Help support The Colonial Theatre!

Your Cultural Center in the White Mountains

The Colonial is able to bring world-class music, independent film and high quality family entertainment to the White Mountains because of support from people like you. We hope you will consider a donation to help support all the The Colonial does in your community.

Make a tax-deductible* donation online: 


or donate by mail: 

The Colonial Theatre, PO Box 204, Bethlehem, NH 03574

  • For every donation of $500 or more a plaque acknowledging your donation will be put on a newly renovated theatre seat.
  • Every donation totaling $250 or more (either a recurring $20 monthly donation or one time contribution) includes an individual or household membership.
  • Every Recurring Monthly Donation of $10 or more includes an individual annual membership


Online: For Recurring Donations please check the “Make this a monthly donation” box.

Or by mail: Mail with your check with your one time donation to: The Colonial Theatre, PO Box 204, Bethlehem, NH 03574

*The Colonial Theatre does business as the Friends of The Colonial under the non-profit auspices of the Bethlehem Redevelopment Association.

Become a Member

Your Cultural Center in the White Mountains

When you become a member of The Colonial Theatre you are helping to bring world-class music, independent film and high quality family entertainment to the White Mountains region. Show your support today!

(The Colonial Theatre does business as The Friends of The Colonial under the non-profit auspices of the Bethlehem Redevelopment Association.)


  • Discounts on all feature movies and most live events
  • Member’s Preferred Ticketing: Buy LIVE! at The Colonial tickets before they go on sale to the public.
  • Order LIVE! at The Colonial general admission tickets on-line with NO additional
    processing fees
  • A FREE movie admission for every 5 you attend (does not include special event films or Buddy Night)
  • Members Mondays: Get a free organic popcorn with your membership card
  • Your house guests are welcome to all movies and live events at member’s ticket prices when they accompany you to the Theatre.
    (If you choose a household membership, please indicate the number of people in your household)
  • The Colonial’s monthly Calendar of Events mailed to your home
  • Weekly e-News with upcoming movie and events
  • Your Colonial membership will be honored with ticket discounts at Catamount Arts in St. Johnsbury, VT, and St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts, Berlin, NH, Red River Theatres, Concord, NH, The Loading Dock, Littleton, and member benefits at The Gem Theater, Bethel, ME.
  • Your Colonial membership allows you to get member’s prices at theaters across the country. The Colonial is a participant in The Art House Visiting Members program which allows members from participating theaters to visit any other participating theater and see a regularly-scheduled film for the basic member discount. For a list of theaters visit:


  • Sign up with your credit card or PayPal here:

    Choose Membership Level

  • By Mail: Download this form and mail with your check, VISA, MasterCard, or Discover Card information to: The Colonial Theatre, PO Box 204, Bethlehem, NH 03574
  • Pick up a membership brochure at the Box Office

Thank you for your support!

The Colonial Theatre Gift Certificates make great gifts for any occasion!

  • Available in any amount
  • Great for Memberships
  • Live! at The Colonial events
  • Regularly scheduled films

(Sorry, may not be used for events not presented by The Colonial)

Gift Certificates may be purchased by calling our business office at (603) 869-5603, Monday–Friday, 9:00am – 4:00pm or email:

PLANNED GIVING: The Huntington Legacy Society

The Huntington Legacy Society was established in 2009, in memory of Steve Huntington, an enthusiastic supporter of The Colonial Theatre and respected civic leader. Steve was the first person to direct a legacy gift to the Theatre. The Huntington Legacy Society ensures the long-term financial sustainability for the Theatre and recognizes individuals who have included The Colonial in their estates.

If you are considering such a gift, or would like more information, please call Stephen Dignazio, Executive Director, at 603-869-5603 or email All inquiries are confidential.

*The Friends of the Colonial is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.
Thank you for your support!

The Colonial thanks the following funders for their generous support.

Jane B. Cook 1992 Charitable Trust • Ed & Nancy Roberts
Tami E. Nason • Arthur L. Getz Charitable Trust
The McIninch Foundation • Samuel P Hunt Foundation
Melinda Richmond Fund of The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation
Ledgeview Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

Be part of The Colonial!

There are many opportunities to help including movie projection, staffing events, building maintenance, data entry, fundraising and professional services. Please email us at with your name, address, email and a daytime phone, and we will be in touch. The Colonial is a community focused non-profit cultural center, and your help makes the difference!

THE COLONIAL THEATRE is dedicated to presenting a diverse program of live world-class music, independent, world and event cinema, children’s entertainment, community events and supporting other area non-profits that enhance the quality of North Country life.

The Theatre is continually upgrading and improving this 100+ year-old facility. Our continued success would be impossible without the broad support of individuals and businesses across the spectrum. Your membership enables us to expand our programming like our Live! at The Colonial performance series featuring some of the finest established and emerging folk, blues, classical and world music artists from around the globe, our weekly Summer Children’s Series, and other special events on our stage, screen and patio… and we couldn’t do it without your support. Join The Colonial now and Discover It!