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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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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