Open auditions for comic farce, Jest a Second!

What: Open auditions for Jest a Second!, a comedy written by James Sherman. Directed by Valerie Steele. When: 1 p.m., Saturday, May 18. Where: Pentacle Theatre 324 52nd Ave. NW, off Highway 22 About 6 miles west of downtown Salem, Oregon Casting: Four males, two females. For a full list of parts, genders and ages, please visit…

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Pentacle mixes Southern comedy, drama in Yellow

SALEM—The Westmorelands of Vicksburg, Mississippi, are the perfect family—or so it seems—in Yellow, onstage April 12-May 4 at Salem’s Pentacle Theatre While playwright Del Shores is best known for Southern comedies such as Daddy’s Dyin’: Who’s Got the Will? and Sordid Lives, he skillfully mixes comedy with family drama in Yellow. Bobby Westmoreland and his…

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Pentacle Theatre announces two requests for proposals

Pentacle Theatre released two requests for proposals today. “This is an opportunity to become a part of one of Oregon’s oldest community theaters,” said Lisa Joyce, Pentacle’s executive director. For 65 continuous years, Pentacle – Salem’s premiere community theater – has been an artistic treasure in the Mid-Willamette Valley. It is powered by hundreds of…

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Open auditions for Neil Simon’s comic fable, “Fools”

What:  Open auditions for Fools, a comedy written by Neil Simon. Directed by Dani Potter. When: 1 p.m., Saturday, March 16. Where: Pentacle Theatre 324 52nd Ave. NW, off Highway 22 About 6 miles west of downtown Salem, Oregon Casting:  Seven males, three females. For a full list of parts, genders and ages, see the end of…

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ABBA’s hit musical Mamma Mia! at Pentacle Theatre

SALEM—While “Dancing Queen” and “Waterloo” may have made the Swedish band ABBA a worldwide sensation from the mid-1970s through the early 80s, their award-winning Broadway musical Mamma Mia! has ensured them continuing fame. You can see ABBA’s Mamma Mia! live onstage at Pentacle Theatre March 1-23. An added performance on March 12 is a sing…

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