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April 2021

LIVESTREAM EVENT – Ani DiFranco: Revolutionary Love Live

Sunday, April 18 @ 7:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Celebrate the release of Ani’s 22nd studio album ‘Revolutionary Love’ with a full concert from Ani, Terence Higgins, and special guest Ivan Neville. Come hang virtually in Ani’s home, Big Blue, as the band reminisces about touring and performs energetic live versions from the new album along with classics from the Little Folksinger canon. Captured lovingly with seven cameras, Revolutionary Love Live documents Ani’s vision for this album live while it’s hot off the presses. Ticket Options Include: $20 |…

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La Bohème – The Met: Live in HD

Wednesday, April 21 -Tuesday, April 27
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Puccini’s La Bohème, the passionate, timeless, and indelible story of love among young artists in Paris, can stake its claim as the world’s most popular opera. In this live transmission from 2018, Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production stars soprano Sonya Yoncheva as the fragile Mimì and tenor Michael Fabiano as the poet Rodolfo. Marco Armiliato conducts. April 21 – April 27,  daily at 1pm EST, 4pm EST, 7pm EST and 10pm EST*. Estimated runtime: 2 hours, 20 Rating: Treat as PG. *…

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Nat Geo Live: “Behind the Curtain: Secrets of the Whales with Brian Skerry”

Thursday, April 22 @ 7:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

National Geographic Live: "Behind the Curtain: Secrets of the Whales" with Brian Skerry Virtual Broadcast Event - FREE In celebration of Earth Day, join us for a special behind-the-curtain look at National Geographic Explorer and Photographer Brian Skerry’s riveting journey as he sets out to discover the hidden culture of whales in the new Disney+ original series, Secrets of the Whales. The show will also include special insight into the pages of the May issue of National Geographic magazine, The…

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SECRET IMPRESSIONISTS: Great Art on Screen

Wednesday, April 28 -Tuesday, May 4
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Secret Impressionists reveals the story of the art revolution sparked by the Impressionist movement, along with an unveiling of 50 previously unseen works by Impressionist masters Manet, Caillebotte, Renoir, Monet, Cézanne, Signac, Sisley and Morisot. These hidden treasures, loaned from some of the most important private collections, are now on display for the first time in Rome’s Palazzo Bonaparte, in an exhibition of the same title. Audiences will be taken on a fascinating journey through the most captivating and intriguing…

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May 2021

LIVESTREAM EVENT
Michael McDonald Presents
Home Alone 3: Yo Mama Be There

Friday, May 7 @ 9:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Michael McDonald is proud to present his third livestream concert event, “Home Alone 3: Yo Mama Be There”, taking place this Mother’s Day weekend! Enjoy the show for yourself, or get a two-pack for you and the special lady in your life. The show will stream live on Friday, May 7th and be available to watch or rewatch all weekend long! Tickets and special merch bundles are on sale now at https://bit.ly/3voTndV Ticket Options Include: $20 | Livestream Ticket Includes:  One entry…

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42ND STREET – The Musical (from London’s West End)

Wednesday, May 12 -Tuesday, May 18
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

One of Broadway's most classic and beloved tales, 42nd Street, comes cinema screens in the largest-ever production of the breathtaking musical.  The musical, set in 1933, tells the story of Peggy Sawyer, a talented young performer with stars in her eyes who gets her big break on Broadway. Peggy arrives to New York City from her hometown of Allentown, Pennsylvania and her talent catches the eye of legendary Broadway director Julian Marsh. She gets a spot in the chorus of the…

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HERMITAGE: THE POWER OF ART – Great Art on Screen

Wednesday, May 26 -Tuesday, June 1
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

A spectacular documentary event tours through St. Petersburg’s State Hermitage Museum, a wonderful complex of buildings with the largest collection of paintings in the world, to retrace two and a half centuries. Audiences pass through the magnificent interiors that provided a meeting point for foreign artists, architects and intellectuals creating connections through art and culture. The history of the museum is marked by the acquisitions of the enlightened Empress Catherine II, whose personality has continued to fascinate art historians and…

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September 2021

Monadnock United Way’s Stronger Together Campaign Kick-Off!

Wednesday, September 15 @ 5:30 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Save the Date! You’re invited to Monadnock United Way’s Stronger Together Campaign Kick-Off! Live streamed from the Colonial’s Showroom, September 15, 5:30-6:30 pm. Join us for stories of impact, awards, and comments from our General Campaign Co-Chairs Danya Landis, Karen Peterson, and Beth Wood. Use these links to live stream either on Facebook or Youtube: Facebook: https://business.facebook.com/events/520691249186941/ YouTube: https://youtu.be/W1G-67U4gTk For more information, or to make a gift to MUW.org

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2021 Colonial Performing Arts Center Annual Meeting

Tuesday, September 21 @ 5:30 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Tuesday, September 21st 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM at SHOWROOM and Virtually* Light refreshments will be provided If you have joined or renewed your membership with an increase, you are eligible for our drawing of *2 tickets to 12 performances at a combination of SHOWROOM and the Historic Theatre. MORE INFO Please RSVP by 5 PM Friday, September 17th Let us know if you will be attending in person (please see our Covid policies) or virtually (*a viewing link will…

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October 2021

Mr Aaron’s Virtual Halloween Show

Wednesday, October 13 @ 10:00 AM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

1-hour live show on YouTube Suitable for Pre-K through Grade 3 Live streamed virtual performance featuring the one and only MR. AARON! Embark on a musical journey with MR. AARON! We'll get spooky and silly with some Halloween classics and a few MR. AARON originals, complete with costumes and a very spooky dance party (ever seen a skeleton dance? Or a witch ? Or a bat? You will!)  MR. AARON is a multi-instrumental performer, writer, and singer, and brings his years…

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