Geauga Lyric Theater — Auditions for the annual Murder Mystery Dinner: Mayhem & Murder at the Theater will be held 6:30-9 tonight at the Geauga Lyric Arts Center, 106 Water St., Chardon. Actors must be 18 and older. For more information, go to www.geaugatheater.org/auditions.htm.
Great Lakes Theater — Child actors of all cultures and backgrounds, ages 7 to 13, are needed for the company’s annual production of A Christmas Carol. Auditions by appointment only will be held 3:30-7 p.m. Tuesday at the PlayhouseSquare Rehearsal Halls, 1650 Chester Ave., Cleveland. Children auditioning should not be 14 until Dec. 23, 2013 or later. To arrange an audition appointment, go to www.greatlakestheater.org/work-with-us/auditions.
Orrville Community Theater — Auditions for It’s a Wonderful Life will be held 2-4 p.m. Oct. 12 and 13 at the theater in the Save-A-Lot Plaza, 307 Hostetler Road, Orrville. Auditioners will read from a script. Parts available for ages 8-80. For further information, call 330-347-6582 or 330-604-8504.
Stow Players — Auditions for Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday in the Community Room at the Stow Acme, 4445 Kent Road. Looking for four girls able to play ages 7-12, one boy able to play age 14, three women, three men and seven adults of either gender and any age. For more information, go to www.stowplayers.net.
Need performers or behind-the-scenes specialists? Send details — two weeks before the date — to Auditions, Features Department, Akron Beacon Journal, P.O. Box 640, Akron, OH 44309-0640; fax 330-996-3033 or email email@example.com.