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Concerts & Events

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Tickets to live concerts and events are non-refundable.
Online sales to Point Entertainment concerts end at 5PM on the day of the show.
After 5PM please come to the box office or call 610-917-1228 to order tickets.
Watch Al Stewart or Jake Shimabukuro recorded at the Colonial for the PBS show On Tour.


Satan & Adam

Thu., May 30, 2019

Directed by V. Scott Balcerek. US. 2019. NR. 1 hour 20 minutes. Digital.
Presented by Cargo Film and Releasing

One Show Only – Ticket Proceeds Benefit the Steel City Blue Society and the 10th Annual Phoenixville Blues Festival!

Satan & Adam is a celebration of the transformative power of music, and the bonds that develop when artists collaborate and worlds collide. Director V. Scott Balcerek pulls together over two decades of documentary footage to chart the duo’s trajectory from busking in the streets of Harlem to bigger and bigger . . .

City Rhythm Orchestra presents The Sounds of Philadelphia

Fri., May 31, 2019

The City Rhythm Orchestra’s next presentation at the Colonial Theatre’s White Rabbit Cabaret will be an evening of great music and dancing as they salute “The Sound of Philadelphia”.

The legendary music that was produced in Philly during the mid-1970’s blended R&B, disco, and funk into a distinctive sound that dominated the national airwaves. City Rhythm’s fabulous vocalists and hot horns will deliver . . .

code blue

Sat., June 1, 2019

Directed by Marica Machado. US. 2019. 1 hour 42 minutes. Seawater Productions. DVD.

Through the lens of filmmaker Marcia Machado, code blue reveals lapses in the current state of medicine and provides a common sense solution by featuring the practice of lifestyle medicine to prevent, manage and reverse chronic diseases. The film presents the hurdles to the proposed shift: antiquated curricula in medical schools, confusion in the media, inadequate government policies, and the underlying influences of the pharmaceutical and food industries. code blue . . .

Point Entertainment presents 10,000 Maniacs

Sat., June 1, 2019

10,000 Maniacs has covered plenty of ground in its 35-plus years, from cult-herodom to international stardom, to their current status as a cornerstone alternative band. But the sound and spirit of 10,000 Maniacs remains consistent. The live shows embrace their entire catalog, and the lineup is still anchored by four of the six original members. Drew and bassist Steven Gustafson co-founded the band in 1981 . . .

The Celluloid Closet

Fri., June 7, 2019 thru Sat., June 8, 2019

Directed by Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman. US. 1995. R. 1 hour 47 minutes. Sony Pictures Classics . DVD.
Sponsored by LGBT Equality Alliance of Chester County

This documentary highlights the historical contexts that gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders have occupied in cinema history, and shows the evolution of the entertainment industry’s role in shaping perceptions of LGBT figures. The issues addressed include secrecy — which initially defined homosexuality — as well as the demonization of the homosexual community with the advent of AIDS, and finally the shift toward acceptance and positivity in the modern era . . .

LCR Improv

Sun., April 28, 2019 thru Sat., June 8, 2019

LCR Improv (LCR stands for “Listen Care React”) brings their unique brand of comedy to the Berry Theatre at the Colonial this spring! Similar in style to Whose Line Is It Anyway? Each performance showcases short-form improvisational comedy “games” that are entirely made up on the spot! Guaranteed to bring you lots of laughs and irrepressible joy, each show is a one-of-a-kind experience that you won . . .


Fri., June 14, 2019 thru Sat., June 15, 2019

Directed by Matthew Warchus. UK. 2014. R. 1 hour 57 minutes. CBS Films . Digital.
Sponsored by LGBT Equality Alliance of Chester County

Pride is inspired by an extraordinary true story.  It’s the summer of 1984, Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers is on strike, prompting a London-based group of gay and lesbian activists to raise money to support the strikers’ families.  Initially rebuffed by the Union, the group identifies a tiny mining village in Wales and sets off to make their donation in person.  As . . .

Dad’s a Champ! Rocky & Creed Marathon

Sun., June 16, 2019

Treat dad to a knock-out afternoon of Philly-set classics with the Colonial’s Dad’s a Champ! Rocky & Creed Marathon! On the card: the restoration of the original Rocky, the winner of our audience sequel poll -Rocky IV, and the first installment of the incredibly cool Creed series! See your favorite film – or go the distance and see all three!
Individual Film Tickets
Adults: $10
Seniors &amp . . .

Gay Chorus Deep South

Fri., June 21, 2019 thru Sat., June 22, 2019

Directed by David Charles Rodrigues. US. 2019. RN. 1 hour 40 minutes. Digital.
Presented by The Film Collaborative
Sponsored by LGBT Equality Alliance of Chester County

Pennsylvania Premiere of the Toast of the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival!
In response to a wave of discriminatory anti-LGBTQ laws and the divisive 2016 election, the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus embarks on a tour of the American Deep South. Led by Gay Chorus Conductor Dr. Tim Seelig and joined by The Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir; the tour brings a message of music, love and acceptance to communities . . .

Return to Earth

Wed., June 26, 2019

Directed by Darcy Wittenburg, Colin Jones, Darren McCullough. Canada . 2019. G. 45 minutes. Digital.
Presented by Anthill Films

Time is either spent wisely or it is just spent. Second after second; minute after minute; moment after moment… they’re all there for the taking. All you need is a simple machine that that defies
boundaries and knows no limits.

This is Return to Earth, the ninth feature from award-winning adventure filmmakers Anthill Films. A cinematic journey that will immediately transport you into that feeling of total immersion . . .

Paris is Burning

Fri., June 28, 2019 thru Sat., June 29, 2019

Directed by Jeannie Livingston. US. 1990. R. 1 hour 11 minutes. Janus Films. Digital Restoration.
Sponsored by LGBT Equality Alliance of Chester County

Where does voguing come from, and what, exactly, is throwing shade? This landmark documentary provides a vibrant snapshot of the 1980s through the eyes of New York City’s African American and Latinx Harlem drag ball scene. Made over seven years, Paris Is Burning offers an intimate portrait of rival fashion “houses,” from fierce contests for trophies, to house mothers offering sustenance in a world rampant with homophobia and transphobia . . .

Blobfest 2019: Friday Night Spook Show and The Run Out

Fri., July 12, 2019



(There is no screening of The Blob on Friday night. All film screenings are on Saturday and Sunday.)

We strongly recommend you purchase online. Our phone lines get busy fast and we may not get to you before we sell out!


Enjoy our Friday Night Spook Show, hosted by Mr. Lobo, followed . . .

Blobfest 2019: The Blob and Forbidden Planet

Sat., July 13, 2019

When Adams (Leslie Nielsen) and his crew are sent to investigate the silence from a planet inhabited by scientists, he finds all but two have died. Dr. Morbius and his daughter Altaira have somehow survived a hideous monster which roams the planet. Unknown to Adams, Morbius has made a discovery, and has no intention of sharing it (or his daughter!) with anyone.

This double feature is showing twice . . .

Blobfest 2019: The Blob and Teenagers from Outer Space

Sat., July 13, 2019

A young alien (David Love) falls for a pretty teenage Earth girl (Dawn Anderson) and they team up to try to stop the plans of his invading cohorts, who intend to use Earth as a food-breeding ground for giant lobsters from their planet. The invaders, who arrive in a flying saucer, carry deadly ray guns that turn Earth-people into skeletons.
7:30 – Doors Open to the 1903 . . .

Blobfest 2019: A Blobby Sunday Smorgasbord and The Blob

Sun., July 14, 2019

Blobfest Sunday programming has grown to include a diverse assortment of specialty treats. This year will feature new short films from the The Lost Skeleton Returns Again, a mini-festival of Blobfest Shorty entries from years past, thrilling Q&As, starting of course with a screening of The Blob. Plus much more!
12:30 – Doors open
1:00 – Q&A with Marta Kristen
1:30 – A Blobby . . .

Point Entertainment presents Aimee Mann with special guest Jonathan Coulton

Tue., July 16, 2019

WXPN welcomes Aimee Mann back to the Colonial!

Originally gaining notoriety with her band Til Tuesday, Aimee Mann began her solo career in 1993 with the album “Whatever” and has made a name for herself through her independent success and the founding of her record label SuperEgo Records. In addition to her solo albums, she has appeared on many film soundtracks, most notably the song score for Paul Thomas Anderson . . .

Joe Bob Briggs presents “How Rednecks Saved Hollywood” Live

Fri., October 4, 2019

Tickets on sale Fri, May 3 @ 12:30PM.

Tickets on Sale Fri, May 3 at 12:30 PM! 
Spend a fast-and-furious two hours with America’s drive-in movie critic as he uses over 200 clips and stills to review the history of rednecks in America as told through the classics of both grindhouse and mainstream movies. You will learn:

The identity of the first redneck in history.
The precise date the first redneck arrived in . . .

Point Entertainment presents A Night with The Lovemaster Craig Shoemaker

Sat., December 14, 2019

On Sale Fri, Mar 22 at 12:30 PM.

Craig Shoemaker is a modern day renaissance man, with a show business career spanning over three decades as a stand up comedian, actor, author, writer and producer. He was named Comedian of the Year at The American Comedy Awards on ABC, is listed as one of the top 100 comedians of all time on IMDB and has garnered two Emmy awards. His 90 minute stand up special Daditude, aired prime . . .