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 178 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
Adult (13 - 59) $6.50
Senior (60 & over) $5.50
Child (12 & Under) $5.50
Doors Open at 6:30pm
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Starring: Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson, Julia Roberts
Rated: PG | Run Time: 1 hr 53 mins
7:10 pm Daily through January 25, 2018
Synopsis: When four teenagers in detention discover an old video game console with a game they’ve never heard of, they are immediately thrust into the game’s jungle setting, into the bodies of their avatars. What they discover is that you don’t just play Jumanji – Jumanji plays you. They’ll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, or they’ll be stuck in the game forever…
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart
Rated: PG-13 | Run Time: 1 hr 59 mins
7:10 pm Daily January 26 - February 1, 2018
Have a private viewing, hold a meeting, host a birthday party or play a video game on the big screen.
Central Theater in downtown Geneseo is available to rent for your next event or meeting. The theater has a stage (great for speaking engagements), a large screen (high resolution to display your presentation, home movie, DVD or current film), comfortable seating (enough for 177 friends, family or business associates) and surround sound. Excellent movie theater popcorn, candy and fountain drinks are available for purchase during your next event.
|CENTRAL THEATER includes use of theater & stage||$60/hour||$50/hour|
|CENTRAL THEATER CONCESSIONS includes a concessionaire & janitorial services.||$45/flat fee2|
|CENTRAL THEATER EQUIPMENT includes equipment on-hand and projectionist.
Excludes any additional equipment or film need to purcase or rent to accomodate renter.
|JANITORIAL SERVICES||$15/flat fee|
|Contact Central Theater Manager at (309) 944-3603 to reserve your space today.|
Standard Rental includes the use of theater and stage with a manager on duty.
2 Concessions may be purchased at an additional charge. Small drinks or small popcorns may be purchased for an additional $2.00 each.
The Geneseo Park District Facilities are available to rent for your next event. Certificate of insurance may be required. Visit https://www.theeventhelper.com/ to purchase event insurance.
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