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We have a very special evening planned. CUPID ENCOUNTERS EROTICA is an event that will feature poetry and prose reading by a number of local Authors/ community players. There will be Readings, Dances, Music, Chocolate, Flowers and wonderful artwork  Featuring Donna Morrissey, Liz Crocker, Sue Evans, Michael Higgins, Cathy Guest,Robin Metcalfe, & Laurel Darnell . ...

The Chester Playhouse is thrilled to present Craig Cardiff on Friday, April 1st at 7:30pm. The Ontario-native is a renowned singer/songwriter known not just for his melodic tunes but his unconventional performances as well. Cardiff has caught many peoples’ attention for ‘walking the road less traveled.’ In 2012, Cardiff’s album Floods and Fires was nominated for ...

The legendary Montreal Guitar Trio make their Chester Playhouse debut on April 8th at 7:30. The triad of Marc Morin, Sébastien Dufour and Glenn Lévesque have toured all over North America for over their fifteen years with their trademark blend of international music influences with interactive humour. They have earned a loyal audience hailing from all over the globe, from countries such as Europe, ...

The Chester Playhouse is thrilled to present the Spinney Brothers as they release their new CD on Friday, April 22nd at 7:30pm. The quartet will be holding a concert celebrating the release of their latest album “Living The Dream.” The band consists of Allan Spinney (guitar & vocals), Rick Spinney (banjo & vocals), Gary Dalrymple ...

The Playhouse is holding a fundraising event for our After School Acting programs on Friday May 6th. There will be a number of special events starting at 7:00 pm including a a special Mamma Mia cocktail. The Film Mamma Mia will be shown at 8:30 , with all kinds of fun and games before hand. ...

The Xara Choral Theatre brings its trademark mix of integrative arts to the Chester Playhouse on May 14th, 2016 at 7:30pm. Founded in 2007 by Christina Murray and Claire Leger, Xara Choral Theatre is reinventing what a choir is one show at a time, with a cast of young women trained in the arts of ...

Halifax’s own Gabrielle Papillon comes to the Chester Playhouse on May 20th, 2016 at 7:30 pm with her powerful lyrics and enthralling vocals. In 2013, her album Little Bug was nominated for an ECMA award for Folk Recording of the year. That year, she also won three Music Nova Scotia awards, for SOCAN Songwriter of ...

The Chester Playhouse is proud to announce that the feature film Relative Happiness will be playing here Saturday May 28th 2016 at 7:30 pm. Relative Happiness is the big screen adaptation of Nova Scotian author Lesley Crewe’s novel. Produced by Wreckhouse Productions and directed by Deanne Foley, the film stars Melissa Bergland in her first ...

Singer and songwriter David Myles returns to the Chester Playhouse on June 2nd , 2016.   This show is sold out Please call the Box Office to be put on a wait list 902 275-3933 Through his music, he will bring the audience back to a time long ago as he crosses genres with ease. Known ...

We are happy to present our Youth on stage from June 14-16 Tickets are available at the door. Adults $7.00 Youth $3.00 Knee Deep Tuesday June 14th 7:00pm What happens if you are a small frog in a big pond, all on your own?! Well, you learn how to make friends—that’s how we survive. What is a poor ...

Plug Into Music is a program run by Jamie Junger, a local musician who mentors young performers in the art of songwriting, live performance and recording. The June 18 CD release show is an event that will feature live performances by Taelor Bent, Kyria Bond, Kathryn Green, Megan Kennie, Hannah Levy, Jenna Levy, Will McCorriston and ...

The Chester Playhouse is hosting a benefit for The Starfish Refugee Project on June 25 at 7:30 PM. Produced by Starfish volunteers, this event will feature artists including: Patricia Watson, Morgan Cruikshank, David Finlay, and Amelia & Melina; PLUS Laura Smith and the vintage doo wop band Dirty Dougie and the Divine Dandies. Tickets for the ...

Multi-time JUNO award winner Stephen Fearing performs at the Chester Playhouse on July 1st, 2016. Through his guitar, Stephen tells stories that touch the heart, and through his abilities to weave through genres with ease, has enthralled audiences for decades. In addition to being a renowned solo artist, he is one of the founding members ...