Chino Community Theatre

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upcoming production

directed by Toni Lynd

How much damage can one lie cause? That question is the crux of Lillian Hellman’s classic drama, which is set in a 1930’s boarding school but still feels especially timely in the 21st century. 

The story concerns an attempt by Mary Tilford, a student at a New England boarding school, to explain to her rich, indulgent grandmother why she has run away from school. Angry over her mild altercation with the two women who own and run the school, Mary says that she knows the women to be lesbians, and she successfully blackmails another student into corroborating her accusation. 

The Children’s Hour deals with the serious ramifications of Mary’s accusation, leading to a heartbreaking confession and a tragic finale, and cements Hellman’s reputation as one of the great American dramatists. (adult subject matter)

Auditions: July 7th & 8th, 2024 @ 7pm


September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 at 8 pm

September 15, 22, 28 & 29 at 2:30 pm

Photo by Wayne Frost

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CCT Is proud to partner with Chino Community Children's Theatre. CCCT is a non-profit organization run by volunteers. They provide an opportunity for the children in the community and their families to become involved in the theatre arts. Their 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.