The Opera-Lytes will hold auditions for “The Pirates of Penzance” from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and from 3 to 5 p.m. Feb. 17 in the Amherst Community Church (77 Washington Highway, Snyder). An accompanist will be provided. Bring music for one verse of an aria in English. Auditioners will do a cold reading. Choristers should prepare one verse of any song. To schedule an appointment or for more information, call 837-3440 or visit


The Towne Players will hold auditions for the spring production of “Bedroom Farce” from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 18 and 19 in the Sheridan Parkside Community Center (169 Sheridan-Parkside, Tonawanda). Four men and four women ranging in age from 20s to 60s are needed. The audition will consist of a cold reading from the script. For more info, call 289-9390.