In advance of auditions Sept. 30 and Oct. 3, Winterport Open Stage will hold a pre-audition meeting Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m. at Samuel L. Wagner Middle School on Mountainview Drive.

Discussion at the meeting will address rehearsal time commitments; and tech and show week expectations, as well as provide an opportunity to ask questions and share some audition information and audition tips. It is highly recommended that all newcomers and parents of children auditioning attend this meeting.

Auditions for the 2015 holiday production, “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” by Barbara Robinson, will cast roles for children age 6 to 14; and adults age 20 and older. Auditions will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 30 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 3, from 10 a.m. to noon at the school. All children auditioning should be prepared to sing a traditional Christmas carol. Those auditioning will be asked to read from the script.

This production will run Dec. 4 through 6 and 11 through 13. For more information, visit Those unable to attend the listed audition times should email to schedule an appointment.

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