Tuesdays with Corti: A Look Ahead, A Look Behind

What a day! Started out with a production meeting for Paramount’s Jesus Christ Superstar, a show that is on a par, or beyond, with some of the most ambitious work ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: A Tower of Eternal Purgatory

It is Day Two of Sweeney Todd rehearsal, on our lunch break with senses reeling, I’m here checking in quickly with you on the rapturous work before us! First of ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: Disney & Sondheim

With Sweeney Todd rehearsals beginning within a week and The Little Mermaid extended by popular demand for a week, there is an overlap here we call “double duty” going on behind the scenes at ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: Happy New Year

It’s our last Tuesday of the year! There is so much to celebrate New Year’s Eve this Saturday night! Particularly, I’d say,  with the phenomenal success of Paramount’s current box office hit, The ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: Growth & Development

Before the heavy gray clouds sunk down dark on the horizon this morning, there was one blinding, golden, gorgeous sunrise! And while there are those who might dampen the ever gaining optimism in Downtown ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: Our Volunteers

Good Tuesday, dear reader! It’s Volunteer Holiday Party Time at Paramount! Every year, Paramount Theatre throws a thank you party for about a hundred of our ushers who dedicated their ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: Sweeney Todd Cast

While the Paramount Box Office is booming like crazy for The Little Mermaid, I’m in my office across the street with the Sweeney Todd casting announcement for you, ladies and ... Read More

The Little Mermaid Patron Reviews

You’ve heard what the critics have to say…
now hear it from our patrons! “This was one amazing show! Being a senior citizen I was not expecting a show that would ... Read More

The Little Mermaid Critic Reviews

“by far the biggest show right now in the entire Chicagoland area.” 3.5 out of 4 stars
Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune
“A grand surf-n-turf spectacle…puts most other versions of the Disney musical ... Read More