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Direct for Us

Call for Director Proposals

The Vokes Play Committee is excited to share its short list of plays and musicals being considered for our 2023–2024 season. Those interested in directing one (or more) of these shows at Vokes next season should complete our Director Proposal Form (link below).

Proposal and Selection Process

  • All directors must complete the Director Proposal Form by Friday, December 30, 2022, 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 January 2023. 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 2023. 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 2023–2024 season are:



Cabaret (John Kander, Fred Ebb, Joe Masteroff)

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

Once (Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová, Enda Walsh)

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

They're Playing Our Song (Neil Simon, Marvin Hamlisch)

Tick, Tick…Boom! (Jonathan Larson)



A Shayna Maidel (Barbara Le Bow)

Appropriate (Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins)

Arms and the Man (George Bernard Shaw)

The Importance of Being Earnest (Oscar Wilde)

Much Ado About Nothing (William Shakespeare)

One Man, Two Guvnors (Richard Bean)

Over the River and Through the Woods (Joe DiPietro)

Reckless (Craig Lucas)

Red Herring (Michael Hollinger)

Stage Kiss (Sarah Ruhl)

The Humans (Stephen Karam)

The Outsider (Slade Smith)

Tiny Beautiful Things (Nia Vardalos, Cheryl Strayed)

Venus in Fur (David Ives)


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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