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Colonial Theatre

2050 Main St, Bethlehem, NH 03574-4945
+1 603-869-5603
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Wonderful Sound and Crowd

The Steep Canyon Rangers performed, the sound was beautiful, physically moving through me and the... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Kathy F
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West Burke, Vermont
Good old days movie theatre

During our recent vacation in the White Mountains area we visited this lovely place two evenings in... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
ShlomoEshet
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Haifa, Israel
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Located in the heart of The White Mountains, the historic 300 seat Colonial Theatre originally opened in 1915. Today it presents world-class performing artists, independent and world cinema, and quality family entertainment from May-October. The Colonial is listed on the New Hampshire State Register of Historic Places.
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“live music” (7 reviews)
“big screen” (2 reviews)
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2050 Main St, Bethlehem, NH 03574-4945
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

The Steep Canyon Rangers performed, the sound was beautiful, physically moving through me and the appreciative and joyful crowd.

Thank Kathy F
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

During our recent vacation in the White Mountains area we visited this lovely place two evenings in a row. Watching a film there, while tucked up with a blanket courtesy of the place, is really a unique experience! As a matter of fact, the second...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2017

The Colonial Theater is located in a sweet little village which is decorated beautifully for summer. It boasts of being the longest running theater in the USA - lovely place!

Thank Linda M
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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Check out the schedule as it changes frequently and you don't want to miss a film you might not otherwise see! In the winter, they pass out fleece blankets to keep you warm! Cozy!

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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Went to see the Steep Canyon Rangers last week. We had a great time. You can get there a little early and have a cold drink on the outside patio. Very enjoyable!

Thank Bill K
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Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

We saw Richard Thompson here. There's a bar with beer and wine. Acoustics were very good. Place is cute and comfortable. It could use more bathrooms but I heard that is being planned.

Thank Penny N
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Reviewed June 13, 2017

The Colonial Theatre must be a stop for anyone traveling through the White Mountains. There is always a variety of events including live music, classic movies, plays, and even kids events. Ticket prices are fair, there are great snacks/drinks, and a wide selection of adult...More

Thank mikadickinson
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Stephen D, General Manager at Colonial Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2017

Thank you for such a great review!

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Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

Great local color and hospitality (often staffed with volunteers from the community). The colonial has a sophisticated and carefully crafted music and film offering every Summer. It is also a host theater for The Manhattan Short Film Festival.

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Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

I've been going to the Colonial for five years now. And for five years I have taken our historic, private theater for granted. How many evenings have I finished a quiet meal at home, not ready for bed but also unwilling to sit up and...More

Thank TravelingOften4Food
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Reviewed April 24, 2017

Super comfy, great people, incredible line up, and every seat a winner. Can't beat it. The outdoor area for drinks is fun to share with others. And then did I mention JANE? She has the humor and vitality to introduce any show from Justin Townes...More

Thank AuntieMartha
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