The Rome Capitol Theatre will re-open on July 17, 2021 with a gala program beginning at 6:30.


The program:

6:30 Remarks by elected leaders and introduction of dignitaries

6:45 Excerpt from the Capitol Theatre restoration documentary by Rick E. Lewis

6:50 Organ Specialties, “A 1939 Song Cycle” (David Peckham at the Capitol Console)

7:05 A recreation of the show that ran at the Rome Capitol Theatre October 12-14, 1939

     Fox Movietone News (1939). 10 minutes

     Old Glory (WB, July 1, 1939). 5 minutes

     Golden Boy (Columbia, September 5, 1939) directed by Rouben Mamoulian; with Barbara    

     Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, and William Holden (film debut); from the play by Clifford

     Odets. 99 minutes



Admission to the event is $10 for the general public and $7 for Capitol Theatre Friends. Tickets may be purchased at, by telephone at (315) 337-6453, or (pending availability) at the door. Because of Covid restrictions there will be limited seating available, and those wishing to attend are encouraged to purchase their tickets in advance.

   Additional information is available from the above telephone number and at [email protected].


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