Renting The Colonial

Thank you for your interest in holding an event at the Colonial Theatre! At this time, we are taking minimal rental applications. If you are interested in renting the Colonial, please fill out a form and we will reach out to you individually. You can also book a private screening from this page.


Theatres & Event Spaces

The 1903 Theatre Capacity: 473 seats on 1st floor and 185 in balcony

Rates: $375 - $1,400 + additional fees (see bottom of page for more info)

There are 4 wheelchair spaces and 3 transfer seats (one arm of the seat flips up) on the main floor. Theatre 1’s screen is 12’5” high x 30’ wide and this theatre is equipped for 35mm and 2K digital projection. Row A is approximately 4’ from the stage and 22’ from the screen. The stage is roughly 18’ deep x 25’ wide.

White Rabbit Theatre Capacity: 174

Rates: $300 - $600 + additional fees (see bottom of page for more info)

Theatre 2’s seats are retractable allowing for a flexible space that can be used as a black box theatre in addition to a traditional auditorium. There are 49 seats in the fixed balcony and 125 seats in the stadium-style retractable section, including 5 wheelchair spaces. Theatre 2’s screen is 10’2” high x 24’ wide.Theatre 2 is equipped for 2K digital projection only. Row A is approximately 12’ from the screen.

Berry Theatre Capacity: 65

Rates: $250- $525 + additional fees (see bottom of page for more info)

The Colonial’s red luxe theatre has 65 seats including 4 wheelchair spaces. Theatre 3’s screen is 6’4” high x 14’4” wide. Theatre 3 is equipped for 2K digital projection only. Row A is approximately 2’ from the stage and 9’ from the screen. The stage is approximately 9’ deep x 20’ wide.

Event Spaces

Private Film Screening Capacity: 12

Member Rental Price – $100 / Public Rental Price – $125

A safe and intimate outing for your quarantine circle. Please read the information below to learn more about renting, safety, and pricing.

Garden Suite & Rooftop Deck Capacity: Flexible

Rates: starting at $100 / hr + additional fees (see bottom of page for more info)

The Garden Suite and Rooftop Deck are available with greater flexibility than the theatres and are ideal for business meetings, private parties, multimedia presentations and community events.

The Screening Classroom Capacity: 80

Rates: starting at $75 / hr + additional fees (see bottom of page for more info)

The Screening Classroom is ideal for children’s birthday parties, informal events and screenings (DVD/Blu-Ray only). Capacity for this space is between 50 people for a film screening and up to 80 people for a cocktail party.

Marquee Messaging Capacity: 300 characters

Tax-deductible donation of $200 per hour

Your message, big and loud, on our iconic Colonial Theatre marquee.

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Important to Know

Please note that we require that you use one of our approved caterers if needed for your event: Valley Forge Catering, Robert Ryan Catering, or Bause Catering.

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Marquee Message Application

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  • Photo Information

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  • If photos taken at the theatre are published in any publicly available media the theatre shall receive credit as the location for each photo published. If photos taken at the theatre are to be published in a format to be sold, additional permission by the theatre is required and additional fees and/or royalties may apply. Please email links to all online photo galleries that include photos taken at the Colonial to info@thecolonialtheatre.com.
  • Maximum of 3 lines and 27 characters per line, including spaces.
  • Photographer Information

  • If a professional photographer is not being used, please just fill in your own name.
  • If a professional photographer is not being used, please fill in your own phone number.
  • If a professional photographer is not being used, please fill in your own email address.
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  • Concurrent Use Statement

    Photography sessions may not interfere with the theatre’s programming. Theatre management reserves the right to cancel the photography session due to conflict with a reasonable amount of notice, in which case your payment will be refunded. Great care is taken to ensure that all users of the theatre will have sufficient time and use of all areas, provided that users of the theatre arrive at the scheduled time. The theatre is not responsible for any delays or rescheduling of session caused by photography sessions that do not begin on time or that run overtime. Please be courteous of others and make every effort to be ready to start your session at the scheduled time.

Member Benefits/Business Program

To participate in the Colonial Theatre's new business benefits partnership program for members, please complete and submit this form. We will email to confirm receipt and with any questions.
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Screen Sponsorship Agreement

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Film and Event Sponsorship

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Book A Private Film Screening

Please fill out this form to rent the Berry Theatre.
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    Please note: if only some of your guests would like popcorn, please submit the number of popcorns you would like in the "other" field.
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    Please choose the film you would like to book for your rental.
    Please note there will be no private screenings this weekend due to a film festival being held at the theatre.
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