Auditions for Blood Pudding will be Monday, Sept. 16, 7-9:30 p.m. Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium, 22030 Cliff Ave., Des Moines. We need four men ages 30-60 and four women ages 20-40. Please bring a short (as in short), comic (as in funny) monologue. We will also read from the script. Rehearsals will begin Sept. 23, and generally run Monday through Thursday nights at the same facility in Des Moines. Performances will be Oct. 24 (preview), Oct. 25, 26, 27 and Nov. 1, 2 and 3.