Production Stage Manager

  • Part Time
  • Chicago

Website Drunk Shakespeare Chicago

The hit comedy, DRUNK SHAKESPEARE, is hiring in Chicago! We are looking for savvy professionals to join our team of multi-talented stage management support staff. We foster an incredibly fun environment in the style of a secret society & speakeasy. We strive to provide patrons with a unique and memorable experience. This is an opportunity to be part of an incredible experience.

Candidates must have weekend and holiday availability.

Weekday shifts will run approximately 5:30pm-10:00pm

Weekend shifts can vary, with staff working 4-7 hours between 3:30pm and 12am

This is a part-time position.

While we look for candidates with backgrounds in theatre production, from pre-show like setting props and tech checks, to show duties such as running cues, wardrobe changes, and acting as a back-up for manager by learning administrative duties, directly interfacing with patrons and scheduling other staff. Management experience is highly preferred and creative experience in the theatre industry is a plus, as well as passion for the industry and a fast-paced production environment with many moving parts.

All employees must be 21+ and vaccinated against COVID-19.


~ $90 per show, with the opportunity to train across management duties and eligible for additional hours for administrative duties and gaining industry experience.

Drunk Shakespeare is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and promotes equal employment opportunity designed to foster a positive model of inclusion. As such, Drunk Shakespeare encourages applicants of all races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, veteran status, family status, and ages, as well as people experiencing disabilities, to apply for consideration.

Instructions to Apply:

Please send a short cover letter and resume to Interviews will be scheduled individually by appointment. To learn more about the production, visit

To apply for this job email your details to

Pay Rate/Range*: $90.00 per show