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Children age 8 through eighth grade are invited to audition for Evanston Children’s Theatre’s next production, “The Hobbit.” Auditions will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sept. 2 and 4 at the Levy Senior Center, 300 Dodge Ave. Participants are asked to please arrive by 5:45 p.m.

Rehearsals will be held Tuesday or Thursday afternoons and Saturday mornings. Performances will take place on November 21-22 at the Levy Center and November 23 at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center. A $100 fee is charged to those cast. More information is available by calling 847-448-8260.