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BOX OFFICE: (315) 337-6453
The Capitol Theatre
220 W. Dominick St., Rome, NY, 13440

Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Capitol Theatre Box Office for most current schedule and last-minute updates.
(*) Denotes a Capitol-produced event.
Event: GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER?

Saturday, August 23, Various Times

No, this isn't the famous film by the same name. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner is a fun series of dine-around events around a central theme to benefit the Capitol! Great events by some great Rome hosts:

  • An Authentic English Afternoon Tea a la My Fair Lady, hosted by Fred Rice of the Oak & Ivy Bed & Breakfast, 600 N. George St., Rome.
  • A Copper City Brewing Company VIP Preview featuring The Three Stooges, hosted by Lori & Dan Frieden, 1407 N. George St., Rome.
  • A South Pacific Evening on the Shores of Lake Delta, hosted by Teresa & Ed Evans, 8535 Teugega Pt., Rome.
Each event has a different menu, decor, location, and cost. Reservations are very limited! Tickets go on sale August 8th at 8:00am, so be sure to register early for your favorite. If you're a friend, you can sneak past the velvet rope! Call our box office on August 7th to make your reservations before the general public.

Watch this page, or visit our Facebook event page for details about each separate event, its host, and our related silent auction!


VARIOUS TICKET PRICES AND LOCATIONS.  CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS AND TO BUY TICKETS.
Modern Film Classics
*Film: THE BREAKFAST CLUB (1985)

Saturday, September 13, 7:00 pm

Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover they have a lot more in common than they thought. Starring Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, and Molly Ringwald; directed by John Hughes.

GENERAL SEATING
Adults $6, Capitol Friends $5, Children (12 & Under) $2
Capitol Mystery Night
*Film: THE LADY VANISHES (1938) &
CASTLE IN THE DESERT (1942)

Saturday, September 27, 7:00 pm

Brought to you by The Gunther Group, LLC. Financial Planning, Personally Designed.

The annual favorite, Capitol Mystery Night returns with two great suspense classics.

First we're presenting The Lady Vanishes. This early Alfred Hitchcock gem sparkles with suspense and wit. While traveling through Europe, Iris Henderson (Margaret Lockwood) befriends an elderly governess, Miss Froy (Dame May Whitty). When Miss Froy disappears from the train, Iris suspects foul play-- but who would kidnap an elderly governess? With the help of a charming musician (Michael Redgrave) and a colorful cast of supporting actors, including the great comedic duo Naunton Wayne and Basil Radford, Iris must solve the mystery... before they all meet their final destination!

The second, Castle in the Desert, features Charlie Chan as the guest of an eccentric historian and his wife of notorious heritage. When another guest falls ill, Chan must linger to find the cause, and hilarious detective antics ensue.

Also returning is our short mystery play, Death at the Drive-In. Solve the case for us to win fabulous prizes!


GENERAL SEATING
Adults $6, Capitol Friends $5, Children (12 & Under) $2
The Salt City Magic Club presents
Stage: THIS IS MAGIC!

Saturday, October 4, 7:00 pm

This is Magic! is a spectacular evening of magic and illusion presented by the Salt City Magic Club, Syracuse's most talented magicians. The Salt City Magic Club is the combined organization of Ring #74 of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, and Assembly #14 of the Society of American Magicians, Syracuse, NY.

Acts this year will include Hunter Rudd, Teresa, Bruce Purdy as master of ceremonies, and more!


GENERAL SEATING
Adults $8, Children (12 & Under) $3
*In Person: The AMAZING KRESKIN

Friday, October 17, 7:00 pm

For more than 50 years, Kreskin has been telling people things about themselves that only they could possibly know. He lets the audience hide his check and if he can't find it, he forfeits his fee! Kreskin offers $1,000,000.00
to anyone who can prove that he uses paid confederates or electronic devices to perform his mentalist effects!

Kreskin with the members of the NYC Friars Club &  a "seance" on Jimmy Fallon's Halloween show. Video

At this incredible appearance, The Amazing Kreskin promises to, with the help of the audience, determine if the Capitol really is haunted, and if possible, make them materialize right in the auditorium!

RESERVED SEATING
Adults $16, Seniors (62+) $15, Capitol Friends FREE, Students (10 & above) $10 POSITIVELY NO CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 10 WILL BE ADMITTED.
Capitol Comedy Classics
*Film: Abbott & Costello in
HOLD THAT GHOST (1941)

Saturday, October 18, 7:00 pm

Brought to you by Voce & Iles, CPA's

Abbott and Costello are two gas station attendants that find themselves in over their head when they inherit a haunted house!  "The boys are immensely funny as they romp through a ramshackle house abounding in secret passageways, sliding panels, clutching hands, eerie sound effects and all sorts of trick contraptions." says The New York Times.  Also, comedy short subjects T.B.A.

Preceded by a pre-show at 6:30 by House Organist John Paul on the Capitol Moller Theatre Organ!


GENERAL SEATING
Adults $6, Capitol Friends $5, Children (12 & Under) $2
Capitol Halloween Double Feature
*Film: THE MUMMY (1933) &
THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN (1935)

Saturday, October 25, 7:00 pm

Brought to you by Voce & Iles, CPAs.

Famed cinematographer Karl Freund (Metropolis, Dracula) made his directorial debut with The Mummy, a tale of British archaeologists who uncover the ancient sarcophagus of a mummified Egyptian priest (Boris Karloff). Foolishly ignoring its warning not to open the box, the mummy takes the form of a modern Egyptian and quickly begins his quest to resurrect the soul of his love, which he believes has been reincarnated in a modern woman (Zita Johann).  Directed by Karl Freund.

Described by some critics as a sequel that bested its predecessor, The Bride of Frankenstein revives the famous monster, masterfully played by Boris Karloff.  Dr. Frankenstein (Colin Clive) wants to get out of the evil experiment business, but when a mad scientist, Dr. Pretorius (Ernest Theisinger), kidnaps his wife, Dr. Frankenstein agrees to help him create a new creature, a woman, to be the companion of the monster.  Co-starring Elsa Lanchester, Valerie Hobson and Dwight Frye.  Directed by James Whale.


GENERAL SEATING
Adults $6, Capitol Friends $5, Children (12 & Under) $2