March Calendar of Events
Spring at the Elsinore kicks off with comedy, classic films, live music and more
March 7 — Whose Live Anyway?
Like the TV show of a similar name, enjoy a completely improvised 90-minute show of games, scenes and songs that will tickle not only your funny bone, but every bone in your body. Bring your suggestions and you might be asked to join the cast onstage. Starring Joel Murray, Jeff B. Davis, Ryan Stiles, and Greg Proops, it’s a night of unforgettably funny interactive comedy that will leave you laughing days later!
When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7
Cost: $29 to $49 in advance; $34 to $54 day of show
March 13 — Wednesday Film Series: “It Happened One Night”
Join us for the 1934 rom-com “It Happened One Night,” about a spoiled heiress running away from her family who is helped by a man who is actually a reporter in need of a story. Directed by Frank Capra and starring Clark Gable.
When: 2 and 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 13
March 15 — Pink Martini — SOLD OUT
Pink Martini’s “little orchestra” draws inspiration from the romantic Hollywood musicals of the 1940s and ’50s and crosses genres to make an eclectic, modern sound. Their arrangements of Latin music, jazz, cabaret and cinema scores come together in a sound that defies categorization but is guaranteed to get the audience up out of their seats and dancing in the aisles.
When: 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 15
Cost: SOLD OUT
March 16 — Wynonna & The Big Noise
Respected by the millions of fans who are drawn to her music and undeniable talent, Wynonna’s rich and commanding voice has sold over 30-million albums worldwide spanning her remarkable 34-year career. Wynonna and her band The Big Noise, led by her husband/drummer/producer, Cactus Moser, released their debut full-length album in 2016 to critical acclaim. Wynonna has described the new sound as “vintage yet modern” and a “return to the well.” It’s a rootsy work encompassing country, Americana, blues, soul and rock.
When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 16
Cost: $45, $55, $65, $75
March 17 — Salem Symphonic Winds
Salem Symphonic Winds presents Grand Tour Musicale featuring trumpet soloist Joan Paddock. Keith Weathers has inspired audiences with concerts in the tradition of the Sousa band in the annual In the Steps of Sousa concerts since 1993. In his final concert with the band, he will share the podium with John Skelton to take the audience on a musical tour celebrating some of the finest traditional band literature from home and abroad.
When: 3 p.m. Sunday, March 17
Cost: $30 reserved seating; $20 general admission; $10 student
March 19 — Legally Blonde: The Musical
Fabulously fun and international award-winning “Legally Blonde: The Musical” is the ultimate Broadway tribute to girl power! The story follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, sexism, snobbery and scandal in pursuit of her dreams, and proves that you can be legally blonde and still the smartest person in the room. This contemporary, sassy musical moves at a breakneck pace driven by memorable songs and explosive dances.
When: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 19
Cost: $29 to $65; $19 to $55 student
March 24 — Tour the Elsinore
Join us for a behind the scenes peek at the Elsinore including an in-depth history of the theatre followed by a demonstration of the Mighty Wurlitzer — the largest theatre organ in the Pacific Northwest. Please RSVP by calling 503-375-3574.
When: 3 p.m. Sunday, March 24
Cost: $5 at the door
March 27 — Wednesday Film Series: “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids”
Join us for the 1989 family comedy adventure “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids”, about a scientist father, played by Rick Moranis, who accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. The teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.
When: 2 and 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 27
March 29 & 30 — Varsity Vocals
Varsity Vocals presents the largest international a cappella tournament exclusive to high school and university students. Friday is the 2019 ICHSA West Semifinal featuring nine high school groups from the state of Oregon. Saturday is the 2019 ICCA West Semifinals featuring 10 college groups who have already placed first or second in events in the West Region. The group placing first will be named ICCA West Champion and move on to the finals held in New York City.
When: 7 p.m. Friday, March 29 and Saturday, March 30
Cost: $26 to $36 adult; $21 to $31 student
Elsinore Theatre: 170 High St. SE in Salem
Tickets: Purchase tickets at the Elsinore Theatre website or in person at the theatre box office. Service fees may apply.
or go to www.elsinoretheatre.com