Open auditions for the Mystery Company’s production of “The Hounds of the Baskervilles” will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Lancaster Opera House (21 Central Ave., Lancaster). All parts are available, and readings will be done from the script. For information, call 868-9575.


Auditions for the Mystery Company’s production of “Witness for the Prosecution” will be held at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 4 in the Lancaster Opera House. All parts are open, and a large cast is being sought. Readings will be from the script. For more information, call 868-9575.


Calls for work

Queen City Gallery (617 Main St.) is now accepting H.P. Lovecraft-inspired artwork in all mediums for an exhibit to celebrate the author’s birthday. All work must be ready to hang, no clip frames. Email for more information.


Lockside Art Center (21-41 Main St., Lockport) is seeking artists to exhibit 2-D and 3-D artwork for an upcoming exhibition. Individuals may submit one piece, and the exhibit fee is $25. Sold artwork requires a 30 percent commission to Lockside Art Center. For more information or to receive a copy of the prospectus for the show, call 478-0239 or email

Send submissions for Behind the Scenes at least 14 days in advance to: Behind the Scenes, c/o The Buffalo News, 1 News Plaza, P.O. Box 100, Buffalo, N.Y. 14240; email; or fax 849-3445.