Pentacle Theatre to hold open auditions for Of Mice and Men

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 19, 2016   Contact: Lisa Joyce, 503-485-4300 ext. 20,  lisa@pentacletheatre.org What:                  Open auditions for Of Mice & Men. By John Steinbeck When:                 1 p.m., Saturday, July 9 Where:                Pentacle Theatre Lobby, 324 52nd Avenue NW, Salem, Oregon Casting:              Nine men, one woman and one dog. George Milton: 25-40, Farm…

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Urinetown—the Broadway musical with the naughty name—opens April 15

Greg Kotis had a vision for a show he said might not be performed, perhaps should not be performed, but it would be called Urinetown, and it would take place in a town where everybody had to pay to pee. Urinetown went on to become a smash hit on Broadway and won the Tony Award…

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Open auditions for The Aliens

What:  Open auditions for The Aliens, by Annie Baker. When:  1 p.m., Saturday, April 30. Where:  Pentacle Theatre Lobby, 324 52nd Avenue NW, Salem, Oregon Casting:  Three men: Jasper, age 31; KJ, age 30, sings and plays guitar; Evan, age 17. Auditions:  Actors will read from the script, copies of which are available on loan at the Pentacle Theatre…

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Open auditions for 9 to 5: The Musical

What:  Open auditions for 9 to 5: The Musical, a musical based on the 1980 movie of the same name, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. It features a book by Patricia Resnick, based on the screenplay by Resnick and Colin Higgins. When:  1 p.m., Saturday, May 21. Where:  Pentacle Theatre Lobby, 324 52nd…

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Auditions for The Rainmaker are March 12

Auditions for The Rainmaker are March 12 at the Pentacle Theatre  About the show: In the drought-stricken West of the 1930s, traveling conman Bill Starbuck visits a Kansas town and promises to bring rain. Befriending the Curry family, he tries to help Lizzie Curry with her insecurities and weaknesses, to see herself in a new…

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Pentacle Theatre announces scholarship opportunity

Pentacle Theatre’s Education Committee will accept scholarship applications between March 5 and May 1, 2016, from students pursuing higher education and the arts. Three scholarships are available to qualifying high school seniors and students currently enrolled in community college or a four-year institution: The Jo Dodge Performing Arts Theatre Scholarship The Tony Zandol Technical Arts…

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The Diary of Anne Frank opens March 4, features educational exhibit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                         Contact: Lisa Joyce, 503-485-4300 ext. 20 Feb. 15, 2016                                                                                                                                                           lisa@pentacletheatre.org The Diary of Anne Frank opens March 4, features educational exhibit Pentacle Theatre’s production of The Diary of Anne Frank opens for a three and half week run beginning on March 3 and ending March 26. In this transcendentally powerful new adaptation…

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Urinetown Cast and Crew Announced

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Pentacle Theatre Board elects new board members and 2016 officers

Pentacle Theatre recently held elections for its Governing Board. The three newly elected members replace David Ballantyne, Lucas Hill and Karen McCarty who will completed their three-year terms at the end of 2015. Pentacle Theatre’s Governing Board has nine members, who work year-round to make great community theater possible. Ed Arabas Arabas works for state…

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Answers to Mary Poppins’ audience questions

Mary Poppins Frequent audience questions WAIT LIST If a show is sold out, is that it? Am I out of luck? Not necessarily. Every performance has no shows. You can get on the waiting list. It is no guarantee of a seat. It takes a little patience and a little luck. Most of the time…

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