Cleveland Playhouse Script Development – Stage Manager Sought (Deadline 09.06.20)

Cleveland Play House
Cleveland, OH

Job Details


Stage Manager

LORT Non-Rep
$180 daily minimum +$10 (LORT C Casual Employment Rider)

First script development of a new play – September 24 & 25, 2020
Second script development of new play – October 20-23, 2020

CPH is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. BIPOC individuals encouraged to apply. The CER is an Equity agreement, but non-AEA members welcome to apply. Local residency is not required; candidates can work from any location, and local and non-local applicants are accepted.

Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to submit.

Cleveland Play House (CPH) seeks a Stage Manager (SM) for our remote Zoom workshop script development of a new play September 24 & 25, 2020, as well as an SM for a separate, second remote Zoom workshop script development of new play October 20- 23, 2020. This SM will work with the director, playwright, cast and CPH staff.

Duties include:
• Communicate key information with artists and staff
• Plan, distribute and manage daily schedule
• Run rehearsals and possible internal CPH reading
• Create and distribute daily rehearsal reports
• Manage Zoom platform, possibly including breakout rooms, supported by CPH staff
• Manage script edits with dramaturg and playwright
• There will be no presentation of these workshops to a public audience

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume including three (3) references by September 6, 2020 to: Tyler Jacobson, Director of Production at Please indicate in the cover letter how you heard about this position.

Deadline: 09/06/2020