Auditions and Workshops

Announcing Auditions: The Only Man In Town

Chelsea of the 1890’s comes alive in song, dance, humor, and drama in this new musical Monday April 3, 2023 6:00 – 9:00 … Read more

“Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Jr” Cast Announced!

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NEWLY ANNOUNCED CAST! We are so proud of all who auditioned, and we know they will help create a magical … Read more

Upcoming Shows

Purchase CAP Tickets with Venmo

Scan this code to pay Tickets are $10 per peson Please make a note when purchasing your ticket, which show performance you are purchasing tickets for. Bring your Venmo receipt with you … Read more

The Only Man in Town Tickets on Sale

Premiere of the Original Musical by Jason Eyster June 9, 10, & 11 2023 Chelsea High School Auditorium TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Purchase tickets via Venmo or by clicking the button below … Read more

Chelsea Area Players

Chelsea Area Players is a local theatre group formed 1972. We are based in Chelsea, Michigan, and reach participants and audiences throughout the region.

The purpose of the Chelsea Area Players is to:

  • Enrich the educational and cultural life of the community
  • Promote understanding and appreciation of an important art, provide worthwhile entertainment
  • Encourage interest and active participation by the community in all phases of the theatre through dramatic productions and other related activities
  • Foster and support the involvement of community youth and adults in the dramatic arts.


Who owned the first car in Chelsea? The Only Man in Town, of course! AUDITIONS are April 3rd & 4th, 6:00-9:00 at Chelsea Depot, 125 Jackson Street. For audition information and TICKETS visit

What does a double-toggle drawing press have to do with Chelsea? The Only Man in Town has the answer in song and dance. For audition information and tickets visit


Although not a CAP Jr. graduate, we sure do appreciate Jeffrey's talents in both sound and lighting. Not only is he skilled, but he is so kind and helpful and a real joy to work with. Thanks so much, Jeffrey, for helping our show come alive!


The snow can't stop us! The Little Mermaid is still on for tonight! 7 pm at Washington Street Education Center!


This Glazier Stove ad featured images of Frank Glazier's children. The Only Man in Town tells the story of this fascinating family. For audition and ticket information visit


Tonight is opening night! Escape the snow and see our auditorium transformed into an underwater paradise! The show starts at 7PM. You can get tickets($10) at the door or with Venmo.