CTC: Succeeding in Small Business

CTC Artistic Director Daniel Elihu Kramer was recently featured in an article by Mark G. Auerbach on Succeeding in Small Business. It’s a great peek into the business of running a not-for-profit arts organization. EXCERPT: Chester Theatre may still be...

The Promise of Things to Come

Year’s end has always been a time for self-reflection, for “best of” lists, and for revisiting memories from the recent past. While we have much to be thankful for in 2018–including our Berkshire Theatre Award for Outstanding Ensemble Production (for The...

Destination: Chester

Thanks to meteorologist Jacob Wycoff of Western Mass News for featuring Chester Theatre Company in his profile of the town of Chester. Jacob does a fun series called “Ten Towns in Ten Days,” and you can check out the segment...

News of Chester Alums on Stage and Screen

We love when news of our colleagues reaches us here in Chester! It’s always exciting to share new and noteworthy projects our friends are working on. Ami Brabson, who commanded the stage in 2017’s Skeleton Crew, will be appearing soon at...

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...

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...

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