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…

Callaloo Theater Company Announces Auditions for August Wilson’s “Seven Guitars”

Callaloo Theater Announces Auditions for  August Wilson’s “Seven Guitars” directed by Karen-Christina Jones Audition dates are Saturday, June 18th and Saturday, June 25th at 12:00 pm at Washington Public Library‘s Small Auditorium 161 Washington Avenue Albany NY Please prepare a two-minute monologue and prepare to read from the script. Production Dates are Saturday, September…

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. …

REVIEW: “Tiny Beautiful Things” at the Chester Theatre Company

by Chris Tucci Let this review serve as a much needed trigger warning for those who choose to see Chester Theatre Company’s Tiny Beautiful Things by Nia Vardalos at Hancock Shaker Village. Sexual assault, incest, abortion, miscarriage, physical and mental abuse, and the death of children are the subjects of…

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