Mobtown Players. "The Merchant of Venice." 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the Polish National Alliance Hall, 1627 Eastern Ave. Rehearsals start Sept. 16. Performances Nov. 2-20. Call 410-467-3057.
Burtonsville Players. "School House Rock." 2 p.m. Saturday and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at the theater, Laurel Lakes Shopping Center in Burtonsville. Needed are three men and three women, around age 30. One woman must able to play the guitar. Prepare up-tempo song, accompanist is provided. A choreographer and pianist are also sought. Call 301-617-9906.
Westminster Choral Arts Society. Rehearsals for the fall season start at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the sanctuary of Westminster United Methodist Church, Main and Center streets. New members needed. The chorus will sing by Schumann, Brahms, Bartok, Kodaly and Pascanu at a concert Nov. 18. Call 410-239-2653.
Baltimore Men's Chorus. Chorus for gay men has openings for all voice parts. 6:30 p.m. Sunday and Sept. 17 at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Cathedral and Read streets. Chorus joins the Bach Society Oct. 22 for the annual Haunted Concert. 410-933-0183.
Lorenzo's Timonium Dinner Theatre. "Beauty and the Beast." 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 11-12. Needed are children, ages 5-18. "Scrooge," 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 13. Needed are children and adults. Auditions held at the theater, 9603 Deereco Road. Call 410-560-1113.
Vagabond Players. "The Secret Affairs of Mildred Wild." 7 p.m. Sept. 11-12 at the theater, 806 S. Broadway. Needed are six women and four men, ages 24-55. Performances Nov. 11 to Dec. 17. Call 410-889-3370.