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Chautauqua Playhouse is the proud recipient of the:

2010 Arts Management Excellence Award

(under $250k budget category)

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Our auditorium is now equipped with an ASSISTIVE LISTENING DEVICE

System, provided to our patrons at no additional cost.



Box Office Hours


Due to monetary cutbacks, box office hours have been cut back to Fridays only (noon-5 pm) when a show is running on an upcoming weekend.


Box Office will be open during the shows, as usual.


We will continue to monitor email requests on a daily basis…..

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Chautauqua Playhouse:

“A Glimpse into a Theatrical World”

Directed by Warren Harrison

Chautauqua Children’s Theatre

The Christmas Catastrophe

begins December 5 and runs every Saturday through December 19.    Performances are at 12pm and 2pm.  Tickets are $7 general seating for adults and children.

See it,  before it goes away!

December 4,5,6,11,12,13,18,19,20,21,22,23


All performances at 8 pm, except for Sundays at 2 pm.

Enjoy the show that has become a tradition for nearly 4 decades—Scrooge, featuring Rodger Hoopman.  A dramatic and humorous retelling of “A Christmas Carol”, this show contains a full musical score and some of Sacramento’s finest performers.


See it one last time, before it goes away.  This is the last year for “Scrooge” at Chautauqua Playhouse.


Tickets available at

Or call the box office at 916.489.7529


Special Holiday Pricing: $15 for adults, $10 for children (12 and under)

Rudolph  and the other Reindeer are back again!  Will they beat Christopher Crum and save Christmas once again?



Calendar Girls


Dec. 6  at 7:00 PM

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