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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.

Download our newsletter/schedule (updated Mar 29).

Peter Pan with Live Organ Accompaniment

Sun., April 2, 2017

Directed by Herbert Brenon. US. 1924. NR. 105 minutes. DVD.
Presented by TOSDV

Experience an authentic silent film screening with accomplished theatre organist Wayne Zimmerman.
“That wonderful ecstatic laughter, tinkling and beautiful, just the laughter that Barrie loves to hear, greeted Herbert Brenon’s picturized version of “Peter Pan” yesterday afternoon in the Rivoli. Again and again the silence of the audience was snapped by the ringing laugh of a single boy which was quickly followed by an outburst from dozens of others . . .

Spring Theatre Organ Concert with Ken Double and Skip Stine

Sun., May 7, 2017

Presented by TOSDV

Enjoy an afternoon of great music with Ken Double, renowned theatre organist and Skip Stine, former lead trumpet with the Harry James Orchestra.
This program benefits the Theatre Organ Society of the Delaware Valley (TOSDV) Theatre Pipe Organ Restoration Fund. For additional information visit; email; or call 215-780-0831.

There is plenty of parking near the theatre, and it’s free on Sundays!
Tickets . . .

The Billboard Boys

Sun., May 21, 2017

Directed by Pat Taggart. US. 2016. NR. 79 minutes. Digital.

How long could you live on a billboard over a busy highway? That’s the question that three men set out to answer in 1982 as part of an AM radio contest in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The winner would receive a mobile home, no small prize for the recession-stricken area where unemployment was rampant and mortgage rates were a whopping 18 percent. What was expected to last 30 days or . . .

Speedy with Live Organ Accompaniment by Don Kinnier

Sun., June 11, 2017

US. 1928. NR. 85 minutes. blu ray.
Presented by TOSDV

Harold “Speedy” Swift, a fan of Babe Ruth and the New York Yankees, saves from extinction the city’s last horse-drawn trolley, operated by his girlfriend’s grandfather. Starring Harold Lloyd and Babe Ruth. 
Don Kinnier is well known throughout the Northeast for accompanying silent films and for providing original silent film scores. 
This program benefits the Theatre Organ Society of the Delaware Valley (TOSDV) Theatre Pipe Organ Restoration . . .