Bucks County Playhouse
New Hope, PA

Expires: 07/11/17

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Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, PA is in search of a Company Manager. BCP offers the opportunity to work alongside Tony Award-winning producers Alexander Fraser (Producing Director) and Robyn Goodman (Executive Producer), as well as countless professional artists and managers in New Hope, Pennsylvania at what is known as Americas Most Famous Summer Theater.

About the Position
Reporting to the Associate General Manager, the Company Manager plays a vital role in the day to day operations of the theater and producing organization. This is a demanding position that requires a driven and passionate professional with razor sharp focus and attention to detail. This position is full-time and requires nights and weekends during productions. A sense of humor is a must!

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

Serving as a primary liaison in attending to all needs and requirements of visiting artists
Assisting the General Management team with contracts, ticket requests and payroll
Assisting the Marketing Team with press events where the cast/creatives are involved
Attending to day-to-day travel, housing, transportation arrangements and hospitality needs
Representing the General Management team at rehearsals and performances
Generating and distributing Performance Reports for every performance
Maintaining management and production files

Candidate should be self-motivated with the ability to take initiative, and work independently as well as with others
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Positive attitude and the ability to be flexible and adaptable in an ever-evolving environment
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required
Prior Company Management experience strongly preferred
All candidates must have a valid drivers license
Access to a car is a required

This is a full-time exempt position which requires nights and weekends. Start date is on or around March 1, 2017. Email cover letter, resume and references to the email provided. Include Company Manager in the subject line. No phone calls please. For more information on Bucks County Playhouse, visit www.buckscountyplayhouse.org. Bucks County Playhouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

About the Bucks County Playhouse:
Bucks County Playhouse inspires, entertains and engages audiences with theatrical productions of new and classic plays and musicals featuring Broadway and Hollywood artists. We provide innovative arts education and community programs that celebrate the performing arts.

Located between Philadelphia and New York, Bucks County Playhouse opened in 1939 in a converted 1790 gristmill after a group of community activists, led by Broadway orchestrator Don Walker and playwright Moss Hart, rallied to save the building. The Playhouse quickly became one of the countrys most famous regional theaters, featuring a roster of American theatrical royalty including Helen Hayes, Kitty Carlisle, Colleen Dewhurst, Shirley Booth, Lillian Gish, Grace Kelly, Robert Redford, Bert Lahr, Walter Matthau, Angela Lansbury, Bernadette Peters, Alan Alda, Tyne Daly, Liza Minnelli and Audra McDonald and remained in continuous operation until December 2010. In 2012, the Playhouse re-opened thanks to the efforts of the Bridge Street Foundation, the nonprofit family foundation of Kevin and Sherri Daugherty, and Broadway producer Jed Bernstein. Terrence McNallys Mothers and Sons, starring Tyne Daly, received its world premiere at the Playhouse in 2013 and opened on Broadway in February 2014, where it was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Play. This returned the Playhouse to its roots as an incubator for Broadway, including The Fourposter starring Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn, Neil Simons first play Come Blow Your Horn, and Barefoot in the Park starring Robert Redford and Elizabeth Ashley. The past years record-breaking lineup included Robert Harlings Steel Magnolias starring Susan Sullivan (Castle), Patricia Richardson (Home Improvement) and Jessica Walter (Arrested Development).


Maureen Cotellese

Associate General Manager

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(267) 740-2090

Business Address

12 W. Mechanic Street

Suite 2A

New Hope, PA 18938

Posted: 01/11/2017 12:38:58 EST

Last Updated: 12/01/2016 14:01 EST

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