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This column was prepared for the April 12, 2006 issue of U.S. 1

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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


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.

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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


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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


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.

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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.

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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.


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Kickurass Sports includes baseball, softball, flag football, and

soccer for ages 9 to 18. Visit or call


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