Lifetime Member Helen Shepard passes

Dear Pentacle Theatre community – Our dear friend, lifetime member and passionate volunteer, Helen Shepard, passed away on Wednesday. On Oct. 8 at 11:30 a.m., we will remember her at the theater with a memorial service and potluck lunch. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Helen’s memory to the Pentacle Theatre scholarship…

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Pentacle Theatre to hold open auditions for Other Desert Cities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 8, 2016 Contact: Lisa Joyce, 503-485-4300 ext. 20, lisa@pentacletheatre.org What: Open auditions for Other Desert Cities, written by Jon Robin Baitz.  When: 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10. Where: Pentacle Theatre 324 52nd Ave. NW, off Highway 22, About 6 miles west of downtown Salem, Oregon Casting: Two males, three females. For a…

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Pentacle Theatre to hold open auditions for Seussical the Musical

  What:                         Open auditions will be held for Seussical the Musical. Music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. Based on the works of Dr. Seuss. When:                         11 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 14 (by appointment only – contact Robert Salberg to set up your appointment time). Where:                   Pentacle Theatre Lobby, 324…

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9 to 5: The Musical opens Aug. 19 at Pentacle Theatre

SALEM — The hit Broadway musical 9 to 5 opens Aug. 19 at Pentacle Theatre, 6 miles west of downtown Salem. The music and lyrics of Dolly Parton take center stage in this zany adaptation of the popular 1980 move about three unlikely friends who establish their right to be workplace leaders. Pushed to the…

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Pentacle Theatre announces 2017 season

Pentacle Theatre announced its 2017 season of shows from its famous Gypsy Wagon at the Salem Art Fair and Festival.   “We’re thrilled with the 2017 line up,” said Lisa Joyce, Pentacle Theatre’s executive director. “It’s a great mix of musicals, comedies and dramas that will give our amazing local talent a chance to shine while…

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The Aliens opens July 8 at Pentacle Theatre

The Aliens definitely isn’t about strange beings from another planet. Sorry, no Ripley in this one. Instead, it’s an award-winning comedy-drama about three young men who hang out in a coffee shop alley in modern-day Vermont. The play opens with two 30-ish slackers—Jasper and KJ—sitting behind a small-town Vermont coffee shop discussing music, their failed…

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Lighting campaign

This is not like me… People who know me know that I’m a behind-the-scenes kinda guy. As Pentacle Theatre’s Technical Director for the past 22 years, I’m not used to being front and center; the limelight belongs to others. But, I’m going to take this moment to step into the spotlight for a very important…

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9 to 5: The Musical Cast and Crew

Robert Salberg Director Jill Sorensen Apprentice Director Jennifer Kercher Vocal Director Geri Sanders Choreographer Jon Chinburg Music Director Christie Jungling Accompanist MaryAnn Potter Costumer Lisa Godwin SM/Props Dani Potter Sound Olivia Caudell Spotlight Justin King Tech Crew LaRissa Alves Spotlight CAST NAME ROLE Kelli Jaecks Violet Geri Sanders Doralee Heather Toller Judy Ed Schoaps Franklin…

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