The auditions for the Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT) production of "Blackbeard the Pirate" will be Monday, Jan. 7 from 4 to 6 p.m., at The Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center, 2801 Hornet Road, Chillicothe. There are roles for students in kindergarten through – 12th grade.

Each year approximately 50-60 students from Chillicothe and the surrounding communities are cast to appear in a show with the MCT Actor/Director. Rehearsals will be held the week of Jan. 7-12 with performances at 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 12 on the stage of the performing arts center.