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
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.
Synopsis: Dr. John Dolittle lives in solitude behind the high walls of his lush manor in 19th-century England. His only companionship comes from an array of exotic animals that he speaks to on a daily basis. But when young Queen Victoria becomes gravely ill, the eccentric doctor and his furry friends embark on an epic adventure to a mythical island to find the cure.
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen
Rated: PG | Run Time: 1 hr 46 mins
7:10 pm Friday January 17 - Saturday January 18, 2020
3:10 pm Sunday January 19, 2020
7:10 pm Monday January 20 - Thursday January 23, 2020
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.
|as of January 1, 2019||Rental Space||Regular
as of January 1, 2020
as of January 1, 2020
|CENTRAL THEATER4 includes use of theater & stage||$65/hour||$55/hour|
|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. 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 $35 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 $20 for Janitorial Services.
4 Additional $55 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 $3/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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The North Gym is CLOSED (Racquetball Courts & Walking Track will remain OPEN for Gymnastics Meets & Clinics)
Come swim at The Center's Indoor Pool on your day off!
1:00 - 3:00pm
A special Parent-Led Play group just for kids with disabilities or sensory processing disorders
8:30 am - Noon on Mondays
January 6 - May 18, 2020*
FREE Members / General Admission Non-Members
*No registration required. No play group held March 23, 2020