Audition notices

•Auditions for Anne Arundel Community College Theater's production of "The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged)" will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 19-20 in the Humanities Building, Room 112, on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. The play has roles for three actors of either gender, ages 18-35. They will be asked to read from the script. Actors need to possess strong comic timing and the ability to improvise and ad-lib. Show dates are Feb. 7-16. For more information, call Lars Tatom at 410-777-7125 or email him at

•The Colonial Players will hold auditions Oct. 28-29 for the two-character play "Trying" at 2132 Renard Court in Annapolis. The play is a fact-based drama about the prickly relationship between an 81-year-old judge and his young female assistant. Information:


St. John's College will host a screening of the documentary film "Anthem" at 8 p.m. Nov. 14 in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. A Q&A session will follow the screening. This is a free event, but donations are welcome. The movie tells the story behind Francis Scott Key's creation of "The Star-Spangled Banner" and explores the role of music and patriotism during the War of 1812. Information:

'Titus Andronicus'

The Naval Academy's drama group, The Masqueraders, performs Shakespeare's first and bloodiest tragedy Nov. 2-4 in Mahan Hall. The play is about a battle-hardened veteran returning home to a turbulent political environment. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday with a 2 p.m. matinee Sunday. Tickets are $10 per person or $8 per person for groups of 10 or more. Call 410-293-8497 or go to for more information. Not recommended to children younger than 13.

'The Crucible'

Annapolis Area Christian School's drama program presents Arthur Miller's play at 7 p.m. Nov. 2-10 at the school, 109 Burns Crossing Road in Severn. Winner of a 1953 Tony Award, Miller's play focuses on a farmer, his wife and a young servant girl who maliciously causes the wife's arrest for witchcraft. Tickets are $12; $8 for students. Information: 410-846-3541 or email


2nd Star Productions presents "Oklahoma!" Nov. 9-Dec. 8 at the Bowie Playhouse, 16500 White Marsh Park Drive. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, with a 3 p.m. matinee Sundays. Tickets are $20; $17 for seniors and students. For reservations and more information, call 410-757-5700 or 301-832-4819.

Fashion show

The Republican Women of Anne Arundel County will host a pre-holiday "Fashion Show and Luncheon" on Nov. 14 at Chartwell Golf & Country Club, 1 Chartwell Drive in Severna Park. Doors open at 11 a.m. for shopping and cocktails. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m., followed by the fashion show and a raffle for a diamond pendant. Models will be wearing fashions from Alpaca International in Annapolis, and vendors will offer handbags, hand-painted silk scarfs, baskets, and other items. For reservations and more information, call 410-451-8034 or go to

Craft fair

The Pasadena Senior Activity Center holds its annual Holiday Craft Fair Nov. 15-16 at 4103 Mountain Road. More than 20 local vendors will offer handmade crafts, needlework, jewelry, accessories and more. The event also will feature a silent auction and door prizes. Hours are 9 a.m.-2 p.m. both days. For more information or to reserve a vendor table, call 410-222-0030.

'Crimes of the Heart'

The Dignity Players present Beth Henley's play about family, complex relationships, lost love and the ways a family manages to compromise through Nov. 3 at Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis, 333 Dubois Road. Shows are at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. For tickets and more information, call 410-266-8044, ext. 127, or go to


The Colonial Players present this drama with political overtones about strained family relationships through Nov. 17 at 108 East St. in Annapolis. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, with a 7:30 p.m. show Sunday, Nov. 4. Tickets are $15 and $20. Information: 410-268-7373 or

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