Plays in the Park. Open call auditions for summer season productions of “The Scarlet Pimpernel,” “Seussical, The Musical,” and “Cats.” Friday, April 21, 7 p.m. for adults; Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m. for boys ages 12 to 14 for the role of Jojo in Seussical; and open calls on Saturday and Sunday, April 22 and 23, noon. Backstage at Roosevelt Park, Edison. Be prepared with 16 bars of an up-tempo show tune. Bring sheet music. Visit for character breakdowns and audition tips.

Westminster Conservatory Youth Opera Workshop seeks students ages 8 to 18 for principals, choristers, and technical crew for the summer production of “The Tinker of Tivoli.” Set to the music of Rossini, the libretto is written by Michael Jacobsen. Participants must enroll in the workshop. Call 609-921-7104 or E-mail for information or audition appointment.

Kelsey Theater in West Windsor seeks actors, singers, dancers, children, and brass band players for “The Music Man.” Bring photo and resume and prepare a song in your voice range. Call Marge Swider at 215-968-1904 for appointment. Performances will be at Kelsey from July 10 to 23.

James Tolin Memorial Fund AIDS Benefit seeks actors for “Mr Charles, Currently of Palm Beach” and “The Altruists.” Auditions are Saturday, April 22, noon to 3 p.m.; and Sunday, April 23, 9 a.m. to noon. Bring headshot and resume and prepare a two-minute monologue. Contact Tracy Antozzeski at 609-744-2441 or by E-mail at for appointment.

Off-Broadstreet Theater has open call auditions on Tuesday, April 18 for adult actors and singers for “Out of Order,” “Nunsensations,” and “Frankenstein.” Also seeking adult performers ages 18 to 40 for children’s theater troupe. All performers are paid. Call 609-466-2766 for audition.

Villagers Theater seeks actors for “Mayday!,” a one-act dramedy festival. Auditions are Tuesday and Wednesday, April 11 and 12, 7:30 to 10 a.m. For information visit or E-mail Tina Lee at

Omicron Theater Productions seeks actors for speaking and non-speaking parts, male and female; ages 20s to 50s. Backstage help also needed, will train. Call 609-443-5598 for appointment from Friday, April 21, to Saturday, May 20.

Friends of the Mary Jacobs Library in Rocky Hill seeks potential comics for a May event. Bring five minutes of original, clean, standup comedy on Tuesday, April 18, 7 p.m. Register at 609-924-7073.

Mostly Motets, a 16-voice a cappella vocal ensemble rehearsing in Yardley, PA, Monday evenings, seeks one soprano, one tenor, and one bass. Repertoire encompasses Renaissance through post-modern eras. Call 215-736-3257 for appointment.

Princeton Dance and Theater Studio offers a “sample sale week” from Monday to Saturday, April 17 to 22. Students may try any class for free and register for the fall session at reduced rates. Visit for information or call 609-514-1600.

Friends of West Windsor Library seek adult and teen actors for six short plays written by West Windsor and Plainsboro teenagers. Rehearsals begin April 12. Performances are Friday to Sunday, June 2 to 4. No experience necessary. Contact Michael Kerr by E-mail at or at 609-275-8901.

For Kids

Monmouth University offers a Minorities Journalism Workshop from Sunday, July 2, to Friday, July 14, in West Long Branch. The two-week residential program is free. Applications at or contact Eleanor Novek at 732-571-4427.


Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation seeks volunteers for office, events, health fairs, and NJ Race for the Cure. Call 609-896-1201.

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey seeks participants for a study on almonds and pre-diabetes. The 16-week study is to determine whether a combination of eating almonds, making healthy food choices, and increasing physical activity can lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. A stipend of $200 including five $10 travel vouchers provided. Call Dr. Wien at 973-972-9487 for information.

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey seeks participants with ulcerative colitis for a clinical trial to identify the presence of a specific protein associated with colon cancer. Call 732-235-6105 for information.

American Heart Association offers Smoke-Free Air Act party kits to thank restaurants, bowling alleys, diners, and nightclubs for going smoke-free. Call 732-821-2610 for free kit.

Participate Please

International Exchange Center seeks employment for “Work and Travel USA,” a summer program for international university students. E-mail

United Health Care Latino Health Scholars offers scholarships to bilingual and bicultural students pursuing careers in health care. Visit Deadline is May 29.

Ben & Jerry’s seeks participants for “Do Us a Flavor” contest to create the next Chunky Monkey, Chubby Hubby, or Phish Food. Pick an ice cream base, add in chunks and swirls, and create a name for the concoction. Photo of the creation with, or without, you, is invited. Finalists will be invited to Vermont. All contest entrants receive coupons. Deadline is Monday, July 31. Visit for official rules.


Friends of Bucks County Historical Society offers a bus trip to the Rare Book Departments of the Free Library of Philadelphia featuring exhibits of medieval illuminated manuscripts, incunabula, early American children’s books, and Pennsylvania-German Fraktur. Register. $40.


Kickurass Sports includes baseball, softball, flag football, and soccer for ages 9 to 18. Visit or call 732-382-4610.

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