Pentacle Theatre to hold open auditions for Yellow

What: Open auditions for Yellow, written by Del Shores. Directed by Heather Dunkin Toller. When: 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9. Where: Pentacle Theatre 324 52nd Ave. NW, off Highway 22 About 6 miles west of downtown Salem, Oregon Casting: Three adults and three teens. For a full list of parts, genders and ages, please scroll…

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!”…

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.…

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…

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…

Scholarship program

Pentacle Theatre’s scholarship program The Pentacle Theatre’s Education Committee manages the Bill and Phyllis Cross Pentacle Theatre Scholarships program to support students pursuing higher education and the arts. Three scholarships are available: The Jo Dodge Performing Arts Theatre Scholarship The Tony Zandol Technical Arts Theatre Scholarship The Tom Ulmer Theatre Service Scholarship To qualify, high school seniors must…