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220 W. Dominick St., Rome, NY, 13440

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(*) Denotes a Capitol-produced event.
Capitol Mystery Night
*Film: THE LADY VANISHES (1938) &

Saturday, September 27, 7:00 pm

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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!

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

Unspoken: an International Film Festival

Friday and Saturday, October 3 & 4 (Time Varies)

UNSPOKEN is an annual human rights forum that combines film, art, and a conference into one festival.  Held in Rome and Utica, NY in October of each year, this multi-faceted forum seeks not only to give a voice to human rights violations from around the globe, but also to offer practical solutions in order to shape a better tomorrow and give hope to the future.

At the Unspoken Film Festival, you will experience compelling stories told via film. There will be a variety of both short and feature length films exposing human rights violations from around the globe. With talks and discussion with the filmmakers that accompany some of the films, UNSPOKEN will offer rare insight, perspective, and solutions to these pressing issues.

One Film: General $6, Students $4

   Full Day (all films): General $20, Students $12


   Both Days (all films): General $30, Students $20

Friday & Saturday
The Salt City Magic Club presents

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!

Adults $8, Children (12 & Under) $3


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 the ghost materialize right in the auditorium!

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

Saturday, October 18, 2:30 & 7:00 pm

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 Going Bye-Bye with Laurel and Hardy and We Want Our Mummy with the Three Stooges.

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

Adults $6, Capitol Friends $5, Children (12 & Under) $2
FAMILY PASS RATE: Any family, any size...get in for $10!

Capitol Halloween Double Feature
*Film: THE MUMMY (1933) &

Saturday, October 25, 7:00 pm

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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).

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.

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

James Bond Classics
*Film: LIVE AND LET DIE (1974)

Friday, November 14, 7:00 pm
Saturday, November 15, 2:30 & 7:00 pm

James Bond (Roger Moore) is sent to stop a diabolically brilliant heroin magnate armed with a complex organization and a reliable psychic tarot card reader. Also starring Yaphet Kotto, Jane Seymour, and Bernard Lee as “M.”

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

Capitol Holiday Classics

Friday, December 19, 7:00 pm
Saturday, December 20, 2:30 & 7:00 pm

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The beloved holiday classic returns to the Capitol Theatre! Take a trip back to Bedford Falls, as an angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman (James Stewart) by showing what life would have been like if he never existed. Also starring Donna Reed and Lionel Barrymore as the despicable Mr. Potter.

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


Monday-Friday, February 16-20, 3:00 pm
Saturday, February 21, 3:00 & 7:00 pm

Your favorite cartoons are back, with another installation of CARTOON MADNESS, every day during mid-winter break!  Catch a dozen cartoons, featuring your favorite characters from the Looney Tunes series of animated shorts!

Adults $4, Children (12 & Under) $3