Brown Bags

On select Thursdays at 12:15 p.m., bring a lunch to Bratton Theater and get an inside look at our upcoming productions and the craft of theater-making in our popular series of freewheeling demonstrations and discussions with artists. Brown Bags are FREE

June 29 - Noises Off: Lights On! A mainstage look at a backstage comedy

July 13 - Art and Activism Roundtable: What is the responsibility of the artist for the art they make?

July 20 - Detroit ‘67: Motown and Molitovs

August 3 - One show, two shows: The New Play Workshop in repertory

August 10 - Romeo & Juliet: Timely vs. Timeless - today’s need for star-crossed lovers

 

Behind-the-Scenes Tours

July 11 - 1 p.m. - Bratton Theater

Explore the set, costumes, lighting, and special effects created for our production in a guided tour with CTC’s production leaders and design fellows: Tour lasts approx. 45 min, are all family friendly, and are FREE.

 

CTC After Dark: The Fellows Project

July 14 - 9 p.m. - Bratton Theater

When the cat’s away, the mice will play. The unique talents of CTC’s design and directing fellows surprise and delight us with a new piece on the Bratton stage. Though this is a FREE event, a ticket is required for admission. Available tickets will be handed out at the ticketing kiosk at 9:45am on the day of the event on a first-come, first-served basis. 

 

Bratton Late Night Cabaret

Aug. 18 - 10:30pm - Bratton Theater

Celebrate the unleased talents of the ‘17 company in this one-night-only extravaganza. Doors open at 10 p.m. Seating limited. Though this is a FREE event, a ticket is required for admission. Available tickets will be handed out at the ticketing kiosk at 9:45am on the day of the event on a first-come, first-served basis. 

 

Community Engagement Project

July 4th - 1pm - Bratton Theater

July 5th - 8:30pm - Bratton Theater

Join CTC’s acting conservatory to experience a new piece created with and for the Chautauquan community. This event is FREE

 

Young Playwrights Project

June 27th - 5 & 7 pm - Smith Wilkes Hall

Directed by Katherine McGerr

Enjoy a performance of the winning plays of Chautauqua’s Young Playwrights Project, a partnership with local elementary students, performed by CTC’s acting conservatory. This event is FREE