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Young Audiences

Film Tickets: $5. Children <3 are free!
Live Show Tickets: $7 unless otherwise noted. Children <3 are free!
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Age recommendations and/or ratings are noted but please use your own best judgment — you know yourself and your children best. For relatively unbiased reviews check out Common Sense Media. You can also search the database to find out why a film got a particular rating.

Thanks to PECO for their generous support of our live programs for young audiences!

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The Cat’s Pajamas

Tue., August 1, 2017

Ages 4+. 60 minutes. Live.

Frequently heard on WXPN’s Kid’s Corner, The Cat’s Pajamas define cool kindie music. With their signature 3-part harmony and rockin’ band, they’re ready to party with dances, puppets, props and costumes.
Adults & Children: $7
Children < 3: Free
Tickets are non-refundable. General admission seating. Ticket price includes a $2.00 service fee. Tickets available with cash, check or credit card at the . . .

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 . . .

Moona Luna

Tue., August 8, 2017

Ages 4+. 60 minutes. Live.

The New York Daily News called Moona Luna “the missing soundtrack for bilingual/bicultural kids.” Audiences call them one of the best bands on the kindie music scene. Lead by songwriter Sandra Velasquez, Moona Luna gives classic American pop rock a contemporary Latin spin that will have families dancing in the aisles and singing along – in English and Spanish!
Adults & Children: $7
Children < 3: Free
Tickets are . . .

Sherlock Jr. with Live Organ Accompaniment by Brett Miller

Tue., August 15, 2017

Ages 6+. 45 minutes. Live.

Showcasing amazing stunts and hilarious set pieces, Sherlock Jr. stars legendary silent comic Buster Keaton as a movie theatre projectionist who fantasizes about being a world-famous detective. Framed for a crime he didn’t commit, our hero must solve the case, clear his name and win the heart of the girl he loves – all in a 45-minute runtime!

A celebrated concert organist and silent film accompanist, 15-year . . .

You Pick the Movie!

Tue., August 22, 2017

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Adults & Children: $5
Children < 3: Free
Tickets are non-refundable. General admission seating. Tickets available with cash, check or credit card at the Colonial Theatre Box Office or online . . .

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 . . .

Quote-Along Labyrinth

Sat., October 7, 2017

Directed by Jim Henson. US. 1986. PG. 1 hour 41 minutes. Sony. Digital.

Jim Henson’s classic fantasy is coming back to the Colonial – and you’re invited to experience its magic like never before! QUOTE-ALONG! LABYRINTH makes the audience active participants in Sarah’s quest to save her baby brother from Jareth the Goblin King! Thanks to on-screen subtitles and participation prompts, you and your fellow fans will sing David Bowie’s classic songs, quote your favorite lines, and get . . .