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The Salem Community Theatre enjoys a long and distinguished history of providing instruction in the theatre arts, live performances, and a number of community outreach programs.

Next on Stage!

Rock of Ages

Set in the late 80’s on the Sunset Strip, Rock of Ages will take you  back to the age of big hair, jean vests, and, of course, rock and roll. Featuring music from artists such as Poison, Pat Benatar, Journey, Twisted Sister, Foreigner, and many more, we guarantee you’ll be dancing in your seat. Follow the story of Drew, Sherri, and the other Sunset Strip residents as they try to make their Rock and Roll dreams come true.

Tickets are on sale now!

We expect that there will be a high volume of ticket sales, so please call the box office to reserve your seats today!

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Coming Soon;

9 to 5 the Musical

This August, SCT will stage “9 to 5,” the stage adaptation of the movie featuring music and lyrics composed by Dolly Parton. When an egotistical, chauvinistic boss pushes them to their wits end, three unlikely friends take control of their office and learn there is nothing they can’t do, even in a man’s world. Set in the late 1970’s, this hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era is outrageous, thought-provoking and even a little romantic.

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SCT Announces 2017-2018 Season!

SCT is proud to officially announce our 2017-2018 Season!

The season kicks off with a classic favorite in September, and provides great variety in it’s seven shows. There’s certain to be something for everyone this season, and we hope you will join us for as many as possible!

Sept. 15-24 2017: The Wizard of Oz
When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy Gale and her, Toto, are whisked away in their House to the magical land of Oz. In order to get back home, they must follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard and en route they meet the lovable characters you have adored for years including the Scarecrow who needs a brain, a Tin Man missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who wants courage. But first the gang must deal with the evil Wicked Witch of the West. The Wizard of Oz had delighted crowds for years, and SCT is thrilled to be able to delight you once more with this classic.

Oct. 27 – Nov. 4 2017: Evil Dead the Musical
This hilarious show takes all the elements of the cult classic films The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness and combines them into one of the craziest experiences of all time. Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods and accidentally unleash and evil force that turns them all into demons. It’s up to Ash, a housewares employee turned demon killing hero, and his trust chainsaw to save the day. Blood flies, limbs are dismembered, demons tell bad jokes, and all to music! With an incredible combination of blood, jokes, cheesy effects, and awesome musical numbers, Evil Dead the Musical is unlike and show you’ve seen. While the Evil Dead films are the definition of cult movies, as a stage show Evil Dead the Musical has become a cult sensation of its own. Mature audiences only due to language.

Dec. 8-17 2017: A Christmas Carol

The holiday classic returns to the SCT stage once again. Having delighted audiences both young and old for years, The Christmas Carol has become a family tradition with our beloved theatre audiences. Come join us this Holiday Season as, once again, the timeless tale of Scrooge, Marley, Bob Cratchet, Tiny Tim, and the spirit of the Holiday Season takes center stage at SCT. As in years past, these performances sell out fast, so once tickets go on sale don’t delay in making your reservations!

Jan. 19-28 2018: Four Weddings and an Elvis

Sandy, the four-times-married-three-times-divorced owner of a wedding chapel in Las Vegas has certainly seen her fair share of matrimonies! In the Hilarious Four Weddings and an Elvis, we witness four of her funniest; Bev and Stan, who are getting married –by the king himself– as revenge on their exes; Vanessa and Bryce, two arrogant aging stars, whoe are tying the knot as a publicity ploy, and are vexed by and aging Elvis who doesn’t know who they are; and Martin and Fiona, a gentle postal worker and a tough ex-con trying to get married before the police arrive! However, the final wedding is the funniest of all; Sandy’s fifth and final wedding which reveals a hilarious twist! Come join us and the “King” himself for this hilarious comedy.

March 16-25 2018: 8-Track the Musical

Put on your leisure suits, halter tops, and platform shoes and get ready to boogie down through 10 years of ground-breaking music! With it’s propulsive rhythms, and dazzling harmonies, 8-Track is a fast-paces musical romp through one of the most impassioned decades of the 20th century. This Baby Boomers’ dream come true features the music of The Emotions, The Carpenters, Labelle, Barry Manilow, Marvin Gaye, The Doobie Brothers, The Bee Gees, Helen Reddy, KC and the Sunshine Band, and more! Rediscover the heart and soul of the 70’s!

April 27-May 6 2018: The Death and Life of Sneaky Fitch

To the ambitious little town of Gopher Gulch, Sneaky Fitch is an abrasive disgrace, no-good, drunken, brawling, nuisance. When he falls ill, there is a sigh of relief, and when he apparently dies (thanks to some suspicious “medicine” administered by the departing Doc Burch) there are a few tears. But when Sneaky rises from his coffin the picture changes, for no one dares confront a man who has come back from the dead. Capitalizing on his own “invincibility”, Sneaky soon takes over sheriff, mayor, and town banker. This rip-roaring comedy will  leave you in stitches.

Aug. 17-26 2018: Happy Days the Musical

Happy days are here again with Richie, Potsie, Ralph Malph, and the unforgettable “king of cool” Arthur “The Fonz” Fonzarelli. Based on the hit Paramount Pictures television series, Happy Days, A New Musical reintroduces one of America’s best loved families, the Cunninghams — yes, Howard, Marion, and Joanie, the Fonz, and all the gang are here– to a whole new generation of kids and parents.

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