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March 2, 2017 Lisa Gleave to join the Chester Playhouse as General Manager The Board of Directors of Chester Playhouse is pleased to announce that Lisa Gleave will become its new General Manager effective April 3, 2017. She takes over from Erick Bickerdike who has managed the Playhouse for the last 13 years. Lisa is ...

Friday, September 15th, 2017 7:30 p.m. “You can’t fake a work of heart,” Luedecke sings in “The Girl in the Pearl Earring,” the second song on ”Domestic Eccentric”, and the assured confidence of that line, the assertion of a straightforward truth, is the guiding principle behind the entire album. Old Man Luedecke is the real ...

September 21st, 2017 7:30 p.m. Alex Cuba is a Latin Grammy/Juno winner, singer-songwriter who is not tied to tradition; Alex has a vast musical vision. His sugarcane-sweet melodies, pop-soul hooks and powerful guitar riffs, relinquish a conventional stereotype that exemplifies much of the Latin music landscape. Born Alexis Puentes in Artemisa, Cuba, was immersed in ...

October 6th, 2017 7:30 p.m. Long recognized and praised as a creative force in acoustic music, Claire Lynch is a pioneer who continually pushes the boundaries of the bluegrass genre. Her career has been decorated with many accolades including three GRAMMY nominations, six International Bluegrass Music Association awards and the prestigious United States Artists Walker ...

Friday, October 20th, 2017 7:30 p.m. Bill and Joel Plaskett, Solidarity. This adventurous, well-produced father-and-son collaboration is loaded with lilting folk and folk/rock. The lyrics, which incorporate clever wordplay and memorable lines, range from the introspective to the political. “The Next Blue Sky” will have you up and dancing or at least tapping your foot, while ...

Friday, November 10th, 2017 7:30 p.m. A patriotic concert that will delight audiences of all ages. Oh, Canada celebrates the brilliant Canadian songwriters and creative artists that give our great nation it’s musical heart and soul, while saluting the accomplishments of great Canadians from all walks of ...

Friday, November 17th, 2017 7:30 p.m. Lullaby: Inside the Halifax Explosion is a major theatrical commemoration of the centennial of the Halifax Explosion. Eastern Front Theatre and Metro Guide Publishing have partnered to produce a commemorative book depicting the dramatic, educational, and emotive experiences that explore the little-told stories of the events of December 6, ...