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


The wildly popular musical about those two witches of Oz returns to make Bass Concert Hall sizzle with sensation once more. Music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz; book by Winnie Holzman; directed by Joe Mantello. Through March 9. Tue.-Fri., 8pm; Sat., 2 & 8pm; Sun., 1 & 7pm. $44 and up.

Bass Concert Hall, 2350 Robert Dedman Dr., UT campus, 512/471-1444


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