VISION

Produce exceptional theatrical experiences while preserving a dynamic, vital and historic arts center.

tradition

Over 93 years, The Cape Playhouse has gained a reputation for producing the highest quality, professional entertainment in the form of great theatre.

OUR history

The Cape Playhouse has been declared by the Actors’ Equity Association to be the “Oldest Professional Summer Theater” in America.

Current Openings

We are accepting resumes for the following positions:

Manager of Education

Summer Season – With Future Consulting Options
June through August, 2022


The Cape Playhouse (TCP), is seeking a Manager of Education to operate their 2022 Summer Theatre Programming.

We are interested in hearing from professionals and early career artists looking to be involved with the historic Cape Playhouse and their Education Department. The Manager will be responsible for developing the content for the Summer Educational classes. Our Youth Education program dedicates itself to the continuing development of programming that will both teach and inspire youth looking to follow a path in the arts or simply become familiar with the disciplines.

    Job Description
    Specific duties include:
  • Plan, develop, and execute top-notch programs in keeping with the Cape Playhouse strategy and brand, supported by a team of professionals
  • Collaborate with the Marketing & Communication Manager to promote programs
  • Build strong relationship with students and their families
  • Hire and manage teaching artists and interns as required for the program.
    Qualifications
    Required Education and Experience:
  • Minimum of 5 years proven leadership education experience in a theatre or school environment
  • Committed and passionate about musical theatre and arts education
  • Experience working with students ages 6 to 14 representing a diverse population
  • Versed in a wide range of abilities and able to direct large groups of children in a fun and engaging manner.
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Able to collaborate and coordinate with the Assistant Production Manager, Technical Director, and Admin staff to develop and execute the programs
  • Must be available for the entire seasonal contract, including, but not limited to planning and production meetings
How to Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to resumes@capeplayhouse.com .

Front of House Manager

Seasonal

Summary
While leading a small team of Ambassadors and Ushers, the House Manager is responsible for the opening and closing of our lobby and theater during productions, ensuring the safety and smooth flow of our patrons entrance, intermission, and patrons exit.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Setting up the lobby and opening on-time, one hour before a show.
  • Ensuring our Ambassadors and Ushers have all their tools to make the best possible experience for our patrons, including: charged ticket scanners, assisted hearing devices, and flashlights
  • Be in communication with Stage Management about: lobby opening, start of show, late seating, and post show events.
  • Assist patrons as needed for a variety of access needs.
  • Understand and manage emergency situations. Training will be provided on evacuation of the Playhouse, shelter in place situations, and fire safety.
  • Schedule Ambassadors & Ushers
  • Fill out and submit nightly reports summarizing the evening’s events.

  • Qualifications
    Applicants must possess superb customer service skills, the ability to maintain calm under pressure, and an appreciation for theatre. While flexibility is a guarantee, week night and Saturday night availability is a necessity (closed on Sundays). Each shift is four hours and all candidates are expected to supply a minimum of four shifts per week. We have evening shows and two weekly matinees, so please mention if you have weekday afternoon availability, specifically Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday.

    How to Apply:
    Please send a brief cover letter and resume to resumes@capeplayhouse.com. Please indicate FRONT OF HOUSE MANAGER in the subject line.



    The Cape Playhouse is committed to equity and inclusion at all levels. Actor’s Equity Covid rules will be followed. Proof of Vaccination required.

    Hourly Rate: $17
    Usher

    Seasonal

    Summary
    Responsible for ensuring that the patrons and staff enjoy a safe and respectful environment by delivering the best possible level of customer service at all times.

    Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate with House Manager to provide an ideal patron experience
  • Interact with patrons attending events, provide information and directions in a positive and friendly manner
  • Facilitate the movement of patrons through the venue
  • Assist House Managers stuffing, placing, and distributing playbills
  • Identify, diagnose, and resolve safety concerns of colleagues and patrons
  • Interface with House Management & First Responders in the event of an emergency
  • Effectively generate safety awareness and enforce safety best practices; including Covid-19 policy
  • Ensure the lobby and interior of the venue remains clear of any rubbish and debris- inspect seating areas for debris, lost items, and playbills to be recycled.

  • Qualifications
    Applicants must possess superb customer service skills, the ability to maintain calm under pressure, and an appreciation for theatre. While flexibility is a guarantee, week night and Saturday night availability is a necessity (closed on Sundays). Each shift is four hours and all candidates are expected to supply a minimum of three shifts per week. We have evening shows and two weekly matinees, so please mention if you have weekday afternoon availability, specifically Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday.

    How to Apply:
    Please send a brief cover letter and resume to resumes@capeplayhouse.com. Please indicate USHER in the subject line.



    The Cape Playhouse is committed to equity and inclusion at all levels. Actor’s Equity Covid rules will be followed. Proof of Vaccination required.

    Hourly Rate: $15.50
    Box Office Manager

    Seasonal

    Summary
    While leading a small team of Associates, the Box Office Manager is responsible for the opening and closing of our Box Office/Gift Shop, scheduling staff, maintaining financial records, ensuring correct procedures for the sales transactions, ensuring the safety and smooth flow of our patrons experience

    Responsibilities Include:

  • Knowledge of Ovationtix or relevant ticketing systems
  • Responsible for all aspects of ticket sales
  • Ensure all daily ticket sales and money brought in are balanced
  • Schedule and supervise Associates, making sure they are knowledgeable in operating the Ovationtix, handling cash and credit card payments and other tasks related to running a box office.
  • Monitor the Gift Shop inventory
  • Understand and manage emergency situations. Training will be provided on evacuation of the facilities, shelter in place situations, and fire safety.

  • Qualifications
    Applicants must possess superb customer service skills, the ability to maintain calm under pressure, and an appreciation for theatre. The manager must be highly organized and able to motivate the Associates. While flexibility is a guarantee, week night and Saturday night availability is a necessity (closed on Sundays). Each shift is a minimum of four hours and all candidates are expected to supply a minimum of four shifts per week. The Box Office is open during show hours and we have evening shows and two weekly matinees.

    How to Apply:
    Please send a brief cover letter and resume to resumes@capeplayhouse.com. Please indicate BOX OFFICE MANAGER in the subject line.



    The Cape Playhouse is committed to equity and inclusion at all levels. Actor’s Equity Covid rules will be followed. Proof of Vaccination required.

    Hourly Rate: $17
    Box Office Associates

    Seasonal

    Summary
    The Box Office Associate is responsible for ensuring smooth and accurate sales transactions for all ticketing and merchandise services. Associates are expected to deliver the best possible level of customer service at all times.

    Responsibilities Include:

  • Knowledge of Ovationtix or relevant ticketing systems
  • Experience with POS system SQUARE is helpful, but not necessary, as training will be provided
  • Coordinate with Manager to provide an ideal patron experience
  • Facilitate the sales transactions of patrons in an efficient and courteous manner
  • Identify, diagnose, and resolve safety concerns of colleagues and patrons
  • Effectively generate safety awareness and enforce safety best practices; including Covid-19 policy
  • Ensure the Box office/Gift Shop remains tidy and well organized

  • Qualifications
    Applicants must possess superb customer service skills, the ability to maintain calm under pressure, and an appreciation for theatre. The Associate must be highly organized and while flexibility is a guarantee, week night and Saturday night availability is a necessity (closed on Sundays). Each shift is a minimum of four hours and all candidates are expected to supply a minimum of four shifts per week. The Box Office is open during show hours and we have evening shows and two weekly matinees.

    How to Apply:
    Please send a brief cover letter and resume to resumes@capeplayhouse.com. Please indicate BOX OFFICE ASSOCIATE in the subject line.



    The Cape Playhouse is committed to equity and inclusion at all levels. Actor’s Equity Covid rules will be followed. Proof of Vaccination required.

    Hourly Rate: $15.50
    Concessions Manager

    Seasonal

    Summary
    While leading a small team of Associates, the Concession Manager is responsible for the opening and closing of our concessions during a Monday through Saturday schedule, ensuring the safety and efficiency of service to our staff and patrons.

    Responsibilities Include:

  • Setting up/breaking down the concessions with an Associate for each shift
  • Ensure all daily sales and money brought in are balanced
  • Schedule and supervise Associates, making sure they are knowledgeable in operating the concessions, handling prepared food service and hot and cold beverages
  • Monitor the Concessions inventory
  • Understand and manage emergency situations. Training will be provided on evacuation of the facilities, shelter in place situations, and fire safety.

  • Qualifications
    Applicants must possess a SafeServ certificate. Experience with POS system SQUARE is helpful. The manager must be highly organized and able to motivate the Associates. Superb customer service skills, the ability to maintain calm under pressure, and highly organized. While flexibility is a guarantee, week night and Saturday night availability is a necessity (closed on Sundays). Each shift is a minimum of four hours and all candidates are expected to supply a minimum of four shifts per week. The Concession is open in the mornings and during show hours. We have evening shows and two weekly matinees.

    How to Apply:
    Please send a brief cover letter and resume to resumes@capeplayhouse.com. Please indicate CONCESSIONS MANAGER in the subject line.



    The Cape Playhouse is committed to equity and inclusion at all levels. Actor’s Equity Covid rules will be followed. Proof of Vaccination required.

    Hourly Rate: $17
    Concessions Associates

    Seasonal

    Summary
    The Concession Associate is responsible for assisting the Manager with the opening and closing of our concessions during a Monday through Saturday schedule, and ensuring the safety and efficiency of service to our staff and patrons.

    Responsibilities Include:

  • Setting up/breaking down the concessions with the Manager for each shift
  • Handling prepared food service and hot and cold beverages
  • Ensuring that the work environment is clean and tidy throughout the shift
  • Understand and manage emergency situations. Training will be provided on evacuation of the facilities, shelter in place situations, and fire safety

  • Qualifications
    It is desirable, but not necessary for applicants to possess a SafeServ certificate. Experience with POS system SQUARE is helpful. The Associate must be highly organized and have superb customer service While flexibility is a guarantee, week night and Saturday night availability is a necessity (closed on Sundays). Each shift is a minimum of four hours and all candidates are expected to supply a minimum of four shifts per week. The Concession is open in the mornings and during show hours. We have evening shows and two weekly matinees.

    How to Apply:
    Please send a brief cover letter and resume to resumes@capeplayhouse.com. Please indicate CONCESSIONS ASSOCIATE in the subject line.



    The Cape Playhouse is committed to equity and inclusion at all levels. Actor’s Equity Covid rules will be followed. Proof of Vaccination required.

    Hourly Rate: $15.50
    The Cape Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. To prevent the infection and spread of COVID-19, and as an integral part of its public health and safety measures compliant with the Actors Equity Association, The Cape Playhouse requires that all successful applicants show proof of full vaccination by an FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine before beginning employment.