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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Pentacle Theatre opens scholarship applications

Pentacle Theatre’s Education Committee is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for the Bill and Phyllis Cross Pentacle Theatre Scholarships for pursuit of higher education and the arts. Three scholarships are available to qualifying high school seniors: The Jo Dodge Performing Arts Theatre Scholarship The Tony Zandol Technical Arts Theatre Scholarship The Tom…

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Cabaret opens May 25

Kander and Ebb’s musical Cabaret opens May 25 and runs through June 16 at Pentacle Theatre. “This contemporary update of the show is not your grandmother’s Cabaret,” said Ed Schoaps, who co-directs with his wife, Susan. Cabaret’s revised script and musical numbers wowed audiences and won numerous awards in a recent Broadway revival. It more…

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Thank you, Mid-Valley! Six years as best live theater

We are so honored to have been voted Best Live Theater for the sixth year in a row of the Statesman Journal ‘s Best of the Mid-Valley contest. We know you have many other great options in Salem’s growing theater scene. We cannot say how grateful we are for your continued support as we prepare for our…

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Open auditions for The Savannah Sipping Society

What: Open auditions for The Savannah Sipping Society, a comedy written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten. When: 1 p.m., Saturday, June 9. Where:  Pentacle Theatre 324 52nd Ave. NW, off Highway 22 About 6 miles west of downtown Salem, Oregon Casting: Four middle-aged females. Auditions: Actors will read from the script, copies of which are available…

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