Chris Benham named new technical director at Pentacle Theatre

SALEM—Chris Benham will be the new technical director at Pentacle Theatre, replacing Tony Zandol who retires at the end of the year. Benham, who has a degree in communications arts and theater from George Fox College, brings to Pentacle Theatre more than 20 years’ experience in theater as a performer, director, producer, scenic designer, set…

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Meet the cast of Almost, Maine

Almost, Maine features two Pentacle Theatre veterans and four newcomers   Kat Baird – Sandrine, Marci, Rhonda Kat was props director for Of Mice and Men, and has attended Jo Dodge’s acting class. She lives in Salem with her husband, Obadiah, two cats, and a ridiculous setter. Together with others, they run The Book Bin,…

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Beauty and the Beast cast named

We have a cast!   Thank you so much to the nearly 100 people who took a risk and put themselves out there! We hope you’ll come back and audition again!   Congratulations to the cast of Pentacle Theatre’s Beauty and the Beast:   Babette: Rachel Ost Beast: Matt Woolsey Belle: Debbie May Hill Chip:…

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Open auditions for Dancing at Lughnasa, by Brian Friel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 13, 2017 Contact: Lisa Joyce, 503-485-4300, lisa@pentacletheatre.org Pentacle Theatre to hold open auditions for Dancing at Lughnasa What: Open auditions for Dancing at Lughnasa, by Brian Friel. When: 1 p.m., Oct. 28. Where: Pentacle Theatre 324 52nd Ave. NW, off Highway 22 About 6 miles west of downtown Salem, Oregon Casting: Five…

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Almost, Maine opens Sept. 29

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                      Contact: Lisa Joyce, 503-485-4300 ext. 20 Sept. 8, 2017                                                                                                              lisa@pentacletheatre.org Almost, Maine opens Sept. 29 at Pentacle Theatre   SALEM—Almost, Maine, named one of the top-10 plays when it debuted off-Broadway, opens Sept. 29 at the Pentacle Theatre.   Almost, Maine, written by John Cariani, is a collection of nine short scenes…

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Spamalot opens Aug. 18

And now, for something completely different. Spamalot, the silly, irreverent and original musical interpretation of the Arthurian Legend adapted from the movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail, opens Aug. 18 at the Pentacle Theatre. “It’s all here,” said director Robert Salberg. “King Arthur and Patsy his horse, Not Dead Fred, the French Taunter and…

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Auditions for Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Sept. 9

What: Open auditions for Pentacle Theatre’s winter fundraiser, Beauty and the Beast, a musical based on the Disney movie, with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton. When: 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, for children ages 8-17. 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, for adults ages 18…

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