Chester Theatre in The New Yorker!

Some of the most adventurous programming in the area!   We’re excited to share with you an excerpt of a piece that ran on NewYorker.com last week. Click here to read the entire article–a marvelous profile of this small-but-mighty theatre...

An Actor Prepares

When Stanislavski’s famous tome, An Actor Prepares, was published in 1936, it would have been unimaginable that an audience could have a window into the creative process via this thing called The Internet. Yet, here we are in 2018, offering...

Celebrating Our First Two Shows!

It is always a grand time at our Opening Night Celebrations with our restaurant partner, Chester Common Table, co-owned by our Production Manager, Erin Patrick. It is a wonderful opportunity for our sponsors, board, cast, staff, and artistic team, to come...

Destination: Canada!

Chester Theatre Company’s summer season is in full swing, and we have some fabulous plans for the fall, too. You’ll want to be a part of them! Grab your passport, pack your bags, and join CTC Producing Artistic Director Daniel Elihu...

We are known for wonderful surprises here in Chester…

When playwright Mark Leiren-Young came to see Chester Theatre Company’s American Premiere of his play, Bar Mitzvah Boy, he knew he’d be in for some surprises. It had been staged before in his native Canada, but a new production–with a...

Meet the Chester Class of 2018

  Each summer, the relative quiet in Chester gives way to a buzz of activity due, in large part, to the arrival of our team of interns. From selling tickets in the box office to assisting the Producing Artistic Director—and...

White Rabbit Red Rabbit cast and dates are out!

   Don’t miss the show called one of  “nine divine reasons to head for the Berkshires”* this summer!  *Telegram.com All performers are now scheduled for  White Rabbit Red Rabbit By Nassim Soleimanpour  Four performances only–each one guaranteed  to be truly unique!...

Chester Theatre Company Awarded $44K Cultural Facilities Fund Grant

Chester Theatre Company  Awarded $44K Cultural Facilities Fund Grant to Renovate its Offices and Education Facility Funds to be Matched 1:1 via an Upcoming Capital Campaign Chester, MA (May 15, 2018) – The board of MassDevelopment, the Mass Cultural Council’s partner in the...

The London Theatre Tour, Part 3

Thursday evening we headed to the brand new Bridge Theatre, on the South Bank just by Tower Bridge. Nicholas Hytner, former Artistic Director of the National Theatre, opened the Bridge just this fall, and Julius Caesar is their second production...

The London Theatre Tour Continues

Wednesday morning we met again at The Swan to discuss the previous night’s performance of Caroline, or Change at the Hampstead Theatre. The play (musical? chamber opera?) has many ambitions, and it was clear many of us didn’t feel it...

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