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Central Theater

 

Your Hometown Movie Theater

Established in 1924 Central Theater, formerly known as 'The Geneseo Theater', has been a mainstay in downtown Geneseo for over 80 years.

Operated by the Geneseo Park District since 1996, this historic theater continues to offer state of the art entertainment at an affordable price.

The theater seats 177 and offers digital cinema projection with 7.1 Dolby surround sound. The digital conversion in 2012 means a higher quality motion picture and sound experience for the moviegoer.

Located in downtown Geneseo at
111 North State Street Geneseo, IL
(309) 944-3603

TICKET PRICES

Adult (13 - 64)  $7.00
Senior (65 & over)  $6.00
Child (12 & Under)  $6.00

Doors Open at 6:30pm for 7:10 pm Shows

Doors Open at 2:30pm for 3:10pm Sunday Show

All movies are played in a handicap accessible auditorium.

NOW SHOWING

>>LEARN MORE ABOUT COVID-19 FACILITY UPDATES

  • Face coverings must be worn at all times, except while eating and able to maintain 6 ft of social distancing.
  • Maximum 106 people / showtime.
  • When practical, maintain a social distance of at least 6-ft. between different households and parties, including between occupied seats.
  • No outside food or drink.
  • Popcorn & bottled pop (with limited flavors) will be available for purchase.
  • Complete a self-assessment before you enter. If you have any COVID-19 symptoms please stay home.
  • Hand sanitizer is available at Central Theater.

Raya and the Last Dragon

RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON

Synopsis: In a realm known as Kumandra, a re-imagined Earth inhabited by an ancient civilization, a warrior named Raya is determined to find the last dragon.

Voices of: Kelly Marie Tran, Awkwafina, Gemma Chan
Rated:  PG | Run Time: 1 hr 47 mins

Showtimes
7:10 pm
Friday May 21, 2021

7:10 pm
 Saturday May 22, 2021

3:10 pm
 Sunday May 23, 2021

 

SPECIALS

 

Theater Rental

RENTAL RESERVATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE.

AVAILABLE SPACE AND MAXIMUM CAPACITY MAY BE LIMITED DURING PHASE 4, TIER 1 (as of 1/19/21)
PLEASE CALL (309) 944-5695 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Facility Rentals & Birthday Parties Brochure (4 MB)

For the health & safety of all our patrons and employees, Geneseo Park District has revised our Facility Rental Policies .

 

Rental Space Regular Nonprofit
CENTRAL THEATER includes use of theater & stage $65/hour $55/hour
EQUIPMENT3 includes the use of equipment and projectionist $35 flat rate
CONCESSIONS includes concessionaire and janitorial services.
Small drink & small popcorn combos may be purchased for an additional $3.50/combo
$60 flat rate
JANITORIAL SERVICES4  $25 flat rate

RENTAL DETAILS

Standard Rental includes the use of theater and stage with a manager on duty. Renter can bring a DVD or video (of appropriate content).

  • Private viewing of current film is available. Minimum of 50 people required, regular admission and concession rates will apply.
  • 3Equipment price excludes any equipment or film we may have to purchase or rent to accommodate any rental.
  • 4Janitorial Services are required following a rental.

 

Certificate of insurance may be required. Visit https://www.theeventhelper.com/ to purchase event insurance.

CLICK HERE FOR FACILITY RENTAL POLICIES

 

Let your hometown movie theater help you create a long-lasting impression

Why advertise at Central Theater?

Imagine the power of your message projected onto a giant wall-to-wall screen in brilliant color. Unlike other media, on-screen advertising gives you a unique opportunity to grab your customers attention.

On-Screen advertising is the most effective way to reach your target audience.Your message is received in the best possible environment - customers are a captive audience waiting to be entertained in a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere.

Advertising on the big screen gives you a great way to manage your advertising budget effectively and actually see results.

Learn more by visiting Partnerships & Advertising

 

Upcoming Events

June 02

SWIM LESSON EVALUATIONS

Attend a FREE swim skills evaluation at the Indoor Pool and let us place your child in the proper swim level prior to the start of Summer Swim Lessons.
Wednesday June 2, 2021 | 4:15 - 5:15 pm
Thursday June 3, 2021 | 3:00 - 4:30 pm

June 03

SWIM LESSON EVALUATIONS

Attend a FREE swim skills evaluation at the Indoor Pool and let us place your child in the proper swim level prior to the start of Summer Swim Lessons.
Wednesday June 2, 2021 | 4:15 - 5:15 pm
Thursday June 3, 2021 | 3:00 - 4:30 pm

June 06

KAYAK & CANOEING Water Safety

There will be a 1-hour educational session on the dry land, followed by a 2-hour session on the water. Bring your own kayak or canoe. A limited number will be available on a first come first serve basis.
FREE Admission thanks to the Geneseo Park District Foundation. Pre-registration is preferred.

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