Lincoln County Community Theater, resident theater company of the downtown Lincoln Theater, will hold open auditions for its upcoming season Tuesday, Sept. 6, from 5 to 7 p.m.; and Thursday, Sept. 8, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Porter Hall of the next-door Skidompha Library, Elm Street entrance.

The season will open in November with a production of Christopher Sergel's stage adaptation of "To Kill a Mockingbird"; performance dates are Nov. 11, 12, 13, 18, 19 and 20. The production requires a cast of 16, including roles for two young boys and a young girl; and three African-American actors.

LCCT also will also be casting for the third season of its Sundays Without Scenery play-reading series. Titles currently being considered include David Lindsay-Abaire's "Good People," Donald Margulies' "Dinner with Friends," Ken Ludwig's play-with-music "Sullivan and Gilbert," Kenny Finkle's "Indoor/Outdoor" and local playwright Daniel Wentworth's "The Match Tin," a play set during World War I in a hospital where poets A.A. Milne and Robert Graves have been sent after incurring psychological injury.

LCCT plans to continue its winter semi-staged concert event with either Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Gondoliers" or another work from the classic American musical theater. Last but not least, LCCT is looking to mount a summer musical in 2017, the title of which still to be determined.

Interested actors who have a monologue and/or a song are asked to bring it along. The theater also will have audition scenes to be used, and an accompanist will be provided. For more information, email People interested in helping out backstage with scenery building, costumes, etc. also are encouraged to email the same address.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or