“The Importance of Being Earnest,SDRq Main Street Theater, 5 N. Main St., Columbiana, auditions from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday. Callbacks will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday. Looking for men and women age 16 and older who are willing to learn a British accent. Script reading is required at audition; the play is public domain and can be found online. No singing. Performances will be April 5, 6, 7, 12, 13 and 14.
“The Hobbit,SDRq directed by Jim Canacci, Youngstown Playhouse Youth Theatre, 600 Playhouse Lane, Youngstown, auditions at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 26 and 28. Young men and women age 8 to 18 are needed. Casting is not based on gender. All roles open except Gandalf. Auditionees should bring a current photograph and be prepared to read from a script. Come with any scheduling conflicts for evenings in March and April; rehearsals will be weekdays after school. Young people interested in working on the production team or learning stage managing, set building and light and sound board operating also are welcome. Performances will be April 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20. For information, call 330-788-8739.
“The Fantasticks,SDRq Victorian Players, 702 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown, auditions at 7 p.m. March 4 and 5. Cast calls for seven men and one woman. Age range for men is 16 to 50, and the range for woman is 16 to 18. Rehearsals will begin in March, and performances will be May 3-19. Auditionees should be prepared to read from the script and sing a prepared song. No CD accompaniment is permitted. Accompanist will be provided. For information, call J.E. Ballantyne Jr. at 330-799-6176.
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