Past Productions

The Theatre on Chester has been providing the community with quality theatre in North Epping since 1956.

2016
The Hypochondriac – written by Moliere, in a new version by Richard Bean, directed by Andrew Castle.
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – written by Edward Albee, directed by Carla Moore.
The Accidental Death of an Anarchist –  written by Dario Fo, adapted by Gavin Richards, translated by Gillian Hanna. Directed by Kaye Lopez.

2015
Summer Rain – books and Lyrics by Nick Enright, Music by Terence Clarke, directed by Joy Sweeney.
Transparency – written by Suzie Miller, directed by Linda Lorenza.
Over the Moon and Far Away – written and directed by Carla Moore.

2014
The One Day of the Year – written by Alan Seymour, directed by Kaye Lopez.
The History Boys – written by Alan Bennett, directed by Carla Moore.
Money and Friends – written by David Williamson, directed by Linda Lorenza.

2013
It Just Stopped – written by Stephen Sewell, directed by Linda Lorenza.
Kindertransport – written by Dianne Samuels, directed by Carla Moore.
The Women – written by Clare Boothe Luce, directed by Joy Sweeney.

2012
Love Song – written by John Kolvenbach, directed by Kenney Ogilvie
The Philadelphia Story – written by Phillip Barry, directed by Joy Sweeney
The Servant of Two Masters – written by Carlo Goldini, re-written by Nick Enright and John Blair, directed by Carla Moore.

2011
The God of Carnage – Written by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton, Directed by Carla Moore
The Blonde, the Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead – Written by Robert Hewett, Directed by Kaye Lopez
Halpern and Johnson – Written by Lionel Goldstein, Directed by Catherine Potter

2010
Dinkum Assorted
Ruby Moon
Small Poppies

2009
Competitive Tenderness
It Could be Any One of Us
Lost in Yonkers

2008
Absurd Person Singular
Cut & Paste
Lettice and Lovage

2008
Absurd Person Singular
Cut & Paste
Lettice and Lovage

2007
The Spook
The Great Man
The Shifting Heart

2006
It’s my Party (and I’ll Die if I want to)
The Beauty Queen of Leenane
The Goes the Bride

2005
Rough Justice
The Taming of the Shrew – written by Shakespeare, Directed by Carla Moore
Trap for a Lonely Man

2004
Much Ado About Nothing – written by Shakespeare
The Rainmaker
The Habeas Corpus

2003
Pygmalion
Night Must Fall
Amadeus

2002
The Touch of Silk
The Sneeze
The Importance of Being Earnest

2001
Summer of the 17th Doll
After September
Love Letters

2000
Emerald City
Falling from Grace
Cosi

1999
Deathtrap
Time Present Time Past
Come back to the Five and Dime Jimmy Dean

1998
All My Sons
The Odd Couple (Female Version)
Season’s Greetings

1997
Dead White Males
Brighton Beach Memoirs
See How They Run

1996
A Hard God
84 Charing Cross Road
On Our Selection

1995
A Voyage around my Father
Hotel Sorrento
Ten Times Table

1994
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Hay Fever
The Norman Conquests 1, 2 & 3

1993
Crimes of the Heart
Journey’s End
Stepping Out

1992
Away
Arsenic and Old Lace
Tribute

1991
The Diary of Anne Frank
The Dining Room
Lovers Dancing

1990
The Miracle Worker
A Pack of Lies
What the Butler Saw

1989
The Crucible
Absent Friends
Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay!

1988
The Cell
And the Villain was a Lady
The Department

1987
A Murder is Announced
Rebecca
Absurd Person Singular

1986
This Old Man Comes Rolling Home
How the Other Half Loves
O What a Lovely War

1985
On Monday Next
Happy Family
Outside Edge

1984
No Names No Packdrill
Habeas Corpus
The Man who came to Dinner

1983
Separate Tables
The Club
Move over Mrs Markham

1982
California Suite
Under Milk Wood
Any Number Can Die

1981
A Taste of Honey
Ten Nights in a Bar Room
Wait Until Dark

1980
My Three Angels
The Room/Drinking Companions/ Between Mouthfuls/ Mother Figure
The Chairman

1979
Enter a Free Man
The Hostage
Present Laughter

1978
Ladies in Retirement
Come Back Little Sheba
Plaza Suite

1977
Not Now Darling
Delicate Balance
The Odd Couple

1976
The Waltz of the Toreadors
The Diary of Anne Frank
Wanted One Body

1975
The Matchmaker
Forget-me-not-Lane
Billy Liar

1974
Blithe Spirit
The Birthday Party
Boeing Boeing

1973
The Anniversary
When we are Married
Conquest of Everest/I Spy/ The Proposal

1972
The Sponge Room/Squat Betty
The Heiress
South Sea Bubble

1971
Nude with Violin
The Happy Haven
Hobson’s Choice

1970
All For Mary
Dinner with the Family
Murder Mistaken

1969
My Three Angels
The Day’s Mischief
The Fire Raisers

1968
Rape of the Belt
Waters of the Moon
The Browning Version/ A Night Out

1967
Figure of Fun
Semi Detached
The Lover/ Bald Prima Donna/ The American Dream

1966
The Hollow
The Importance of Being Earnest
One Blast and Have Done /Orison/ The Empire Builders

1965
Lord Arthur Saville’s Crime
Present Laughter
No Man’s Land/Lunch Hour/Hands Across the Sea

1964
Blithe Spirit
Separate Tables
Tail of Fire/The Delphiniums

1963
Book of the Month

1962
Breath of Spring
The Glass Menagerie

1961
Hotel Universe
The Reluctant Debutante

1960
A Question of Fact

1959
The Manor of Northstead
The Holly and the Ivy

1957
The Foolish Gentlewoman
Toad in the Hole

1956
Dear Brutus
Hit and Run

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