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 ...

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Thursday April 2nd at 7:30 we are pleased to present Jeremy Fisher  JUNO nominee for Adult Alternative Album of the Year   Watch him chat about the Juno nomination https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azzSzicxq-4&feature=youtu.be Tickets are $20.00 Adult, $16.00 Student You can listen to and watch Jeremy on his webpage http://www.jeremyfishermusic.com/ 2014: The Lemon Squeeze is the sixth studio ...

  Named for tradition and raised by the sea.   Their stories and songs are now pieces of me’…   The lyrics by Maureen Ennis from the Song ‘John William’, speak of the lineage into which she and her sister, Karen, were born.  Along with their sister, Teresa, the girls learned to sing around the ...

ECMA Nominees for Blues Recording for ‘When The Money’s All Gone’, Shirley Jackson & Her Good Rockin’ Daddys have been fueling the dance floor with a mix of horn-powered east coast blues. The Good Rockin’ Daddys hail to a sound inspired by the early years of Rock & Roll when horn sections were an integral ...

The Stanfields attract fans of all classes and creeds with their rhythm-fueled hard rock laced with traditional roots sounds. There are no glamorous motives – just five working class Canadians with an honest desire to entertain. The band’s first acoustic project, For King and Country, released in Canada on GroundSwell/Warner and in Germany on Rookie Records in October 2013 Visit ...

Ariane Nasr accompanied by  Andy Flinn performs the music of Edith Piaf Édith Piaf   was a French cabaret singer who became widely regarded as France’s national diva, as well as being one of France’s greatest international stars. Her music was often autobiographical with her singing reflecting her life, with her specialty being of chanson and ballads, particularly of love, loss and ...

CD Release of this well -known group  singing the tunes and harmonies  from 40 years of Doo-Wop Tickets are $15.00 ...

The Playhouse Youth Acting programs will go on stage June 8th, 9th, & 11th at 7:00pm Tickets for all shows are available at the Door. $7.00 for adults and $3.00 for youth     My Invisible Friend  – Monday, June 8th at 7PM (As performed by grades 6-8 students from CAMS) Outcast Nora is lonely: ...

Plug Into Music is a youth music program run by Jamie Junger, with support from other musicians. The event on June 20th is the CD release of new music by these young performers, with performances by Jamie Junger and the Hupman Brothers ...

July 1st – July 4th at 8:00PM. 2:00PM showing on July 4th. Pay what you can preview on June 29th. at 8:00pm We are happy to present Death, the Musical – Karaoke at the Afterlife Bar & Grill. – a co-production of the Chester Drama Society,  and the Chester Playhouse. This is the story of ...

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 ...