Auditions for Hale Centre Theatre's production of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Pirates of Penzance" will be held on Saturday, June 20, from 9 a.m. until noon at HCT's rehearsal hall, 2530 S. 500 East (not at the theater itself).

All auditions will be by appointment only. Call 484-9257 to schedule a time slot.The musical, the last production to be staged at HCT's South Salt Lake venue, will be directed and choreographed by Marilyn May Montgomery.

All roles are open and will be double-cast. HCT is looking for "the best singer/showman types in the state of Utah."

Men and women, 18 and older, are invited to audition. Male tap-dancers are needed, as well. Come prepared with up to 32 bars of appropriate music (no "pop" music, please). An accompanist will be provided. No tape-recorded music will be allowed. All cast members will be paid.

"Penzance" will run from Aug. 21 to Oct. 12 at HCT, 2801 S. Main - overlapping slightly the grand opening of its new $9 million theater in West Valley City, scheduled to open early in October.