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,…

Our Northstar initiative

Dec. 27, 2019 To: The Pentacle Theatre Community From: Pentacle’s 2019 Governing Board and Executive Director Re: Our North Star initiative Early this year, our governing board and executive director sat together to discuss how to respond to our volunteers’ evolving needs and expectations. We celebrated the fact that Pentacle provides a collaborative opportunity to…

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…