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All Cinema Capitol Events are Capitol-produced events unless noted

"STILL ALICE"

Wednesday, April 15-Sunday, April 19

99 minutes/USA/Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, and brief language including a sexual reference

Dr. Alice Howland (Academy Award-winner Julianne Moore) is a renowned linguistics professor at Columbia University. When words begin to escape her and she starts becoming lost on her daily jogs, Alice must come face-to-face with a devastating diagnosis: early-onset Alzheimer's disease. As the once-vibrant woman struggles to hang on to her sense of self for as long as possible, Alice's three grown children must watch helplessly as their mother disappears more and more with each passing day.

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

ADULTS $7, FRIENDS/STUDENTS $5
CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 234 W. DOMINICK ST.,
NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL THEATRE

Royal Opera House Live presents
"SWAN LAKE"


Sunday, April 19, 1:00 pm
Wednesday, April 22, 6:30 pm

Swan Lake was Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky's first score for ballet. Its 1877 premiere was poorly received, but it has since become one of the most loved of all ballets. The twinned role of the radiant White Swan and the scheming, duplicitous Black Swan tests the full range of a ballerina's powers, particularly in the two great pas de deux of Acts II and III. Other highlights include the charming Dance of the Little Swans performed by a moonlit lake and sweeping ballroom waltzes in the splendour of the royal palace.

Anthony Dowell's glorious interpretation uses classical choreography created by Lev Ivanov and Marius Petipa for the ballet's revised 1895 version. Dramatic costumes emphasize the contrast between human and spirit worlds, while glowing lanterns, shimmering fabrics and designs inspired by the work of Peter Carl Fabergé create a magical setting.

RUNNING TIME: 3 HOURS (INCLUDING 2 INTERVALS)


ADULTS $17, FRIENDS/STUDENTS $15
CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 234 W. DOMINICK ST.,
NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL THEATRE

"WHITE GOD"

Thursday, April 23-Sunday, April 26

121 minutes/Hungary (subtitled)/Rated R for violent content including bloody images, and language

Winner of the Un Certain Regard Prize at the 2014 Cannes Festival, Kornel Mundruczó’s newest film is a story of the indignities visited upon animals by their supposed human superiors, but it’s also a stark, beautiful metaphor for the political and cultural tensions sweeping contemporary Europe. When young Lili is forced to give up her beloved dog Hagen because its mixed-breed heritage is deemed “unfit” by The State, she and the dog begin a dangerous journey back towards each other. At the same time, all the unwanted, unloved and so-called “unfit” dogs rise up under a new leader, Hagen, the one-time housepet who has learned all too well from his “Masters” in his journey through the streets and animal control centers that man is not always dog's best friend...
   
“Fierce and beautiful. Extraordinarily choreographed.” —Manohla Dargis, The New York Times

"Emotionally rousing and technically masterful." —Guy Lodge, Variety

White God confirms Mundruczó’s position as one of Europe’s most exciting, unpredictable and technically competent directors. In a world where so many filmmakers seem to rework the same material over and over, he’s a true wild card—a filmmaker with ‘un certain regard’ if ever there was one.” —Nick Roddick, Sight & Sound

“A triumphantly idiosyncratic film with smarts and visceral impact in equal measure.”
—Jessica Kiang, The Playlist on Indiewire

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

ADULTS $7, FRIENDS/STUDENTS $5
CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 234 W. DOMINICK ST.,
NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL THEATRE
The Gunther Group presents
*Concert: The World Famous
GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA

Friday, April 24, 7:00 pm

Sponsored by The Gunther Group, offering financial planning, personally designed.

Nick Hilscher, director and conductor; Natalie Angst, featured vocalist.

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, Little Brown Jug and Pennsylvania 6-5000 to name a few. The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra’s unique jazz sound is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time.  

RESERVED SEATING
Adults $22, Seniors (62+) $16, Capitol Friends $13,
Children (12 & under) $8.
*Event: THE ROME ARTS HALL OF FAME

Sunday, April 26, 4:00 pm

The Rome Arts Hall of Fame honors individuals with a connection to the Rome community who have made outstanding contributions to the literary, performing, or visual arts.  The organization provides the community an opportunity to remember past contributors to the arts, to celebrate current outstanding artists, and to inspire young people in future artistic endeavors.

The 2015 inductees are:
Linda Jackson - Director, Arts-in-Medicine
Margaret McLean - Author
Jake Meiss - RFA Music Teacher
Mohawk Valley Frasers - Pipe Band
Joan Tell - Watercolorist
Edyth Walker - Opera Singer


The event is open to the public.  Tickets will be available at the door and in advance at the theater beginning April 15th.  Panels highlighting each inductee's contributions to the arts and plaques representing each of the 57 prior year inductees will be set up in the Capitol lobby.  Refreshments will be served.

A performance by RFA show choir Rhapsody will precede the induction ceremony.


GENERAL SEATING
Adults $15, Students $10, Family Rate $40.

Afred Hitchcock's
"FRENZY"


Thursday, April 30-Sunday, May 3

116 minutes/US/UK/Rated R

More gruesome and graphic than Psycho due to the relaxation of censorship in the 70s, this typically English and at times terrifying story of a sex killer at large, written by Anthony Shaffer, screenwriter of Sleuth and The Wicker Man, deploys Hitchcock’s Wrong Man plot standby one last time. Jon Finch (Polanski’s Macbeth) plays the disaffected bartender and ex-RAF pilot suspected by the police of being the “Necktie Killer” after the murder of his ex-wife. Hitchcock has great, morbid fun with a fine cast of English character actors—Barry Foster, Billie Whitelaw, Alec McCowan, Anna Massey, Bernard Cribbins, Jean Marsh, Vivien Merchant, and Michael Bates—and clearly relishes shooting on location in London with Covent Garden, the market where his greengrocer father worked, serving as ground zero for the murders.
    

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

ADULTS $7, FRIENDS/STUDENTS $5
CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 234 W. DOMINICK ST.,
NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL THEATRE

"BLACK SEA"

Thursday, May 7-Sunday, May 10

114 minutes/US/Rated R for language throughout, some graphic images and violence

Two-time Academy Award nominee Jude Law captains the cast of Black Sea, the suspenseful adventure thriller directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald (One Day in September, The Last King of Scotland).

Black Sea centers on a rogue submarine captain (Jude Law) who, after being laid off from a salvage company, pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control on board their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the mission causes the men to turn on each other to fight for their own survival.

The cast also includes Scoot McNairy (Argo), British Independent Film Award winner Ben Mendelsohn (Starred Up), David Threlfall (Shameless), Konstantin Khabenskiy (Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy), Sergey Puskepalis (How I Ended This Summer), British Independent Film Award winner Michael Smiley (Kill List), and Grigory Dobrygin (A Most Wanted Man).
    

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

ADULTS $7, FRIENDS/STUDENTS $5
CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 234 W. DOMINICK ST.,
NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL THEATRE
*Stage: The National Players in
"TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD"

Saturday, May 9, 7:30 pm

A sleepy, southern town confronts difference and justice through the eyes of six-year old Scout.  In the heroics of her father, the struggles of her friends and neighbors, and the threat of a boogeyman, Scout lives through the joys of childhood innocence and the pains of growing up. Based on Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, National Players is proud to stage this tale for the first time in its 65-year history.


RESERVED SEATING
Adults $17, Seniors (62+) $16, Capitol Friends $15, Students and Children $12

"WOMAN IN GOLD"

Thursday, May 21-Sunday, May 24

110 minutes/US/Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements and brief strong language.

Woman In Gold is the remarkable true story of one woman’s journey to reclaim her heritage and seek justice for what happened to her family. Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren), starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt’s famous painting Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I. Together with her inexperienced but plucky young lawyer Randy Schoenberg (Ryan Reynolds), she embarks upon a major battle which takes them all the way to the heart of the Austrian establishment and the U.S. Supreme Court, and forces her to confront difficult truths about the past along the way.
    

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

ADULTS $7, FRIENDS/STUDENTS $5
CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 234 W. DOMINICK ST.,
NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL THEATRE

"LEVIATHAN"

Thursday, May 28-Sunday, May 31

140 minutes/Russia (in Russian with subtitles)/Rated R for language and some sexuality/graphic nudity

The latest drama from Andrey Zvyagintsev, the acclaimed director of The Return (Venice Film Festival Golden Lion winner and Golden Globe nominee). Kolya (AlexeÏ Serebriakov) lives in a small fishing town near the stunning Barents Sea in Northern Russia. He owns an auto-repair shop that stands right next to the house where he lives with his young wife Lilya (Elena Liadova) and his son Roma (SergueÏ Pokhodaev) from a previous marriage.

The town's corrupt mayor Vadim Shelevyat (Roman Madianov) is determined to take away his business, his house, as well as his land. First the Mayor tries buying off Kolya, but Kolya unflinchingly fights as hard as he can so as not to lose everything he owns including the beauty that has surrounded him from the day he was born. Facing resistance, the mayor starts being more aggressive.....
    

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

ADULTS $7, FRIENDS/STUDENTS $5
CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 234 W. DOMINICK ST.,
NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL THEATRE

The English National Opera presents
Gilbert & Sullivan's

"THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE"
Directed by Mike Leigh

Wednesday June 3, 7:00 pm

ENCORE PERFORMANCES
Saturday, June 6, 1:00 pm
Sunday, June 7, 1:00 pm

Guaranteed to be a major event, Mike Leigh (Palme d’Or winner & 5 times Oscar nominee) directs his first ever opera for the stage. Gilbert & Sullivan’s popular comic opera features much-loved favourites including ‘A Policeman’s Lot is not a Happy One’ and ‘I am the Very Model of a Modern Major General’.
  

ADULTS $12, FRIENDS/STUDENTS $10
CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 234 W. DOMINICK ST.,
NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL THEATRE

Royal Opera House Live presents
"LA FILLE MAL GARDEE"


Wednesday, June 10, 6:30 pm
Sunday, June 14, 1:00 pm

Frederick Ashton's final full-length ballet La Fille mal gardée (The Wayward Daughter) is one of his most joyous creations, inspired by his love for the Suffolk countryside. It is based on an 1828 French ballet and the music was adapted by John Lanchbery from Ferdinand Hérold's original score. La Fille mal gardée was a resounding success on its premiere in 1960 and has remained a firm favourite in The Royal Ballet's repertory.

La Fille displays some of Ashton's most virtuoso choreography – the youthful passion of Lise and her lover, Colas, is expressed in a series of energetic pas de deux. The ballet is laced with good humour and a whirl of dancing chickens, grouchy guardians and a halfwit suitor take to the stage. Ashton affectionately incorporated elements of national folk dance into his choreography, from a Lancashire clog dance to a maypole dance, making La Fille mal gardée (despite its title) The Royal Ballet's most emphatically English work. Osbert Lancaster's colourful designs reinforce the bucolic wit of the production.

ADULTS $17, FRIENDS/STUDENTS $15
CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 234 W. DOMINICK ST.,
NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL THEATRE

"WHILE WE'RE YOUNG"

Thursday, June 11-Sunday, June 14

97 minutes/US/Rated R for language

Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts are Josh and Cornelia Srebnick, happily married middle-aged members of New York's creative class.  They tried to start a family and were unable to—and have decided they're okay with that.  But as Josh labors over the umpteenth edit of his cerebral new film, it's plain that he has hit a dry patch and that something is still missing.

Enter Jamie (Adam Driver) and Darby (Amanda Seyfried), a free-spirited young couple, who are spontaneous and untethered, ready to drop everything in persuit of their next passion—retro board games one day, acquiring a pet chicken the next.  For Josh, it's as if a door has opened back to his youth—or a youth he wishes he once had.

It's not long before the restless forty-somethings, Josh and Cornelia, throw aside friends their own age—including Beastie Boy Adam Horovitz in a sly supporting role—to trail after these young hipsters who seem so plugged in, so uninhibited, so Brooklyn cool.  "Before we met, Josh admits to Jamie, "the only two feelings I had left were wistful and disdainful."  But is this new inspiration enough to sustain collaboration and friendship with a couple twenty years their junior?
    

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

ADULTS $7, FRIENDS/STUDENTS $5
CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 234 W. DOMINICK ST.,
NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL THEATRE
*Stage: Rome Capitol Summerstage presents
"LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL"

Thursday-Sunday, July 30-August 1, 7:30 pm

Directed by Peter Loftus, Legally Blonde follows the story of sorority president Elle Woods as she crosses the country on a mission to find love at Harvard Law School. After discovering how the law can be used to help others, she uses her new found skills to defend a workout-queen in a murder trial, defying the odds and proving that pink can save the day!

RESERVED SEATING
Adults $17, Seniors (62+) $16, Capitol Friends $15, Students and Children $12
*Event: CAPITOLFEST 13

Friday-Sunday, August 7-9

Capitolfest is Central New York's premier summer Cinephile film festival—a place to see rarely-shown and newly-discovered films of the silent and early talkie era, held at the historic 1,788-seat movie palace, the Capitol Theatre, in Rome, New York, which opened in December, 1928 as a movie house.  Set in the small upstate New York city of Rome (population c.33,000) and regarded by attendees from the U.S., Canada, and Europe as the movie lover’s dream vacation, the weekend festival starts late Friday morning and ends early on Sunday evening.  Screenings are arranged by session, with each session essentially comprised of a double feature plus short subjects.  Each session contains intermissions and there are generous breaks between sessions (allowing for meals) as well.  The philosophy of Capitolfest is that there should be time to savor the films, thus our slogan, “A vacation, not a marathon.”

Visit the official Capitolfest page here.

GENERAL SEATING
Tickets available through the Capitolfest page.