Taking Sides has been cast. Thanks to all the talented actors who auditioned!


Auditions are held for specific productions about three months out from the production opening date. Notices are posted on this site, the Port City Facebook page, member emails and newsletters, and various other theatre information outlets. Join our email list to stay updated about all that is happening with Port City Playhouse! Auditions are open to everyone; shows are never pre-cast. Port City does not discriminate based on gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation or any other basis. Port City Playhouse is a membership organization. Cast members have the option of becoming a full member or a covered member. Full membership is $40 and entitles the member to vote at the annual meeting and receive 1 ticket for each main stage production.  Covered membership is $10 and entitles the member to receive 1 ticket for the production they are working on.




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WANTED:  Directors for Our 2017 Season!
Deadline April 1!

Port City Playhouse is looking for visionary directors to bring the two remaining shows of our 39th Season to vivid life on the stage! Could you be one of them? Apply today! The deadline for submissions is Saturday, April 1, 2017!

We're seeking directors for:

FABULATION, OR THE RE-EDUCATION OF UNDINE by Lynn Nottage - a sharp comedy about the emotional reinvention of a formerly successful businesswoman.
Performance Dates: July 7-22, 2017

HAMLET, the classic tragedy by William Shakespeare
Performance Dates: October 13-28, 2017

All director submissions must include the following: 

1). A "Letter of Interest" stating your desire to direct at Port City Playhouse, which show(s) you are interested in directing and a basic concept for the stated show(s). Concept should include:
    a) Your overall vision for the show(s)
    b) Technical aspects such as set, sound, lights, props, and special effects
    c) Special considerations, such as the ability to bring aboard a production team

2). A current resume that includes all productions directed, including location and year. Relevant theatre experience may be included as well as additional support materials and current contact information (phone and email address mandatory).

3). Any possible schedule conflicts that may exist during the pre-production, tech week, production, and performance dates of the show(s) of interest. In general the productions audition approximately 8 weeks prior to tech week.  Take into consideration that weekend space is generally not available.

4). A list of 3-5 references familiar with the applicant's past work. This list must include each reference's name, address, telephone number and email address.

5). A signed copy of the Port City Playhouse Policies for Directors.  Download the Port City Playhouse Policies for Directors HERE.

6). Email submissions to, with the subject line, “Director Submittal 2017”. The submittal package must be in either MS Word or PDF format.  Any questions concerning the process should also be directed to, with the subject line, “Director Submittal Inquiry”. 


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Port City Playhouse welcomes skilled production team volunteers as well as those who are looking to learn something new. Contact us at about getting involved with the theatre or a specific production.

We are currently seeking Crew members for our 2017 season.  Please contact us at if you are interested in being part of the team!