Open auditions for comic farce, Jest a Second!

What: Open auditions for Jest a Second!, a comedy written by James Sherman. Directed by Valerie Steele. When: 1 p.m., Saturday, May 18. Where: Pentacle Theatre 324 52nd Ave. NW, off Highway 22 About 6 miles west of downtown Salem, Oregon Casting: Four males, two females. For a full list of parts, genders and ages, please visit…

ABBA’s hit musical Mamma Mia! at Pentacle Theatre

SALEM—While “Dancing Queen” and “Waterloo” may have made the Swedish band ABBA a worldwide sensation from the mid-1970s through the early 80s, their award-winning Broadway musical Mamma Mia! has ensured them continuing fame. You can see ABBA’s Mamma Mia! live onstage at Pentacle Theatre March 1-23. An added performance on March 12 is a sing…

Comedy for adults: Distracted kicks off 2019 season Jan. 18

SALEM— Distracted, a comedic take on modern family life, kicks off the 2019 Pentacle Theatre season Jan 18. – Feb. 9. What’s wrong with 9-year-old Jesse? His teacher and parents aren’t really sure. He can’t sit still, he curses, he raps, and his teacher thinks it’s Attention Deficit Disorder. Dad says, “He’s just a boy!”…

OPEN Auditions for Mamma Mia! set for late December

What: Open auditions for the Broadway hit musical Mamma Mia! — Music and Lyrics by Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, and some songs with Stig Anderson. Book by Catherine Johnson. Originally conceived by Judy Craymer. When: 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec 27. 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec 29. 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec 30. If you are unable to…

Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jan. 4-6 at Elsinore Theatre

One of musical theater’s most popular and enduring Disney shows, The Little Mermaid, brings its charms to the Elsinore Theatre stage for a limited engagement Friday, Jan. 4 – Sunday, Jan. 6. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s beloved tale, and the classic animated film, Disney’s The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love…

Pentacle Theatre to hold open auditions for DISTRACTED

What: Open auditions for DISTRACTED, written by Lisa Loomer. Directed by Lucas Hill and Isaac Joyce-Shaw When: 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20. Where: Pentacle Theatre 324 52nd Ave. NW, off Highway 22 About 6 miles west of downtown Salem, Oregon Casting: Five adult females, two adult males, one teen girl, one boy age 9-12. Excellent…