The Belfast Maskers will hold open auditions for A Christmas Story: The Musical on Sunday, September 9, noon to 2 p.m., on Monday, September 10, 6 to 8 p.m., and on Sunday, September 16, 4 to 6 p.m., at their new Basil Burwell Community Theater (The Bazz), 17 Court Street in Belfast.

The musical is based on the movie classic that runs on television every Christmas season. The cast includes males and females ages 7 to 70. The director is Wendy Wincote Schweikert and music director is John Cameron.

Performance dates are scheduled for November 30; December 1 and 2; and December 7, 8, and 9. For more information about the auditions and specific roles, visit