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The Colonial Theatre

95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
603 352 2033 thecolonial.org

January 2020

17
January
Friday

FILM: Fantastic Fungi

Friday, January 17, 2020 -Thursday, January 23, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

We Shall Overcome– A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Featuring Damien Sneed

Saturday, January 18, 2020 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Inspired by the words and action of DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.,"We Shall Overcome" showcases repertoire from across the African American music traditions that electrified generations of civil rights activists and defenders with interwoven spoken word from Dr. King's recorded speeches. Producer and Musical Director DAMIEN SNEED's career covers an incredible breadth of genres. He has conducted and collaborated major original works for Wynton Marsalis, regularly accompanies Jessye Norman, collaborated with Lawrence Brownlee, and has toured extensively with Diana Ross,…

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SPECIAL FILM – If Beale Street Could Talk

Monday, January 20, 2020 @ 2:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

 A FREE Event in honor of Martin Luther King Day. Screenwriter Barry Jenkins's film will be followed by a talk back with Dr. Dottie Morris KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Regina King; R; 119 minutes. Based on the novel by James Baldwin, "If Beale Street Could Talk" is a soulful drama about a young couple fighting for justice in the name of love and the promise of the American dream. Some people who knew Baldwin believe the novel was likely inspired, at least…

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Best of North Shore Comedy

Saturday, January 25, 2020 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Presented by North Shore Comedy Featuring Mike Donovan, Steven Guilmette, Bill Simas and The 603s band! Laughter is the best medicine, and the traditional cure for cabin fever is back and better than ever! This hilarious show is the perfect antidote to the post Holiday slump. Mike Donovan - Boston comedy Legend! Mike Donovan has been a headlining stand-up comedian since the late 1970's.  He is also a free lance writer whose articles have appeared in the Boston Globe, Boston Herald…

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January
Sunday

FILM: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Sunday, January 26, 2020 -Thursday, January 30, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Yamato: Drummers of Japan “Jhonetsu – Passion”

Friday, January 31, 2020 @ 7:30 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Their acclaimed performances of Japanese Taiko drumming and music have captivated audiences of over 6 million people in 53 countries across the globe.Yamato's visually spectacular, high-energy, explosive show is guaranteed to leave the audience exhilarated. 16215|http://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/Yamato.mp4Tickets$49/$45/$35Support for the 2019/20 season provided in part by Monadnock Broadcasting Group17233|https://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/WINQ_98-150x87.png|thumbnail17234|https://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/wkbk-150x58.png|thumbnail

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February 2020

01
February
Saturday

FILM: Oscar Shorts

Saturday, February 1, 2020 -Friday, February 7, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Dinosaur World Live

Saturday, February 8, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World in this interactive new show for all the family (ages 3+). Meet a host of impressive creatures, including a Triceratops, a Giraffatitan a Segnosaurus, and every child’s favourite flesh-eating giant, the Tyrannosaurus Rex, to name a few! Tickets$43 Gold Circle/$33/$23Support for the 2019/20 season provided in part by Monadnock Broadcasting Group17235|https://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/WKNE_hi-res-147x150.jpg|thumbnail

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Mamma Mia!

Friday, February 14, 2020 @ 7:30 PM
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One event on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 7:30 PM

One event on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 1:00 PM

One event on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 1:00 PM

The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Presented by Keene Lions Club Foundation, Inc ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise.  The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show.  A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget! And as always, if it is a Lions Club Show not only is it…

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February
Monday

FILM: Uncut Gems

Monday, February 17, 2020 -Wednesday, February 19, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Duty Calls – Honoring Heroes Among Us

Thursday, February 20, 2020 @ 7:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Presented by The Keene Sentinel Join us for a fun filled evening of musical entertainment, comedy and dancing!  Duty Calls, Honoring Heroes Among Us, a USO style variety show.  The show will be followed by an opportunity to meet the performers.  Bill Johnson, a nationally recognized Bob Hope impersonator, will be Emceeing this year's Korean and Vietnam War era themed event.  The show will feature performances from Michelle DellaFave, a former Dean Martin Golddigger who did two tours in Vietnam…

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21
February
Friday

FILM: Little Women

Friday, February 21, 2020 -Thursday, February 27, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Pilobolus: Come to Your Senses

Saturday, February 22, 2020 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Pilobolus’s Come to Your Senses is a multisensory experience, featuring live performances of onstage Pilobolus works alongside transmedia digital creations. In this new repertory show, the audience is invited to come back to their senses …and explore the connection between the human body and the analog world around us. Please be aware that there is partial nudity in this performance. 16220|http://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/Come-to-your-senses..mp4Tickets$49/$45/$35

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Dervish & Le Vent du Nord

Friday, February 28, 2020 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Featuring the charismatic vocals of Cathy Jordan and the virtuosity of its award-winning instrumentalists, Dervish is the preeminent traditional music band from Ireland’s Wild West. For this performance they’re joined by their Celtic cousins further west, Juno award-winning Le Vent du Nord. Drawing on a deep Quebecois folk tradition, the quintet will kick off the evening. 16221|http://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/The-Swallows-Tail-Dervish.mp416223|http://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/Le-Vent-du-Nord-Le-Coeur-de-ma-Mère-CD-Tromper-le-temps-2012.mp417207|https://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/VDN_Le_Vent_Du_Nord_Territoires_Photo_001_©Tzara_Maud.jpg|full Tickets$46/$29

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The Greatest Love of All

Saturday, February 29, 2020 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Whitney Houston’s musical legacy is brought to life in this critically acclaimed stage show described as “mind-blowingly spot on”. The breathtaking vocals of Belinda Davids will fill you with joy, nostalgia and wonderment as she takes you on a heartfelt journey through Houston’s greatest hits. Not associated with the Estate of Whitney Houston Tickets$49.50/$45.50/$35.50 Support for the 2019/20 season provided in part by Frazier & Son Furniture and The Masiello Group 16959|https://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/FrezierSon_NEW_19-20-300x96.jpg|medium16931|https://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/MasielloGroupLtd_04_22_19WEB.jpg|full

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March 2020

01
March
Sunday

FILM: Just Mercy

Sunday, March 1, 2020 -Thursday, March 5, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
06
March
Friday

FILM: 1917

Friday, March 6, 2020 -Thursday, March 12, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano

Sunday, March 8, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

The Ballet Folclórico NACIONAL DE MEXICO brings the essence, tradition and color of strength and feeling from Mexico ... To the world. The BFNM reflects the work of Mexico’s leading researchers and practitioners of folklore, dance, music, and costumes and has performed in over forty countries and five continents. Tickets$53/$49/$39

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10
March
Tuesday

Her Majesty’s Secret Circus

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 @ 9:45 AM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$7.50

A Cappella Live!

Friday, March 13, 2020 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Columbia Artists Presents A CAPPELLA LIVE!Featuring Committed, The Filharmonic, Blake Lewis & Women of the World.A high-energy musical celebration of contemporary a cappella, conceived and arranged by Deke Sharon, vocal producer of Pitch Perfect and The Sing-Off, featuring four internationally recognized, award-winning, rising star ensembles. Tickets$59 Gold Circle/$49/$39 Support for the 2019/20 season provided in part by Frazier & Son Furniture and Savings Bank of Walpole 16959|https://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/FrezierSon_NEW_19-20-300x96.jpg|medium16932|https://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/Savings-Bank-of-WalpoleWEB.jpg|full

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March
Tuesday

Romeo and Juliet – CANCELLED

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 @ 10:00 AM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$8.00

POSTPONED, New Date TBD – The Beach Boys

Thursday, March 26, 2020 @ 7:30 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

As The Beach Boys mark more than a half century of making music, the group continues to ride the crest of a wave unequalled in America’s musical history.  The Beach Boys have become synonymous with the California lifestyle and have become an American icon to fans around the world.  Since lead-singer man Mike Love penned the lyrics to The Beach Boys’ first hit, “Surfin’” (1961), dozens of the bands chart toppers have become eternal anthems of American youth:  “Surfin’ USA,” “Surfer Girl,” “Fun, Fun,…

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CANCELLED: Ben Hur, a Silent Film with Jeff Rapsis

Sunday, March 29, 2020 @ 2:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

1925 Silent Film starring Ramone Novarro Musical accompaniment by Jeff Rapsis $10, General Admission In the Holy Land, a Jewish prince is enslaved by the occupying Romans; inspired by encounters with Jesus, he lives to seek justice.  One of the great religious epics of Hollywood’s silent film era, including a legendary chariot race that’s lost none of its power to thrill.  Part of our Silent Films Series, which honors the 1924 origins of The Colonial Theatre 17259|https://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/ben-hur-poster-1.jpg|full TICKETS$10 General Admission

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April 2020

02
April
Thursday

RESCHEDULED, Date TBA: Layer the Walls

Thursday, April 2, 2020 @ 9:45 AM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$8.50
06
April
Monday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band

Monday, April 6, 2020 -Sunday, May 31, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
06
April
Monday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: Slay the Dragon

Monday, April 6, 2020 -Sunday, May 31, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
06
April
Monday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: The Whistlers

Monday, April 6, 2020 -Sunday, May 31, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
09
April
Thursday

Penguins – CANCELLED

Thursday, April 9, 2020 @ 9:45 AM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$8.50
10
April
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: Extra Ordinary

Friday, April 10, 2020 -Thursday, April 30, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
20
April
Monday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: Cat Video Fest 2020

Monday, April 20, 2020 -Sunday, May 31, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

May 2020

01
May
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: Crescendo

Friday, May 1, 2020 -Sunday, May 31, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

June 2020

01
June
Monday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: A Towering Task

Monday, June 1, 2020 -Sunday, July 19, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
01
June
Monday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: City Dreamers

Monday, June 1, 2020 -Sunday, July 19, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
01
June
Monday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: Spaceship Earth

Monday, June 1, 2020 -Sunday, June 28, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
01
June
Monday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: The Painter and the Thief

Monday, June 1, 2020 -Sunday, June 28, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
05
June
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: Shirley

Friday, June 5, 2020 -Sunday, July 5, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
12
June
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: For They Know Not What They Do

Friday, June 12, 2020 -Sunday, July 19, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
19
June
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: Creating a Character: The Moni Yakim Legacy

Friday, June 19, 2020 -Sunday, July 19, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

July 2020

10
July
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: Ai Weiwei: Yours Truly

Friday, July 10, 2020 -Friday, July 31, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

August 2020

14
August
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: Represent

Friday, August 14, 2020 -Monday, October 12, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
14
August
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: Starting at Zero

Friday, August 14, 2020 -Monday, October 12, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
28
August
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin

Friday, August 28, 2020 -Friday, October 23, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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August
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: Driven to Abstraction

Friday, August 28, 2020 -Friday, October 23, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

September 2020

23
September
Wednesday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: Oliver Sacks

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 -Wednesday, October 21, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
25
September
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: We Are Many

Friday, September 25, 2020 -Friday, October 23, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
25
September
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: RBG

Friday, September 25, 2020 -Friday, October 23, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

CANCELLED: On a Winter’s Night with Christine Lavin, John Gorka, Cheryl Wheeler, Patty Larkin, Cliff Eberhardt

Friday, September 25, 2020 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

We are disappointed to announce that due to a variety of factors we are unable to reschedule the On a Winter's Night show that was slated for September 25 (rescheduled from March). We had been working hard to find a replacement date but reopening restrictions, scheduled renovations to the theatre, and lingering COVID-19 health concerns make it impractical for us to reschedule this performance in 2020. There are a variety of options available to ticket holders, a few of which…

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October 2020

20
October
Tuesday

2020 Annual Meeting on ZOOM

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 @ 5:30 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
30
October
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: F11 and Be There

Friday, October 30, 2020 -Friday, November 27, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
30
October
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: The Antidote

Friday, October 30, 2020 -Friday, November 27, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

November 2020

Warren Miller’s “Future Retro”

Friday, November 6, 2020 @ 7:00 PM -Sunday, November 8, 2020 @ 11:59 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

If there is one thing you can always count on, even in a year like 2020, it is Warren Miller's annual ski film. And this year is no different. Warren Miller’s Future Retro will revel in 71 years of movie magic—with fresh stories and perspectives from across the globe, heroes from the glory days, and that retro energy keeping the winter dream alive.  Travel to Switzerland with big-mountain skiers Lexi duPont and Amie Engerbreston. Explore Iceland with Aspen locals Victor…

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2020 Fall Fundraiser,
a ZOOM Dance Party!
Dancing through the Decades

Saturday, November 14, 2020 @ 7:30 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Support The Colonial’s Education and Outreach Program with an evening of dancing and interaction from your own living room SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 7:30 PM TO 9 PM Dance the night away with music by WADE THE GREAT ENTERTAINMENT (request your favorite song on the RSVP card) Two Special Live Auction Items, Raffle & Balloon Roulette (private Zoom link/Meeting ID & Password will be emailed after your ticket purchase) TICKETS$25 RAFFLE! Pizza & Beer #1! Gift Certificate to local craft Brewery,…

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November
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: Collective

Friday, November 20, 2020 -Friday, December 18, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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November
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: Zappa

Friday, November 27, 2020 -Friday, December 25, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

December 2020

11
December
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: The Library that Dolly Built

Friday, December 11, 2020 -Thursday, December 31, 2020
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
11
December
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: A Dog Called Money

Friday, December 11, 2020 -Friday, January 8, 2021
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
14
December
Monday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: Crock of Gold

Monday, December 14, 2020 -Thursday, January 21, 2021
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

PINK MARTINI – Two Virtual Holiday Concerts!

Thursday, December 17, 2020 @ 9:00 PM
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One event on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at 9:00 PM

The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Everyone’s favorite “little orchestra” Pink Martini brings some much-needed holiday cheer to your living room this December, with a pair of brand new streaming concert events. We’re sending our holiday spirit right down your virtual chimney and onto your TV, computer and phone, as we try to make the end of the year just a little bit brighter, and help turn that calendar page to 2021. Celebrate the season with “Home for the Holidays: A Pink Martini Holiday Spectacular” (to…

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PINK MARTINI – Good Riddance 2020

Thursday, December 31, 2020 @ 9:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Everyone’s favorite “little orchestra” Pink Martini brings some much-needed holiday cheer to your living room this December, with a pair of brand new streaming concert events. We’re sending our holiday spirit right down your virtual chimney and onto your TV, computer and phone, as we try to make the end of the year just a little bit brighter, and help turn that calendar page to 2021. Celebrate the season with “Home for the Holidays: A Pink Martini Holiday Spectacular” (to…

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January 2021

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January
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING:
Beautiful Something Left Behind

Friday, January 8, 2021 -Friday, February 5, 2021
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
08
January
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING:
The Reason I Jump

Friday, January 8, 2021 -Friday, February 5, 2021
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

February 2021

Virtual Event – Good Riddance 2020! – Juston McKinney

Monday, February 1, 2021 -Sunday, February 14, 2021
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

The Colonial is excited to bring you a special streaming show! Comedian Juston McKinney (Tonight Show, Comedy Central, Showtime) performs his annual year in review show, Good Riddance 2020, filmed live at the historic Music Hall in Portsmouth, NH in front of a maximum covid-capacity crowd of 188 people. Juston, using multi-media, takes a hilarious look back at the year that was 2020! Ticket buyers will be emailed a private link to be watched on any device with a web…

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February
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: M.C. Escher: Journey to Infinity

Friday, February 5, 2021 -Friday, March 5, 2021
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Nat Geo Live: “Reimagining Dinosaurs”

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 @ 7:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

National Geographic Live: "Reimagining Dinosaurs" with Nizar Ibrahim & Sebastián Rozadilla Virtual Broadcast Event - $20.00 per household Groundbreaking new science is changing what we thought we knew about how dinosaurs looked, moved, and lived. Newfound troves from the Moroccan desert suggest that the immense predator Spinosaurus used crocodile-like jaws and a unique, paddle-like tail to actively pursue prey in the water: a first for dinosaurs. And in Chile, scientists have discovered a shocking new therapod. Unlike its cousins, Velociraptor…

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March 2021

05
March
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: Stray

Friday, March 5, 2021 -Friday, April 2, 2021
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
05
March
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: Power Struggle

Friday, March 5, 2021 -Friday, April 2, 2021
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
05
March
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING: Brooklyn Castle

Friday, March 5, 2021 -Friday, April 2, 2021
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
05
March
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING – Gustav Stickley: American Craftsman

Friday, March 5, 2021 -Friday, April 2, 2021
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$12

Taj Mahal Livestream Series: Taj Mahal and Phantom Blues Band with special guest Jon Cleary

Saturday, March 13, 2021 @ 9:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Legendary blues & roots musician Taj Mahal has announced a series of livestream performances in March 2021 at The UC Theatre in Berkeley, CA.  Powered by the Mandolin streaming platform, this event will include a full electric set starring the Phantom Blues Band and special guest Jon Cleary. This show will be followed by the Roots Rising Showcase (Saturday, March 20) featuring some of Taj’s favorite emerging artists including Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley, Amythyst Kiah, Annie Mack, Leyla McCalla, Piedmont Bluz…

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Nat Geo Live: “Feats of Filmmaking”

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 @ 7:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

National Geographic Live: "Feats of Filmmaking" with Bryan Smith & Keith Ladzinski Virtual Broadcast Event - $20.00 per Household* Meet two filmmakers renowned for capturing extreme feats of adventure in some of the world’s most remote and inhospitable environments. Based out of British Columbia, Bryan Smith brings stories of adventure to the screen from the South Pacific’s deepest canyons to the frozen waters of Niagara Falls. Keith Ladzinski takes on the seemingly impossible—including chasing tornadoes, hanging from massive natural arches,…

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FRIDA: VIVA LA VIDA – Great Art on Screen

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 -Tuesday, March 23, 2021
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Frida - Viva La Vida is a cinematic documentary event film that highlights the two sides of Frida Kahlo’s spirit: a revolutionary pioneering artist of contemporary feminism, and on the other, a human being tormented by agony and love. With Asia Argento as narrator, the two faces of the artist will be revealed, by pursuing a common thread consisting of Frida’s own words: letters, diaries and private confessions. The documentary film event will alternate interviews with historical documents, captivating reconstructions and…

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Taj Mahal Livestream Series: Roots Rising Showcase hosted by Taj Mahal

Saturday, March 20, 2021 @ 9:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Featuring Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley, Amythyst Kiah, Annie Mack, Leyla McCalla, Piedmont Bluz Acoustic Duo, Ranky Tanky, Allison Russell and Jontavious Willis Legendary blues & roots musician Taj Mahal has announced a series of livestream performances in March 2021 at The UC Theatre in Berkeley, CA.  Powered by the Mandolin streaming platform, this event will feature some of Taj’s favorite emerging artists including Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley, Amythyst Kiah, Annie Mack, Leyla McCalla, Piedmont Bluz Acoustic Duo, Ranky Tanky, Allison…

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Taj Mahal Livestream Series: Taj Mahal & Fantastic Negrito

Saturday, March 27, 2021 @ 9:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Legendary blues & roots musician Taj Mahal has announced a series of livestream performances in March 2021 at The UC Theatre in Berkeley, CA.  Powered by the Mandolin streaming platform, the series concludes with the all-star multi-generational finale duo collaboration with Fantastic Negrito. Tickets grant you 48-hour access to the stream in case you can’t join the performance live. Livestream Ticket USD $18.00: Includes 1 entry into livestream concert Group Ticket USD $25.00: This ticket is intended for group viewing within one…

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Nat Geo Live: “Mysterious Seas”

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 @ 7:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

National Geographic Live: "Mysterious Seas" with Diva Amon & David Gruber Virtual Broadcast Event - $20.00 per Household* Get a glimpse into the ocean’s greatest depths—and the fascinating creatures that live there—with two leading marine biologists and National Geographic Explorers. David Gruber searches the oceans for bioluminescent and biofluorescent marine species and designs delicate and noninvasive tools for studying and interacting with deep-sea life. Diva Amon participates in expeditions around the world to study the unusual animals living in a…

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WAR HORSE – National Theatre Live

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 -Tuesday, April 6, 2021
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Based on the ​beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford   in association with ​the award-winning Handspring Puppet Company.  At the outbreak of World War One, Albert’s beloved horse, Joey, is sold to the Cavalry and shipped to France. Though still not old enough to enlist he embarks on a treacherous mission to find him and bring him home. Now seen by more than 8 million people around the world, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama is a show of phenomenal inventiveness. At…

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April 2021

02
April
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING – Oscar Shorts

Friday, April 2, 2021 -Sunday, April 25, 2021
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$12

LIVESTREAM EVENT: Blind Boys of Alabama Easter Weekend Special

Friday, April 2, 2021 @ 9:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

The Blind Boys of Alabama Easter Weekend Special will feature a fresh set of old and new songs, with only a few tunes carried over from their Christmas streaming show. Easter is a special time for any gospel group, especially a band that jammed with the Easter Bunny (known as 'E.B.') in the classic kids film 'Hop.’  The Blind Boys of Alabama are recognized worldwide as living legends of gospel music. Celebrated by The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)…

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Madama Butterfly – The Met: Live in HD

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 -Tuesday, April 13, 2021
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Puccini's Madama Butterfly tells the heart-wrenching story of a young Japanese geisha who clings to the belief that her new husband, a visiting American naval officer, will stay faithful and return to her. In this live transmission from 2016, soprano Kristine Opolais stars as Cio-Cio-San, with tenor Roberto Alagna as Lt. Pinkerton, in Anthony Minghella’s beautiful, atmospheric production. Karel Mark Chichon conducts. April 7 – April 13,  daily at 1pm EST, 4pm EST, 7pm EST and 10pm EST*. Estimated runtime: 2 hours,…

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Nat Geo Live: “Women And Migration”

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 @ 7:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

National Geographic Live: "Women and Migration" with Jennifer Samuel, Danielle Villasana, Miora Rajaonary and Saiyna Bashir Virtual Broadcast Event - $20.00 per Household* Never before has the world been more tightly woven and the movement of people greater between and within continents and countries. Although COVID-19 has slowed migration, in 2019 more than 270 million people—nearly half of them women—were living in countries other than the one where they were born, according to the International Organization for Migration. Drawn by…

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KINKY BOOTS – The Musical (from London’s West End)

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 -Tuesday, April 20, 2021
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, direction and choreography by Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray) and book by Broadway legend Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles), this ‘dazzling, fabulously sassy and uplifting’ (Time Out) award-winning musical celebrates a joyous story of Brit grit to high-heeled hit, as it takes you from the factory floor of Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan! Don’t miss the ‘freshest, most fabulous, feel-good musical of the decade’ (The Hollywood News) as it arrives on cinema screens. It’s the…

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April
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING – Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts

Friday, April 16, 2021 -Friday, May 14, 2021
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

LIVESTREAM EVENT – Ani DiFranco: Revolutionary Love Live

Sunday, April 18, 2021 @ 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, 2021 -Tuesday, April 27, 2021
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, 2021 @ 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, 2021 -Tuesday, May 4, 2021
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, 2021 @ 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, 2021 -Tuesday, May 18, 2021
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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14
May
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING – Los Hermanos/The Brothers

Friday, May 14, 2021 -Friday, June 11, 2021
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$10
14
May
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING – Punk the Capital

Friday, May 14, 2021 -Friday, June 11, 2021
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$12
14
May
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING – Rockfield

Friday, May 14, 2021 -Friday, June 11, 2021
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$10
21
May
Friday

VIRTUAL SCREENING –
Tomorrow’s Hope

Friday, May 21, 2021 -Friday, June 25, 2021
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$12

HERMITAGE: THE POWER OF ART – Great Art on Screen

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 -Tuesday, June 1, 2021
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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April 2022

The Wailin’ Jennys

Friday, April 1 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

“…perhaps more beautiful than ever. The Wailin' Jennys are the darlings of the North American roots music arena.” Greg Quill, The Toronto Star Starting as a happy accident of solo singer/songwriters getting together for a one-time-only performance at a tiny guitar shop in Winnipeg, Manitoba, The Wailin’ Jennys have grown over the years into one of today’s most beloved international folk acts. Founding members Moody and Mehta along with New York-based Masse continue to create some of the most exciting…

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Purple Xperience

Saturday, April 16 @ 7:30 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Founded in 2011 by Dr. Fink and front-man Marshall Charloff, Purple Xperience is a five-piece group hailing from Prince’s birthplace, Minneapolis, MN.  They bring the greatest and most authentic production of Prince and The Revolution in the world to audiences of all generations. To date, Purple Xperience has entertained well over 300 thousand fans and has shared the bill with The Time, Cameo, Fetty Wap, Gin Blossoms, Atlanta Rhythm section, and Cheap Trick. Lead singer, Marshall Charloff, styles the magic…

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Melissa Etheridge: One Way Out Tour

Tuesday, April 19 @ 7:30 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Melissa Etheridge stormed onto the American rock scene in 1988 with the release of her critically acclaimed self-titled debut album, which led to an appearance on the 1989 Grammy Awards show. For several years, her popularity grew around such memorable originals as "Bring Me Some Water," "No Souvenirs" and "Ain't It Heavy," for which she won a Grammy® in 1992. Etheridge hit her commercial and artistic stride with her fourth album, Yes I Am (1993). The collection featured the massive…

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May 2022

Comedian Bob Marley – Two Shows!

Saturday, May 14 @ 8:00 PM
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One event on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 5:30 PM

The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

He's BACK! Shows at 5:30PM and 8:00PM Bob loves being a comedian. He’s wicked good at it! He lives in Maine which is the best state in the world maybe even the universe. He’s featured regularly on Sirius XM radio and he even won their Superbowl of Comedy! He has put out over 20 comedy CDs and DVDs! He was inducted into The Guinness Book of World’s Records for “the longest stand-up comedy show by an individual” at 40 hrs…

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June 2022

Girls Night! The Musical

Thursday, June 9 @ 7:30 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

On sale to Members 4/15. On sale to the general public 4/19. GIRLS NIGHT! THE MUSICAL has been thrilling audiences and earning raves from critics throughout North America since it began touring after its sensational Off-Broadway debut. This touching and hilarious 'tell-it-like-it-is' musical takes audiences on a journey into the lives of a group of female friends. Audience members can’t help but laugh, cry and even find themselves singing and dancing in the aisles as some of the most popular…

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The Robert Cray Band

Friday, June 10 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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On sale to Members Only 3/28. On sale to the public 4/4. Robert Cray has created a sound that rises from American roots and arrives today both fresh and familiar. In just over 40 years Cray and his band have recorded 20 studio releases, 15 of which have been on the Billboard charts and played bars, concert halls, festivals and arenas around the world. Support for the 2021/22 season is provided in part by Fenton Family Dealerships & Savings Bank…

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Joshua Redman 3×3

Saturday, June 11 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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Joshua Redman is one of the most acclaimed and charismatic jazz musicians to have emerged in the 1990s. A Bay Area native born and raised in Berkeley, CA, Redman is the son of renowned saxophonist Dewey Redman and dancer Renee Shedroff. After graduating summa cum laude from Harvard in 1991 with a B.A. in Social Studies, he deferred his admission to Yale Law School for one year so that he could indulge his passion for making music. Five months after…

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Recycled Percussion – Moved from 4/23

Saturday, June 25 @ 7:30 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Legendary New England drumming group RECYCLED PERCUSSION is back! You may have seen them impressing the judges on America’s Got Talent, or even seen them perform in Las Vegas, or maybe as they opened the 2017 Super Bowl, or on their Emmy Award-Winning TV show “Chaos & Kindness”! Maybe, just maybe, you are one of the few that have not seen this amazing show. Whether it is your first time or your tenth, a Recycled Percussion show always rocks! Don’t…

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