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Colonial Theatre

2050 Main St, Bethlehem, NH 03574-4945
+1 603-869-5603
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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
Haifa, Israel

The Colonial Theater is located in a sweet little village which is decorated beautifully for... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Linda M
West Palm Beach, Florida
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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)
2050 Main St, Bethlehem, NH 03574-4945
+1 603-869-5603
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Reviewed 25 October 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

Thank ShlomoEshet
Reviewed 15 August 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
Reviewed 13 August 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!

Thank quilt4cats
Reviewed 9 August 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
Reviewed 22 June 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
Reviewed 13 June 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
Stephen D, General Manager at Colonial Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you for such a great review!

Reviewed 12 June 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.

Thank sayers111
Reviewed 27 May 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
Reviewed 25 April 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
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great small town theater to see live music or movies. Friendly staff, affordable prices. Luv Bethlehem Nh

Thank Tom D
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