Chino Community Theatre

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Important Note Regarding Covid-19:

Based on current COVID-19 CDC, state and county guidelines:

- Proof of vaccination or negative Covid test results are not currently required

- Masks are strongly recommended, but not required

- Maximum seating capacity (90 total) has been reinstated

Congratulations to our Seventh Street Theatre family! 

Favorite Live/Performing Arts Theatre 2023

and Favorite Local Actor • Abby Lane!


September 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30 at 8:00 pm

September 17 and 24 at 2:30 pm

(AUDIENCE ADVISORY:  This production contains strong language and adult content)

Tracy Letts’ epic, Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy/drama (later adapted into an Oscar-nominated movie starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts) features a vanished father, a pill-popping mother and three sisters harboring shady little secrets.  When the large Weston family reunites after Dad disappears, their Oklahoman family homestead explodes in a maelstrom of repressed truths and unsettling secrets.  August: Osage County unflinchingly - and uproariously - exposes the dark side of the Midwestern American family in a play Time Magazine calls an “original and corrosive black comedy” that “deserves a seat at the dinner table with the great American family plays.”



Lauren Bell, Dustin Gillis, Andrew “A.J.” Givens, Jack Ingram, Toni Lynd, Grant Markin, Rae Martinez, Tiffany Berg McMahon, Amanda Nelson, 

Phil Parker, Suzy Pearce, Paige Polcene and Mike Truelock


August: Osage County - Guest: Chris Diehl & Cast ( 

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What's goin' on?

This Seventh Street Theatre Podcast highlights all things theatre related. Our focus is community/regional theatre as well as school drama departments. Click on the link below to begin listening! 

Kirk Lane Executive Producer

Colin P Host

Joey R Engineer


by Daryl Mendelson and Frank Minano

directed by Toni Lynd

We’re opening our 39th season with the world premiere of a brand-new play!  Written by Daryl Mendelson and his longtime friend (and IVRT founder) Frank Minano, The Jewtalian is an endearing and rib-tickling journey of a best friendship started in childhood and lasting a lifetime. From two very different cultural backgrounds, young boys Finn and Frank meet, grow up together and share an artistic dream, with loving support from their amusing Jewish and Italian families.  In today’s complicated world, The Jewtalian is a funny and heartwarming reminder that an enduring friendship can weather any storm. 

January 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28, February 3 & 4 @ 8 pm

January 15, 22 & 29 @ 2:30 pm



Contains strong language and adult content)

A sinister and zany comedic romp with a dark domestic drama at its heart, Fuddy Meers illustrates a world in which nothing is as it seems, hardly anyone can be understood, and trusting the wrong person can get you locked in the basement with a foul-mouthed sock puppet, hit over the head with a frying pan, or hauled over the Canadian border. This is especially challenging if you are a sunny amnesiac like Claire, who must contend with kidnapping, family reunion, and intrusive carnival music playing in her head, all before she can figure out whether she prefers juice or coffee. 

David Lindsay-Abaire has crafted a play about pain, identity, miscommunication, and, ultimately, the courageous confrontation of a traumatic past. And sock puppets… don’t forget the sock puppets.


April 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 and 29 at 8:00 pm

April 16, 23 and 30 at 2:30 pm

3 on the Edge Festival 

Series of Three in Repertory

(AUDIENCE ADVISORY:  Shows contain strong language and adult content)


MISERY - by William Goldman, Based on the novel by Stephen King

directed by Cindi East

The best-selling novel and Oscar-winning film is now a suspenseful stage play!  True life becomes stranger than fiction when an acclaimed romance novelist wakes up in the home of his “Number One Fan.” Rescued from a wintery car crash, Paul Sheldon finds himself incapacitated in the secluded home of Annie Wilkes, a seemingly kind nurse. When events take a nightmarish turn, the injured Paul realizes the unhinged Annie has no intention of letting him leave. This spine-tingling stage adaptation traps you in the room with Paul as he must outsmart Annie if he hopes to escape. The tense cat-and-mouse game of Misery will grip you until the very end.

May 11, 13, 19 @ 8 pm; May 21 & 27 @ 2:30 pm


THREE DAYS OF RAIN - by Richard Greenberg

directed by Michelle Knight Reinhardt

A famous architect has died and left a mysterious will, prompting his children and their best friend to wonder about their families' history. Darkly funny, this acclaimed play trips through time, playing children's perceptions against their parents' reality. Produced on Broadway in 2006, featuring Julia Roberts (in her Broadway debut), Bradley Cooper and Paul Rudd, Three Days of Rain brims with a “savvy, intelligent wit and richly conceived characters” (Variety) and explores the complex search for the truth about our parents and ourselves.

May 12, 25 & 27 @ 8 pm; May 14 & 20 @ 2:30 pm


THE MERCY SEAT - by Neil LaBute

directed by Ellie Schwartz

“American Aesop” Neil LaBute (Fat Pig, Bash) has crafted another provocative, compelling drama that explores a relationship in the context of a national tragedy that literally changed the world overnight.  On September 12, 2001, Ben Harcourt and his lover (and boss) Abby Prescott find themselves together in Abby’s New York apartment and explore the choices now available to them in an existence different from the one they knew the day before.  Will Ben let his family know he’s alive, or will he and Abby take this chance to explore a new life for themselves?  The New York Post called The Mercy Seat “(a) powerful drama...LaBute shows a true master’s hand in gliding us amid the shoals and reefs of a mined relationship.”

May 13 & 28 @ 2:30 pm; May 18, 20 & 26 @ 8 pm

Dear friends of CCT,

During this time of COVID-19 virus social distancing and safeguards, Chino Community Theatre has been contacted about ways to donate to our theatre. The easiest way to make a donation is to click on the logo on the left. Another is to write a check and mail it to our address, which is listed at the bottom of the page. If you would like to specify how it is spent, please let us know. In any event, your tax deductible donation will be put to good use. 

Thank you!

Chino Community Children's Theatre is a non-profit organization run by volunteers. We provide an opportunity for the children in the community and their families to become involved in the theatre arts. Our goal is to educate and entertain in an environment of mutual respect for all ages and abilities.

All activities are predicated upon the response to COVID-19 safeguards and AB5 ramifications.

City of Chino

Master plan

Meetings regarding the City of Chino Downtown Civic Center Master Plan are happening now! Here are two Arts related interactions from the November 30 session. These are 10 to 30 year plans, but sharing your input now is important. For more on the City of Chino Downtown Civic Center Master Plan, please visit: .

Proposals 1, 2, and 3 are to the left.