by Keith Barber

The Community Theatre of Greensboro will hold auditions for Chicago the Musical Feb. 2-3 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the CTG studio in the Greensboro Cultural Center, located at 200 North Davie Street. Currently enjoying its second triumphant Broadway run and still skyrocketing from its cinematic success, CTG’s production of Chicago promises to be one of the Triad’s most exciting musical theatre experiences ever. The show will run at the Carolina Theatre from March 20-29. For further info, contact Bradley Smith at 336.333-7470, ext. 204. 5IVE & 40RTY art gallery, located off Trade Street in Winston-Salem, will present Healing Seekers — an exhibition of photographs and a documentary film highlighting the work of Amy Greeson. A pharmacist, educator, lecturer, writer and world traveler, Greeson’s commitment to finding more effective treatment alternatives has led to the Healing Seekers. She and her film crew are exploring and documenting the healing practices of cultures, especially in the third world, that can hold the keys to modern-day treatments and cures. The exhibition opens Feb. 6 and closes March 2 with an artist opening reception slated for Feb. 6 beginning at 5:40 p.m. For further information, call 336.724.2474 or visit Theatre Alliance presents Thrill Me: The Leopold and Loeb Story, a musical based on actual events of 1924 that were dubbed the “crime of the century.” Brilliant, rich law students Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold plotted what they thought was the perfect crime — one seeking a thrill and one seeking love — until one small mistake shattered their plan and catapulted them to notoriety. For further info, call 336.723.7777 or go online: Six performances will be held Feb. 13-14, 19-21 at 8 p.m. and February 22 at 2 p.m. Ticket prices range from $14 to $16. Also, Theatre Alliance announces auditions for Back to the ’80s to be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at 1047 Northwest Boulevard in Winston-Salem. Those seeking to auditon should bring a prepared song, preferably a pop song from the ’80s. Accompanist will be provided; CD player is available. The production is calling for men and women ages 16-60 to audition for this campy, hit-filled musical. Rehearsals will run Monday through Friday, 7-10 p.m., beginning Feb. 1. Performances will be held April 3-4, 16-18, and 23-26, with a possible additional performance slated for April 19. Lyndon Street Artworks and Foxy Moxy present Eros 5, on Friday, Feb. 13 at 8 p.m. at Lyndon Street in downtown Greensboro. Featuring new erotic art by area artists in a wide variety of media, Eros 5 offers sexy burlesque and playful cabaret by Foxy Moxy and jazz diva PhatManDee. Live body painting by Scott Fray of LivingBrush, a love song karaoke contest, henna and glitter body art by Opal Moon Henna will also highlight the event. You can also catch Foxy Moxy, PhatManDee and Smokin’ McQueen on Saturday, Feb. 14 at the Erotic Arts Ball at Studio B behind the Broach Theatre. The event offers the hottest Valentine’s dance party in the Triad. Guilford Technical Community College presents Under Milk Wood, which opens Feb. 18. A 1953 radio play written by Dylan Thomas, Under Milk Wood will be performed Feb. 18-21 and Feb. 25-28 at 8 p.m. at the Koury Hospitality Careers Center on the college’s Jamestown campus. Tickets are $12 for the general public, $10 for senior citizens and $7 for students. The 13 actors, all of whom are GTCC drama majors, will play about 60 parts during the performances.

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