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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

HERE TODAY

Here Today

Synopsis: When veteran comedy writer Charlie Burnz meets New York street singer Emma Payge, they form an unlikely yet hilarious and touching friendship that kicks the generation gap aside and redefines the meaning of love and trust.

Starring: Tiffany Haddish, Billy Crystal, Anna Deavere Smith
Rated:  PG-13 | Run Time: 1 hr 57 mins

 

SHOWTIMES
7:10 pm
Friday June 18, 2021

7:10 pm
 Saturday June 19, 2021

3:10 pm
 Sunday June 20, 2021

7:10 pm
 Monday June 21, 2021
BYOBowl Monday not offered at this time

A QUIET PLACE PART II

A Quiet Place

Synopsis: Following the events at home, the Abbott family now face the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realize the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats lurking beyond the sand path.

Starring: Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Cillian Murphy
Rated:  PG-13 | Run Time: 1 hr 37 mins

 

SHOWTIMES
7:10 pm
June 25 - Saturday June 26, 2021

3:10 pm
 Sunday June 27, 2021

7:10 pm
Monday June 28 - Thursday July 1, 2021

SPECIALS

 

No specials at this time.

 

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

June 26

BABYSITTER'S TRAINING

The Child and Babysitting Safety (CABS) training program is designed to focus on supervising, caring for, and keeping children and infants safe in babysitting settings.

July 09

FREE COMMUNITY CAMP OUT

Camp out under the stars at the Athletic Field
FREE Admission thanks in part from the Geneseo Park District Foundation

Bring a tent, chairs & other outdoor camping supplies you may need and join the Geneseo Park District with this fun campout! Food and drinks for supper, games & music around a campfire will be provided. Plus join your friends for the Outdoor Summer Movie Night at dusk.

July 09

OUTDOOR SUMMER MOVIE NIGHT

TOY STORY (G)
Join us for a family friendly movie outdoors on the big screen at the Athletic Field.
Limit 200 participants. Gates open at 6:00 pm.
Movies begin at Dusk.
In case of inclement weather the movie will be rescheduled.
FREE Admission & FREE Popcorn thanks to the Geneseo Park District Foundation

All Upcoming Events