"The Wild Baby": Fast-moving children's play by the Hawaii Theater For Youth about a young baby's antics. For children ages 4 and up. At 11 a.m. June 12-13, Honolulu Zoo's Center Stage lawn. Free with admission. Call 926-3191.
"The Bad Seed": ASATAD presents the story of Rhoda Penmark which explores the controversial possibility that evil is genetic. At 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 4 p.m. Sundays, through June 22. Before the June 15 performance (3 p.m.), Dr. Barry Carlton and Clinical Director Jane Ryan, two professionals in the field of childhood disorders, will discuss "Childhood Criminals--Are They Born Or Made?" Performances for the hearing impaired: 8 p.m. June 20-21, and 4 p.m. June 22. The June 21 performance will be a benefit for the Aloha State Association of the Deaf. Cost: $10-$15. Call 247-6939.
"Crazy For You": Bobby Childs, a young banker heads West to foreclose on a rundown theatre. After landing in the sleepy cow town of Deadrock, Nev., he falls in love with Polly Baker, the theatre owner's daughter, and vows to turn Deadrock into a theatrical Mecca. A Gershwin extravaganza filled with song and dance and Ken Ludwig's hilarious dialouge. At 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, and 4 p.m. Sundays, May 16 through June 8, Diamond Head Theatre. Additional show, 2 p.m. June 7. Cost: $10-$40. Call 734-0274.
"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.
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).
"Twelve Angry Men": ASATAD is looking for 12 males, ages 20 to 70, for their prize-winning jury room drama. Directed by Ray Scheele, the play will run from Aug. 29 through Sept. 21. Auditions will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. June 14; and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 15. Scripts will be available for perusal (on premises only), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 9-13, Church of the Crossroads. One rehearsal for script distribution will be held during the week following auditions and formal rehearsals begin July 22. The ADR Model and Talent Agency will also be screening the talent as possible clients. Information at 247-6939 or Web site http://www.lcc.hawaii.edu/org/th/asatad.html.
"Children of the World": Children ages 6-12, who can sing, dance and act are wanted for Windward Mall's magical, musical fantasy. Open auditions, 1 to 5 p.m. June 21, center stage. The musical will tell the story of two alien children who come to earth to teach the animals to replenish life to the dying planet earth. Those auditioning must perform a prepared song, providing their own taped background, and a short joke. They also must be prepared to learn a dance routine.
Oahu Choral Society: Looking for experienced singers for its second season. The society will be performing with the Honolulu Symphony. Works include Mahler Second Symphony, the Poulenc Gloria, Messiah and Carmina Burana by Karl Orff. The society will also perform lighter Broadway pieces. All voice parts open. To audition call Barbara Almquist, 262-9837; or attend a regular rehearsal in June or August. Rehearsals are held 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays, University of Hawaii-Manoa, Music Department, Room 36.