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Colonial Theatre

95 Main Street, Keene, NH 03431
603-352-2033
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91 reviews 91 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

Attended the Lyle Lovett concert here and certainly enjoyed the concert and the ambiance of this beautifully restored theater. Ushers line up to escort you to your seat and are very pleasant. Seats are comfortable and since it is such a small theater, all seats are great. Would definitely return and will be watching for future acts.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The look and feel of the theater, the location and the lobby. Downtown Keene, NH. We really like this place.

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Keene, New Hampshire, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Movies, live local shows or the concert series, this beautiful, re-modeled theater is the place to go. There are no bad seats in this setting where you can admire the beauty of detailed ornamentation dating back to the 1920's and carefully preserved.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have seen such headliners as Bill Cosby, Brian Regan, and Bob Marley all in little Keene, NH. We used to travel all over the Northeast to see comedians and other acts and at least 3-4 times a year they have acts that we would never get to see without traveling. We love it!!

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5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The place was refurbed many years ago, and it looks very good, kind of art nouveau, I guess. Saw a movie there and have seen others in the theater when in the Keene area over the past 50+ years. Live shows, too, though I've never seen one.

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West Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The Colonial Theatre is a beautifully restored gem offering many great performances and films. We visited the theatre during a short trip to Keene. The theatre was showing the independent film "Cold in July" which was filmed in our town in New York. We searched many locations in our area to view the film with no luck. Surprisingly, upon arriving... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I traveled to Keene specifically to see Rick Springfield at the Colonial Theater. This venue is well restored, had excellent acoustics. Looking forward to other shows they may offer.

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Huntington, Vermont
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Saw the Chieftains (who were fabulous) at the Colonial Theater. There is no dedicated parking, nor is there is any information on the theater website at all regarding parking - they really need to create a link for parking. However, there is a municipal lot behind the theater (about a 3 minute walk). But that lot, which is large, is... More

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Keene, New Hampshire
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

This will take you back to the turn of the century.... This wonderful old building has been fully restored. As you enter, you will imaging the day when movies, internet and concerts were unheard of. A time when people actually dressed for an evening out and shows were a treat! If you have a chance to be in Keene,NH, you... More

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Keene, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The Colonial is a beautiful old theatre that was saved about 15 years ago. It brings you back in time to when you saw movies in places that had character! In addition to movies, the Colonial hosts some big name entertainment and there is no bad seat in the house. It is a real pleasure to go there!

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