*Theaters and Cafe dining currently closed to the public*

The Little will reopen Friday, April 16

Cafe Music is temporarily suspended until further notice

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Feb 25, 2021

Like an unpopped kernel, The Little has not been able to take its full form for the past year. We last screened a movie inside on March 14, 2020, but of course, have been able to offer plenty of virtual films/events, outdoors happenings, private rentals, and more. This is all...

Dec 16, 2020

Little Theatre gift certificates, gift membership, vintage t-shirts, winter clothing, tote bags and more are available via The Little’s online shop. Orders can be placed at

Dec 16, 2020

UPDATE: February rentals have SOLD OUT. Stay tuned for a March announcement!

The newly renovated Little Theatre 1 (240 East Ave.) will be available for private movie screenings, for one to six people of the same household. The starting price is $200...

Dec 8, 2020


Quench those Little cravings. Curbside Concessions and the Popcorn Pop-up return 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18 and Sunday, Dec. 20. Little Popcorn, nanaimo bars (pictured), along with holiday cookies, Rohrbach...

Dec 2, 2020

The Little has been awarded the 2020 “Barber Conable Award” by The Landmark Society of Western New York for its historic theater restoration project. 

According to The Landmark Society, the Barber Conable Award recognizes a large-scale rehabilitation of a historic...

Nov 9, 2020

What better way to watch Anomaly Film Festival virtual films than with real movie theater POPCORN?! You can pre-order now at and pick it up this FRIDAY THE 13TH from 5...

Nov 9, 2020

A late Rochester arts legend will be the first person to have one of The Little’s five theaters named after him. The Jack Garner Theatre — previously Theatre 5 — will formally be introduced in 2021.

Garner, a longtime film critic for Gannett News Services, died July 5...

Nov 4, 2020

Change isn’t always foreshadowed, sometimes it arrives swiftly and unexpected. In 2020, we at The Little have become a little too well-versed in unexpected happenings. Here’s the latest: We will not be reopening on Friday, Nov. 6, as previously planned. ...

Nov 2, 2020

Movie theaters are magical spaces. There's something inherently special about experiencing art, entertainment, and creativity in those cozy dark rooms. Audiences can bond over that mid-film twist in “Parasite,” join in a chorus of guffaws when Saoirse Ronan dives out of the...

Nov 2, 2020

By Scott Pukos

We're just about a week away from The Little's return (cue the confetti canons). Quick recap: We reopen Friday, Nov. 6, and will be operating for three days a week for the foreseeable...