“Thespis and the Three Golden Feathers,SDRq written and directed by James Canacci, Youngstown Playhouse Youth Theater, 600 Playhouse Lane, auditions 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. today and Friday. The play has parts for more than 20 actors. The director is looking for children age 8 to 18 and adults (male and female) interested in performing or working backstage during the play. Auditionees will be asked to read from the script and should bring a current photograph. “Thespis” is the story of the orphaned boy Eutychus and his adventures through ancient Greece. Thespis, the legendary actor and playwright, tells of Eutychus’ tumultuous relationship with King Midas and how he must survive his challenges, not with weapons or magic, but with his wits and the help of his new family and friends. While telling this exciting tale, Thespis also introduces the audience to some of the more important aspects of ancient Greek theater. Performances will be Nov. 1-3, with some school performances the week of Oct. 28. For information, call 330-788-8739.
“Honk!,SDRq directed by Bernie Appugliese, Youngstown Playhouse, 600 Playhouse Lane, Youngstown, auditions for children (age 8 through eighth grade), 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, and adult auditions (high school and older), 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 7 and 8. The family musical retells Hans Christian Andersen’s tale of the ugly duckling. Actors auditioning should prepare a short song; an accompanist will be provided. All roles are open. The director invites individuals with physical challenges to audition for the production that champions the beauty of being different. Rehearsals begin Oct. 14, and performances are scheduled for Dec. 6, 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15. Call 330-788-8739.
“Les Miserables,SDRq directed by Don Struck and Jon Simsic, Area Community Theater of Sharpsville, Pierce Opera House, 100 N. Mercer Ave., Sharpsville, Pa., auditions 2 to 5 p.m. Oct. 13 and 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 15 and 16. Actors are requested to sing a musical selection, and selections from the show are welcome, especially when auditioning for a particular role. An accompanist will be provided. There will be no reading or dance auditions. Possible callbacks are planned for Oct. 22. The first cast meeting will be Dec. 4, and rehearsals will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Performances will be March 14, 15, 16, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29 and 30. For information, call 724-456-3121.
Auditions for boy band and girl group, must have singing and choreography skills to perform and record. For information, call 330-720-2485.
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