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AUDITIONS SCHEDULED FOR STAGE PRODUCTIONS

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Auditions have been scheduled for the following stage productions:

- SALT LAKE ACTING COMPANY'S "upstairs" and "downstairs" season openers, "Voices in the Dark" and "Keely and Du."Non-Equity auditions for "Voices" are scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 29, and those for "Keely and Du" will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 30, from 6 to 9 p.m.

There are roles for men ranging in age from their 20s through 50s and for women from their 20s through 40s.

"Voices in the Dark," scheduled to run on SLAC's upstairs stage from Oct. 27 through Dec. 4, is a suspenseful thriller by John Peilmeier, who also wrote the award-winning "Agnes of God." A radio call-in host hears what may be a psychopath's confession of murder over the air, after which her stay at a secluded mountain cabin becomes a nightmare of "voices in the dark." It's being codirected by Allen Nevins and David Mong.

"Keely and Du," which recently won the top playwriting prize at the Humana Theatre Festival in Louisville, Ky., and has been named Outstanding New Play of 1993-94 by the American Theatre Critics Association, centers on the controversy surrounding the right-to-life issue. It will run Nov. 10-Dec. 4 in the intimate downstairs space.

All auditioners must bring a current photograph and resume. For further information or to schedule an audition time, call 363-0526. The theater is located at 168 W. 500 North.

- "HAY FEVER," Pioneer Theatre Company's production of Noel Coward's classic comedy of manners, on Saturday, Aug. 27.

Equity auditions will be from 1 to 1:45 p.m. and open auditions are scheduled for 1:45 to 4 p.m. Roles available for men and women 18 years of age and over. There will be cold readings from the script.

All auditioners must sign up for a time slot on the call board posted outside of Room 201 of Pioneer Memorial Theatre building, 300 S. 1340 East (Broadway at University). Equity members may sign up for an "open" slot if they are unable to attend the Equity session, but non-Equity players must check with the stage manager before signing up for an Equity slot.

The auditions will be held in the Babcock Theatre, located on the lower level of Pioneer Memorial Theatre. A recent photograph and resume are recommended.

John Going will guest-direct the production, which opens a 21/2-week run on Nov. 30.

- "THE NERD," on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 27-28, from 2 to 4 p.m. both days at the Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St., Park City.

Richard Scott will direct the Park City Performances production of Larry Shue's classic comedy. There are roles for two women, 25-40 years of age; four men, also 25-40, and one young boy, about 8 to 10 years of age.

"The Nerd" plays Thursdays-Saturdays, Oct. 7-Nov. 19. For further information, call PCP at 649-9371.

- THE HAUNTED WOODS at Wheeler Historic Farm, 6351 S. 900 East, on Saturday, Aug. 27, from noon until 2 p.m. on the farm's outdoor stage.

This marks the 10th anniversary of the farm's "Haunted Woods" program.

There will be acting positions for 60 performers, all of whom will be compensated. Individuals must show acting and movement skills.

For further information, call 264-2241.