Todays Movies, Events and Screening Times

Cinema Capitol screens movies every week from Friday through Monday unless otherwise noted. 4:00 Friday and 1:00 Sunday Cinema Capitol movies are captioned for the hearing-impaired, pending caption availability.

Current and Upcoming Movies and Shows

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33rd Annual Production of The Nutcracker

Friday, December 9 & Saturday, December 10 • 7PM

Capitol Theatre

Directed by Stephen and Canan Jackson, presented by the students of John Hayes O’Neill Studio of Dance.

Ring in the holiday spirit at the historic and newly restored Capitol Theatre and watch as a cast of over 150 local dancers perform the classic magical tale of The Nutcracker!



Tuesday, December 13 • 7PM

Tuba Christmas

Capitol Theatre

The annual A Tuba Christmas returns to the Capitol! This event showcases the talents of tuba, euphonium, baritone, and sousaphone players from across the region, who perform timeless Christmas and holiday music! Presented in conjunction with the New York State School for the Deaf, the show is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, December 14 • 7PM

MVCC Concert

Capitol Theatre

The MVCC Concert Band will present a free concert of holiday favorites at the Rome Capitol Theatre on Wednesday, December 14 at 7 pm. Director Barb Seaton will be celebrating more than 25 years of leading the MVCC Concert Band, offering selections such as “Gesu Bambino,” Dizzy Gillespie’s “Christmas Swing,” the Children’s Prayer from Humperdinck’s opera “Hansel and Gretel,” Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas,” and many others. Doors open for the 7 pm concert at 6:45, and tickets are not required.


Thursday, December 15 • 7PM


Capitol Theatre

Elf features Buddy (Will Ferrell) who was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa’s elves. Unable to shake the feeling that he doesn’t fit in, the adult Buddy travels to New York, in full elf uniform, in search of his real father. As it happens, this is Walter Hobbs (James Caan), a cynical businessman. After a DNA test proves this, Walter reluctantly attempts to start a relationship with the childlike Buddy with increasingly chaotic results.  


Thursday, December 22 • 7:30PM

Black Christmas

Cinema Capitol

Film House Collective presents Black Christmas. Ooriginally titled Silent Night, Evil Night in the United States, the 1974 Canadian slasher film is produced and directed by Bob Clark, and written by A. Roy Moore. It stars Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, Andrea Martin, Lynne Griffin and John Saxon. The story follows a group of sorority sisters who receive threatening phone calls and are eventually stalked and murdered by a deranged killer during the Christmas season.

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