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-CALLING ALL MUNCHKINS! The national touring company of "The Wizard of Oz Live!" stage show is looking for nearly three dozen youngsters between the ages of 8 and 12 to audition for cameo Munchkin roles.

They'll appear in selected performances scheduled for July 5, 6 and 7 at the Salt Palace (the show runs for six performances July 5 through 9, but local youngsters are needed as "honorary members of the Munchkinland Lollipop Brigade" for only the three evening performances July 5-7).Height and ability to follow directions will lead children to a spot on the Yellow Brick Road. Singing and dancing talent is not required. During the selection process, groups of 10 or more children will participate in an activity similar to the game of "Simon Says . . . " in order to test their ability to follow direction.

The height requirement is between 4-foot-8-inches and 5-feet tall.

The audition will be held on Friday at Fashion Place Mall, 6200 S. State in Murray, preceded by registration from noon until 3 p.m.

Advance registration forms are available at the mall or from Downy Fabric Softener displays at several area grocery stores.

-AUDITIONS for amateur and professional entertainers interested in performing in a number of variety shows and revues throughout the Salt Lake Valley this summer will be held on Tuesday at 8 p.m. at 6654 S. 5135 West

McGlochlin Entertainment Co. is seeking family style entertainers to fill the needs of more than 70 variety and musical revues scheduled during the next several months. Dancers, singers, musical artists and specialty acts are encouraged to participate.

Those interested in auditioning should contact Sheryl McGlochlin at 278-9695 if they're unable to audition that evening. Persons or organizations wishing to book entertainment programs through the company may also call the same number.