the colonial theatre marquee

Sep 19 – 25

Tomorrow (Friday) we start a one-week run of Transsiberian, a thriller starring Emily Mortimer, Woody Harrelson, and Ben Kingsley. We're booked for a few weeks out now – Vicky Cristina Barcelona starts Sep 26, Elegy starts Oct 3, Frozen River starts Oct 17, and Burn After Reading starts Oct 31 — details on all films are here.

Man on Wire has its last screening tonight (Thursday) at 7:30pm.

This Sunday at 2pm the Pre-Code Hollywood classics continue with She Done Him Wrong (1933) starring Mae West and a very young Cary Grant.

Our Children's Series on Saturdays season begins on Sep 27 at 2pm with Laurel & Hardy in Way Out West. We're also showing two L&H shorts — Brats and Hog Wild. And, we're starting an area tent! (That's L&H speak for fan club). Tickets will be $4 per person — with a money-back guarantee courtesy of film sponsor, Bill Roth!

We have a lot of great events coming up in the next few weeks — it will be hard to choose which to come to! City Rhythm Orchestra performs the music of Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong on Sep 28, we're screening the final cut of Blade Runner (released last year) on Oct 3, Garrett Brown (inventor of the Steadicam®) introduces Marathon ManBacon Brothers benefit concert is on Oct 10, Devil Music Ensemble returns to the Colonial on Oct 11, we're screening a restored print of the silent comedy classic Safety Last! on Oct 12 with live organ accompaniment, we're hosting two great comedy shows the weekend of Oct 24 – The Four Bitchin' Babes and The Second City, and finally, we're hosting the Flower Power concert on Oct 26. That's a pretty great line-up! on Oct 5, the

Parking update — we've noticed a renewed enforcement of the one hour parking limits on Bridge Street. The hours during which the one hour limit is enforced are Monday thru Thursday 10am to 5pm and Friday 10am to 8pm. You can click here to download a pdf of a map of free municipal lots within walking distance of the theatre. After business hours, Colonial patrons are able to park in the Justice Center lot on Bridge Street west of Gay, and in the Frees Insurance lot on Gay Street.

Lastly, would you like to see your name on our marquee?! Considering sponsoring one of our fall films. More information is on our website.

Thanks for your support and we'll see you at the theatre!