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We are thrilled to announce our
2023 Season


Audition Information HERE

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Chestnut Street Playhouse is proud to welcome one of our favorite theater artists to our stage for a special performance of his one-person show

to benefit our theater!


Pain, frustration, financial-insecurity: all for the love of the theatre. This one-person show tells the story of a previous small-town-actor turned NYC-failure turned semi-successful-playwright. Exploring the ups, downs, lefts and rights of pursuing a career in the arts.


Jake Alexander is CT-born playwright and theatre artist. He has participated in the BOOST Mentorship Program with Off the Lane Co., Foster’s Artistic Residency “Cultivating Curiosity”, and the Script Share program with The Playwright’s Realm. Jake’s work has been produced by Equity Library Theatre, Christopher Newport University, Soop Theatre Co., the Player's Theatre of the West Village, Jakespeare Virtual Theatre Co., NY Theatre Festival, Chestnut Street Playhouse, Broward College, NY Theatre Festival Summerfest, and Emerging Artist Theatre Co. Jake has been published in Qu Literary Magazine and Literature Today Webzine. He is a 2014 graduate of Boston College and works in the School of Journalism at NYU. Jake currently resides with his partner and cat, who he is training to speak (unsuccessful at this point).


Submit by August 1, 2023.

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Chestnut Street Playhouse supports a flexible, imaginative casting policy.

CSP encourages people of all ethnicities, gender identities, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), and people with disabilities

for all roles in our theater.

The cast of THE PROM: THE MUSICAL, April 2023


The cast of Ken Ludwig's LEND ME A TENOR, February 2023

Three of last year's playwrights during auditions in

July 2022 (from left to right: Mason Beiter, Ben Jolivet, and Jake Alexander).

Recent Events in Our Cabaret Series

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Watch our Facebook page and Instagram
account for audition information !


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