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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...
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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!...
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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...
Patsy Ferran in Summer and Smoke at the Almeida.

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...
Owen McDonnell and Rosalie Craig in The Ferryman.

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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The London Theatre Tour is Underway!

What a joy to be in London seeing theatre again. We arrived Sunday morning, and gathered that evening for a welcome dinner. The renovated Royal Lancaster London Hotel is beautiful, and they did a lovely job with dinner. Meeting friends...
Tara Franklin and James Barry in 2016's "Sister Play."

CTC Announces its 2018 Summer Season

Chester Theatre Company Announces its 2018 Summer Season Set for June 21 to August 19 More performances, an American Premiere, a special theatre event, and the return of many favorite artists mark CTC’s 29th season. Producing Artistic Director Daniel Elihu...
Daniel Elihu Kramer accepting the award for Outstanding New Play.

Chester Theatre Company wins two Berkshire Theatre Awards

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) has received two Berkshire Theatre Awards for work seen on the stage of Chester’s Town Hall Theatre this past summer. Actor Joel Ripka was cited for Outstanding Solo Performance Piece for Every Brilliant Thing (written by...
Joel Ripka (left) with audience member in Every Brilliant Thing.

Every Brilliant Thing traveling to Peterborough Players

Something BRILLIANT to add to your list of winter delights! We are thrilled to share with you the wonderful news that Chester Theatre Company’s hit production of Every Brilliant Thing is being restaged this February at Peterborough Players in Peterborough,...

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