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…

REVIEW: “The Christopher Boy’s Communion” at the Great Barrington Public Theater

by Barbara Waldinger How did David Mamet’s newest play, The Christopher Boy’s Communion, find its way to the Great Barrington Public Theater where its East Coast Premiere is being staged in a taut, well-paced production? The answer:  Jim Frangione, the director and Artistic Director of the company, has known and…

An Inside Look at the Newest David Mamet Drama

by Alexandra Pool David Mamet is a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright whose work in theater and film keeps him based in LA. So how did his latest drama, The Christopher Boy’s Communion, arrive at an upstart theater company in the Berkshires of Western, Massachusetts? Chalk it up to a longtime artistic collaboration between…

REVIEW: “Title and Deed” Chester Theatre Company at Hancock Shaker Village

by Macey Levin Title and Deed by Will Eno is an intriguing play produced by Chester Theatre Company at the Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.  The playwright is a major contributor to off-Broadway’s dynamic and experimental theatre philosophy as opposed to Broadway’s “sure-hit” crowd pleasers, though he has had…

Chester Theatre Company Announces Its 2021 Lineup of Productions

Chester, MA – Chester Theatre Company (CTC) is bringing its 2021 season, dubbed Chester@Hancock, to the Berkshires this summer. All three productions will be staged in a large tent on the grounds of Hancock Shaker Village (1843 West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield MA). Guests can dine on site, walk the trails, and, for an…

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…

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