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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2019 Pentacle Theatre Season Announced

SALEM—From mermaids to Broadway flops that go hilariously awry, and from trailer parks to contemporary American dramas, Pentacle Theatre’s 2019 season promises to thrill, delight and challenge audiences with its selection of eight shows plus its annual fundraiser special. Pentacle Theatre’s Jan. 4-6 fundraiser show will once again be presented at The Elsinore Theatre in…

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Open auditions for Little Shop of Horrors

What: Open auditions for Little Shop of Horrors — book and lyrics by Alan Menken & music by Howard Ashman. Directed by Robert Salberg. When: 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 18. Where: Pentacle Theatre, 324 52nd Ave. NW, off Highway 22, About 6 miles west of downtown Salem, Oregon. Casting: Eight actors, including an onstage puppeteer and…

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1984 comes to Pentacle Theatre July 6-28

1984, George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel of misplaced government authority comes alive onstage July 6-28 at Pentacle Theatre. 1984 is a thrilling drama adapted for the stage from Orwell’s novel. It depicts the horrors of man’s fate in a society where Big Brother is always watching, and where everything that is not prohibited is compulsory.…

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Pentacle Theatre to hold open auditions for Dracula

Learn more about what it is like to audition for a Pentacle Theatre production What:  Open auditions for DRACULA, written by Steven Dietz, from the novel by Bram Stoker. Directed by David Ballantyne. When: 1 p.m., Saturday, July 14. Where:  Pentacle Theatre, 324 52nd Ave. NW, off Highway 22, About 6 miles west of downtown Salem, Oregon Casting: Six males,…

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