Updated: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

AUDITIONS

May 25, 27, and 28: Genesius Guild Summer Productions. Auditions for Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors (June 24 - July 2), Euripides' The Trojan Woman (July 8 - 16), Shakespeare's Henry V (July 22 - 30), and Aristophanes' The Clouds (August 4 - 6). Be prepared to read from the scripts. Lincoln Park (11th Avenue & 38th Street, Rock Island). For information, e-mail guild@genesius.orgThursday, May 25 (7 p.m.), Saturday, May 27 (1 p.m.), Sunday, May 28 (1 p.m.).

June 3 & 4: The Rocky Horror Show - Circa '21 SpeakeasySeeking seven men and three women for the cult-classic musical running October 20 - 28, directed by Bret and Erin Churchill. Bring a current headshot & resume and prepare 16 bars (or one verse and one chorus) of a pop/rock song; you may choose to sing a selection from the show. Bring sheet music, as an accompanist will be provided; a cappella and outside recordings will not be allowed. Be prepared to read from the script and learn a dance combination; if you would like to be considered for the role of Columbia, bring tap shoes and be prepared to learn a small tap combo. All roles paid. Circa '21 Speakeasy (1818 Third Avenue, Rock Island). For information, call (309)786-7733. Saturday, June 3 (10 a.m.), Sunday, June 4 (noon).

June 3: Church Basement Ladies - Ohnward Fine Arts CenterSeeking four women ages 18 - 70 for the musical comedy running July 14 - 16, directed by Richard Hall. Prepare to read from the script and sing 16 to 32 measures of a song of your choice. Ohnward Fine Arts Center (1215 East Platt Street, Maquoketa). For information, call (563)652- 9815 or e-mail director@ohnwardfineartscenter.comSaturday, June 3 (1 - 3 p.m.).

June 24 & 25: And Then There Were None - Playcrafters Barn TheatreSeeking six or seven men (ages approximately 25 - 70) and three or four women (ages approximately 25 - 70) for the Agatha Christie thriller running September 8 - 17, directed by Cynthia Safford. Be prepared to read from the script. Playcrafters Barn Theatre (4950 35th Avenue, Moline). For information, call (309)762-0330. Saturday, June 24 (4 p.m.), Sunday, June 25 (7 p.m.).

June 24 & 25: Miracle on 34th Street - Playcrafters Barn Theatre. Auditions for Valentine Davies' stage version of the holiday film classic running November 10 - 19, directed by Aaron Lord. Be prepared to read from the script. Playcrafters Barn Theatre (4950 35th Avenue, Moline). For information, call (309)762-0330. Saturday, June 24 (5 p.m.), Sunday, June 25 (4 p.m.).

July 16, 17, & 18: Inheritors - Starlighters II Theatre. Auditions for Susan Glaspell's historical and family drama, running September 22 - October 1, directed by Jennifer Beall. Be prepared to read from the script. Starlighters II Theatre (200 East Main Street, Anamosa). For information including audition times, call (319)462-4793. Sunday, July 16, through Thursday, July 18.

July 17: Alice in Wonderland Jr. - Ohnward Fine Arts Center. Auditions for the student production of the Lewis Carroll story with songs from Disney's animated movie, directed by Richard Hall, running August 12 & 13. Seeking students from ages 8 (or going into 2nd grade) to 18; rehearsals July 18 - August 11. $35 participation cost. Ohnward Fine Arts Center (1215 East Platt Street, Maquoketa). For information, call (563)652-9815 or e-mail Hall at Director@ohnwardfineartscenter.comMonday, July 17 (10 a.m. and 1 p.m.).

July 29 & 30: The Diviners - Richmond Hill Barn TheatreSeeking five females (teens and older) and six males (teens and older) for Jim Leonard Jr.'s drama running October 5 - 15, directed by Jalayne Riewerts. Be prepared to read from the script. Richmond Hill Barn Theatre (600 Robinson Drive, Geneseo). For information, e-mail director Riewerts at princesspufferpuffs@gmail.com or call (309)944-2244. Saturday, July 29 (2 - 4 p.m.), Sunday, July 30 (2 - 4 p.m.).

July 29 & 30: Doublewide, Texas - Richmond Hill Barn TheatreSeeking six females (teens and older) and three males (40s and older) for the Jones/Hope/Wooten comedy running November 30 - December 10, directed by John VanDeWoestyne. Be prepared to read from the script. Richmond Hill Barn Theatre (600 Robinson Drive, Geneseo). For information, e-mail director VanDeWoestyne at jjvan53@gmail.com or call (309)944-2244. Saturday, July 29 (2 - 4 p.m.), Sunday, July 30 (2 - 4 p.m.).

October 2, 3, & 4: Christmas Dreams - Starlighters II Theatre. Auditions for Jon Robertson's holiday drama set during the Great Depression, running December 1 - 10, directed by Charolotte Scheckel. Be prepared to read from the script. Starlighters II Theatre (200 East Main Street, Anamosa). For information including audition times, call (319)462-4793. Monday, October 2, through Wednesday, October 4.

CALL FOR ENTRY

2017 Iowa Playwrights Workshop - Tallgrass Theatre Company. Seeking submissions from Iowa-connected playwrights; finalists will be announced in June, each of which will receive workshop sessions with local actors, directors and writers, and a public reading at a Des Moines venue. Writers may submit one-acts, full-length plays, and plays that are in still in process and need additional modification. Tallgrass Theatre Company (PO Box 65932, West Des Moines). For information, contact Katie Johnson at ipw@tallgrasstheatre.orgThrough Wednesday, May 31.

Send information on forthcoming auditions and calls for entry to calendar@rcreader.com.