The apocalypse looks to have hit the Chautauqua Theater Company. The Brawdy Theater Studios, usually bustling, are now quiet and subdued. Bratton Theater has been stripped of the season’s posters, banners and stage lights — barring the ghost and emergency lights. Marketing intern Natalie Redmond is absent from her post outside, where she sold CTC T-shirts, mugs and jackets.
The Bratton Theater stage has seen a lot this summer. From being transformed into an arena stage, to a five-roomed…
Playwright David West Read is the master of “foul papers.” His plays neither smell bad nor are about immorality; he…
When Chautauqua Theater Company conservatory actors Audrey Corsa and Keren Lugo were cast in the season’s second New Play Workshop, Afterlove, opening at 8 p.m. Wednesday in Bratton Theater, they had no idea what they were getting themselves into.
Millions of immigrants have traveled across an ocean to America. Chautauquans only have to head to the Amphitheater to hear their stories.
If there is a more quintessentially American experience than watching Thornton Wilder’s Our Town on the Fourth of July, I don’t know what it might be. I was privileged to have that experience on Saturday at the opening of Chautauqua Theater Company’s lively and likable production of Wilder’s 1938 drama.
The Guadalupe, Chautauqua Theater Company’s second New Play Workshop, debuts this week. The production is the last in CTC’s “New Works Month.”
After a year of pre-production and two intense weeks of putting everything together, the night of Friday, July 24 is the last night before the opening of Go West!. Director Andrew Borba talks about the final work the team has left in less than 24 hours.
This weekend, the Chautauqua Inter-arts Collaboration will cram the spilled blood, soaring melodies, brutal battles and undying hope of 500 years of history and American-inspired artistic expression into a neatly packaged show.
On Saturday at 8:15 p.m. in the Amphitheater, Muffitt will conduct both the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra and five students from the MSFO in this season’s inter-arts collaboration of Go West!