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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
All Cinema Capitol Events are Capitol-produced events unless noted

"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
*Concert: RHYTHM IN BLUE JAZZ ENSEMBLE

Friday, May 29, 7:00 pm

The United States Air Force Heritage of America Band is proud to present Rhythm in Blue, the unit’s dynamic new jazz ensemble. This sleek, 13-member group presents exciting and uplifting music to inspire patriotism and tell the Air Force story. Made up of outstanding Air Force enlisted professional musicians, Rhythm in Blue takes great pride in preserving America’s uniquely original art form, recruiting a new generation of listeners, and representing all Airmen. From formal concerts in grand auditoriums to casual shows in the park, Rhythm in Blue is in constant demand traveling throughout the Eastern United States, performing for diverse audiences from Maine to South Carolina.

The high level of talent showcased by each member of Rhythm in Blue enables the group to perform with unparalleled excitement and versatility.  With their extensive repertoire highlighting instrumental and vocal soloists, Rhythm in Blue makes lasting connections with audiences of all ages.  Rhythm in Blue honors our American military veterans for their selfless sacrifice at every performance, and shares the message of excellence, courage and commitment displayed every day by the brave men and women of the United States Air Force, serving throughout the world.

GENERAL SEATING
ADMISSION IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  Tickets may be picked up (limit 4 to a customer) at the Capitol Box Office or by sending a SASE to Capitol Theatre, c/o Tickets, 220 W. Dominick St., Rome, NY 13440
Doors open at 6:15 pm.  Ticket holders are requested to be seated by 6:45 pm.
*Film: Capitol Silent Classics presents
"WEST OF ZANZIBAR" (1928)

Saturday, May 30, 7:00 pm

Revenge, murder and Voodoo culminate in one of Lon Chaney and director Tod Browning's finest collaborations.  Confined to a wheelchair in Darkest Africa, ex-magician Phroso (Lon Chaney) plots a diabolical revenge on Crane (Lionel Barrymore) the man who stole his wife away and accidentally crippled him through Maizie (Mary Nolan), the daughter of Phroso's wife and Crane.  Gritty and unrelenting, this film adaptation of the Broadway play Kongo (originally starring Walter Huston) is startlingly modern and unlike anything you would expect to come from the Silent Era!



Also, Charlie Chaplin in The Immigrant.  Accompanied by Avery Tunningley on the Capitol Grand Theatre Organ!




GENERAL SEATING
Adults $6.50, Capitol Friends $5.50, Children (12 & Under) $2.50

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

"WELCOME TO ME"

Thursday, June 4-Sunday, June 7

105 minutes/US/Rated R for sexual content, some graphic nudity, language and brief drug use

What happens when a young woman with Borderline Personality Disorder wins the lottery? In the case of Alice Klieg (Kristen Wiig), she quits her psychiatric meds and buys her own talk show. Inspired by the immortal Oprah, she broadcasts her dirty laundry as both a form of exhibitionism and a platform to share her peculiar views on everything from nutrition to relationships to neutering pets. Also starring Wes Bentley, James Marsden, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Linda Cardellini.

"By turns touching, amusing and genuinely disturbing, it defies expectations and easy categorization, forgoing obvious laughs and cheap emotional payoffs in favor of something much odder and more interesting." —A. O. Scott, The New York Times
    

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

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

"FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD"

Thursday, June 18-Sunday, June 21

119 minutes/US/Rated PG-13 for some sexuality and violence

Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene (Carey Mulligan), who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak (Matthias Schoenaerts), a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching willfulness; Frank Troy (Tom Sturridge), a handsome and reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood (Michael Sheen), a prosperous and mature bachelor. This timeless story of Bathsheba’s choices and passions explores the nature of relationships and love – as well as the human ability to overcome hardships through resilience and perseverance.
    

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-Saturday, 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.