The Paramount Theater

Mozart’s heartfelt comedy, Così fan tutte, kicks off Ash Lawn Opera’s summer session on Sunday, starring principal Mireille Asselin as Despina. Publicity photo.

ARTS Pick: Così fan tutte

It began in Austria in 1790 with Wolfgang Mozart and an idea for a comedy, and more than 200 years later audiences still flock to see Così fan tutte, in which two young couples discover the fickleness of attraction after deciding to test the fidelity of their finacées. Directed by the Washington National Opera’s Andrea […]

The Paramount will host Light House Studio's Annual Youth Film Festival this Friday. File photo

The blade has landed at the Paramount

The last piece of the recreation of the historic Paramount Theater was hoisted into place Thursday morning when the 33′ blade was secured to the front of the theater. “This is giving me chills,” says Jane Belisle, one of the onlookers gathered on the Downtown Mall around 9:30am to watch a crane hoist the 3,000-pound Blade into […]