Phone : 902-275-3933 

Welcome To

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!

What's On

Our Annual Summer Fundraiser
Special Events
July 8
Join us for a delightful celebration of community, and the arts, as we kick off a Chester Playhouse summer to remember!

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Aerial image of the aftermath of the fire on the building. Roof is completely gone, charred black.

The Rebuild

After a fire struck in June 2021, our team has worked diligently to rebuild. With a grand re-opening planned for summer 2023, see the latest updates on our progress here!

Latest News

Chester Playhouse Summer Jobs

The Chester Playhouse is accepting applications for the role of Box Office Assistant – Summer Student. The Box Office Assistant carries the responsibility for the day-to-day operations of

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Get Involved

Be a part of your Chester Playhouse.

Donate to support our programming, join our corporate sponsors, or volunteer to help out!

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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.