With the end of summer comes the start-up of local theater seasons. This week, you have many an opportunity to auditions for upcoming productions. On Thu., Sept. 5 at 7 p.m., the Meeting House Players hold auditions for Ken Ludwig's Moon Over Buffalo at the Chester Meeting House (4 Liberty St., Chester). Call (860) 526-3684 for more info. On Sat., Sept. 7, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., audition for Madhatters Theatre Company's production of Babes in Toyland at Lymes' Youth Service Bureau (59 Lyme St., Old Lyme). Call (860) 395-1861 to schedule an appointment. On Tue., Sept. 10 and Wed., Sept 11, from 6-9 p.m., Pantochino Productions Inc. will audition actors for roles in four upcoming productions: Porkenstein, The Great Cinnamon Bear Christmas Radio Show, Pirate Schmirate, and The Divine Sister. Auditions will take place at Pantochino Studios, in the former St. Ann's School at 64 Ridge St., Milford. See pantochino.com for more info.