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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A Christmas Carol Auditions are Aug. 26

What: Open auditions for A Christmas Carol, written by Charles Dickens and adapted by John Mortimer. When:                     1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 26. Where: Pentacle Theatre 324 52nd Ave. NW, off Highway 22 About 6 miles west of downtown Salem, Oregon Casting:  Roles for approximately 30 men, women and children, ages 8-80. Approximately 9 men, 9 women,…

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Meet the cast of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Name Heathre Powell Character or position Martha Pentacle experience, or if new to Pentacle Heathre is a longtime member of the Pentacle community, having found the lovely theatre in the woods through Jo Dodge’s acting class in the 1990s. Her most recent work at Pentacle Theatre included assistant directing John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men…

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? opens July 7

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 21, 2017                   Contact: Lisa Joyce, 503-485-4300, lisa@pentacletheatre.org SALEM—Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Edward Albee’s award-winning drama, opens July 7 at the Pentacle Theatre. “This is a rare opportunity to see Albee’s towering American masterpiece,” said director Ed Schoaps. “It’s a powerhouse of a play that stunned audiences by its frank realism…

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Almost, Maine auditions set for July 29

What: Open auditions for Almost, Maine, by John Cariani When: 1 p.m., July 29. Where: Pentacle Theatre   324 52nd Ave. NW, off Highway 22 About 6 miles west of downtown Salem, Oregon Casting: Four women and four men able to play multiple roles, ages 30-60, for Almost, Maine, by playwright John Cariani. For a…

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Leading Ladies opens May 26

SALEM—Leading Ladies, a rollicking cross-dressing farce by Ken Ludwig, opens May 26 at the Pentacle Theatre. In this hilarious comedy by the author of Lend Me A Tenor and Moon Over Buffalo, two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, find themselves so down on their luck that they are performing “Scenes from Shakespeare” on the…

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Pentacle Theatre’s first Community Forum

Join us April 25 for Pentacle Theatre’s first Community Forum Here at Pentacle Theatre, we like to think of our community as our tribe. It’s where all of us collectively can share ideas, offer opinions, ask questions and enjoy spirited discussions about local theater. And YOU are part of our community – whether you’re a…

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A video look behind the scenes in the latest newsletter

This short video gives you a little insight into how the new light board – possible through your generous donations and grants – is bringing director Geri Sander’s and production director Tony Zandol’s vision for this audience-pleasing production to life. Watch the video and read the rest of our newsletter here.

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