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Spend a Week at the Colonial May 1 May 7

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Tickets are still available for the One Night Only Comedy and Variety Festival, Saturday, May 16 at 8PM. Join us for this funny variety show of stand-ups and other performers, including a contortionist, a one man band and a yo-yoer. Tickets are available online here.

May’s Community Cinema film on Wed, May 20 at 5:30PM, Limited Partnership, chronicles the story of Filipino American Richard Adams and Australian Tony Sullivan and their ongoing four decade fight to get equal treatment for a same-sex marriage. Join us for a FREE sneak-peak screening before it airs on Independent Lens/PBS. This screening is FREE, but registration is required by signing up online.

Our new feature this week is What We Do in the Shadows. The film is a horror comedy about Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav (Jemaine Clement of Flight of the Conchords fame), vampires who are finding that modern life has them struggling with the mundane – like paying rent, trying to get into nightclubs, and overcoming roommate conflicts. Tonight is your last chance to see Woman in Gold at 7:30.

After our feature Friday night feature, stay for our Fright Night film, Creepshow, sponsored by Franklin Bistro. Film legend George A.Romero and author Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.

Our Young Audiences film this Saturday at 2PM is MST3K: Pod People. This is a special Saturday afternoon screening of one of the funniest Mystery Science 3000 episodes ever!

Speaking of Saturday, May 2: Phoenixville First welcomes back the Food Truck Festival 12PM-6PM. Main and Bridge Streets will be closed from 7AM-8PM but all municipal lots will be FREE. In addition, a FREE shuttle service will be available for this event between the hours of 11am and 7pm. You may park at the Schuylkill Elementary School free of charge, and a bus shuttle will loop each 1/2 hour. Plan your trip into town accordingly, enjoy some great food and a funny movie at the Colonial!

Our classic film this Sunday is Bolero (1934). Watch the story of an egotistical nightclub dance performer named Raoul (George Raft), his determination to succeed at all costs, and the only woman in his life that truly matters to him, a dancing partner named Helen (Carole Lombard).

Join us next Sunday at 12:30 for an exclusive tour of the theatre and a visit to preview 225 Bridge St. Please RSVP by 5PM Saturday by calling 610-917-1228, giving us the names of all attending.

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