Capitol Theater's 90th

  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

Overture Center for the Arts is proud to celebrate the 90th Anniversary of the opening of the Capitol Theater on Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, with an open house, tours and three screenings of the 1919 American short comedy film featuring Harold Lloyd, “Bumping into Broadway.” Jelani Eddington will play the original Grand Barton Organ throughout the afternoon, including the accompaniment for the film. 

Schedule for Sun., Jan. 21, 2018:
Noon – doors open
12:15 p.m. – Film “Bumping into Broadway” (runtime: 25 minutes)
12:45-1:25 p.m. – Self-guided Tours (Grand Barton Organ, Capitol Theater)
1:45 p.m. – Film “Bumping into Broadway”
2:15-3:05 p.m. – Self-guided Tours
3:25 p.m. – Film “Bumping into Broadway”
4:00-4:40 p.m. – Self-guided Tours

The tour will feature a behind-the-scenes look at Capitol Theater as well as the equipment used in the early days of historic theaters. This event is free and open to the public. No tickets are needed, and seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis in the theater.

  • Times: 12:00 PM to 4:40 PM
  • Admission: Free