CLP to cast 'Blonde'
EBENSBURG - Cresson Lake Playhouse will hold auditions for "Legally Blonde" at 2 and 7 p.m. May 6 at the CLP Rehearsal Hall, 526 W. Ogle St.
All roles are available and prior theater experience is not necessary or required. Those auditioning should come prepared with a song from a contemporary musical and must bring sheet music. Those auditioning also will be reading from the script and should be prepared to dance.
Musical accompanist will be provided.
The Broadway adaptation is under the direction of Molly Riva, with music direction by Robert Decker.
The show will be performed July 26 through Aug. 11 at the theater.
For more information, call 472-4333 or email CressonLakePlayhouse@ verizon.net.
Juniata choir comes home
HUNTINGDON - The Juniata College Concert Choir will perform a concert at 3 p.m. Saturday at Rosenberger Auditorium in the Halbritter Center for the Performing Arts as the ensemble returns from an international tour of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
The concert will showcase a repertoire mixing sacred music, Celtic selections and African-American spirituals. The choir is conducted by Russell Shelley, Elma Stine Heckler professor of music at Juniata.
The concert is free and open to the public.
Ivyside shows Mozart show
Penn State Altoona's Ivyside Pride will present "Mozart Requiem (K. 626)" at 7:30 p.m. April 19 and 21 and 2 p.m. April 22 in the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts.
Ivyside Pride is under the direction of Bonnie Cutsforth-Huber, assistant professor of music at Penn State Altoona.
The choir will make its Carnegie Hall debut performing "Mozart's Requiem" with the New York City Chamber Orchestra and Festival Choirs on April 1, with Cutsforth-Huber as featured soloist.
Tickets are $5 for Penn State students and $7 for the general public. Children under age 12 are admitted free. Tickets are available at the Misciagna Family Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday and before and during all performances.
For more information, call 949-5452 or visit www.altoona.psu.edu.
Comic, singer to perform
GREENSBURG - Mark Lowry, a Christian comedian, songwriter and singer with the Gaither Vocal Band, will perform at 2 and 8 p.m. April 18 at The Palace Theatre. Lowry's career with The Gaither Vocal Band has spanned 13 years and during this time, Lowry's on-stage antics became popular with the audiences.
As a songwriter, Lowry penned the modern Christmas classic "Mary, Did You Know?" and he has released six comedy/music albums, two of which have gone platinum.
Tickets for the show are $28, $38 and $48 and are available through The Palace box office, online
at www.thepalacetheatre. org or by calling 724-836-8000.
PSU hosting dance debut
UNIVERSITY PARK - When Diavolo dance theater of Los Angeles performs the world premiere of "Transit Space" at 7:30 p.m. April 19 in Eisenhower Auditorium, a number of Penn State students will be in the audience. Some will be more than observers.
Diavolo Artistic Director Jacques Heim created "Transit Space," a work commissioned by the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State, with the help of 10 university students who traveled to Los Angeles last June.
Tickets are $40 for adults, $15 for University Park students and $30 for those age 18 and younger.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.cpa.psu.edu, by calling 863-0255 or 800-ARTS-TIX or in person at Eisenhower Auditorium, Penn State Downtown Theatre Center, the HUB-Robeson Center Information Desk and the Bryce Jordan Center.