REED CITY\u00a0- Crossroads Theatre Guild member David Johnson is taking a break from the stage and directing the guild's fall production of "Death Takes a Holiday." Auditions will take place at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 18, and Tuesday, Aug. 19, at the performing arts center, located at 249 W. Upton Ave.\u00a0Call-backs will occur on Thursday, Aug. 21. All are welcome to audition. "I chose this play for many reasons, a primary one being dialogue," Johnson said. "The engaging conversations between Death (Shadow) and the rest of the characters will keep any audience riveted to their seat. I encourage anyone between 18 and 80 to come and be apart of this major fall event." Performances for "Death Takes a Holiday" are scheduled for Oct. 24, 25, 26 and 31, as well as Nov. 1 and 2. For more information, call David Johnson at (231) 250-7118.