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

The Princess Show 13+
July 20
Runs until: July 21, 2024
A super fun, drag-infused, technological marvel of a show.

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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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Be a part of your Chester Playhouse.

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

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.