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Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Capitol Theatre Box Office for most current schedule and last-minute updates.
(*) Denotes a Capitol-produced event
All Cinema Capitol Events are Capitol-produced events, and are presented in 2K DCP unless noted.
All Capitol Theatre film events are presented in 35mm with carbon arc illumination unless noted.
Doors open 45 minutes at the Capitol and 30 minutes at Cinema Capitol before each show unles noted.

Florence Foster Jenkins

Thursday, September 22 - Weds, September 28

Watch the trailer for this film here.

110 Minutes/UK/PG-13

Academy Award winner Meryl Streep stars as the ambitious Florence Foster Jenkins in this critically acclaimed biographical film. Florence Foster Jenkins is an aspiring singer who attempts to make her dream of singing in Carnegie Hall a reality during her time of ill health. It is her passion for singing over her ability to sing that makes her story inspiring to so many. 

Thursday 7:30; Friday 4:00, 7:30; Saturday, 4:00, 7:30 pm; Sunday 1:00, 4:00; Monday-Wednesday 7:30 pm

Note: The Friday at 4:00 pm and Sunday at 1:00 pm showtimes will be open-captioned for the hearing impaired.


muder mystery

Saturday, September 24, 7:00 pm

First on screen, City in Darkness (1939), the timely entry in Fox's Charlie Chan series is set in Paris during the Munich Crisis of 1938. Charlie Chan (Sidney Toler) arrives in the City of Light for a reunion with his war buddies, only to find those lights dimmed by a city-wide blackout. The murder victim this time out is munitions manufacturer Douglas Dumbrille, who sells out his country by selling arms to an unnamed enemy.

In 70,000 Witnesses (1932), our "gimmick" murder mystery begins during a crucial college football game. Wally Clark (Johnny Mack Brown), the team's star player, is killed just before making the winning touchdown, as the titular 70,000 witnesses look on. Wally's teammate Buck Buchanan (Phillips Holmes), the younger brother of gambler Slip Buchanan (Lew Cody), had previously refused to drug Wally at Slip's bequest. Even so, when Wally drops dead, the leading suspect is poor Buck. It's up to bibulous reporter Johnny Moran (Charles Ruggles) and Wally's sister Dorothy Clark (Dorothy Jordan) to save Buck before local detective Dan McKenna (David Landau) railroads the boy into the electric chair.

Also, live on stage, a murder mystery play that YOU solve to win prizes from local businesses.  

                                              GENERAL SEATING
                   Adults $6.50, Seniors $5.50, Capitol Friends $4.50,
                          Students and Children 12 & Under $2.50.
manhattan shorts

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Thursday September 29 - Sunday October 2

Watch the trailer for this film here.

10 short films/International/Unrated

Be part of history and take part in the first ever global film festival. The Manhattan Film Festival has selected 10 short film finalists and will be screening the films for one week across the world. After audiences watch the films, they can vote online for their pick of best short film. Cinema Capitol is one of 125 venues across the United States and one of 250 across the world screening this event, so it's not one to miss!

Thursday 7:30; Friday 4:00, 7:30; Saturday, 4:00, 7:30 pm; Sunday 1:00, 4:00

*Film: Pride and Prejudice (2005)

Saturday, October 22, 2:30, 7:00 pm

128 Minutes/US/Rated PG

Pride and Prejudice 2005 film adaptation of the classic 1813 novel by Jane Austen is coming to the Capitol Theatre for a special showing. Set in upperclass British society, it tells the story of Elizabeth and her four sisters as their lives are turned upside down when two young men arrive in their neighborhood. The film portrays the novels explanations of the way life was during the setting of the film, it is considered to be one of the best adaptations of the novel. The film stars Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, and was directed by Joe Wright.

"Pride and Predjudice" screening is sponsored by Michelle Shauger,
Vice President with Primerica.

                                            GENERAL SEATING
               Adults $6.50, Seniors $5.50, Capitol Friends $4.50,
                      Students and Children 12 & Under $2.50.
*Film: Universal Horror Double Feature

Saturday, October 29, 2:30, 7:00 pm

Two SONS for the price of one!

Son of Frankenstein (1939) picks Universal's famed franchise off some years after the events of Bride of Frankenstein (1935).  Baron Wolf von Frankenstein (Basil Rathbone) transplants he and his family to his family's castle, where he's received poorly by the locals.  In a frenzy to save his father's reputation, he inadvertantly picks up the family business, reviving the Monster (Boris Karloff) his father created, with assistance from local ne'er-do-well Ygor (Bela Lugosi.)  Shadowing him every step of the way is Inspector Krogh (Lionel Atwill), who has a personal vendetta to settle with the Monster.  With an excellent ensemble cast and thrilling musical score by Hans Salter, Son of Frankenstein plays at a breakneck pace that never lets up!

Following that will be Son of Dracula, Universal's 1943 addition to the roll-call of films about the Trannsylvanian Count.  Count Alucard (Lon Chaney, Jr.) finds his way from Budapest to the swamps of the Deep South; his four nemeses are a medical doctor, a university professor, a jilted fiancé and the woman he loves.  Understated and underrated, this moody entry in the series wins points with Chaney in one of his best horror portrayals.


                                             GENERAL SEATING
               Adults $6.50, Seniors $5.50, Capitol Friends $4.50,
                      Students and Children 12 & Under $2.50.
glenn miller
*Live Music
 The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra

Sunday, October 30, 6:00 pm

Come see the world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra at the Capitol Theatre! Even after 75 years, Glenn Miller's musical arrangements are still heard and loved around the world - timeless icons of American culture such as "Chattanooga Choo - Choo", "In the Mood", "Tuxedo Junction", "A String of Pearls", "Moonlight Serenade" and many more! The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra's unique jazz sound is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time. Come out and see the show, here at the Capitol!

The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra at the Capitol Theatre has been
sponsored in part by Joseph A. Gunther, Certified Financial Planner.

                                              Reserved Seating:
                   Adults $22, Seniors $19, Capitol Friends $16,
                        Students and Children 12 & Under $12.