June 6th, 7:00pm  Paper Bag Princess  This show is inspired by the brilliance of Robert Munch, whose delightful book of the same title teaches us how to achieve personal success. In that story there are three characters, but we needed more parts and so I let my imagination run away with my actors and ...

Two fabulous up and coming bands with great local musicians will perform on Sat June 10th starting at 7:30  Brothers Band Over the last six months, BROTHERS has taken the city of Halifax by storm – quickly climbing the performance ladder with energetic and captivating performances while providing listeners with a new style that is sure ...

Jamie Junger’s students who have been working with him all year and have created a CD will perform along with Jamie, Caleb Miles and Afraaz Mulji. This is a great opportunity to see a lot of great up and coming local talent.  Tickets are $12 adult and $6 youth (no HST).  Call the box office ...

We are very pleased to welcome back Port Cites on Sat June 24th at 7:30   The spellbinding chemistry of Port Cities is built on masterful songwriting, skillfully crafted arrangements, and the powerful electricity between the three voices at its helm. The band surfaced as a result of genuine connection and a profound shared belief ...

  Ariana Nasr loves music.  And she is not afraid to show it.  Whether she is singing Édith Piaf, an Italian art song or a jazz standard, she will give you everything she’s got (and sometimes more).  In 2015 Ariana developed a full-​blown spectacle en français featuring the music of the world-​renowned French singer, Édith ...

  Galapolooza 2017 is returning to the Captain’s House on July 8 from 6-9pm.  This year’s theme is PINK- pink flamingos, pink ladies, pink champagne, pink, pink, PINK! When choosing your wardrobe, remember, think pink. Kick off the summer season in Chester with a fabulous party in an elegant setting and enjoy raffles, ring toss, ...

Older Events

Pre registration for the After School Acting programs will take place at the Playhouse on march 1st at 6:00 pm All of the information can be found ...

We are overjoyed to welcome back Michael Kaeshammer to the Chester Playhouse for his 4th performance in 12 years. The prolific Vancouver Island-based singer/songwriter/pianist/producer has earned a loyal international following as a triple threat. He’s a piano virtuoso with a technical mastery of many different styles, an eloquent singer/songwriter, and a charming and engaging performer. ...

Chester Playhouse is pleased to present The Barrowdowns April 21st at 7:30 Diverse instrumentation and soaring five-part vocal harmonies characterize the unique alternative folk sound of Halifax-based band, The Barrowdowns.  Born in a cold dark Albertan winter in 2014, the band was started by Halifax musicians Kendra Breen and Rowan Swain. Upon their move back ...

The Rémi Bolduc Jazz Ensemble pays tribute to our very own Oscar Peterson! Born in Montreal in 1925 in the working-class neighbourhood of Little Burgundy, Oscar Peterson became one of the most important pianists in the entire history of jazz. As accompanist to the greatest jazz vocalists of all time, including Ella Fitzgerald and Billie ...

Join us for a very special Song Writers Circle on May 20th at 7.30 Ian Sherwood is a musician, story teller and a constant creator. He has penned tunes for many other artists as well as for theatre, film and television. He was named Contemporary Singer of the Year by the 2013 Canadian Folk Music Awards, ...

  Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 21, 2017 This is what happens when you go all in. Since the inception of his fourth solo album, Yes Man, Ian Janes is reaping the rewards from fully committing to music. Now he’s welcoming an abundance of opportunity and critical acclaim by allowing his creativity to take control. On ...