Auditions: The General and His Lady:


Call for appointment, 1-7 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, through March 18; the musical will be presented at the Salvation Army Commissioning of the Kroc Center; ages 10 and older; prepare a one-minute monologue and song; (706) 771-7777; enopion.com

Belles on Their Toes: Comedy sequel to Cheaper by the Dozen; What can go wrong when the children and handyman cook must manage the household? 8 p.m. today-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday; Bartow Community Club Mancin Auditorium, Bartow, Ga.; $10 adults, $5 for 12 and under; (478) 364-3340; bartowga.tripod.com

Spring Musical Double Feature: 7 p.m. March 24-26; Westminster Schools of Augusta, 3067 Wheeler Road; $12 adults, $10 students, $8 children under 11; $50 family maximum; Broadway Review with more than 70 students performing songs from Annie, Sound of Music, Oklahoma, Bye Bye Birdie; 1940s Radio Hour; (706) 731-5260

Edgefield County Theatre Company presents Cobb: 8 p.m. March 25-26 and April 2; 3 p.m. March 27; William Miller Bouknight Theatre, 405 Main St., Edgefield; $15; tickets, call (803) 637-3833; play about life and legend of controversial baseball great Ty Cobb; strong language and adult themes, not recommended for under age 17

Auditions: Quickies: 7 p.m. March 28; Le Chat Noir, 304 Eighth St.; Quickies, a 10-minute play festival set for May 13-14; original plays by local authors; audition consist of readings from scripts; experienced actors and newcomers; (706) 722-3322 or info@lcnaugusta.com




Pop Rocks: Augusta, my Christmas wish list has one thing

My family often accuses me of being a difficult person to Christmas shop for. While it is true that my tastes run toward the particular and tend to lean heavily on easy-to-wrap standards such as books and records, I believe that as I get older, I’m less concerned with the item than the idea. Give me something I believe you have thought about and carefully considered, and I’m happy. The present clearly purchased at the drug store the day before is met with considerably less enthusiasm.

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