Open auditions for “She Kills Monsters” April 25

What: Open auditions for She Kills Monsters: Young Adventurers Edition, by Qui Nguyen. Directed by MaryKate Lindbeck. A comic exploration of the assumptions we make about the people we love, and the monsters we must face, inside and out. When: 1 p.m., Saturday, April 25. Where: Pentacle Theatre, 324 52nd Ave. NW — located off Highway…

Open auditions for Stephen Sondheim’s Company

What: Open auditions for Company, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth. Directed at Pentacle Theatre by Chris Fletcher. When: 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29. Where: Pentacle Theatre lobby, 324 52nd Avenue NW, Salem, Oregon Casting Call: Casting actors of all abilities, genders and ethnicities for the following roles: Robert,…

Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express opens Jan. 17

Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express opens at Salem’s Pentacle Theatre Jan. 17 and runs through Feb. 8. It’s a winter night in 1934 and on the first-class coach of the famous Orient Express train, its passengers are snowbound on a mountain pass in Yugoslavia. By morning, an unlikeable American businessman is found dead…

“Rodgers+Hammerstein’s Cinderella” Jan. 3-5 at Elsinore

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella brings its fairy-tale musical charms to the Elsinore Theatre stage for a limited engagement Friday, Jan. 3 – Sunday, Jan. 5. Based on the classic French story, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II first created their enduring musical version for television in 1957 starring Julie Andrews, then adapted it for the…

Family friendly laugh-fest “Dashing Through the Snow” opens Nov. 27

Dashing Through the Snow, a crazy holiday comedy for the whole family by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten, plays Nov. 29 – Dec. 21 at Pentacle Theatre. Here’s the deal: It’s four days before Christmas in the tiny town of Tinsel, Texas, as a colorful parade of eccentric guests arrive at the Snowflake…