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...

A New Virtual Event With Two Chicago Critics and Writers

We have another wonderful event lined up for you! On Tuesday, June 23 at 2pm (eastern), Steven Oxman, Chicago theatre critic for Variety, and Kris Vire, theatre writer for the Chicago Sun-Times and other publications, will join Daniel Elihu Kramer in discussion about one...

Our Third Virtual Talkback, Spike Lee’s “Pass Over”

Our third Virtual Talkback will take place on Monday, June 15 at 2pm (eastern). We’ll be discussing Pass Over, an adaptation of a play by Antoinette Nwandu, produced at the Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago, where it was directed by Danya Taymor. The production was...

Welcome Our 2020 Summer Interns!

Though 2020 is a season unlike any other, we are still able to carry out one of our important mission goals, working with student interns. We are thrilled to have Clarissa Po and Madison VanDeurzen with us this summer. Even...

Missed our convo with Matt Wolf? Watch it now!

In case you missed our chat with New York Times London theatre critic Matt Wolf (or you were there and want to catch it again), you can watch it here on our YouTube channel. It was a great conversation, and...

Join us for a Virtual Talkback!

We miss you! And we miss getting together to see and discuss theatre. So it’s time for our first Virtual Talkback coming to you live from Chester! With stages dark all over the world, some major venues are stepping up to...

An Update on the 2020 Season

Dear Friend, As a result of the global pandemic, and with the utmost concern for our audiences, artists, employees, and interns, and the residents of the town of Chester, CTC has made the necessary decision to cancel the first three...

A Message from Daniel Elihu Kramer

Dear Friends, Let me start by saying I hope each of you is well, and doing your best to stay safe. This is a strange time, and even as we isolate ourselves we need to find ways to make and...

Chester Theatre Company statement on Coronavirus and COVID-19

Chester Theatre Company shares your concerns about the spread of COVID-19, and its impact on the country, on our daily lives, on our friends and family, and on the institutions we cherish. Currently, we are planning for a full 2020...

Tara Franklin and James Barry Talk Theatre

Tara Franklin and James Barry sat down with local theatre critic Mark Auerbach to talk theatre and cookies! The couple discussed what it’s like to be a theatre family working in Western Mass. Great insight from two fabulous actors/directors who...

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