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•Overshadowed Theatrical Productions has auditions for "A Man Divided: The Story of Pilate" from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at 1548 Burgundy Parkway, Streamwood. A large cast of men and women, ages 20 to 60, are sought. Visit for more information.

•Teen actors (eighth through 12th graders) are sought to auditions for an IP-Elite Highland Park production of "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 1991 Sheridan Road, Highland Park. There is a registration fee of $365 if cast. For more information, call (847) 968-4529 or visit

•NBC's hit TV show "The Voice" holds vocal talent auditions on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 12-13, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont. Applicants must be at least 15 years or older and a legal U.S. resident, and meet other eligibility requirements. All artists must register at Once registered, applicants will be given an "Artist Audition Pass" with a day and time to show up to the open call.

•Palatine Park District's Allegro Adult Choir seeks adults and seniors for its upcoming winter season that runs from Wednesday, Jan. 16, through Wednesday, May 1. Rehearsals are held at 250 E. Wood St., Palatine. Call (847) 496-6237 or visit for more information on auditions.

•Albright Theatre Company has auditions for the semiautobiographical Carol Burnett drama "Hollywood Arms" at 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday, Jan. 6-7, at the Batavia Government Center, 100 N. Island Ave., Batavia. Auditions consist of cold readings from the script. Call (630) 406-8838 or visit for more information.

•Preliminary Chicago auditions for the next season of "America's Got Talent" are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 26-27, at McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago. For more information, visit

•The Lyric Opera of Chicago has auditions by invitation only for experienced, classically trained singers in all voice categories who seek positions in the company's choral ensemble for the 2013-2014 season. Audition materials must be received by Monday, Feb. 18. Accepted applicants will be seen at preliminary auditions from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday, March 4 and 7, and 5 to 8 p.m. March 5, 6 and 8. Potential out-of-town choristers will be seen from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 9. For more information on submission materials and other audition requirements, visit or call (312) 827-3548.

•The Geneva Lake Art Association seeks applicants for the juried 33rd Annual Art in the Park Art Fair at Flat Iron Park in Lake Geneva, to be held on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 10-11. Applications are due Sunday, March 31. Call (262) 249-7988 or visit for more information.

•Oakton Community College's Play On festival seeks original play submissions by community college students from the Midwest. Plays must be one-acts (10 pages or less) and from students in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Only one submission is permitted per student. The submission deadline is Friday, April 5, and must be emailed as a Word document to Kate Tillotson at The festival is slated July 23-25.

-- Scott C. Morgan

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