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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

The Lion KingSPIDER-MAN:
Far from Home

Synopsis: Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever.

Starring: Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Jake Gyllenhaal

Rated:  PG-13  |  Run Time: 2 hr 9 mins

Showtimes
7:10 pm  Daily August 16 - 22, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Lion KingFast & Furious Presents:
HOBBS & SHAW

Synopsis: Ever since Hobbs, a loyal agent of America's Diplomatic Security Service, and Shaw, a former British military elite operative, first faced off in 2015’s Furious 7, the duo have swapped smack talk and body blows as they’ve tried to take each other down. But when cyber-genetically enhanced anarchist Brixton gains control of an insidious bio-threat that could alter humanity forever - these two sworn enemies will have to partner up to bring down the only guy who might be badder than themselves.

Starring: : Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba

Rated:  PG-13  |  Run Time: 2 hrs 17 mins

Showtimes
7:10 pm  Daily August 23 - 29, 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

September 20

FREE SEMINAR

SEMINAR FOR NEW & EXPECTING MOTHERS
Parents & caregivers are invited to this presentation to learn the why and how of making tummy time successful for your infant.
Pre-registration is recommended

October 14

FREE Special Day Swim

Come swim at The Center's Indoor Pool on your day off!
1:00 - 3:00pm

October 18

STORIES IN THE PARK

Bring your child to Anderson Memorial Park to enjoy seasonal stories and marshmallows around a cozy campfire.

All Upcoming Events