Coolidge Corner Theatre

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5 out of 5 stars
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Coolidge Corner Theatre

The distinctive neon marquee of the Coolidge Corner Theatre towers over Brookline's liveliest neighborhood like a beacon. The Art Deco, non-profit theatre offers one of New England's strongest programs of independent and foreign films, shown across multiple screens of varying sizes. Special events run the gamut from book readings to midnight showings of cult and horror films.

By: Time Out editors

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Venue name: Coolidge Corner Theatre
Contact:
Address: 290 Harvard St
Brookline
02446
Cross street: Green St
Transport: Green Line to Coolidge Corner
Price: Tickets $10.25
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Velvet seats, a red curtain, intimate film screenings, historic feel... this theatre has it all.