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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 - 59) $7.00
Senior (60 & over) $6.00
Child (12 & Under) $6.00

Doors Open at 6:30pm

All movies are played in a handicap accessible auditorium.

NOW SHOWING


SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2

Synopsis: Terrier Max is coping with some major life changes. His owner is now married and has a toddler, Liam. Max is so worried about protecting the boy that he develops a nervous tic. On a family trip to a farm, Max and mutt Duke encounter canine-intolerant cows, hostile foxes and a terrifying turkey, all of which only elevates Max’s anxiety. Luckily, Max gets some guidance from veteran farm dog Rooster, who pushes Max to find his inner alpha.

Voices of:  Patton Oswalt, Kevin Hart, Harrison Ford

Rated:  PG  |  Run Time: 1 hr 26 mins

Showtimes
7:10 pm  Daily June 7 - 20, 2019

 

 

 

 

 


OPENS JUNE 21ST
TOY STORY 4

Synopsis: Woody has always been confident about his place in the world and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that’s Andy or Bonnie. But when Bonnie adds a reluctant new toy called “Forky” to her room, a road trip adventure alongside old and new friends will show Woody how big the world can be for a toy.

Voices of:  Keanu Reeves, Christina Hendricks, Tom Hanks

Rated:  G  |  Run Time: 1 hr 40 mins

Showtimes
7:10 pm  Daily June 21 - July 4, 2019

SPECIALS

 

Theater Rental

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. 

 

Rental Space Regular Nonprofit
CENTRAL THEATER4 includes use of theater & stage $60/hour $50/hour
Contact Central Theater Manager at (309) 944-3603 to reserve your space today.

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.

4  Additional $30 for use of equipment. Includes the use of equipment and projectionist. Price excludes any equipment or film we may have to purchase or rent to accommodate any rental.

4  Additional $15 for Janitorial Services.

4  Additional $45 for use of Concessions (Includes Concessionaire & Janitorial Services.) Concessions may be purchased at an additional charge. Small drinks or small popcorns may be purchased for an additional $2/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.

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 21

Outdoor Summer Movie Series

SURF'S UP
FRIDAY JUNE 21, 2019
BYOF (Bring Your Own Float) to a family fun-filled night with swimming and a movie at the John & Carla Edwards Aquatic Center.
Sponsored in part by the Geneseo Park District Foundation
No make up rain dates are scheduled. In case of inclement weather the Summer Movie Series will be shown at the Geneseo Community Center.

July 01

ACTIVE ADULT/SENIOR LUNCHEON

The Geneseo Park District would like to invite you to a free light luncheon in the Dedrick Room to celebrate Independence Day. Plus stay and play cards following the luncheon. Space is limited to the first 50 guest to register. Please call or stop by the front desk of the Community Center to signup by Friday June 28th

July 12

FREE COMMUNITY CAMP OUT

Camp out under the stars at the Athletic Field
Gates open at 5:00pm at Athletic Field
FREE Admission thanks in part from the Geneseo Park District Foundation

Bring a tent, chairs & other outdoor camping supplies you may need and join the Geneseo Park District with this fun campout! Food and drinks for supper, games & music around a campfire will be provided. Plus join your friends for the Outdoor Summer Movie Series at dusk.

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