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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.
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!

Grassroots Read &
Jervis Public Library present:

*Author Event: Kristin Kimball

Tuesday, October 21, 6:30 pm

Kristin Kimball's book, “The Dirty Life”, documents Kimball’s first year and the trials and tribulations of building a sustainable farm in the Adirondacks.

Join us as Kimball discusses life on her Essex county farm & talks about the changes that have taken place since her book.

FREE and Open to the public

Friday, October 24, 8:00 pm

Slade Collins and The Tree Of Life is an adventure film that explores ancient Iroquois folklore. The story follows a relic hunter named Slade Collins who is employed by a museum caretaker to find Dr. Winters, a renowned anthropologist who has gone missing. Dr. Winters was researching The Tree Of Life in an attempt to uncover its secrets. In Iroquois myth, The Tree Of Life is believed to be directly tied to the story of Creation. Through an unfortunate event, Slade teams up with Sill Winters, Dr. Winter's daughter who is also searching for her father. Together, they set out to find the Tree Of Life and the doctor. Unfortunately for them, they are not the only ones searching for The Tree Of Life. The nefarious Reverend Wendell Cobb and his associate, the ruthless mercenary named Czar are also searching for it. Together they set out to bring about the end of the world as we know it.

See the official trailer here.

Tickets available soon.
Capitol Halloween Double Feature
*Film: THE MUMMY (1933) &

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).

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 meets blaxploitation in this eighth installment in Eon Productions’ adaptations of the Ian Fleming James Bond adventures.  Live and Let Die also marks Roger Moore debut in the role of 007 James Bond.  In this colorful entry, Bond is dispatched to the U.S.  to track down Mr. Big/Dr. Kananga (Yaphet Kotto), a narcotic magnate who is going to take over the Americas by converting the population into heroin addicts.  Bond tracks Kananga through Harlem, New Orleans, and the Caribbean Islands. Jane Seymour co-stars as the beautiful Solitaire, the tarot card reader Kananga needs for his success, and Bond’s eventual love interest. 

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

Brought to you by Voce & Iles, CPAs.

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