Cult Cinema

$10 Adult // $8 Seniors (62+) & Students // $7 Members & Children <13 // PLUS $1 Processing Fee added to Adult and Senior tickets.
Member passes are accepted at most cult films. Click on the film title to confirm.
Special screenings and marathons priced as noted in the show description.
Read about our ticket prices, box office and seating.
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Wait, Wait, Don’t Kill Me

Fri., August 21, 2020 thru Thu., October 1, 2020

Directed by Adam Lippe. United States. 2020. Sexual situations and gore. Recommended for 17 and over. 1 Hour 42 minutes. Digital.

The Colonial Theatre is thrilled to offer a Philadelphia filmmaker the opportunity to showcase their work. By selecting a ticket, you can watch the film on the Colonial’s Vimeo channel for the next 48 hours.
Take Note:
The film is Unrated by the MPAA. The film does contain sexual situations and gore. It is our recommendation that the film is for 17 years and over.
About The Film
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Little Shop Of Horrors

Fri., September 25, 2020 thru Wed., September 30, 2020

Directed by Frank Oz. United States. 1986. PG-13. 1 Hour 43 minutes. Warner Bros. Digital.

Enjoy a private screening of Little Shop of Horrors. Click here to learn more. 

About The Film
A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed. Starring Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, and Vincent Gardenia.

Note: This is the Director’s Cut of the film with an ending not originally seen in theaters!
Reviews
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Sat., April 3, 2021

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.

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Polyester

Fri., May 14, 2021

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 . . .

Hairspray

Sat., May 15, 2021

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 . . .

Point Entertainment presents This Filthy World: An Evening with John Waters

Sat., May 15, 2021

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 . . .

The Room Live!

Sat., June 5, 2021

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 . . .