Closet-thespian Hayes Carll throws a party to benefit Present Company Theatre and Shakespeare on the Farm: An evening of his music and a bit of bawdy comedy from that lively troupe. Thu., Aug. 22, 7pm. $20.
Antone's, 2015 E. Riverside
Two-Beards Theatre Company is holding auditions for its debut show, Noah Haidle's dark and twisted comedy of a four-year-old's imaginary friend who's like, ah, the Bad Lieutenant of imaginary friends. Wild roles for men and women. Prep your résumé and headshot; email the company for details and appointment. Wed., Aug. 21, 7-11pm. Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Rd.
Listen: The New Directions program offers a young director with no professional credit the opportunity to direct a full-length play while getting paid. The show will be fully produced by Capital T Theatre, and the director will have the opportunity to develop a piece of theatre that both reflects and contributes to the diversity of the Austin/Central Texas arts scene. Right. This is a great opportunity – you in? See website for details. Deadline: Aug. 31.
Carolyn Kennedy and Peter Graupner of KG Entertainment are looking for strong singer/actors (men and women, yes, ages 20-60) for this new musical comedy celebrating WWII music. Contact for appointment; they'll email musical selections. Mon. & Wed., Aug. 26 & 28, 6-9pm.
Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Rd., 512/551-2007