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Our Past Mainstage Productions

Chestnut Street Playhouse strives to provide Norwich and surrounding communities with quality, entertaining, affordably priced theater. Our past productions include:

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A Christmas Carol

Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens; Book by Mike Ockrent and Lynn Ahrens 

Director: Lisa Foss

DATES: November 30-December 20, 2019

Church and State

Written by Jason Odell Williams 

Director: Bobby Schultz

DATES: October 10-20, 2019

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Lyrics by Tim Rice 

Director: Brendon Gregoire

DATES: August 1st - 18th, 2019

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The Great American Trailer Park Musical

Music and lyrics, David Nehls, book by Betsy Kelso

Director: Lisa Foss


DATES: June 6th - 23rd, 2019

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August Osage County

(Winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for Best New Play.)

Written by Tracy Letts.

Director: Derek Corriveau

DATES: Apr 4th -14th, 2019

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Next To Normal

Music by Tom Kitt

Book & Lyrics by Brian Yorkey

Director: Hunter Parker

DATES: Feb 7th to Feb 24th

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The House of Blue Leaves

By John Guare 

Director: Leslie Snow


DATES: October 11-21, 2018

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Into The Woods

James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim 

Director: Violet Saylor


DATES: August 2-19, 2018

Boeing Boeing

Written By Marc Camoletti

Translated By Beverly Cross & Francis Evans

Director: Dan Lein

DATES: June 14-24, 2018

The Bridges of Madison County, A New Musical

Music and Lyrics By

Jason Robert Brown

and Marsha Norman

Director: Derek Corriveau

DATES:  April 19 - May 6, 2018

The Musical of Musicals, The Musical

Music and Lyrics By

Jason Robert Brown

Director: Hunter Parker

February 8 - February 25, 2018

A Christmas Carol

Music and Lyrics By

Jason Robert Brown

Director: Lisa Foss

November 30 - December 21, 2017

Songs For A New World

Music and Lyrics By

Jason Robert Brown

Director: Christopher Faison

August 31 - September 10, 2017

Seussical the Musical

By Stephen Flaherty & Lynn Ahrens

Director: Keri Danner

July 20 - Aug 6

Steel Magnolias

By Robert Harling

Director:  Rayah Martin

May 25 - June 4

The Addams Family

By Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice

Director: Derek Corriveau

Mar 23 - Apr 9, 2017

White Christmas

By Irving Berlin

Director: Brandon Gregoire

Dec 2 - 18, 2016

Greater Tuna

By Ed Howard, Jaston Williams, and Joe Sears

Director: Shane William Kegler

Oct 6-16, 2016


By Joe Masteroff

Director: David Fenn

August 11-28, 2016

Doubt: A Parable

By John Patrick Shanley

Director: Hunter Parker

June 16-26, 2016

Avenue Q

By Jeff Whitty

Director:  Shane William Kegler

April 14 - May 1, 2016

A Christmas Carol: The Musical

By Alan Menken, Lynn Ahrens and Mike Ockren

Director; Lisa Foss

Dec 4 - 20, 2015

Rabbit Hole

By David Lindsey-Abaire

Director: Scott Stephen Kegler

Oct 15 - 25, 2015

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

By William Fenn & Rachel Sheinkin

Director: Kyle Reynolds

Aug 13-23, 2015

Almost Maine

By John Cariani

Director: Kato McNickle

June 18-28, 2015

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