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Address: 2050 Main St, Bethlehem, NH 03574-4945
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+1 603-869-3422

Located in the heart of The White Mountains, the historic 300 seat Colonial...

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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The best little theater venue around....

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... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 Earl to The Wood Bros..

Thank AuntieMartha
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Tom D
Franconia, New Hampshire
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

My wife & I go to at least one or two events a year. It could be an old movie, a new movie we missed, or a performer/concert. You can't beat the prices.

Thank nh681
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I have been to many shows and movies at the Colonial. Its just a great place to see a movie. For live music there isn't a bad seat in the place. They are always bringing in great performers.

Thank Bill K
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We had made a trip to Mount Washington for the day to get away from the Boston heat wave, and stayed the night in Bethlehem, New Hampshire. In driving through town, noticed the Colonial Theater. When we checked into the Wayside Inn, I picked up a flyer of shows, and there was one scheduled for that night. Although I'd never... More 

1 Thank mikeelder2016
Bethlehem, New Hampshire
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208 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The theatre is everything that Bethlehem NH is about - has great acts, it's artistic, it's eclectic, it's a ton of fun, and it's the best place to see a show. theatre is small so there's not a bad seat in the house. Drinks are cheap. Bottled water is free. Blankets are available for those chilly nights, and everyone always... More 

3 Thank bruce c
Bethlehem, New Hampshire
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Modernized for comfort and technology, The Colonial, presents a wonderful film and live entertainment to compete with metropolitan theaters. Great refreshments to compliment great presentation. When visiting the northern reaches of New Hampshire in the spring, summer or fall, don't miss the Colonial. Great resturants abound, one right across the street.

Thank Len R
Bethlehem, New Hampshire, United States
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This theater may be the oldest continual running in the country. They have a multitude number of diverse events: art movies; little known, but excellent, movies; events and films in cooperation with local and regional not-for-profit organizations; live acts and music; and many more.They present cultural events and and some events are no charge. (Though, donations may be accepted for... More 

Thank Ivan A
New Hampshire
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Reviewed 13 September 2015

Hats off to the Friends of the Colonial and staff. An intimate concert venue and excellent film selection, the Colonial is a gem in the White Mountains.

Thank kdubyaNH
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

A wonderful venue for indie movies, classics, and special events. Don't miss the homemade popcorn!!!

Thank Alan G

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