Cast of 33 to banish winter’s cold with A Christmas Carol

You may think you know the Charles Dickens classic holiday ghost story, A Christmas Carol, but Pentacle Theatre’s upcoming production promises to be a gem of its own. “Dickens’ tale originally was inspired by Victorian Christmas Eve ghost stories,” said Jeff Sanders, the show’s director. “Dickens’ story is about how none of us asks to…

A Christmas Carol Auditions are Aug. 26

What: Open auditions for A Christmas Carol, written by Charles Dickens and adapted by John Mortimer. When:                     1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 26. Where: Pentacle Theatre 324 52nd Ave. NW, off Highway 22 About 6 miles west of downtown Salem, Oregon Casting:  Roles for approximately 30 men, women and children, ages 8-80. Approximately 9 men, 9 women,…