The Story of King Lear

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 by CTC Producing Artistic Director Daniel Elihu Kramer. The show will air at 7:00pm (eastern) on Thursday, August...

What makes a play a “Chester” play?

Recently, our Producing Artistic Director, Daniel Elihu Kramer, sat down (virtually, of course) with Jeffrey Borak of The Berkshire Eagle and with our friends from OLLI to discuss theatre in our region, theatre in Chester, and the state of the...

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter. George Floyd Breonna Taylor Ahmaud Arbery Tony McDade James Scurlock These are only a few of the names. Too many names. Too many lives taken. We stand together—with Black colleagues, artists, partners, friends, fellow citizens. We stand...

More Programming Changes

As a result of the Covid-19 crisis, CTC has made the necessary decision to cancel the entirety of its 2020 summer season which had originally been slated to run between June and August. The company, which celebrated its 30th anniversary...

Join Us for Another Virtual Talkback, and More!

Please join us for our second Virtual Talkback on June 1 at 2pm (eastern). We’ll be discussing the Young Vic production of A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams, starring Gillian Anderson (pictured right). It promises to be a spirited discussion! Here’s how...

Live from London…and Chester!

On Thursday, May 21 at 2pm (eastern), our Producing Artistic Director, Daniel Elihu Kramer, will hold an online conversation with Matt Wolf, London theatre critic for the NEW YORK TIMES.   The chat will be similar to those offered on...

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...

The 2020 Season is here!

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) is expanding its reputation for “some of the most adventurous programming in the area” (The New Yorker) with a season that includes its first-ever World Premiere commission, and a New England Premiere that will kick off...

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