Posted: Nov 9, 2022

Production Supervisor

  • Full Time/Benefits
  • Please include a cover letter with salary requirements and a resume when applying.
  • Playhouse Square requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive a booster shot, when eligible. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on an individual basis.


  1. Oversee production logistics for Special Events and programming as assigned by the Director of Production.
  2. Prepare technical estimates including labor and production related costs for events/activities pertaining to Special Events and assigned programming. 
  3. Manage audio systems (lectern, speaker, microphones) needs for events/activities in the theater lobbies and support spaces.
  4. Assist in scheduling and supervising stagehand labor needed for assigned Special Events and programming.
  5. Assist the Director of Production with day to day stage and performance related health and safety operations, including distribution and tracking of Antigen home tests and PPE.
  6. Ensure advance information conforms to approved riders and contracts on all events and programs as assigned.
  7. Effectively communicate production details to all necessary Playhouse Square staff.
  8. Supervise and arrange delivery, pick-up and payment of rented equipment needed for assigned events/programs.
  9. Stay up to date with affiliated Union contracts.


  1. 3-5 years of applicable professional theatrical/production work experience.
  2. Experience reading and interpreting drawings and other technical materials.
  3. Hands-on experience working with audio equipment.
  4. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  5. Working knowledge of labor contracts, specifically I.A.T.S.E.
  6. Outgoing, people oriented person, with outstanding interpersonal skills.
  7. Self-motivated with strong organizational skills.
  8. Excellent verbal and written communication/analytical skills.
  9. Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  10. Ability to work nights and weekends.


Playhouse Square is proud to have been recognized for 11 consecutive years as one of Cleveland's Top Workplaces by The Plain Dealer, a recognition based solely on surveys completed by our employees.

Playhouse Square offers an attractive and comprehensive benefit package to employees that provides exceptional coverage. This package includes:

  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness Program
  • Discounted Parking

In order to apply, please include a cover letter with salary requirements and a resume.

E-mail to

Fax to 216-771-0217


Playhouse Square
Human Resources Department
1501 Euclid Avenue, Suite 200
Cleveland, OH 44115