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

Poor Things
March 1
The incredible tale about the fantastical evolution of a young woman brought back to life.

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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!

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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.