Disneyland seeks actors for 'Aladdin'
Auditions will be held for the Disneyland production of "Aladdin" on Sunday and Monday at Ballet Hawaii Studios at Dole Cannery.
Men and women are being sought for the title role of Aladdin and leading lady Jasmine (both must look about 18), the Genie (26 to 40s) and the bad guy, Jafar (35 to 55).
Auditions times are noon to 6 p.m. Sunday and 11:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday. Bring a photo and résumé. An accompanist -- John Bryan, a veteran of Disneyland Tokyo and many local productions -- will be provided. Call 732-7733.
For full role requirements, visit www.DisneyAuditions.com.
"The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe opens Friday.
How well do you know Narnia?
The Salt Lake-Moanalua Public Library celebrates the release of "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," with a trivia game Dec. 14. Deadline to sign up is Friday at the library, 3225 Salt Lake Blvd.; or call 831-6831.
The trivia game will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. in the library's Newspaper/Magazine Room.
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"The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe": Based on C.S. Lewis' classic Christianity-based fantasy novel, the story follows four siblings in World War II England who enter the world of Narnia through a magical wardrobe.
The children discover a land of talking beasts, dwarfs, fauns, centaurs and giants that has become a world cursed to eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. They join a noble and mystical ruler, the lion Aslan, to overcome the witch.
Andrew Adamson of the "Shrek" movies directed, wrote the screenplay and served as executive producer. (PG)
Show your gratitude at Nuuanu open house
Gratitude Day, a Nuuanu neighborhood open house, takes place from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. tomorrow.
Refreshments, entertainment, art sales and holiday auctions for wreaths and stockings will be featured.
Those who donate a suggested $5 for a Gratitude Pass and collect stamps from five participating merchants will be entered to win a basket of gift items. The donations will go to Hawaii Foodbank.
Leave your pass with the last person to stamp it or at Louis Pohl Gallery, 1111 Nuuanu Ave., before 9 p.m.
The event is sponsored by Hawaii Foodbank, the Nuuanu Merchants Association, the Downtown Chinatown Gallery Walk Group and the Honolulu Culture and Arts District.