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Norwich’s Chestnut Street Playhouse: Readying to reopen, holding first playwrights fest

The front of Chestnut Street Playhouse in Norwich has had all the windows and  window casings removed and rebuilt, and a garage door was installed to provide easier access to the workshop. Bricks were repointed on the front of the building as well, and there will be new window awnings and signage. All work was done by Mattern Construction. (Submitted)

This first annual playwrights festival is meant to serve as a fundraiser for the Chestnut Street Playhouse, to help it recover from the pandemic.

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