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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) $6.50
Senior (60 & over) $5.50
Child (12 & Under) $5.50

Doors Open at 6:30pm

All movies are played in a handicap accessible auditorium.

NOW SHOWING

 

STARTS FRIDAY NOVEMBER 16th

FIRST MAN

Synopsis: A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke

Rated:  PG-13 | Run Time: 2 hr 21 mins

Showtimes
7:10 pm  Daily November 16 - 20, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OPENS WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 21st
RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET

Synopsis: Six years after the events of "Wreck-It Ralph", Ralph and Vanellope, now friends, discover a wi-fi router in their arcade, leading them into a new adventure.

Voices of: Kristen Bell, Gal Gadot, Mandy Moore

Rated:  PG | Run Time: 1 hr 52 mins

Showtimes
7:10 pm  Daily November 21 - 29, 2018

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

November 24

PARENTS DAY OUT

Sign-up your children for a day of fun at the Park District while you shop or go out to eat.

December 01

SANTA IS COMING TO TOWN

Come meet Santa at The Center! Share your holiday wish list and get your picture taken with him.

All Upcoming Events