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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

CENTRAL THEATER IS CLOSED

Tuesday May 24 - Thursday May 26, 2022

OPENS MAY 27th
TOP GUN: Maverick

Top Gun 2

Synopsis:  Synopsis: After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him. When he finds himself training a detachment of TOP GUN graduates for a specialized mission the likes of which no living pilot has ever seen, Maverick encounters Lt. Bradley Bradshaw, call sign: “Rooster,” the son of Maverick’s late friend and Radar Intercept Officer Lt. Nick Bradshaw, aka “Goose.”.

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Miles Teller
Rated:  PG-13 | Run Time: 2 hrs 11 mins

 

SHOWTIMES
7:10 pm Friday May 27 - Saturday May 28, 2022

3:10 pm Sunday May 29, 2022

7:10 pm Monday May 30 - Thursday June 2, 2022

SPECIALS

 

Theater Rental

SAVAILABLE SPACE, EQUIPMENT AND MAXIMUM CAPACITY MAY BE LIMITED SUBJECT TO THE CURRENT STATE GUIDELINES.  PLEASE CALL (309) 944-5695 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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The Geneseo Park District's Central Theater is available to rent for your next event.

Miscellaneous Fees & Charges may apply
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Rental Space Regular
CENTRAL THEATER includes use of theater & stage $65/hour
EQUIPMENT 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 $4/combo
$60 flat rate
JANITORIAL SERVICES $25 flat rate

 

Contact (309) 944-3603 to reserve the theater today.

Enhance your next rental with a variety of equipment from the Park District!

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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 01

SWIM LESSON EVALUATIONS

Attend a FREE swim skills evaluation at the Aquatic Center and let us place your child in the proper swim level prior to the start of Summer Swim Lessons.

June 02

SWIM LESSON EVALUATIONS

Attend a FREE swim skills evaluation at the Aquatic Center and let us place your child in the proper swim level prior to the start of Summer Swim Lessons.

June 18

OUTDOOR SUMMER MOVIE NIGHT

ENCANTO (PG)
Join us for a family friendly movie outdoors on the big screen at the Athletic Field.
Movies begin at Dusk.
FREE Admission & FREE Popcorn thanks to the Geneseo Park District Foundation

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