It’s here! The news you’ve been waiting for!

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) can’t wait to turn on the lights at the Town Hall Theatre for the 2022 season! We’ve lined up a full complement of four productions that includes a World Premiere Commission and a fresh restaging of...
Daniel Kramer

A New Year Greeting

Dear friends, I am grateful for having gathered with so many of you this summer under our tent. Artists and audiences together, we made that tent a theatre: a shared space to gather and imagine other lives–simultaneously like our own...

Generous Support for CTC’s Commitment to DEI

Chester Theatre Company pleased to announce the receipt of a gift of $25,000 from Richard and Carol Seltzer to support the company’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Karen and Chuck Schader have joined the Seltzers in making a $5000 donation to support important steps....

Saturday performance added for THE NICETIES

Due to popular demand, we have added a new performance of The Niceties on Saturday, July 24 at 3pm. Don’t miss your chance to see this performance that the Westfield News called a “shocker in the best sense” and “a theatrical explosion.” There are VERY...

CTC on ArtsBeat

ArtsBeat host Mark Auerbach featured an hour of Chester Theatre Company on a recent broadcast. Tune in here to get some great insight into the coming season! The interview features Daniel Elihu Kramer, Tara Franklin, Angela Combest, James Barry and...

A Talkback Treat!

Please join us for our first Virtual Talkback of the Fall!  In the month of tricks and treats, this one is definitely a treat!  We have chosen a glittering version of Twelfth Night, this one an “original practices” staging from Shakespeare’s...

The Story of King Lear

TO WATCH, BEGINNING ON AUGUST 27 at 7:00pm eastern on AUGUST 27, CLICK THIS LINK.   We are thrilled to bring you our first virtual performance,The Story of King Lear, a 50-minute telling of the Shakespeare classic adapted and directed...

Panel Discussion–Theatre Re-openings

UPDATE: Video of this event is available here. Chester Theatre Company Announces Panel on the COVID-19 Theatre Think-Tank with Founder Matt Ross along with Penny Daulton and Beverly Jenkins August 6 Discussion Will Focus on Theatre Re-openings and the Future...

Don’t Miss Our Next Virtual Talkback–Macbeth

Don’t Miss Our Next Virtual Talkback Macbeth Starring Patrick Stewart and Kate Fleetwood Thursday, July 30 at 2:00pm (eastern)  Following sold out runs on London’s West End, at BAM, and a limited engagement on Broadway, director Rupert Goold’s magnetic stage...

Our Next Virtual Talkback

Don’t Miss Our Next Virtual Talkback Anna Deavere Smith’s Twilight: Los Angeles Tuesday, July 7 at 2:00pm (eastern) Anna Deavere Smith, a professor, playwright, and MacArthur “genius” grant recipient,  has appeared in many television shows including Black-ish, Nurse Jackie, and The West Wing. She...

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