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…

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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…

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Get your early Halloween vibe on with Dracula Sept. 28 – Oct. 20

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                       Contact: Lisa Joyce, 503-485-4300 Sept. 10, 2018                                                                                                  lisa@pentacletheatre.org   Just in time to get you in the mood for Halloween, Dracula, Steven Dietz’s adaptation of the classic Bram Stoker scary story, takes to the Pentacle Theatre stage Sept. 28 – Oct. 20. Directed by David Ballantyne, with support from assistant director Heathre…

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Pentacle announces Dracula book club, led by local author Michael Strelow

We are thrilled to announce that Michael Strelow will again lead a Pentacle Theatre book club–this time for our Oct. 4 performance of Dracula! He last led a discussion group for our 2016 production Of Mice and Men. Bram Stoker was an Irish author with theater connections. Michael taught Irish literature for many years, and…

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New assistive listening devices improve patron experience

If hearing the dialogue has been a challenge for you or members of your family, we think our new assistive listening system will improve the theater-going experience. We’re pleased to announce that a newly installed Listen Technologies system improves upon the Loop system the theater previously offered to patrons with hearing loss. For patrons with…

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Virgins to Villains, one-woman show, at Pentacle Nov. 26

SALEM—“What’s in a name?” For Oregon Shakespeare Festival actor Robin Goodrin Nordli, it’s the scores of roles she has played as Shakespeare’s women during her 25 seasons at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland. Nordli brings those women to life in her solo show, Virgins to Villains: My Journey with Shakespeare’s Women, Nov. 26 for…

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Perfect end-of-summer comedy The Savannah Sipping Society opens August 17

The Savannah Sipping Society, Salem’s hot end-of-summer comedy about four mature southern belles and their new-found friendships, takes to the Pentacle Theatre stage Aug. 17-Sept. 8 in grand southern style. Over the course of six months filled with laughter, hilarious misadventures — and the occasional liquid refreshment — four women bond and find the confidence…

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Open auditions for Disney’s The Little Mermaid

What:  Open auditions for Disney’s The Little Mermaid — book by Doug Wright, music by Alan Menken & lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater. Directed by Karen McCarty. When:  1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 8. Where:  Pentacle Theatre lobby, 324 52nd Ave. NW, off Highway 22 about 6 miles west of downtown Salem. Casting:  Numerous…

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