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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

  • Due to new regulations from Governor JB Pritzker, IDPH and consultation with the Henry County Office of Emergency Management, BEGINNING AUGUST 30, 2021 FACE COVERINGS REQUIRED
    ALL INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE AGE 2 OR OVER & ABLE TO MEDICALLY TOLERATE A FACE COVERING SHALL BE REQUIRED TO COVER THEIR NOSE & MOUTH WITH A FACE COVERING WHEN IN AN INDOOR PUBLIC PLACE.  Complimentary masks are available at the concession stand.
    FACE COVERINGS MAY BE REMOVED: while actively eating or drinking
  • No outside food or drink.
  • Hand sanitizer is available at Central Theater.

NO TIME TO DIE

No Time to Die

Synopsis: James Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.

Starring: Daniel Craig, Ana de Armas, Rami Malek
Rated:  PG-13 | Run Time: 2 hrs 43 mins

 

SHOWTIMES
7:10 pm
through Saturday October 16, 2021

3:10 pm
Sunday October 17, 2021

7:10 pm
Monday October 18 - Thursday October 21, 2021

 

ACTIVE ADULT/SENIOR FREE MOVIE

THE HELP (2011)

The Help

Synopsis: An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.

Starring: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer
Rated:  PG-13 | Run Time: 2 hrs 26 mins

 

SHOWTIMES
1:00 pm Wednesday November 10, 2021

FREE Admission
One FREE Small Pop & Popcorn Combo / person

Sponsored by Geneseo Park District Foundation

SPECIALS

 

Theater Rental

RENTAL RESERVATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE.

AVAILABLE SPACE AND MAXIMUM CAPACITY MAY BE LIMITED 
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

October 20

PARENT-LED PLAYGROUP

Let your kids play and burn off energy in a safe & warm environment under your supervision.
No registration required. No play group held November 24 & 26.

October 22

PARENT-LED PLAYGROUP

Let your kids play and burn off energy in a safe & warm environment under your supervision.
No registration required. No play group held November 24 & 26.

October 30

SPOOKTACULAR ROLLERSKATING - 3rd Grade & Under

Wear your best costume for a spooktacular evening of Roller-skating. Prizes given out for best costumes. Bring your own or rent skates from The Center.

FREE Admission thanks to the Geneseo Park District Foundation Skate Rental: $5.00 Limited skates and sizes available

All Upcoming Events