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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Washington, DC Theatre Tour–Days Three & Four

We’ve been having a busy and wonderful time here in Washington. The weather continues to be wonderful, encouraging everyone to enjoy the city. We gathered Friday morning for a discussion of the Studio Theatre production of Lucy Prebble’s play The...

Washington, DC Theatre Tour–Day Two

We began our second full day in Washington, DC with a discussion of Native Gardens, which we had seen the night before at Arena Stage. The show raised a range of issues about everything from neighbors and property lines to...

Washington, DC Theatre Tour — Day One

Greetings from Chester Theatre Company’s first theatre trip to Washington, DC. Twenty-five travelers journeyed to the capital for a week of theatre, conversations, museums, and monuments. About half our group took the short flight from Bradley, while others met us...

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