The Paramount Theatre is continuing with it's themed classics film series. Just in time for Spring Break, don't miss the all time favorite "Toy Story." Enjoy all your favorite classic movies in the historic surroundings and under the star lit ceiling of the Paramount Theatre located at 352 Cypress Street in downtown Abilene. Most all films are shown, typically on Friday, Saturday and some Sunday matinees.

The classic "Toy Story" will be shown on both Friday, March 12th and Saturday, March 13th at 7:30pm. "Toy Story" is about Woody (voiced by Tom Hanks), a good-hearted cowboy doll who belongs to a young boy named Andy (voiced by John Morris), sees his position as Andy’s favorite toy jeopardized when his parents buy him a Buzz Lightyear (voiced by comedian Tim Allen) action figure.

What's even worse, Buzz thinks he’s a real spaceman on a mission to return to his home planet. When Andy’s family moves to a new house, Woody and Buzz must escape the clutches of maladjusted neighbor Sid Phillips (voiced by Erik von Detten) and reunite with their boy. See the original movie trailer above.

Toy Story is the perfect film for both young and old alike and a perfect movie to take in during Spring Break weekend at the Paramount Theatre. Tickets are $7 general admission and $6 for seniors and military, get them in advance online at due to limited capacity.

As with most venues in Abilene and around the Big Country CDC guidelines must be followed.

The Paramount Theatre had issued a statement back in August stating: We are following the health and safety guidelines issued from state and local officials, we are putting into place the following safeguards and limits to ensure that both patrons and staff are as protected as possible during this transitional period. The Theatre will reopen with new revised scheduling to ensure staff adequate time to clean and disinfect the building between events. Only the Theatre’s auditorium, lobby, and mezzanine will be open to the public at this time.

Paramount Theatre rentals will resume with limited capacity set by local and state guidelines. All bookings will be carefully reviewed by the Executive Director, Technical Director, Events Manager, and Business Manager. To allow for proper social distancing, we will be operating at 50% capacity or less. Paramount staff will be closely monitoring the number of patrons in and out of the theatre.  Everyone 10 years of age and over will be required to wear a face mask. Everyone under 10 years of age is strongly encouraged to wear a mask.

Source: ParamountTheatreAbilene.con/Coronavirus 

The Paramount's film series will continue through out 2021. Check out all the films that will be shown in 2021. Check back frequently to see if there are any show cancellations due to COVID-19.

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