The John Rolfe Players (later renamed the Chesterfield Theatre Company), was a community theatre group based in Chester, Virginia. Formed in 1955 by Dorothy and Larry Armstrong, the group was the oldest community theatre company in Central Virginia. The company had a production history that spanned four decades, during which time it produced over 100 plays, both classic and modern. The John Rolfe Players disbanded in 1995, after its 36th season.
The collection includes 25 scrapbooks which cover the John Rolfe Players seasons from 1955 to 1994. They contain clippings from Richmond, Va. area newspapers and journals. Included are: theatre reviews, articles about the company and its members, short biographies, tours, programs, cast lists, advertisements, photographs of actors, and pictures from shows. Volume 25 is a summary volume.