Presented by FirstGlanceFilms
The Colonial Theatre is honored to host the 23rd annual FirstGlance Film Festival!
We understand that everyone has their own level of comfort during these times. That said, this event is a hybrid (virtual and in person); feel free to attend in the way that makes you most comfortable.
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
FirstGlance curates a wide selection of independent films each year and is proud to screen all genres by . . .
UPDATE 3.18.2020 – The concert featuring The High Kings will be moved to February 27th, 2021.
Tickets purchased for the March 19 concert will be honored for the rescheduled date.
To say that The High Kings are charting a new course for Irish ballad music – equal parts rousing and reflective, energetic and insightful – is an understatement. They are leading a new and bright era for Irish folk music, and . . .
Directed by Jim Sharman. UK. 1975. R. 1 hour 40 minutes. Fox. Digital.
UPDATE 7.29.20 – THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR APRIL 3rd, 2021.
Tickets purchased for the October 17th event will be honored for the rescheduled date.
The Colonial is once again bringing The Rocky Horror Picture Show to the stage, complete with costume contest, pre-show, and full shadow cast. This show is NOT suitable for children. Anyone under 17 will not be admitted without a parent.
We will . . .
UPDATE 9.21.2020 – The Al Stewart concert is being RESCHEDULED to April 10th, 2021 due to the current COVID pandemic.
Tickets purchased for the original concert date will be honored for the rescheduled date.
Member Presale: Wednesday May 20th at 12:00 pm
Public Onsale: Thursday May 21st at 10:00 am
About the Artist
Al Stewart came to stardom as part of the legendary British folk revival . . .
UPDATE 6.3.20 – THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR APRIL 24TH, 2021
Tickets for the previously scheduled shows of June 20th & October 24th, 2020 will be honored at the rescheduled date.
Celebrate Big Daddy’s triumphant return to the stage as, along with Joe Conklin, Two Funny Philly Guys returns to the Colonial. This annual show is always a sell-out so don’t wait to get your . . .
Directed by John Waters. US. 1981. R. 1 hour 26 minutes. Warner Bros. Digital Restoration.
UPDATE 9.17.2020 – The screening of Polyester has been rescheduled for Friday, May 14th, 2021.
Tickets purchased for the April 17th or October 10th screenings will be honored for the rescheduled date.
A frustrated housewife, Francine Fishpaw (Divine), tries to maintain her sanity while taking care of her dysfunctional household. Elmer (David Samson), her husband and the owner of an adult theater, is sleeping with his secretary, and her . . .
Directed by John Waters. US. 1988. PG. 1 hour 36 minutes. Warner Bros. Digital .
UPDATE 9.17.2020 – The screening of Hairspray has been moved to Saturday, May 15th, 2021.
Tickets purchased for the April 18th or October 10th screenings will be honored for the rescheduled date.
When Tracy Turnblad (Ricki Lake), an overweight teen, auditions for a spot on a popular teen dance show, she beats out the spiteful Amber von Tussle (Colleen Fitzpatrick), winning over Amber’s boyfriend (Michael St. Gerard) in . . .
UPDATE 9.17.2020 – This Filthy World: An Evening with John Waters has been rescheduled for May 15th, 2021.
Tickets purchased for the April 18th or the October 10th concert will be honored for the rescheduled date.
This Filthy World is John Waters’s rapid-fire one-man spoken word “vaudeville” act that celebrates the film career and joyously appalling taste of the man William Burroughs once called “The Pope . . .
Directed by Tommy Wiseau. US. 2003. R. 99 minutes. Wiseau Films. Digital.
UPDATE 8.9.2020- This event has been rescheduled for June 5th, 2021.
Tickets purchased for the June 5th or September 26th shows will be honored for the rescheduled date.
THE ROOM Live! with Greg Sestero in person.
Oh, Hi Mark! The Colonial Theatre is absolutely thrilled to welcome Greg Sestero for a celebration of THE ROOM on its 18th Anniversary! Prior to our screening of Tommy Wiseau’s wonderfully . . .
UPDATE 5/29/2020- This event has been RESCHEDULED for June 6th, 2021.
Tickets for the June 10th, 2020 show will be honored for the RESCHEDULED date.
Member Presale: March 19th at 12:00 pm | Public Onsale: March 20th at 12:00 pm
Steve Earle returns to the Colonial with a brand new album, Ghosts of West Virginia. When asked about what drove him to craft his deeply evocative new . . .
UPDATE 8.24.20 – THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR JUNE 24TH, 2021.
Tickets purchased for the June 18th or December 17th concert will be honored for the rescheduled date.
With seven #1 Billboard World Music Chart Albums, over 250 million streams on all platforms, over half a million albums sold and a dedicated, loyal fan base that boasts nearly one million social media followers, this multi-national, Celtic juggernaut . . .
UPDATE 6.30.2020: This Concert has been rescheduled for September 17th, 2021. All tickets purchased for the previous concert will be honored for the rescheduled date.
About the Artists
David Bromberg and his Big Band bring exuberant vocals, ace musicianship and a new album, “Big Road”, to The Colonial Theater. Still pushing boundaries, still an iconoclast, still unapologetically unique, Bromberg continues to explore his life’s journey via a . . .