"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest": By Kaiser High School's drama club, 7:30 p.m. May 8-9, Kaiser High School's Little Theater. Cost: $3. Information at 594-6665.
"A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum": Broadway musical comedy featuring music by Stephen Sondheim. Songs include "Comedy Tonight," "Lovely" and "Everybody Ought To Have A Maid." At 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, through May 8-24, Richardson Theatre, Fort Shafter. Cost: $15-$6. Information at 438-4480.
"The Wild Baby": Honolulu Theatre for Youth's musical production of the wild and hilarious antics of baby Ben. Ben is naughty, fearless, curious and rambunctious. At 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. May 10, McCoy Pavilion, Ala Moana Park. Cost: $10-$5. Call 839-9885.
"Bedtimes and Bullies": Musical story of three children who form a strong friendship in the face of many daily problems. At 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. May 10, McCoy Pavilion, Ala Moana Park. Cost: $10-$5. Call 839-9885.
"Is There A Doctor In the House?": Three one-act comedies about doctors by the Mid-Pacific School of the Arts. At 3:45 p.m. Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 4 p.m. Sundays, through May 11, Kawaiha'o Recital Hall, Mid-Pacific Institute Campus. Cost: $5. Reservations at 973-5071.
"Angels in America": 1993 Pulitzer prize winning drama about the breakup of a married Mormon couple and a "married" gay couple. Tickets: $28-$30. At 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, and 4 p.m. Sundays. Play runs through May 18. Reservations at 988-6131.
Hawaii Pacific University Theatre: "A Midsummer Night's Dream," 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays, through May 11, Hawaii Pacific University Theatre, 45-045 Kamehameha Highway. Tickets: $10. Reservations required. Call 254-0853 or 233-3167.
"A'ala Park": Twenty year-old Manny wants to "get off this rock" and make a better life for himself and his girlfriend in this portrayal of a working-class family living in the 1950s. At 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays, through June 1, Kumu Kahua Theatre, 6 Merchant St. The May 11 performance will be signed for the deaf. Cost: $10-$15. Call 536-4441.
"Wishes & Wings": An animated musical adventure for the whole family. The production will introduce several of Hawaii's endangered species including the monk seal, green sea turtle and Pu'eo. At 6 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through June 15, Ala Moana Center's New Makai Market Pavilion. Free. Call 672-9585.
Fifth Annual World Fire Knife Dance Competition: Preliminaries, 6 p.m. May 10; junior competition, 6 p.m. May 12; amateur night, 6 p.m. May 13; semi-finals, 8 p.m. May 14-16; and finals, 8 p.m. May 17, Polynesian Cultural Center. Fee: Admission. Information at 293-3333.
Mid-Pacific Spring Dance concert: 8 p.m. May 16-17, Bakken Auditorium, Mid-Pacific Institute. Cost: $5. Call 973-5013.
Original play festival: The Aloha Performing Arts Center are accepting scripts for their fourth annual original play festival. Entries can be on any subject and any length but they should not have been produced before. Plays selected will be given royalty-free staged readings in August at the Aloha Theatre in Kainaliu. The selected plays will also be publicized as part of the festival. To enter, submit two typewritten copies of each entry with name, address and phone number clearly visible on the first page of each entry. Send entries to: APAC Original Paly Festival, P.O. Box 794, Kealakekua, Hawaii 96750. Deadline: June 13. Call (808) 322-9924 (Big Island).
Honolulu Theatre For Youth: Paid acting positions available for the 1997-98 season, noon to 6 p.m. May 9, and noon to 4 p.m. May 10, Rehearsal Hall, 2846 Ualena St. Appointments required. Call 839-9885.
"Paper Cranes": Open casting for short, dramatic film produced by the Student Video and Filmmakers' Association, 1 to 6 p.m. May 17, George Hall, Room 301, UH-Manoa. Various ages needed. "Paper Cranes" explores the lives, values and expectations of an Asian-American family over a 20-year period. The 16mm film is scheduled for a June-Aug. 1997 production. Information at 956-9978 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASATAD Productions: Looking for seven men to perform in "Love! Valour! Compassion!" a Tony Award-winning comedy about a group of friends gathering to get away from it all. Script requirements include adult language and partial nudity. Some characters may need dance training. Auditions from 2 to 5 p.m. May 24, Leeward Community College's Lab Theater (downstairs), and 7 to 9 p.m. May 25, Leeward Community College's auditorium, main stage. Scripts available for perusal (on premises only), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 19-23, Church of the Crossroads. Information at 247-6939.