Maurer Productions Onstage has open auditions for a musical version of “The Emperor’s New Clothes” on Saturday, August 4, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, August 5, from noon to 6 p.m. Room location posted at Kelsey Theater. For appointment visit www.mponstage.com/auditions, call 609-882-2292, or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. There are 15 speaking roles for adults, teens, and children, and may include additional ensemble roles. Perform a one-minute comic monologue, perform 16 bars from an upbeat musical theater songs. Bring two copies of sheet music. Dance audition is also required. Skills in juggling, magic, acrobatics, and playing a band instrument may be demonstrated during the audition. Bring a resume and recent photo. Performance dates are October 12 to 14 at Kelsey.
“Through Our Eyes,” an original musical about special needs individuals is returning to Kelsey Theater in September. Needed are two teen boys and two teen girls who can sing and dance, one African American male who can sing, special needs individuals ages 14 to 40, people of any age for the chorus, an assistant stage manager, and a crew. Call Alan Rosen at 609-472-1260
New Jersey Walkabout began its first two-week 165-mile trek across New Jersey on July 7 with four teams competing. The group will be in this area Thrusday, July 12, thorugh Tuesday, July 17. To donate needed items or make a donation visit www.walkabout2007.org or call Cheryl at 732-779-0399.
Liberty Tax Service is collecting all models and makes of cell phones, attachments, batteries, and accessories to benefit Cell Phones for Soldiers. The phones are recycled for cash to purchase pre-paid calling cards and unlimited video phone calls for U.S. servicemen overseas. Visit www.cellphonesforsoldiers.com or call 609-426-0100. Drop off at 2025 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor.
Middlesex County Department of Workforce Development offers a free program to train individuals in allied health and transportation. Open to ages 19 to 21 not attending college and living in a household earning less than $26,710 for a family of four. Payment for classroom and internship hours. Call Ruth Lapidow at 732-906-4653.