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Capitol Theatre

220 W Dominick St, Rome, NY 13440-5812
+1 315-337-6277
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Its fun to go back in time

A fun place to see a old movie, or other show. We went to the rising stars production, with school... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2017
Eric P
1920s Movie Palace

Go back to the days of classic features on the big screen shown in restored 35mm, or early silent... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2016
Scooper1947
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  • Average16%
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220 W Dominick St, Rome, NY 13440-5812
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

A fun place to see a old movie, or other show. We went to the rising stars production, with school kids. It was a lot of fun. The theater is perfect for this, and we had a great time. It is very interesting to see...More

Thank Eric P
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Go back to the days of classic features on the big screen shown in restored 35mm, or early silent films accompanied by the gorgeous original theater organ. It needs a little cosmetic work, but it has so much to offer even without the pancake makeup....More

Thank Scooper1947
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I went to a Christian concert here. It was great! It was so nice to hear top artists here in Rome. It is an older theater, but has a lot of character. I hope they have more.

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 9 August 2015

The Capitol Theater in Rome has held a number of themed film festivals over the years including the annual much loved Capitolfest in early August every year. This festival appeals to early movie enthusiasts, meaning lovers of early sound films and of of silent films...More

2  Thank Dagmar G
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Half the seats in this place are ratty and literally falling apart. I also went home with flea bites all over my ankles and legs (probably thanks to the cat that they let roam all over the theatre.) I enjoyed the Art Deco architectural details,...More

Thank Claude H
Reviewed 24 May 2015

If your ever in the area and want some great entertainment check out their schedule. There is always something for every one to see. Summer Stage puts on at least two great musicals with a full pit orchestra. There are traveling acts such as the...More

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Capitolfest is held each August at this magnificent 1928 theatre. The selection of films is top-quality. The silent film presentations are enhanced by the magnificant Mohler organ, still in its original placement. Sound films are equally enjoyable in either rare 35mm or digital presentations. The...More

2  Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 12 August 2014

This was really cool if you are an old movie buff. Just to see the theater is impressive - and during the intermission between movies - an old organ located in the orchestra pit is raised and one of the volunteers actually plays it!! I...More

2  Thank mw579
Reviewed 11 September 2013

Having always been a fan of this wonderful theater, I make a special effort to attend some of their silent and early sound film showings----especially CAPITOLFEST every August. Rare archival films , some of them never shown since their original releases, are all shown in...More

Thank Fila121
Kylie P, Director of Development at Capitol Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2014

Thank you so much for your kind words! We hope to see you at this year's Capitolfest, August 8-10, where we will be featuring the films of William Powell, among other great silent and early talkie gems!

Reviewed 10 September 2013

I highly recommend stopping by the Capitol Theatre if you're in the area. In addition to the amazing Capitolfest film festival every August they also have other films and events throughout the year. Between the beautiful restoration work that has been done and the incredible...More

3  Thank Russ A
Kylie P, Director of Development at Capitol Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2014

Thanks so much! We hope to see you at some of our upcoming programs!

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