Chester Theatre Company Presents “Birds of North America” by Anna Ouyang Moench

On Thursday, July 7, Chester Theatre Company (CTC) opens Birds of North America by Anna Ouyang Moench, “a beautiful look at a father and daughter who find in birding a surprising way to connect—to understand more about themselves, each other, and the changing world around them,” in the words of CTC Producing…

REVIEW: “Pride@Prejudice” at Chester Theatre Company

by Jeannie Marlin Woods When it comes to staging the classics, you have to be aware that the audience arrives with a set of preconceptions. When that classic is a revered novel such as Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, those preconceptions are quite varied and layered. Some spectators may…

Chester Theatre Company Announces Casting for its 33rd Season

The Return to Town Hall Theatre Includes Audience Favorites and New Faces After two seasons away, Chester Theatre Company (CTC), under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Daniel Elihu Kramer, is thrilled to return to the Town Hall Theatre, its beloved home in Chester, MA. “As wonderful as it was to…

Popular Berkshire 1/2 TIX Program Returns June 2

Offering Same-Day, Half-Priced Tickets to Seven Performing Arts Venues (Pittsfield, MA) – Barrington Stage Company is excited to offer the return of the popular ½ TIX program for 2022, which offers half-priced tickets to residents and visitors throughout the Berkshires.  Patrons can buy same-day half-priced tickets to performances at two conveniently…

Chester Theatre Company Announces Its 2022 Season in the Town Hall Theatre

Chester, MA – Chester Theatre Company (CTC) returns to the Town Hall Theatre for the 2022 season with a full complement of four productions that includes a World Premiere Commission and a fresh restaging of a popular hit. Last season, due to the pandemic, the company staged three shows at Hancock Shaker…

Chester Theatre Company Accepting Applications for Summer Internship Program

The Chester Theatre Company, located in Chester, MA, is now accepting applications for the 2022 summer internship program  We are a professional theatre company located in the foothills of the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts.   CTC produces 4-5 plays each summer, staged and performed by professional actors, directors and designers.  Now in…

Chester Theatre Company Announces Gifts in Support of Its Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Chester, MA – Chester Theatre Company (CTC) is 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. Both Carol Seltzer and Karen Schader serve on CTC’s Board. …

Winners of the 2021 “Berkie” Awards Announced

PITTSFIELD, MA (November 15, 2021) – The fifth “Berkie” Awards for outstanding achievements in theatre arts for productions in the greater Berkshire region between October 1, 2019 and September 30, 2021, were presented by the Berkshire Theatre Critics Association (BTCA) on the evening of Monday, November 15 at Zion Lutheran Church in downtown Pittsfield,…

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