Auditions for “A Pentacle Evening of Comedy”

What: A Pentacle Evening of Comedy open auditions for a showcase of monologues and scenes.  Directed by Heather Toller, assisted by the ‘What’s Next’ workgroup, and emceed by Tom Hewitt. This will be an in-person, outdoor event and will primarily consist of pieces that participants present during the auditions. When: The performance will be Aug.…

Open auditions for Oscar Wilde comedy “An Ideal Husband”

What: Open auditions for a modern adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy of manners, An Ideal Husband. Adapted and directed by Emily Adela Loberg. When: Online auditions via Zoom at 2 p.m. May 2. Contact the director if you have a schedule conflict. Where: Virtual auditions will be held online using the Zoom meeting platform…

What’s Next proposal process defined

The Pentacle Theatre Governing Board has adopted a proposal process for virtual productions and other projects during the pandemic. The process is detailed here. For more information, contact Heather Dunkin Toller. The board has also approved COVID-19 protocols for any production that will bring people into the same room. Members of the What’s Next? Workgroup:…

COVID-19 Audience Update #6

April 21, 2020 I keep hoping that I’ll be writing you, our dear Pentacle donors and patrons, with better news. As Western governors unite in their planning for when the states will open for business, one thing has become very clear: there is no certainty about when theaters will be able to resume rehearsing and…

COVID-19 Audience Update #5

Again, the Pentacle Theatre Governing Board has met and discussed the rapidly evolving status of the coronavirus pandemic. Pentacle Theatre is committed to helping reduce the spread of this virus through compliance with Governor Brown’s executive order. The board has taken several actions to reduce the risk to our staff, volunteers and patrons. Those actions…

Open auditions for “She Kills Monsters” April 25

What: Open auditions for She Kills Monsters: Young Adventurers Edition, by Qui Nguyen. Directed by MaryKate Lindbeck. A comic exploration of the assumptions we make about the people we love, and the monsters we must face, inside and out. When: 1 p.m., Saturday, April 25. Where: Pentacle Theatre, 324 52nd Ave. NW — located off Highway…

Open auditions for Stephen Sondheim’s Company

What: Open auditions for Company, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth. Directed at Pentacle Theatre by Chris Fletcher. When: 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29. Where: Pentacle Theatre lobby, 324 52nd Avenue NW, Salem, Oregon Casting Call: Casting actors of all abilities, genders and ethnicities for the following roles: Robert,…