Marsh River Theater will hold open auditions Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 18 and 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. for the fast-moving comedy "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged."

Interested candidates should be prepared to read something from any one of Shakespeare's works. Show dates will be Oct. 17, 18, 24, 25 and 26. Marsh River Theater is located in the village at 24 Monroe Highway/Route 139.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or