• The Egptian Theatre Company will hold auditions for "Altar Boyz" March 2, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the theater, 328 Main, Park City. Auditioners should come prepared with 16 to 20 bars of an up-tempo boy band or contemporary pop rock song. Be prepared to dance if asked, and bring stapled picture and resume. The production runs June 27-Aug. 2. For more information, call 435-649-9371 or log on to www.egyptiantheatrecompany.org.

"The Foreigner" at the Empress Theatre, March 4, 7-9 p.m., at 9401 W. 2700 South, Magna. Parts are available for five men and two women ages 15-80. There will be a cold reading from the script. Performances are May 9-June 9. Call 347-7373 for an appointment.

Inaugural One Act Festival features award-winning scripts by local high school playwrights. Auditions will be held Saturday, March 8, at The Empress Theatre, 9401 W. 2700 South, Magna. Directors are looking for auditioners ages 14 and up, prepared to do cold readings from the script. Performances are April 18-26. Call 347-7373 with questions or to set up an appointment.

"The Mikado" by Gilbert & Sullivan at Center Street Musical Theatre, 177 W. Center, Provo, March 11 and 12, 7-9 p.m. Needed are men and women age 10 and older. All parts are available. Families are encouraged to audition together. Please come prepared with 32 measures of a musical theater piece. Show dates are May 15-June 14. An accompanist and CD player will be available. Call 373-4485 for an appointment. Also call to audition for "The Mikado" orchestra.

"The Importance of Being Earnest," a staged reading by the Holladay Arts Council, on March 12, at the Holladay City Hall, 4580 S. 2300 East, from 6-8 p.m. Available roles are Algernon, Cecily, Lady Bracknell and the servants. There will be four evening rehearsals, and one performance on April 11 at 7 p.m. Bring a nonmemorized piece from a comedy. This can be a one-two minute monologue or two auditioners can join forces for a two-four minute scene. Any questions can be sent to Beth at bethb@xmission.com or 953-3250.

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