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Chester Theatre Company

Chester Town Hall, Middlefield Street, Chester, MA 01011
+1 413-354-7770
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Great theatre in a relaxed, rural setting.

Great theatre in a relaxed, scenic, rural setting. Quintessential small town. Acting is first rate... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
sksuk840
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Chester, Massachusetts
First Class Theatre

My husband and I have been to two productions at CTC and both were wonderful. The shows we saw... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
mildredp19452017
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Chester, Massachusetts
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Chester Theatre Company is a professional theatre company located in the foothills of the Berkshires. Under the leadership of current Artistic Director Byam Stevens, CTC has earned a reputation for producing the best in contemporary theatre. The Boston Globe calls CTC "an out-of-the-way treasure," and the company is known for its outstanding, thought-provoking, actor-driven productions.
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Chester Town Hall, Middlefield Street, Chester, MA 01011
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great theatre in a relaxed, scenic, rural setting. Quintessential small town. Acting is first rate comparable to New York. Parking can be a bit tight, so it's best to get there a bit early. Snacks for sale during intermission. Restaurant within walking distance. Great hiking...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

My husband and I have been to two productions at CTC and both were wonderful. The shows we saw were both historical - one about Lincoln, the other about Teddy Roosevelt. The plays are staged in the auditorium of the Chester Town Hall, a building...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Always amazing acting in a very small town, but as good as a show on Broadway or any small theatre. I would highly recommend seeing a show here.

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Once again Chester Theater offers up fabulous theater in a rural setting. Great talk-backs after the show. Don't miss this gem!

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

A newbee to Pioneer Valley, the one missing thing we began to investigate was theater options. Small market clearly has less theater than our former home in Major-American-City. We tried a few, nothing wow till be exchanged tickets with a neighbor and went to Chester...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2016

small theater with quality actors. did not like the play we saw but the acting was good. Equity actors. First time visit for me. Seating and view was good. roomy seats with good leg room. Intermission--very few things to buy for snacks. Water and some...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2015

Second show I've seen this summer, Memory House, among one of the best I've seen anywhere in many years. For those of you with (or having had) teenaged daughters, you will marvel and laugh at the dialogue between this teen and her mother as a...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2012

Chester Theatre is located in a tiny Berkshire mountain town, a nice cool drive on a hot summer evening, not too far from Lenox ,Stockbridge, or the Pioneer Valley. The Chester town hall building houses the small theatre (it used to be called the "Miniature...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2012

We recently saw The Betrothed at Chester Theater and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The play was not the typical frothy and light summer material but a challenging and unusual fairytale like excursion into serious issues. The acting was excellent (especially the woman playing the female...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2012

We have our first opportunity to see a play in this tiny town in the Bershires. Every seat in the small/intimate theatre has a great view of the stage. They just purchaesd new seats which were also very comfortable. The production was casted broadway actors...More

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