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Guest Presentations

The Colonial Theatre is proud to host community events presented by other organizations, providing a space for local groups and individuals to present films, concerts, conferences, fundraisers, and their own special events.

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Summer Shorts Jewish Film Festival

Wed., July 12, 2017 thru Wed., August 30, 2017

The Kehillah of Chester County presents Summer Shorts, an eight-session film festival and discussion series of selected contemporary international Jewish short films. Seating is limited and reservations are encouraged.

Register at $10 suggested donation per session. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Download the complete series brochure, including film titles & descriptions.

Presented by the Kehillah of Chester County, a Jewish community . . .

Phoenixville Library’s Thrilling Thursdays

Thu., July 13, 2017 thru Thu., August 10, 2017

Join the Phoenixville Public Library at the Colonial for FREE family fun on Thrilling Thursdays, part of the Build a Better World! Summer Reading Program. All shows are at 10:30AM and are approximately 60 minutes long. Download a flyer about the program here.
July 13: The Nicolo Whinsey Show
July 20 : Ran D’Shine’s Family Magic Show
July 27 : Sciencetellers: Tall Ships & Pirate Tales
Aug 3 . . .

Firebird Theatre presents Guys and Dolls Jr.

Fri., August 25, 2017 thru Sat., August 26, 2017

Enjoy a live performance of Guys and Dolls JR presented by the youth cast of Firebird Theatre Company under the direction of Courtney Boches. Set in mythical New York City, Guys and Dolls is an oddball romantic comedy. Gambler, Nathan Detroit, tries to find the cash to set up the biggest craps game in town while the authorities breathe down his neck; meanwhile, his girlfriend and nightclub performer, Adelaide, laments . . .

Theatre Organ Concert with Lew Williams

Sun., September 10, 2017

Enjoy an afternoon of theatre Organ music performed by the 1988 ATOS organist of the year. Lew Williams began playing the organ at the age of 10 and earned his Master of Music degree at Southern Methodist University under Dr. Robert T. Anderson. He has toured extensively around the USA, England and Australia. He also played concerts in France and Germany, and in 2015 was inducted into the Theatre Organ . . .