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Colonial Theatre

Colonial Theatre

Opened in 1903, the Colonial Theatre once hosted live shows and vaudeville. Today, the 658-seat auditorium screens new and classic movies. Film buffs recognize the marquee from the 1958 hit The Blob—a role the institution celebrates once a year during Blobfest.

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Tags: Neighborhoods & Towns, Theaters

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