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The Perfect Holiday Gift

The Chautauqua Mini-Season Package

Mini-Season Package Special! Looking for that perfect Christmas gift for friends and family? Chautauqua Playhouse is offering a special mini-season subscription for the remaining shows of the season. The package includes flex passes for Plaza Suite, The Lion in Winter, and Groucho: A Life in Revue. It also includes your choice of one children’s Flex… Read more »

Bob and Ro’s Old Time Radio

Chautauqua Playhouse is proud to present a series of Bob and Ro’s Old Time Radio Shows. Return to yesteryear and become the studio audience for LIVE radio programs. A talented cast recreates broadcasts of popular radio classics: “The Bickersons”, “Gunsmoke”, “My Friend Irma”, “Richard Diamond, Detective”, “Our Miss Brooks”, and many others. Tickets for these… Read more »


March 22 - May 5

  There’s a woman and her husband who live next to a witches house. The woman becomes obsessed with some lettuce growing the witches garden, and convinces her husband to climb the wall and pick it. The witch catches him and forces him to give her his daughter, who she named Rapunzel. She locked Rapunzel… Read more »

The Tortoise and the Hare

January 25 - February 8

  In The Tortoise and the Hare, the two of them race and the hare believes that since he is much faster than the tortoise, he can slow down and relax and take a nap and still win the race. However, he sleeps for too long and the tortoise eventually passes him, winning the race…. Read more »

Reindeer in Space

December 7 - December 21

Saturdays at Noon and 2 pm The Reindeer are back! Reindeer in Space opens in the Chautauqua Children’s Theater on December 7th and runs for three weekends. This show is part of the popular Christopher Crum series starring Santa’s reindeer. All Tickets $7.00


October 19 - November 2

  Ella’s step mother was a horrible woman with two horrible daughters. Treating Ella like a servant, always having to clean the fire place and always covered in cinders, she got the name Cinderella.   The prince, who was trying to find a wife decided to hold a ball in which the whole kingdom was… Read more »

Groucho: A Life in Revue

May 9—Jun 15

This inspired bio musical about The One and Only begins with Groucho as an old man doing his famous Carnegie Hall show. It then goes back to the beginnings of the Marx Brothers and their struggles to make it in vaudeville, their rise to stardom and their eventual break up. All classic Groucho songs are… Read more »

The Lion in Winter

March 14 - April 19

King Henry II of England has three sons by Eleanor of Aquitaine: Richard, Geoffrey, and John. He wants the kingdom to stay united after his death, but all three sons want to rule and it is likely to be torn apart by revolution. Henry favors the youngest John, while Eleanor favors the eldest, Richard. Middle… Read more »

Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite

January 17 - February 23

Hilarity abounds in this portrait of three couples successively occupying a suite at the Plaza. A suburban couple take the suite and it turns out to be the one in which they honeymooned years before, followed by the exploits of a Hollywood producer who, after three marriages, is looking for fresh fields. His childhood sweetheart,… Read more »