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Direct for Us

Call for Director Proposals: Extended Deadline

The Vokes Play Committee is pleased to share the plays and musicals being considered for our 2024–2025 season. Those interested in directing one (or more) of these shows at Vokes should follow the process below.

Proposal and Selection Process

  • After hearing requests from a number of our community members (and to accommodate holiday season zaniness), we have decided to extend our proposal submission deadline until Friday, January 5, 2024..


  • All directors must complete the Director Proposal Form. Separate forms must be submitted for each play you are interested in. Completed forms should be emailed to Vokes Play Committee member Jessica Tomer ( 

  • The Vokes Play Committee will review all submissions and invite selected directors to present their proposal and interview in December and January 2024. Interviews can be held either in person at Vokes Theater in Wayland, Massachusetts, or virtually via Zoom.

  • All directors will be notified of the Vokes Play Committee’s decision by early February 2024. The approved season will be publicly announced shortly thereafter via the Vokes Players website, Facebook, and electronic newsletter. 

Titles Under Consideration

Our season comprises four productions: one musical and three plays. The titles being considered for the 2024–2025 season are:



9-to-5: The Musical (Parton/Resnick)

Assassins (Sondheim/Weidman)

Bright Star (Martin/Brickell)

Floyd Collins (Guettel/Landau)

Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder (Freedman/Lutvak)

God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater (Ashman/Menken)

Once (Walsh/Hansard and Irglova)

Spitfire Grill (Valcq/Alley)



Appropriate (Brendan Jacob Jenkins)

Bull in a China Shop (Bryna Turner)

Elizabeth Rex (Timothy Findley)

For Peter Pan on her 70th Birthday (Sarah Ruhl)

It Can’t Happen Here (Upton Sinclair, Tony Taccone, and Bennett S. Cohen)

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (William Shakespeare)

The Mousetrap (Agatha Christie)

Radium Girls (DW Gregory)

Reckless (Craig Lucas)

Red Herring (Michael Hollinger)

Sea Marks (Gardner McKay)

The Lifespan of a Fact (Jim Fingal and John D'Agata)

The Tempest (William Shakespeare)


Complete Director Proposal Form 

You can read a brief synopsis of each title here. We look forward to reviewing your submissions!


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