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Film Series

Go back in time and experience film the way it was meant to be viewed with the Film Series at the Genesee Theatre!

  • View classic and contemporary films in a restored 1927 grand movie house
  • Films can be shown both digitally and in original 35 mm formats
  • State-of-the-art Sound
  • One of the largest indoor screens in Lake County
  • Full concessions, including beer and wine


Tickets can be purchased in the Genesee Theatre Lobby starting at 45 minutes prior to Showtime. Unless stated otherwise, advance tickets are $6.00 for Adults, $3.00 for military, seniors over 65yrs and children under 12 yrs. (Cash only)

Purchase a money saving movie pass!** Passes are available for film fanatics of all ages and they make great gifts too!

Film Fanatic Card: One movie pass= 5movie admissions ($25) $5 savings
Silver Screen Senior Card: One movie pass good for 5 movie admissions ($15). Your 6th film is free.
Kids Kino Card: One movie pass good for 5 movie admissions ($15). Your 6th film is free.

**Film passes not accepted during Select Special Engagements. Please call the Genesee Theatre Box Office at 847-263-6300 for listings.


All seats are general admission. All levels (Orchestra, Loge, Lower Balcony) are typically open for seating.


Full complement of concessions is available in the first floor Road Show Lounge.

Please help keep our theatre clean by properly throwing away garbage and notifying staff of any spills as soon as they occur!


1st Floor:

  • Ladies restrooms are located in the Rear of the Theatre towards the Clayton Street Exits.
  • Gentleman’s Restrooms are located in the Road Show Lounge.
  • Family/Special Needs Restrooms are located in the Road Show Lounge.

2nd Floor:

  • Both Gentleman’s and Ladies’ restrooms are located in the Strings & Things Lounge.


Meter parking is available along Genesee Street and is complimentary after 5pm. The Parking Garage west of the Theatre is also accessible.

Building Accessibility

Orchestra level is accessible through the grand lobby doors on the northwest and southwest sides.

The elevator is available for 2nd floor/balcony & Lounge accessibility.

Listening Devices

Listening devices available at point of ticket purchase. ID or Credit Card required.

Jun 11 , 2015

Ferris Bueller's Day Off-The Genesee Film Series

Celebrate summer with the John Hughes' summer Blockbuster

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Jun 25 , 2015

Back to the Future-The Genesee Film Series

30th Anniversary shown in 35mm

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Jul 9 , 2015

American Graffiti-The Genesee Film Series

Celebrate the return of Scoop Waukegan

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Aug 13 , 2015

Vertigo-The Genesee Film Series

Voted one of the top 10 mysteries by the American Film Institute

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