What a deal: Apply to compete on ‘Deal or No Deal’ game show

1. What’s in the briefcase?

Ever screamed at your television wishing the contestant had guessed differently on the game show “Deal or No Deal”?

Now’s your chance to be in their shoes.

Casting is open for the show, expected to air on CNBC later this year, which has guests figure out which briefcase is worth $1 million.

Howie Mandel is returning as host of the game show, which originally ran from 2005-09 on NBC.

Applicants must answer background questions, include a head shot, full body photo and a video describing their personality.

Apply at www.dealornodeal.castingcrane.com.

2. Make love, not war.

If you’re not quite ready for a national audience, consider something a bit closer to home.

Audition for the 1960s musical “Hair” with Edmonds-based Ballyhoo Theatre, to be staged July 20 to July 29 at Edmonds Community College’s Black Box Theatre, 20310 68th Ave W, Lynnwood.

It follows a group of young Americans as they seek love and peace during the Vietnam era. The musical explores ideas that remain relevant today: identity, community, global responsibility and peace.

The casting call is for actors ages 15-20.

Call Shileah Corey at 425-345-0991 or visit www.ballyhootheatre.org.

3. A slice of Japan.

Speaking of trying new things out, the Japanese Anime and Manga Arts Festival is May 18-19 at Everett Community College, 2000 Tower St.

Learn about Japanese art, culture and history at the fourth annual festival, which draws otaku — fans obsessed with anime and manga — and newcomers alike.

Dress up as your favorite anime or comic character for the cosplay competition or go for demonstrations, music and movies.

More at www.EverettCC.edu/JAMAF.

— Evan Thompson, Herald writer

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