Music, stage auditions set

August 21, 2005

Monday, Aug. 22

Auditions for band and orchestra

FREDERICK, Md. - Frederick Regional Youth Orchestra's senior and intermediate orchestras and its new symphonic band will hold auditions. 1 to 8 p.m. Frederick Church of the Brethren, Second Street and Fairview Avenue. There is a $10 nonrefundable application fee for new members. A small number of need-based scholarships are available. To schedule an audition, call 1-301-695-1187.

Auditions for '110 in the Shade'

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Those auditioning will read from the script and sing a prepared song. Roles are available for adult men and women, singers and dancers. Help is needed for costuming, props, set construction, painting and lighting. Volunteers are needed to help with makeup, hair styling, stage crew, ushers, concession stand, etc. 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, and Tuesday, Aug. 23; and 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24. The play will run Fridays to Sundays, Sept. 23 through Oct. 2. Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St. Call 1-304-263-6766.

Wednesday, Aug. 24

Auditions for Shakespeare play

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The Shepherd University Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players will hold auditions for Shakespeare's "Troilus and Cressida." In this tragicomedy about the Trojan War, Shakespeare takes a satirical look at war, love, honor and betrayal. 8 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, and Thursday, Aug. 25. Shepherd University, Reynolds Hall. Call Betty Ellzey at 1-304-876-5208 or send e-mail to

Friday, Aug. 26

Choral Arts auditions

Hagerstown Choral Arts will hold open auditions for all vocal parts, especially altos, tenors and basses. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sanctuary of Hagerstown Church of the Brethren, corner of Washington and Mulberry streets, Hagerstown. If you are unable to make the audition, call 301-665-9424 for an appointment.

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