August 1, 2008

Behind the Scenes


Theatre in the Mist will hold auditions for "Spoon River Anthology" from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 19 and 20 in Stella Niagara, Lower River and Pletcher roads, Lewiston. Three women, three men, three teen girls and three teen boys are needed for acting, singing and dancing roles. Singers should prepare an a cappella folk song. For more information, call (877) 856-0694.

Coop's Spotlight Productions will hold auditions from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 18 for fall and spring productions including "Bye Bye Birdie,""Big Tush Little Tush" and a musical revue. Auditions will take place in the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls. There are roles for adults and children. Bring a resume and headshot if you have one. A short vocal selection should be prepared; an accompanist will be provided. For more information, call 310-0008 or 228-8326.


>Calls for Works

The Amherst Museum will hold a contest for the best photograph of the Scottish Festival and Highland Games, which takes place Aug. 16. The winning photo will be used for the cover of the Scottish Festival Program in 2009.

Photographs must be taken at this year's festival and can feature any part of the event. A completed entry form must accompany an original 5-by-7 or 8-by-10 print or high-resolution photograph on a disc accompanied by a print. Photographs can also be submitted by e- mail. Entries will be accepted from Aug. 16 through Oct. 16. For more information and a complete list of rules and entry form, call 689-1440 or visit

Send submissions for Behind the Scenes at least 14 days in advance to [email protected], or fax 849-3445.

-- Evonne Austin

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