Simon Golob of Sabattus in a previous Open Book Players production. Submitted photo

The Open Book Players will hold auditions from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 27, for a children’s program entitled “Frantick Frogs and Other Frankly Fractured Folktales,” the first production of its 2023-2024 season. The auditions will be held at Oak Hill High School in Wales.

This production is a compilation of folk and fairy tales with satirical and side-splitting twists to otherwise famous plots and will be directed by Lucy Rioux, artistic director of the Open Book Players.

Parts are available for fluent readers in grades 2 through 12. Performances will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 29, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 1, at Oak Hill High School. Johnson Hall in Gardiner, the regular residence of Open Book Players, is still closed for renovation and restoration work.

Oak Hill High School is located at 56 School Rd., Wales. For more information, email Lucy Rioux at or visit their FaceBook page or website, open book



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