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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…..

Chautauqua Playhouse thanks all our generous patrons who donated to our Theatre during the Big Day Of Giving!


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May 8—June 14

 A LITTLE MURDER NEVER HURT ANYBODY -Matthew Perry resolves to murder his wife, Julia, before the next new year and tells her so. She vows to stay alive and so the game begins - a hilarious year long match of wits. While Julia dodges Matthew's attempts, friends and staff start mysteriously dying all around them. Have the tables been turned? What about the Butler? Will Donald and Bunny get together? Is this a Murder Most Foul or a Murder Most Fouled Up !

Peter Rabbit and Other Tales—May 16, 23, 30

A collection of children's stories performed by Chautauqua's Reader's Theatre actors, including the famous story by Beatrix Potter about a young rabbit who can't resist going in the farmer's garden and helping himself to the delicious carrots.