Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How are LORT stage categories determined?
A: LORT stage categories ("A+", "A", "B+", "B", "C", and "D") are determined by Rule 14 of the LORT-Equity Agreement. For SDC and USA, "C" stages are divided into two categories based on seating size (see Article III of the LORT-SDC Agreement). "A+" stages are LORT stages that are Tony-eligible.
Q: Does LORT accept play submissions?
A: No, LORT does not handle any creative needs of its members.
Q: Can LORT help me promote my tour or production?
A: No. (See previous question.)
Q: Can individuals join LORT?
A: No, only not-for-profit Theatres can join LORT.
Q: Does LORT hold auditions?
A: No, there are no LORT-wide auditions. Each Theatre arranges its own auditions. If you are interested in auditioning for a specific Theatre, you should contact that Theatre directly. Click here for a list of member Theatres.
Q: My local theatre says it is LORT, but I don't see it on LORT's member list. Is the list on this site correct?
A: Yes. Only those Theatres listed on this website are members of LORT.
Q: Can LORT send out an announcement from my organization?
A: No. LORT does not distribute any third-party information to its members.