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Your Chester Playhouse

Located in the village of Chester, Nova Scotia, join us for world-class performances including theatre, music, comedy, movies, community events, and more!

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In Conversation with Alan Syliboy
In Conversation
June 21
Join us in conversation with author, artist, musician and illustrator Alan Syliboy.

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After closing in 2020 to complete a year-long restoration project and a fire in June of 2021 causing extensive damage, your new, state-of-the-art Chester Playhouse re-opened its doors to the public on August 26th, 2024!

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Now hiring Technical Director

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The Chester Playhouse invites applications for the role of Technical Director. For those who love working behind the scenes, shining the spotlight, and creating the

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Beyond EVents


Our youth theatre programs run throughout the summer and teach performance skills, build confidence, self-esteem, language skills, and more.


Consider staging your production, or hosting an event, in our 176-seat, state-of-the-art theatre.


Welcoming newcomers to Canada with an opportunity to enjoy our programming for free through the Scotiabank Newcomers Program.