About Paramount Center for the Arts

The Paramount Center for the Arts is truly a gem in the heart of our community. Whether you’re a lover of the arts or simply looking for a fun night out, we have something for everyone. Our stage has hosted incredible performances from talented musicians, dancers, comedians and actors from around the world. And if you’re an art enthusiast, you’ll love our exhibit space, which showcases the work of local artists and provides a platform for emerging talent. In our gift gallery, you’ll find unique and one-of-a-kind pieces that make for the perfect gift or addition to your own collection. But what really sets us apart is the historic Theatre, which has been meticulously preserved to transport visitors back in time. From the ornate details on the ceiling to the plush seating, every element of the Theatre is designed to create an unforgettable experience.  Our historic Theatre is a sight to behold, with its original Sherman Theatre Curtain and charming dressing rooms, once used by vaudevillian performers. Today, it’s a venue for touring musicians and theatrical groups. And did we mention the 840 seats? Each one offers a pretty phenomenal view of the stage. Our team is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment where everyone feels comfortable expressing themselves through art. We offer a variety of programs and events throughout the year, including classes, workshops, and performances, to ensure that there is something for everyone.  The Paramount has a full schedule of shows for each season, from plays to top recording artists, pick your favorite! Plus, with its convenient location in the heart of downtown, there are plenty of dining and nightlife options to explore before or after your show. Whether you’re a local looking for a fun night out or a tourist exploring the city,  we invite you to join us for one of our upcoming shows and see for yourself why The Paramount Center for the Arts is a must-visit destination in St. Cloud!