Nora Chester

Nora ChesterAssociate Artistic Director

TACT member since 1997/1998 Season.

OFF-BROADWAY:  Pagans (Abingdon), The Triangle Factory Fire Project, The Sea, Eccentricities of a Nightingale, Lovers, Happy Birthday, (TACT at Theatre Row) NEW YORK: Direct Theatre, St.Clements, Playwrights Horizon, New Dramatists, Green Street Theatre, DARE Project. REGIONAL: Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Alliance, The Alley Theatre, Alaska Repertory, The Asolo,  Attic Theatre, McCarter, The Long Wharf, GeVa, Syracuse Stage, Philadelphia Theatre Festival of New Plays, Stage West, Peterborough Players, Connecticut Repertory, Monomoy Theatre, Virginia Stage, South Carolina Center for the Arts.  She has been nominated twice for “Best Actress” by the Philadelphia Theatre Alliance’s Barrymore Awards as Mag Folan in The Beauty Queen of Leenane and Mrs. Carpolotti in Three Viewings at The Delaware Theatre Company. DIRECTING:  A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking, Attic Theatre; The Mousetrap, Steel Magnolias, Death Trap, The Monomoy Theatre; It’s Only A Play, Top Girls, Hartt School at University of Hartford. TEACHING: Ohio University, Hartt School University of Hartford, University of Rochester.

Productions with TACT:

As Actor:

2017/18: Stage Door
2017/18: The Dining Room
2017/18: Salute to the Brave
2016/17: Ruth (newTACTics)
2016/17: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
2015/16: Hollywood, Nebraska (newTACTics)
2015/16: Arsenic and Old Lace
2014/15: Come Blow Your Horn
2012/13: Hay Fever
2012/13: Happy Birthday
2012/13: Lovers
2010/11: Uncle Harry
2011/12: Semi-Monde
2010/11: The Triangle Factory Fire Project
2010/11: I Am a Camera
2009/10: Waters of the Moon
2008/09: The Tavern
2008/09: The Late George Apley
2008/09: The Confidential Clerk
2007/08: The Eccentricities of a Nightingale
2006/07: The Sea
2006/07: The Late Christopher Bean
2005/06: The Cherry Sisters Revisited
2005/06: A Handsome Man
2005/06: Come Back, Little Sheba
2005/06: The Hot L Baltimore
2004/05: R.U.R
2004/05: Zack
2004/05: The Firebugs
2003/04: The Triangle Factory Fire Project
2003/04: The Good Soup
2003/04: Fathers and Sons
2002/03: U.S.A.
2001/02: Look Homeward, Angel
Summer 2001: The Solid Gold Cadillac
2000/01: Separate Tables
2000/01: The Bald Soprano
2000/01: The Apollo of Bellac
2000/01: The Family Affair
2000/01: First Lady
Summer 2000: Importance of Being Earnest
1999/00: Boy Meets Girl
1999/00: Family Reunion
1999/00: Right You Are (If You Think You Are)
1999/00: Morning’s at Seven
1998/99: Auntie Mame
1998/99: The Dog It Was That Died
1998/99: The Summer People
1997/98: Trelawny of the “Wells”
1997/98: Light Up the Sky
1996/97: Three Men on a Horse
1996/97: Heartbreak House
1995/96: The Women

As Director:

2010/11: Two Dozen Red Roses