Audition: H.M.S. Pinafore

The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Austin says: "All roles are open for casting, including principals and chorus. A prepared musical selection and completed audition form are required." Note: You'll be directed by Ralph MacPhail, Jr. and Jeffrey Jones-Ragona in this show. Call or email for appointment; bring headshot and résumé. Sat.-Sun., March 1-2. Genesis Presbyterian Church, 1507 Wilshire.


www.gilbertsullivan.org, audition@gilbertsullivan.org

Esther's Follies

The popular comedy troupe is seeking male actors. Must be able to sing and dance; experience in stand-up or improv comedy required; writing skills a plus. Send résumé and headshot via email to: efauditions@gmail.com


Dead Man's Cellphone

Sarah Ruhl's play – about memory, redemption, and connection (and disconnection) in a technology-obsessed world – is directed by Jess Hutchinson for UT's Department of Theatre & Dance. Feb. 14-23. Wed.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 2pm. $15-25.

Oscar G. Brockett Theatre, Winship Drama Building, 23rd & San Jacinto, 512/471-5793

In The Next Room

Sarah Ruhl’s hit Broadway play (also known as "the vibrator play") is set in a prim upper-class Victorian home, where a gentleman doctor has created an extraordinary and mysterious device for treating “hysteria” using the power of electricity. A-henh! Directed by Sarah Rasmussen for ZACH. Jan. 29-March 2. Wed.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2:30pm. $25-60.

Zach Theatre, 1510 Toomey, 512/476-0541