Updated: Thursday, April 14
April 30 & March 1: Checkmate and The Fantasticks - Richmond Hill Barn Theatre. Auditions for Leslie Sands' comedy whodunit Checkmate, directed by Joe DePauw (running July 7 - 17), and Tom Jones' musical romance The Fantasticks, directed by John Donald O'Shea (running August 11 - 21). Seeking nine male and four female adult actors of varying ages. Be prepared to read from the scripts; those auditioning for singing roles in The Fantasticks should be prepared to sing a song from the show that indicates the role for which you feel you are best suited. Richmond Hill Barn Theatre (600 Robinson Drive, Geneseo, IL). For information, call 309-944-2244. Saturday, April 30 (2 - 4 p.m.), Sunday, May 1 (2 - 4 p.m.).
May 21: The Full Monty - The Center for Living Arts' Ghostlight Productions. Adult auditions for the fall production of the male-stripper musical comedy running October 7 - 15, directed by Jeff Ashcraft. Prepare 16 bars from a musical (an accompanist will be provided) and prepare to learn a short dance routine and read from the script. The Center for Living Arts. 2008 Fourth Avenue, Rock Island, IL. For information, contact Dino Hayz at 563-340-7816 or
. Saturday, May 21 (3:30 - 6 p.m.).
May 21, 22, 25, 28, 29, and June 1 - Genesius Guild Summer Productions. Auditions for outdoor-theatre presentations of Aaron Copland's and Opera @ Augustana's "The Tender Land" (June 11 - 19), Aeschylus' "Seven Against Thebes" and Sophocles' "Antigone" (July 9 - 17), Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" (July 23 - 31), and Aristophanes' and adapter Don Wooten's "The Birds" (August 5 - 7). Be prepared to read from the scripts. Lincoiln Park. 11th Avenue & 38th Street, Rock Island, IL. For information, e-mail
. Saturday, May 21 (1 p.m.), Sunday, May 22 (1 p.m.), Wednesday, May 25 (7 p.m.), Saturday, May 28 (1 p.m.), Sunday, May 29 (1 p.m.), Wednesday, June 1 (7 p.m.).