Call for applications: AACT Oregon One-Act Play Festival

Call for applications Pentacle Theatre is seeking proposals for one-act production to represent the theater in the AACT Oregon One-Act Play Festival on March 10, 2019, at The Historic Grand Theatre in Salem. If selected to represent Pentacle Theatre, the production will compete for the opportunity to represent the state in a regional competition in…

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Open auditions for The Producers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct 26, 2018 Contact: Lisa Joyce, 503-485-4300 lisa@pentacletheatre.org What: Open auditions for The Producers — book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan; music and lyrics by Mel Brooks. Directed by Robert Salberg. When: 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 8. Where: Pentacle Theatre, 324 52nd Ave. NW, off Highway 22. About 6 miles west of…

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Smash sci-fi musical comedy “Little Shop of Horrors” Nov. 9 – Dec. 1

One of theatre’s strangest, funniest and most beloved musical comedies, Little Shop of Horrors, brings its sci-fi charm and blood-lusting plant from outer space to the Pentacle Theatre stage Nov. 9 – Dec. 1. Mixing weird happenings and unrequited love set in a run-down florist shop, Howard Ashman and Alan Menken of Disney’s The Little…

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Pentacle Theatre to hold open auditions for DISTRACTED

What: Open auditions for DISTRACTED, written by Lisa Loomer. Directed by Lucas Hill and Isaac Joyce-Shaw When: 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20. Where: Pentacle Theatre 324 52nd Ave. NW, off Highway 22 About 6 miles west of downtown Salem, Oregon Casting: Five adult females, two adult males, one teen girl, one boy age 9-12. Excellent…

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Get your early Halloween vibe on with Dracula Sept. 28 – Oct. 20

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                       Contact: Lisa Joyce, 503-485-4300 Sept. 10, 2018                                                                                                  lisa@pentacletheatre.org   Just in time to get you in the mood for Halloween, Dracula, Steven Dietz’s adaptation of the classic Bram Stoker scary story, takes to the Pentacle Theatre stage Sept. 28 – Oct. 20. Directed by David Ballantyne, with support from assistant director Heathre…

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Pentacle announces Dracula book club, led by local author Michael Strelow

We are thrilled to announce that Michael Strelow will again lead a Pentacle Theatre book club–this time for our Oct. 4 performance of Dracula! He last led a discussion group for our 2016 production Of Mice and Men. Bram Stoker was an Irish author with theater connections. Michael taught Irish literature for many years, and…

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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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