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For over 80 years, the Chester Playhouse has played a unique and important role within the Chester Community by bringing world-class theatre and entertainment to audiences of all ages. The Chester Playhouse has played a vital role in shaping Chester’s past, and with your help, we can continue to build upon its success into the future. As a not-for-profit theatre, we rely on the generosity of our individual donors for approximately 60% of our funding.

 

 

Old Chester Playhouse facade

General Operating Fund

The General Operating fund supports programming and staffing at your Chester Playhouse.  As we work to rebuild at 22 Pleasant Street, and offer incredible live performances around our community, your donation now means more than ever.

 

How do I make my donation?

Please note, we have updated our ticketing system! Anyone donating will be asked to create an account. This will give you access to all of your payment history with the Playhouse!

 

 

Donate online by clicking this link. A tax receipt will be provided immediately after. You can also donate by calling or visiting our Box office. Of course, you can also mail a cheque payable to the Chester Playhouse:

Chester Theatre Council
22 Pleasant Street
PO Box 293
Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0

For more information, call us: (902) 275-3933

 

If you wish to donate securities, please download this form. A tax receipt will be provided immediately after. You can also donate by calling or visiting our Box office. Of course, you can also mail a cheque to the Playhouse at the above address.

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Operating Fund Donors

The following donors made a contribution between January 2021 – July 2022.Thank you!

CHAMPIONS
($5,000+)

Wes & Diane Campbell
Rick Gummer
Nancy Hatch

John Hunkin & Susan Crocker
Colin MacDonald & Carol Hansen
Georg Nemeskeri

Anja Pearre
Rose Wilson

LEADERS
($1,000 – $4,999)

Rodney Andreychuk & Richard Malone
Robert Ayling & Philip John
Black Family Foundation
Lynn Cochrane & Barry Taylor
Thomas Boyne & Debbie Conrad
Joan Cleather
Costello Fitt Limited
Elizabeth Crocker
Henry & Rena Demone
Lois Dyer & David Mann
Chris and Hiya Field

Gary Foshay & Mary Steckle
Fred & Elizabeth Fountain
Ronald & Jennifer Friesen
Suzan Fraser
Reg & Christine Goodday
Wayne & Barbara Grigsby
Andrew & Nora Gross
Chris & Phil Lamont
Kirk & Beth MacCulloch
Christopher McCurdy
Leslie McLean & Scott McCain

Tim & Bernadine Moore
Mechelle & David Mosher
Ross & Willa Norman
Sherry Porter & Doug Hall
Catherine Read
John Risley
Leigh Robertson
Arif Samad
George & Claudette Sapp
Grant & Pamela Stonehouse
John & Dolce Tatlow
Judy Wells

BUILDERS
($250 – $999)

Esther Amiro
James Barkhouse
Margaret Bayer
Anita Bezeau
Dave & Nancy Connolly
Larry & Janet Creaser
Julia Creighton & Michael Frevola
Gay Dennis
James & Dolly Dimitroff
Colin & Carol Dodds
Maureen Donovan & Andrew Hamson
Paul & Deedee Dyer
Sara K. Filbee
Mary Filbee & David Archibald
Peggie Findlay & Steven Bush
Colin Finlay
Jill Flinn
R Jo  ( Bunch) Fraser

Stephanie Gatszegi
Frances Gregor
Pamela Keating
Anne Lambert & Tom Welch
Kathryn Lean
Rosemary MacInnes
Hugh MacKay
Caroline March
Malcolm & Sandra Matthews
Lloyd & Kelly McKnight
Ralph & Shirlee Medjuck
William Middleton & Susan Grant
Robert Earle Mitchell
John Montgomerie
Janice Moreside
Ned & Jeanne Nash
Atlantic News
Rowena & Robert Nunn

Richard & Barb Oland
Canada Helps Org.
Greg & Sheilagh Parker
Jennifer & Kirby Peters
Peter Poirier
MJ Saffrey & Gerry Giffin
Margo Schwartz
Gail & Graham Scott
Allan & Leslie Shaw
Robbie & Jean Shaw
Stewart & Sidney Spahr
Teresa Springer
Oscar Straus
Kathryn Swenson
David & Lisa Totman
Virginia Veinot
Jane Wilkins
Christine Wilson
Linda Young

COMMUNITY CIRCLE
($20 – $249)

Tia Andriani
Cathy & William Anthony
Margaret Armour
Berni Arsenault
Anne Baker
Sheila Barclay
Janet Barkhouse
Ian Benson
Diane Binmore
Pat Bloodworth
Paula Booher
Susan Bookchin
Stephen & Gillian Booth
David & Susan Borrowman
Debbie & Jim Breeze
Jeff Burridge & Donald Poppke
Richard Calder
Alexa Camp
Anna & William Camp
Barbara Carleton
Andrea Chandler
Patricia & Eric Christiansen
Robert (Bob) Church
Wesley Colford
Sarah Collins
Judy Connolly
Olivia Corkum
Simone Cottreau
Alistair & Georgia Cribb
Helen Currie
Dawn Curry
Dr. John & Donna Curry
Laurel Darnell & Reid Campbell
Andrew & Marcia Davis
Nancy DiVenere
John Doehler
Mary Ellen Donovan
Susan Drake
Sydney & Sandy Dumaresq
Mark Ferraro-Hauck
Elizabeth Frank
Dr. Rod & Gail Fraser
Joseph Gallagher
Deborah Gass
Marni Gent
Robin and Dianne Gilbert
Stephen & Nancy Gilbert
Matthew Gorman
Gloria Graham
Jo-Ann Grant

Klara Grotjan
Katherine Gyles
Erin & Edie Hancock
Laurel Harrington
Reid & Marilyn Harrison
Dawn Harwood-Jones
Wendy Hickey
David & Carol Hilchey
Jim Hurd
Ward & Sharon Isnor
Patricia Jackson
Beverley Johnson
Rita & Keith Johnson
Faye Jones
Sharron Josey
Michael Kaczorowski
Robert & Sharon Kane
Morgan Kenney
Adam Kuhn
Bill Kummer
Cynthia Lamson
Terri & Trevor Langille
Christian Laroche
Linda Lugar Boyle
Mona Lynch
Maeve MacDougall
Colleen MacIsaac
Kaitlyn MacIsaac
Jennifer MacLeod
Robert Macleod
Ann MacPhail
Meghan Maher
Tom & Kathie Marrie
Donna McCready
Eve Mcdermott
Daniel & Marie McDougall
Beverley McInnes
Shirley McInnes
Kathy McNab
Kevin McNamara
Duncan & Sylvia McNeill
Briony Merritt
Stoo Metz
Greg Mills
Senator Wilfred Moore & Jane Ritcey
Kelly Moore
Annie Morrison
Christopher & Patricia Morse
Andrea & John Mounce-Halasz
Stephanie Moye

Barbie Nunn-Porter
Gail Packwood
Bob & Caron Palmer
Tara Perrot
Eileen Petrie
Lenny Poirier
Eleanor Publicover
Peter & Constance Rankin
Nancy Regan
Nicholas Rice
Jill Robbins
Sean C. Robertson
Cathy Ross
Michael Rowan-Legg
Brianna Samson
Janette Sauvageau
Dan Sawler
Daphne Sexton
Rebecca South
Anne Spence
Lori Steeves
Ron Stewart
Lana Sugarman
J Timothy Sullivan & Francine Gingras
Mila & David Surrette
Rufus Sweet
Sandra Swenson
Kirk & Sylvia Swinimer
Serge Tanguay & Shelley Burke
Shelley Thompson
Anne & Grant Tipler
Deborah Toogood
Christina Topp
Jackie Torrens
Robert J. Tupper
Emily Turner
Jackie Van Amburg
Lorraine Vassalo
Daniel Vella & Ellen Blum
Kyle Vingoe-Cram
Allyson Walker
Mary Jane Walsh
Shannon Webber
Thomas Weckman
Nancy Wells
Jo Ann Wells
Christina Wentzell
Alison Williams
Nancy Wilson
Kelly Young
David Zitner & Lezlie Oler

In Memorium

We respectfully acknowledge that donations have been made in memory of the following:

Nora Barkhouse, Serena Bechiel, Dr. J.D. Calkin, Ted Cleather, Douglas Creighton, Marion McNeil, Tanya Mounce and Holly Van Barneveld

Thank you to our incredible community of supporters!

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