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!”…

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…

Smash sci-fi musical comedy “Little Shop of Horrors” Nov. 9 – Dec. 1

One of theatre’s strangest, funniest and most beloved musical comedies, Little Shop of Horrors, brings its sci-fi charm and blood-lusting plant from outer space to the Pentacle Theatre stage Nov. 9 – Dec. 1. Mixing weird happenings and unrequited love set in a run-down florist shop, Howard Ashman and Alan Menken of Disney’s The Little…

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…

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,…