Calendar Girls opens March 2

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 8, 2018     Contact: Lisa Joyce, 503-485-4300, lisa@pentacletheatre.org Calendar Girls, Tim Firth’s stage adaptation of his original film script, opens March 2 at Pentacle Theatre. In the small village of Knapeley, in England’s Yorkshire Dales, after Annie’s husband, John, dies of leukemia, she and best friend Chris resolve to raise money for a new…

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Cherry Blossom Theatre Festival to run March 9 to 11 in Salem

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 2, 2018 Contact: Lisa Joyce, 503-485-4300 or lisa@pentacletheatre.org The Salem Theatre Network will hold its second annual Cherry Blossom Theatre Festival March 9 through 11 in Salem. The three-day event features 15 performances and five workshops in six venues across the city. The Salem Theatre Network is an alliance of 12…

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Pentacle Theatre to hold open auditions for Cabaret

What:   Auditions for Cabaret, the Kander and Ebb musical set in the Kit Kat Club in 1929 Germany. When:   1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 17. Where:   Pentacle Theatre, 324 52nd Ave. NW, off Highway 22 about 6 miles west of downtown Salem. Casting:   Eight men; eight women able to play a variety of roles, genders and…

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Dancing at Lughnasa opens Jan 19. Lots of great discounts and activities.

Dancing at Lughnasa, Brian Friel’s powerful memory play, opens Jan. 19. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF SPECIAL DISCOUNTS AND ACTIVITIES Irish Sisters Bistro: Restaurant patrons receive a $5 off coupon to see Dancing at Lughnasa at Pentacle Theatre. Limit of 4 coupons per restaurant party. Irish Sisters Bistro is in the Reed Opera House in downtown Salem.…

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Open auditions for The Elephant Man

What:  Open auditions for The Elephant Man, by Bernard Pomerance. When:  1 p.m., Jan 27. Where:  Pentacle Theatre   324 52nd Ave. NW, off Highway 22, about 6 miles west of downtown Salem, Oregon Casting:  8 women and 12 men able to play ages 20 and up. Auditions:  Actors will read from the script, copies…

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Calendar Girls cast named

Director Jill Sorensen recently announced the cast of Calendar Girls, which runs March 2 through 24, 2018. Cast members are: The cast of Calendar Girls: Chris-Kelli Jaecks Annie-Lyndsey Houser Cora-Claire Snyder Jessie-Lesley Johnson Celia-Geri Sanders Ruth-Leslie Inmon Marie-Gloria Holland John-Ken Hermens Rod-Bryan Toller Lawrence/Liam-Robert Salberg Lady Cravenshire-Fran Lattin Brenda-Deborah Johansen Elaine-Zoe Oliver Next audition: January…

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