Porchlight Music Theatre seeks AEA Stage Managers and AEA Assistant Stage Managers for upcoming projects:


Mainstage series – Merrily We Roll Along

Seeking AEA Assistant Stage Manager
CAT II contract
Rehearsals begin: Jan 2, 2018
1st performance: January 26, 2018
Anticipated closing: March 18, 2018


Porchlight Revisits series – They’re Playing Our Song

Seeking AEA Stage Manager
CAT II Per Performance Side Letter
Hourly Pay and per-performance payment

Rehearsals begin: Week of Feb 19, 2018
3 Performances: Mar 6 – 8

(The Porchlight Revisits series are rarely-seen classic musicals in book-in-hand, fully staged-reading on the set of the currently running main stage production for a limited 3 performances.)


Porchlight Music Theatre encourages Stage Managers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as Stage Managers with disabilities, to submit.

Please send email of interest and resume for consideration to employment-intern@ porchlightmusictheatre.org

No phone calls, please. Porchlight Music Theatre is an equal opportunity employer.


About Porchlight Music Theatre

As the home for music theatre in Chicago for 22 seasons, Porchlight Music Theatre is nationally recognized for its work celebrating and sustaining the art of music theatre. Known for inventive Chicago premieres, boldly re-imagined classics, and the support of new musical works, Porchlight showcases music theatre’s noted Chicago veterans and rising stars, and elevates the genre by providing intimate and powerful theatrical experiences of music theatre through the lens of the “Chicago Style.” The 2017-2018 season marks a milestone for Porchlight as the company moves from its long residency in the Lakeview neighborhood to become an Artist In-Residence at the historic Ruth Page Center for the Arts in Chicago’s Gold Coast.

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