Open auditions for Little Shop of Horrors

What: Open auditions for Little Shop of Horrors — book and lyrics by Alan Menken & music by Howard Ashman. Directed by Robert Salberg. When: 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 18. Where: Pentacle Theatre, 324 52nd Ave. NW, off Highway 22, About 6 miles west of downtown Salem, Oregon. Casting: Eight actors, including an onstage puppeteer and…

1984 comes to Pentacle Theatre July 6-28

1984, George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel of misplaced government authority comes alive onstage July 6-28 at Pentacle Theatre. 1984 is a thrilling drama adapted for the stage from Orwell’s novel. It depicts the horrors of man’s fate in a society where Big Brother is always watching, and where everything that is not prohibited is compulsory.…

Pentacle Theatre to hold open auditions for Dracula

Learn more about what it is like to audition for a Pentacle Theatre production What:  Open auditions for DRACULA, written by Steven Dietz, from the novel by Bram Stoker. Directed by David Ballantyne. When: 1 p.m., Saturday, July 14. Where:  Pentacle Theatre, 324 52nd Ave. NW, off Highway 22, About 6 miles west of downtown Salem, Oregon Casting: Six males,…

The Elephant Man opens April 13

Contact: Lisa Joyce, 503-485-4300, lisa@pentacletheatre.org SALEM—The Elephant Man, Bernard Pomerance’s story of John Merrick’s journey from a sideshow freak to become a celebrated member of Victorian London’s high society, opens April 13 at Pentacle Theatre. The Elephant Man is based on the life of John Merrick, who lived in London during the latter part of the…

Calendar Girls opens March 2

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 8, 2018     Contact: Lisa Joyce, 503-485-4300, lisa@pentacletheatre.org Calendar Girls, Tim Firth’s stage adaptation of his original film script, opens March 2 at Pentacle Theatre. In the small village of Knapeley, in England’s Yorkshire Dales, after Annie’s husband, John, dies of leukemia, she and best friend Chris resolve to raise money for a new…

Almost, Maine opens Sept. 29

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                      Contact: Lisa Joyce, 503-485-4300 ext. 20 Sept. 8, 2017                                                                                                              lisa@pentacletheatre.org Almost, Maine opens Sept. 29 at Pentacle Theatre   SALEM—Almost, Maine, named one of the top-10 plays when it debuted off-Broadway, opens Sept. 29 at the Pentacle Theatre.   Almost, Maine, written by John Cariani, is a collection of nine short scenes…

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,…