Canada Theatre Tour Part Two: Toronto

If you’ve been following along, you know our Canadian adventure began with three days at the Stratford Festival. Then, on Thursday morning, we boarded our charter bus to Toronto, and the Le Germain Hotel in the heart of the Entertainment...

Canada Theatre Tour Part One: Stratford

What a start we’ve had to this year’s fall tour–our first to Canada. We’re spending time both at the Stratford Festival and in Toronto, seeing plays in both locations. Monday we traveled to Stratford, then settled in for a Canadian...

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!...

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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