Chester Theatre Company Announces 2020 Season of Plays by Women Playwrights

Chester, MA – 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 the season on June 18. This season marks CTC’s 31st, and its fifth under Producing Artistic Director Daniel Elihu…

Schenectady Civic Players Announces Six Mainstage Productions for its 92nd Season

Schenectady Civic Players, the area’s oldest, longest running, continually operating community theater, announces six main-stage productions for its upcoming 92nd season, opening October 11 with A DOLL’S HOUSE, PART 2 at its 12 South Church Street playhouse in Schenectady’s historic Stockade district. A DOLL’S HOUSE. PART 2, by Lucas Hnath and directed by Joseph Fava,…

Schenectady Civic Players Auditions for “Pride@Prejudice”

SCHENECTADY CIVIC PLAYERS 12 SOUTH CHURCH STREET, SCHENECTADY, NY 12305 OPEN AUDITIONS FOR PRIDE@PREJUDICE By Daniel Elihu Kramer Directed by Mark Stephens AUDITIONS: Sept 10 & 12Tuesday & Thursday, Sign-ups 7:15 pm, Auditions start at 7:30 pm AUDITIONS AT 7:30 PM AT SCHENECTADY CIVIC PLAYERS, 12 S. CHURCH ST., SCHENECTADY. SIGN-UP BEGINNING AT 7:15 PM.…

Chester Theatre Company Presents Carly Mensch’s “Now Circa Then”

Chester, MA – Chester Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to present Carly Mensch’s Now Circa Then in the historic Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield Road in Chester, MA from July 4 through July 14. The production is directed by Sean Christopher Lewis. A budding romance forms between two young historical reenactors as they become increasingly entwined with…

REVIEW: “The Night Alive” at the Chester Theatre Company

by Macey Levin   The Night Alive by Conor McPherson is the story of five Dubliners bumbling through life and often at odds with one another.  McPherson, the award winning playwright of Shining City, The Seafarer, The Weir and many others, has an ear for realistic dialogue full of incomplete sentences, broken phrases and the…

Chester Theatre Company Announces Complete Casting for 30th Anniversary Season

Many Audience Favorites Returning to the Town Hall Theatre, Onstage and Off Chester, MA–Co-founded by Vincent Dowling and H. Newman Marsh in 1990 with the belief that every town should have a professional theatre, Chester Theatre Company (formerly The Miniature Theatre of Chester) prepares to celebrate its landmark 30th Season with four works, each a New England Premiere. Chester Theatre…