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The Colonial Theatre

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95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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December 2018

FILM: Beautiful Boy

Saturday, December 15 - Thursday, December 20
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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Starring:  Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney ; R; 120 minutes. Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years. :: Friday, 12/14–NO FILM: Marshall Tucker Band :: Saturday, 12/15 – 5PM & 8PM Only :: Sunday, 12/16– 2PM, 5PM, 8PM :: Monday, 12/17 – NO FILM - St. Joseph School Concert :: Tuesday, 12/18…

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FILM: Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Friday, December 21, 2018 - Thursday, January 3, 2019
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells ; R; 106 minutes. In CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?, Melissa McCarthy stars as Lee Israel, the best-selling celebrity biographer (and cat lover) who made her living in the 1970's and 80's profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estée Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee found herself unable to get published because she had fallen out of step with the marketplace, she turned her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal…

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January 2019

FILM: Boy Erased

Friday, January 4, 2019 - Thursday, January 10, 2019
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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Starring:  Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Joel Edgerton ; R; 115 minutes. "Boy Erased" tells the story of Jared (Hedges), the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, who is outed to his parents (Kidman and Crowe) at age 19. Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a conversion therapy program - or be permanently exiled and shunned by his family, friends, and faith. Boy Erased is the true story of one young man's struggle to find himself while being forced…

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FILM: At Eternity’s Gate

Friday, January 11, 2019 - Thursday, January 17, 2019
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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Starring:  Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Oscar Isaac ; PG-13; 111 minutes. Academy Award (R) Nominee Julian Schnabel's At Eternity's Gate is a journey inside the world and mind of a person who, despite skepticism, ridicule and illness, created some of the world's most beloved and stunning works of art. This is not a forensic biography, but rather scenes based on Vincent van Gogh's (Academy Award (R) Nominee Willem Dafoe) letters, common agreement about events in his life that present as facts, hearsay, and…

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FILM: A Star is Born

Friday, January 18, 2019 - Thursday, January 31, 2019
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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Starring: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott ; R; 136 minutes. Seasoned musician Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) discovers-and falls in love with-struggling artist Ally (Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer - until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons. :: Friday, 01/18–7PM :: Saturday, 01/19 –…

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Special Film Event: Rebels on Pointe

Sunday, January 20, 2019 @ 2:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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Exploring universal themes of identity, dreams and family, REBELS ON POINTE is the first-ever documentary film celebrating the world famous Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. The notorious all-male, drag ballet company was founded over 40 years ago in New York City on the heels of the Stonewall riots, and has a passionate cult following around the world. The film juxtaposes intimate behind-the-scenes access, rich archives and history, engaging character driven stories, and dance performances shot in North America, Europe…

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Special Film Event: Lost Boundaries, A 70th Anniversary Screening

Sunday, January 27, 2019 @ 2:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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Free

Introduction to film: Dr. Larry Benequist, filmmaker A Short Documentary filmed by NHPBS of the Johnston Family will screen prior to the film. This film is based on a shocking true story that happened in Keene, NH.   The story is about Dr. Albert Johnston and his family, a black family who passed for white in order to work while living in Keene, NH, in the 1930s and 1940s. This film won the 1949 Cannes Film Festival award for Best Screenplay.…

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Special Film Event: Lon Chaney’s Hunchback of Notre Dame, 95th Anniversary screening

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 @ 7:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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$.35

Live musical accompaniment by Jeff Rapsis! Help us celebrate the 95th Anniversary of the opening night of The Colonial Theatre, at the original price of 35 cents! Period dress is encouraged. Lon Chaney stars in 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' (1923) the original screen adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic novel about a deformed bellringer in medieval Paris. A moving and timeless drama filled with classic scenes and capped with a thrilling climax! Chaney's performance as Quasimodo set new standards in…

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March 2019

The Oak Ridge Boys – Shine The Light Tour 2019

Friday, March 8, 2019 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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The four-part harmonies and upbeat songs of The Oak Ridge Boys have spawned dozens of Country hits and a Number One Pop smash, earned them Grammy, Dove, CMA, and ACM awards and garnered a host of other industry and fan accolades. Every time they step before an audience, the Oaks bring four decades of charted singles, and 50 years of tradition, to a stage show widely acknowledged as among the most exciting anywhere.     https://youtu.be/vZb2_0mRuuM?t=1   $75(gold circle)/$65/$45

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April 2019

Whose Live Anyway

Thursday, April 11, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? is 90 minutes of hilarious improvised comedy and song all based on audience suggestions. Cast members Drew Carey, Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis, and Joel Murray will leave you gasping with the very witty scenes they invent before your eyes. Audience participation is key to the show so bring your suggestions and you might be asked to join the cast onstage! WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? showcases some of the improv games made famous on the long-running TV show…

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