Auditions for ‘Oliver!’

Open auditions for the Norton Singers’ spring  show, “Oliver!,” a musical based on Charles Dickens’s “Oliver Twist,” will take place Feb. 25 and 26 at 7 p.m. at Chartley United Methodist Church in Norton. Artistic and music director Judee Bottomley said the show requires a large cast, and actors with the Norton Singers come from all walks of life. For this show, actors age 8 and up, with and without experience, are welcome to audition. Adults should prepare selections from two songs; for details, visit  Children auditioning for the ensemble may sing in small groups, but children interested in leads must sing alone. Performances are scheduled for May 31 and June 1, 2, 7, and 8 at the Weber Theatre at Wheaton College in Norton.