Tuesdays with Corti: Jeff Nominations

Last week was one for the record books! As principal rehearsals began for Oklahoma!, Earth, Wind & Fire SOLD OUT at RiverEdge Park, and Paramount’s Broadway Series Season Four swept the Joseph Jefferson ... Read More


THE JEFF AWARD NOMINATIONS ARE IN Chicago actor Michael Shannon (General Zod in Man of Steel; Nelson Van Alden in HBO’s Boardwalk Empire) announced the 2014-15 Jeff Award Nominees this morning, ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: A Christmas Story Cast

Running late! But here’s the scoop announcing the cast for our holiday spectacular, A Christmas Story, The Musical! Paramount’s production stars Michael Harp as little “Ralphie” with his parents played ... Read More

Classic Movie Monday Canceled

Due to a power outage at the Paramount Theatre, Classic Movie Monday is canceled for Monday, August 17. We apologize for any inconvenience. Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: A Place for Us

Leonard Bernstein was a theatre god, a superstar, by the time I met him in 1972 when the Chelsea Theatre Center was ensconced in the Brooklyn Academy of Music and opening it’s wildly ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: Summer Lovin’

Eyes squint this morning to see the cat poised on the sill of the screened open window, the room full of cool, gentle air, Shorty’s gold-green eyes contemplate the sun rising over the rooftops onto a clear, powder blue sky. A meditative ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: Yesterday, Next & Now

Yesterday: dance call backs for West Side Story take off like a rocket launching the start of this week to Leonard Bernstein’s Scherzo sequence in the Somewhere Ballet. Choreographer William Carlos Angulo ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: Can We Make A Difference?

I work for the Aurora Civic Center Authority (ACCA), and I am the Artistic Director of Paramount Theatre’s Broadway Series which has had its best year yet. Granted, it’s only ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: Oklahoma Cast Announcement

“There’s a bright golden haze on the meadow” this beautiful mornin’ along the banks of The Fox as I happily announce here the thrilling cast for Paramount Theatre’s Season Five Opener: Oklahoma! Colte ... Read More