Auditions for Pulitzer Prize-winning “Rabbit Hole” Feb. 1

What: Open auditions for Rabbit Hole, by David Lindsay-Abaire. Directed by Jo Dodge. Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize, this drama explores grief, family, forgiveness and love. When: 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 1. Where: Pentacle Theatre, 324 52nd Ave. NW — located off Highway 22, about 6 miles west of downtown Salem, Oregon. Casting: Actors…

Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express opens Jan. 17

Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express opens at Salem’s Pentacle Theatre Jan. 17 and runs through Feb. 8. It’s a winter night in 1934 and on the first-class coach of the famous Orient Express train, its passengers are snowbound on a mountain pass in Yugoslavia. By morning, an unlikeable American businessman is found dead…

“Rodgers+Hammerstein’s Cinderella” Jan. 3-5 at Elsinore

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella brings its fairy-tale musical charms to the Elsinore Theatre stage for a limited engagement Friday, Jan. 3 – Sunday, Jan. 5. Based on the classic French story, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II first created their enduring musical version for television in 1957 starring Julie Andrews, then adapted it for the…

Family friendly laugh-fest “Dashing Through the Snow” opens Nov. 27

Dashing Through the Snow, a crazy holiday comedy for the whole family by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten, plays Nov. 29 – Dec. 21 at Pentacle Theatre. Here’s the deal: It’s four days before Christmas in the tiny town of Tinsel, Texas, as a colorful parade of eccentric guests arrive at the Snowflake…