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Chester Playhouse Theatre

The best place for live entertainment on Nova Scotia’s South Shore. A hidden gem on the South Shore of Nova Scotia, the newly restored Chester Playhouse has had a rich history within the arts and culture community since 1938.

This intimate performance venue is a favourite for patrons and performers alike, attracting local, regional, national and international entertainers.

The Chester Playhouse proudly presents live music, theatre, comedy and film presentations throughout the entire year.

For Showtimes and Special Events visit our Facebook page


22 Pleasant Street, Chester, NS, Canada



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