An Inspector Calls opens Jan. 13

An Inspector Calls, the acclaimed British class-conflict thriller framed as an Edwardian ghost story, opens the 2023 season at Pentacle Theatre on Jan. 13. Written by J.B. Priestly and directed at Pentacle Theatre by Isaac Joyce-Shaw, An Inspector Calls centers on a mysterious inspector who unexpectedly calls on a wealthy middle-aged English Midlands couple, their two…

The Fantasticks opens Nov. 25 at Pentacle Theatre

The Fantasticks, with book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey Schmidt and directed by Cherie Ulmer, opens Nov. 25 at Pentacle Theatre. The Fantasticks is a small-ensemble musical whose original off-Broadway production played for 42 years straight, making it the longest-running musical in history. The show has a universal charm that relies…

“She Kills Monsters: Young Adventurers Edition” opens Sept. 23

She Kills Monsters: Young Adventurers Edition, written by Qui Nguyen and directed by MaryKate Lindbeck–assisted by Emma Thurston–opens Sept. 23 at Pentacle Theatre. While the plot of She Kills Monsters: Young Adventurers Edition centers on high schoolers who play the long-popular roleplaying game “Dungeons and Dragons,” Pentacle Theatre’s production will ring true with older audiences as…

Shakespeare comedy Twelfth Night opens April 22

Pentacle Theatre’s second show of its 2022 season, Twelfth Night, by William Shakespeare, directed by Isaac Joyce-Shaw, runs April 22 – May 14. Twelfth Night is Shakespeare’s classic story of love, lust, mistaken identity, gender exploration and la dolce vita. When Viola is shipwrecked on the coast of a city called Illyria, and believes their…