Ashland Community Theatre: The company presents shows at the Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland. Tickets may be reserved online at or by calling 541-646-2971. Tickets also are available at Paddington Station, 125 E. Main St., Ashland, and the Grocery Outlet, 35 E. Stewart Ave., Medford.

Local Produce: A series of short plays by Rogue Valley playwrights, including "Blind Date" by Bob Valine, "The Ezha Bubbe" by Ruth Wire, "Good Morning, Dr. Nelson's Office" by Darlene Ensor, "Of All the Gin Joints" by Catherine Noah, "Over It" by Cynthia Rogan, "The Plane Ride" by Archie Koenig, "Remember Me" by Dave Hill and "Stockings" by Julia Sommer will be presented at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Jan. 22-23 and 29-30, and at 2 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 24 and 31. The shows' casts include Winston Bischoff, Joe Caron, Peter Quince, Kathleen Marrs, Nancy McCleod, Kristen Newman, Victoria Stewart and Margarita Turkow. Tickets are $15; $12 for seniors and students.

camelot theatre company: 101 Talent Ave., Talent. The box office is open from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and one hour before performances. See or call 541-535-5250.

SPOTLIGHT ON HAROLD ARLEN: Camelot Theatre veterans Presila Quinby and Jessica Brandes will present music by Harold Arlen. While Arlen never had the fame of those such as George Gershwin, Cole Porter or Hoagy Carmichael, Irving Berlin called him "the best of all of us." Arlen composed "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," "The Blues in the Night" and others. His story reveals a life filled with the excitement of Broadway and Hollywood. The script's writer, Charles Cherry, also will narrate the production, and musical direction and arrangements will be provided by Michael Vannice. Performances are set for 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 21-23, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24. Tickets cost $18. Reserved seating will be available for an additional $2.

MOON OVER BUFFALO: Ken Ludwig's backstage farce set in 1953 follows Charlotte and George Hay, a couple of fading actors who are not exactly the Lunts, played by Livia Genise and Doug Warner. At a show in Buffalo, N.Y., fate gives the two thespians a new shot at starring roles in a movie. Shows are set for Feb. 3 through March 7. Tickets cost $21, $19 for students and seniors and $12 for previews. The Feb. 3 performance is a benefit for Soroptimist International of Medford. Doors open at 7 p.m. and hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be available. Tickets for the benefit cost $18. Wear bling and blue jeans.

oregon cabaret theatre: First and Hargadine streets, Ashland. See or call 541-488-2902.

RED, WHITE AND TUNA: "Red, White and Tuna," the sequel to the comedies "Greater Tuna" and "A Tuna Christmas," will kick off OCT's 2010 season on Feb. 12 and run through March 28. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays and at 1 p.m. Sundays.Season subscriptions and flex-passes are available. A gourmet dinner menu is available for evening shows and a brunch menu for Sunday matinees. Ticket prices do not include food or beverage.

AUDITIONS: OCT will hold auditions Saturday, Feb. 13, for its 2010 season productions. All shows will require experienced actors who can sing and have good movement skills. Actors must be available for daytime rehearsals. Those who audition should prepare two contrasting songs (32 bars each) and one contemporary monologue. For appointments, submit resumes and photographs to For full information about shows, dates and salaries, visit

oregon stage works: 191 A St., Ashland. Tickets are available at, by calling 541-482-2334 or at the door.

The MouseTrap: See story, Page 5. The show will preview Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 26 and 27, and open Thursday, Jan. 28. Shows are set for 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 28. Preview tickets cost $15, $12 for students. All other tickets cost $17, $12 for students.

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