Mechanic is offering new 'Flex' ticket plan


In addition to its regular-season subscriptions, the Mechanic Theatre is introducing the Broadway Flex-Pack. Patrons who choose the Flex-Pack select any three or more shows on dates that fit their schedule and receive priority seating before individual tickets go on sale -- and save up to 10 percent of the ticket price.

Full-season subscription tickets are still available. And, starting this season, tickets can be purchased through TicketMaster, giving theater patrons access to 75 ticket outlets in the Baltimore/Washington area.

Ages and Stages

The Commission on Aging and Retirement Education's Arts and Aging Program is adding a second ensemble to its Ages and Stages troupe. The group performs in nursing homes, schools, VTC senior meeting places and for conferences. Membership is open to those 55 or older. Call (410) 396-4799 or (410) 685-5574.


Auditions for the Peabody Children's Chorus, for ages 6-18, are scheduled for Aug. 26 at the Peabody Institute on Charles Street and Aug. 27 at Peabody's Towson Branch. Students in the chorus receive vocal training, study art and folk music and work on music-reading skills through solfege. For an appointment, call (410) 659-8125.

St. Martin's Community Theatre conducts auditions for Daniel Sullivan and the Seattle Repertory Theatre's "Inspecting Carol" from 7: 30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at the theater, 375 Benfield Road, Severna Park. Roles are open for men and women, late 20s to 60s, including one African-American male, 20s to 30s; and one large 11-year-old boy. Call (410) 544-8574.

Auditions for new members of the Maryland Youth Symphony Orchestra are scheduled for Saturdays, Aug. 24 through Sept. 14 at Catonsville Community College, Humanities Building Q. Call (410) 442-5645.

The Columbia Community Players will hold auditions for "The Night of January the Sixteenth" by Ayn Rand at 7 p.m. today and tomorrow at the Running Brook Neighborhood Center in Columbia. Needed are 24 actors, ages 25-75. Call (410) 381-4864.

The University of Maryland Chorus will conduct auditions Aug. 22-24 at the University of Maryland College Park. Call (301) 405-5571.

The Maryland State Boychoir is accepting applications Sept. 1-30 from Maryland boys ages 7 to 18. Prior musical training is not necessary, but an audition is required. Call (410) 668-2003.

The Heritage Players has scheduled auditions for the fall production of the Neil Simon comedy "Rumors" for 7 p.m. today and tomorrow at Catonsville Methodist Church, 6 Melvin Ave. in Catonsville. Call (410) 484-5320.

Auditions for Uhry and Waldman's rowdy musical comedy, "The Robber Bridegroom," are scheduled for 7: 30 p.m. Sept. 9-10 at the Vagabond Theatre, 806 S. Broadway in Fells Point. The musical will be presented on weekends, Nov. 8 through Dec. 13. Call (410) 563-9135 or (410) 366-0396.

Cecil Community College's Covered Bridge Theatre will audition for its fall production of "Hello, Dolly!" Aug. 27-28. Audition time can be scheduled for 7 p.m. to 8: 30 p.m. Call (410) 287-1023.

The Baltimore Choral Arts Society will conduct auditions by appointment from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 3-5. Call (410) 523-7070.

Players of orchestral instruments are invited to audition Sept. 6-7 for the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra, a student/community orchestra. Call (410) 516-6542.

Young Actors Theatre, a company for ages 10 to 18, will audition for the musical "Cinderella" Sept. 10-11 at McDonogh School in Owings Mills. Call (410) 581-4761.

Pub Date: 8/18/96

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