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Our Offerings

Our flexible event spaces are perfect for a wide variety of programming. Whether you'd like to host a non-profit fundraiser, bridal shower, live music event, or anything in between — we'd love to work with you. 

Our 129-person theatre is available for private film showings. This is a great option for birthday parties, school field trips, and pre-release screenings for filmmakers. 

Our sponsored movies are a great way to support the community while advertising your business! Our sponsorships are limited to two per month and they go fast, so reach out today for more information. 

Upcoming Events

  • Free Movie: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
    Free Movie: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
    Sun, Apr 21
    Apr 21, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Canaan, 27 Railroad St, Canaan, CT 06018, USA
    Apr 21, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Canaan, 27 Railroad St, Canaan, CT 06018, USA
    This FREE showing is brought to you by the generosity of Industry Kitchen & Bar. Tickets will be available two weeks out from showtime. Run Time: 2hr 23 min
  • HYSB Gratitude Gala
    HYSB Gratitude Gala
    Sat, Apr 27
    Apr 27, 2024, 6:00 PM
    Canaan, 27 Railroad St, Canaan, CT 06018, USA
    Apr 27, 2024, 6:00 PM
    Canaan, 27 Railroad St, Canaan, CT 06018, USA
    Please join the Housatonic Youth Service Bureau for their second annual Gratitude Gala on April 27th. (Timing to be announced) Tickets are available now.
  • First Thursdays: Ferris Bueller's Day Off
    First Thursdays: Ferris Bueller's Day Off
    Thu, May 02
    May 02, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:45 PM
    Canaan, 27 Railroad St, Canaan, CT 06018, USA
    May 02, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:45 PM
    Canaan, 27 Railroad St, Canaan, CT 06018, USA
    Run Time: 1 hour 38 minutes
  • First Thursdays: The Sting
    First Thursdays: The Sting
    Thu, Jun 06
    Jun 06, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:15 PM
    Canaan, 27 Railroad St, Canaan, CT 06018, USA
    Jun 06, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:15 PM
    Canaan, 27 Railroad St, Canaan, CT 06018, USA
    Run Time: 2 hours 9 minutes
  • First Thursdays: Clueless
    First Thursdays: Clueless
    Wed, Jul 03
    Jul 03, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:45 PM
    Canaan, 27 Railroad St, Canaan, CT 06018, USA
    Jul 03, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:45 PM
    Canaan, 27 Railroad St, Canaan, CT 06018, USA
    NOTE: This month's movie is on Wednesday, instead of Thursday, because of Independence Day. Run Time: 1hr 37min

About

The Colonial Theatre

North Canaan, CT

Interior shot of art deco theatre, featuring plush red theater seating, red damask walls, and ceiling with red, gold, green, and black details.

Nestled in the heart of North Canaan, Connecticut, just minutes away from the Massachusetts border, the Colonial Theatre stands tall as a significant cultural landmark. Constructed in 1923, the theatre boasts a century-long run of playing host to a diverse array of entertainment; from movies and musical acts to plays and comedy shows. While the one-time basement bowling alley is left to the confines of history, The Colonial Theatre has remained an unforgettable hub for community gatherings and we are honored to usher it into a new chapter.

We are thrilled to invite members of the Litchfield Hills and Southern Berkshires communities to join hands with us in this endeavor. Our flexible event spaces are perfect for a wide-range of programming and we eagerly seek partnerships for various occasions, such as:

  • Live Music Performances

  • Private Movie Screenings

  • Corporate Events (Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, Meetings)

  • Comedy Shows

  • Charity Galas

  • Community Gatherings

  • Family Events (Reunions, Birthday Parties)

  • Cultural Festivals

  • Book Readings/Author Events

  • Educational Workshops

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