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Address: 95 Main Street, Keene, NH 03431
Phone Number: 603-352-2033
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A great local venue for well known acts, as well as a movie theather

This is an old theater with lots of life still in it. It has been tastefully restored, and fun to look at while awaiting the beginning of a show. I frequently attend concerts and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
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Putney, Vermont
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Putney, Vermont
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is an old theater with lots of life still in it. It has been tastefully restored, and fun to look at while awaiting the beginning of a show. I frequently attend concerts and shows at the Colonial. I am spoiled, as it is about 30 minutes from my home and has so many great shows each season. Parking is... More 

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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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17 attraction reviews
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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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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
26 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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118 reviews 118 reviews
16 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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