What:  Open auditions for The Aliens, by Annie Baker.

When:  1 p.m., Saturday, April 30.

Where:  Pentacle Theatre Lobby, 324 52nd Avenue NW, Salem, Oregon

Casting:  Three men: Jasper, age 31; KJ, age 30, sings and plays guitar; Evan, age 17.

Auditions:  Actors will read from the script, copies of which are available on loan at the Pentacle Theatre Business Office, 145 Liberty Street NE in downtown Salem for a $10 refundable deposit. Call 503-485-4300 ext. 22 to arrange for pickup. Those auditioning should bring a list of scheduling conflicts for May 2 through July 30.

Callbacks (if needed):    TBD

Read-through:  6:30 p.m., Monday, May 2, Pentacle Theatre Rehearsal Studio, 145 Liberty St. NE, Salem, Oregon

Rehearsals:  6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays at the theater’s rehearsal studio. The director will set weekend rehearsals and work sessions as needed.

Show dates:  Friday, July 8 through Saturday, July 30.

About the show:  Two angry young men sit behind a Vermont coffee shop and discuss music and Bukowski. When a lonely high-school student arrives on the scene, they decide to teach him everything they know. A play with music about friendship, art, love and death. A play with music.

For more information:  Contact the director, Jeff Brownson at lobrow1958@gmail.com, 503-269-2664.

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Pentacle Theatre is Salem’s premier community theater, celebrating 62 years of professional-quality productions staged in an intimate setting. Pentacle Theatre encourages actors of all abilities and ethnic backgrounds to participate in its productions.