Heather Toller introduces new Lifetime Member Jeff Witt

I am honored to be here today and honored to be standing in front of you. Many of you have given so much to this organization and created so much magic together through volunteerism, ingenuity, and passion. And the person I am about to talk about is no exception. I became fast friends with this…

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2020 Bill & Phyllis Cross scholarship awards

Congratulations to the 2020 recipients: Maddie Blanchard – Tony Zandol Technical Arts Theater Scholarship Maddie will be attending the University of Wyoming in the fall to study theatre, dance and education. After getting my degree, she plans to pursue a career in performance, specifically in children’s theater and performing arts education. Alexandra Bolsinger – Tom…

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Lifetime Member: Nancy Moen

We are beyond proud and thankful for our lifetime members and would like to dedicate a few posts to share about them and the speeches that were made in recognition of their incredible involvement with Pentacle Theatre. “It is an honor to introduce this next Lifetime Member recipient. As I was looking back over the…

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COVID-19 Audience Update #7

May 29, 2020 By now, you know what’s coming when I send an email with this subject line: more sad news for you, our loyal patrons. On May 7, Governor Kate Brown announced that large gatherings will be canceled in Oregon through September. The announcement sent the Pentacle Theatre governing board to work on exploring…

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Pentacle to benefit from May 31 reading of “Sordid Lives”

THE DEL SHORES FOUNDATION PRESENTS  An All-Star Live Stream Benefit Reading of Del Shores’ Play SORDID LIVES Produced and Hosted by Emerson Collins & Del Shores SUNDAY, MAY 31, 5PM Pacific/8PM Eastern STREAMING ON YOUTUBE & FACEBOOK STARRING Cast from the Play, Film, TV Series & Sequel Newell Alexander, Rosemary Alexander, Bonnie Bedelia, Beau Bridges,…

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Pentacle Theatre launches “Behind the Mask” video series

Pentacle Theatre board member Liz Rogers has created a new video series entitled “Behind the Mask.” The series presents interview with key members of the Pentacle Theatre community. Episode 1 features the Salem legend, Tom Hewitt. Episode 2 presents an actor most recently seen as Hercule Poirot, Ed Shoaps. You can view the series on…

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COVID-19 Audience Update #6

April 21, 2020 I keep hoping that I’ll be writing you, our dear Pentacle donors and patrons, with better news. As Western governors unite in their planning for when the states will open for business, one thing has become very clear: there is no certainty about when theaters will be able to resume rehearsing and…

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COVID-19 Audience Update #5

Again, the Pentacle Theatre Governing Board has met and discussed the rapidly evolving status of the coronavirus pandemic. Pentacle Theatre is committed to helping reduce the spread of this virus through compliance with Governor Brown’s executive order. The board has taken several actions to reduce the risk to our staff, volunteers and patrons. Those actions…

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COVID-19 Audience Update #4

March 16, 2020 Last night, the Pentacle Theatre Governing Board met and discussed the rapidly evolving status of the coronavirus pandemic. At the same time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued interim guidance regarding large gatherings: “… CDC, in accordance with its guidance for large events and mass gatherings, recommends that for the…

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COVID-19 audience update #3

March 13-15 performances of “The Cake” canceled Last night, the Pentacle Theatre Governing Board met and discussed the rapidly evolving status of the coronavirus pandemic.The board has decided to cancel the March 13 to 15 performances of The Cake and will assess the rest of the run on March 16. This decision reflects recent determinations by other…

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