Direct For Us: Our 2022-2023 Season! Deadline Extended to Nov. 9

The Vokes Play Committee is excited to share its short list of plays and musicals being considered for our 2022–2023 season. Those interested in directing one (or more) of these shows at Vokes next season should complete our Director Proposal Form.

Proposal and Selection Process.

  • All directors must complete the Director Proposal Form by Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 11:59 p.m. EDT. Separate forms must be submitted for each play you are interested in. Completed forms should be emailed to Vokes Play Committee member Deanna Swan at

  • The Vokes Play Committee will review all submissions and invite selected directors to present their proposal and interview in the following weeks. Interviews may be held virtually via Zoom or in person at Vokes Theater in Wayland—TBD.

  • All directors will be notified of the Vokes Play Committee’s decision by mid-January 2022. The approved season will be publicly announced shortly thereafter via the Vokes Players website, Facebook, electronic newsletter, and January membership meeting.


Titles Under Consideration

Our season comprises four productions: one musical and three plays. The titles being considered for the 2022–2023 season are:



A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder (Robert L. Freedman, Steven Lutvak)

Bridges of Madison County (Marsha Norman, Jason Robert Brown)

Dames at Sea (Jim Wise, George Haimsohn, Robin Miller)

She Loves Me (Joe Masteroff, Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick)

The Drowsy Chaperone (Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison, Bob Martin and Don McKellar)



A Shayna Maidel (Barbara Lebow)

Appropriate (Branden Jacobs-Jenkins)

Arms and the Man (George Bernard Shaw)

Brighton Beach Memoirs (Neil Simon)

Casa Valentina (Harvey Fierstein)

Last Train to Nibroc (Arlene Hutton)

Maytag Virgin (Audrey Cefaly)

Murder on the Orient Express (Ken Ludwig)

The Father (Florian Zeller, translated by Christopher Hampton)

The Outsider (Slade Smith)

Tiny Beautiful Things (Nia Vardalos, Cheryl Strayed)


Complete Director Proposal Form HERE


Read a brief synopsis of each title HERE. We look forward to reviewing your submissions!


The 2022–2023 Vokes Play Committee:

David Berti, Lisa Boles, John Minigan, Deanna Swan, Jessica Tomer, Robert Zawistowski