Prefecture, Japan
Best for 3rd – 12th Grade
Monday, March 20, 2023, at 7pm – TICKETS

The captivating YAMATO drummers visit from Nara Prefecture, the cradle of Japanese civilization, with a powerhouse program of traditional taiko drumming. Playing massive drums built from animal skins and ancient tree trunks, the troupe’s youthful and energetic drummers channel the heartbeat and spirit of their homeland. YAMATO has given over 3500 performances in 54 countries, bringing their enthusiasm to over 8 million fans, young and old. Audience spirits are lifted to new heights with YAMATO’s abundant joy and entertainment.

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Attendees will also take home an Activity Guide filled with interactive and educational activities.
 

Acoustic Rooster’s Barnyard Boogie: Starring Indigo Blume

From The Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C.
Best for PreK – 3rd Grade
Sunday, March 26, 2023, 2pm – TICKETS

New York Times best-selling author KWAME ALEXANDER brings two of his beloved children’s books—Acoustic Rooster and Indigo Blume—to the stage in this brand-new musical production that will have students dancing in their seats. On the eve of singing at a community festival, a bout of stage fright threatens a little girl’s confidence. As Indigo Blume drifts off to sleep, she isn’t sure she’s brave enough to take the stage. But once she falls asleep, Indigo finds herself in a dream world with the characters of her favorite book, Acoustic Rooster and his Barnyard Band. The band’s members, including Miss Dairy Parton and Chickee Minaj, are rehearsing, and they invite Indigo to join the group. But when a storm destroys their barn, the animals are left with almost nothing. Can Indigo rally the band to work together and save their home? And will she find her voice in time for the festival?

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Come one hour before the show for a craft workshop! Attendees will also take home an Activity Guide filled with interactive and educational activities.