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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

 

Frozen II

FROZEN II

Synopsis:   Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven leave Arendelle to travel to an ancient, autumn-bound forest of an enchanted land. They set out to find the origin of Elsa's powers in order to save their kingdom.

Voices of: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jason Ritter

Rated:  PG  |  Run Time: 1 hr 43 mins

Showtimes
7:10 pm  through Saturday December 7, 2019
3:10 pm  Sunday December 8, 2019
7:10 pm  Monday December 9 - Thursday December 12, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

Frozen II

COMING DECEMBER 19TH!
STAR WARS: The Rise of Skywalker

Synopsis:   The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once more as Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron's journey continues. With the power and knowledge of generations behind them, the final battle commences.

Starring: Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac

Run Time: 2 hrs 21 mins

Showtimes
Advanced Tickets On-sale Friday*
7:10 pm  Thursday December 19, 2019

Advanced Tickets On-sale Friday*
7:10 pm  Friday December 20, 2019

7:10 pm  Saturday December 21, 2019
3:10 pm  Sunday December 22, 2019
7:10 pm  Monday December 23, 2019
1:30 pm  Christmas Eve December 24, 2019
7:10 pm  Christmas Day December 25, 2019

TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY DECEMBER 6th!
*Purchase your ticket at Central Theater or the Community Center’s Indoor Pool Desk during normal business hours.

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
as of January 1, 2020
Nonprofit
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.

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 $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.

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

December 11

PARENT-LED PLAYGROUP

8:30 am - Noon on Wednesdays & Fridays
September 4 - December 20, 2019*
FREE Members / General Admission Non-Members
*No registration required. No play group held November 27 & 29, 2019

December 13

PARENT-LED PLAYGROUP

8:30 am - Noon on Wednesdays & Fridays
September 4 - December 20, 2019*
FREE Members / General Admission Non-Members
*No registration required. No play group held November 27 & 29, 2019

December 27

FREE Inflatable Fun

Come jump in the Bounce House & play with the new inflatables at The Center's on your day off!
9:30 - 10:00 am | 4 yrs & under
10:00 am - Noon | All Ages

All Upcoming Events