Stars in the Park seeks a strong Gospel singer to play the role of Reverend Hightower, a baritone, in “Bat Boy: the Musical.” The singer must be able to play a “fire and brimstone preacher” as well as sing the song, “A Joyful Noise.” Call 609-530-0912 for appointment. The show opens July 27 at Kelsey Theater.
Villagers Theater has auditions for “Arsenic and Old Lace” on Sunday, July 8, at 6 p.m., and Monday, July 9, at 7 p.m. The show opens on September 14. 415 Demott Lane, Somerset. www.villagerstheatre.com.
Yardley Players Theater Company has auditions for “Clue, the Musical” on Saturday and Sunday, July 28 and 29, 1 to 4 p.m. at Kelsey Theater. Roles include actors ages 20 to 50, four male baritones or tenors, and four females with a wide vocal range. Improvisation and/or dinner theater experience is helpful. Prepare a song and bring a photo and resume. Call Howard Matter at 215-675-0262 for appointment.
Raritan Valley College offers a fine and performing arts program for children ages 9 to 15. Sessions are Monday to Friday, July 9 to 20, and July 23 to August 3; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Each session is $659. www.raritanval.edu or call 908-526-1200.
Writers Corner USA offers one-week workshops for grades 5 to 11, from Monday, July 9 to Friday, August 10, in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. www.writerscornerusa.com or call 215-230-1070.
Unlimited Potential Theater Company seeks essays, poems, short stories, and plays by New Jersey residents 18 and older for the 14th annual Joyce Indik New Jersey Wordsmith competition. Submissions by writers with disabilities are encouraged. Selected works will be showcased at the New Jersey Readers’ Theater in December. Deadline is Wednesday, September 5. www.vsanj.org or call 732-745-3885.