the vagina monologues: The Women's Resource Center at Southern Oregon University will present "The Vagina Monologues" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, Feb. 11-13, in the Rogue River Room of the Stevenson Union on the SOU campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. tickets cost $10, $8 for students and are available at Paddington Station and the Women's Resource Center. Proceeds benefit local and international efforts to end violence against women. Call 552-6216.

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.

AUDITIONS: ACT will hold auditions from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland. Projects will include a reading series titled "Quarter Moon," "Breaking the Code" by Hugh Whitmore, "Equus" by Peter Shaffer, and others. Call 541-646-2971 or e-mail for an appointment. Those who audition should prepare two three-minute contrasting monologues, one preferably from a work of Shakespeare. A British accent also is recommended. Bring four copies of a resume and two copies of a photograph. Professional photos are not required.

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.

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 will run at 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through March 7. Tickets will cost $18, $16 for students and seniors.

oregon cabaret theatre: First and Hargadine streets, Ashland. For tickets, visit the box office, see or call 541-488-2902.

RED, WHITE AND TUNA: The eccentric residents of small town Tuna, Texas, will return to OCT for the sequel to the comedic "Greater Tuna" and "A Tuna Christmas." It's the Tuna High School Fourth of July Reunion and the madcap citizenry of Tuna reunite for a spoof of life in rural America. The show will open Friday, Feb. 12, and run through March 28. A preview will be available Thursday, Feb. 11. Half of all ticket proceeds from the Feb. 11 preview performances will be donated to the American Red Cross to benefit the Haiti Relief Fund. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays and at 1 p.m. Sundays. Tickets cost $19 for previews; $21 for Sunday evening performances; $27 for Sunday matinees; $27 and $29 for Thursday and Monday shows; and $31 and $33 for Friday and Saturday shows. "Red, White and Tuna" is the first show of OCT's 2010 season, and subscriptions and flex-passes are available. A gourmet dinner menu is available for evening shows and there is 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 SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL: 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. See or call 541-482-4331.

hamlet: William Shakespeare's psychological tragedy runs Friday, Feb. 19, through Oct. 30 in the Angus Bowmer Theatre. Bill Rauch directs.

cat on a hot tin roof: Tennessee Williams' look at a portrait of a Southern family on a long, sultry night runs Saturday, Feb. 20, through July 4 in the Angus Bowmer Theatre. Chirstopher Liam Moore directs.

pride and prejudice: Joseph Hanreddy's and J.R. Sullivan's adaptation of the Jane Austen novel runs Sunday, Feb. 21, and runs through Oct. 31 in the Angus Bowmer Theatre. Libby Appel directs.

Well: Lisa Kron's dramatic exploration of health and illness takes a humorous turn with the entrance of her affable, chronically ill mother. The show runs Thursday, Feb. 25, through June 18 in the New Theatre. James Edmondson directs.

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

The MouseTrap: A dark, snowy night, an English manor filled with guests and a murder that has them all searching for the one who-done-it. Agatha Christie is at her best with this popular play, the longest running play in history. Doug Ham directs the OSW production, and cast members include Sam King, Sophia Palosaari, Mark Barsekian, Richard Heller, Joel Handley and Barbara Rosen. Shows are set for 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 28. Tickets cost $17, $12 for students.

THEATRE ARTS AT SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY: Off South Mountain Avenue on the SOU campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Visit for show information, location and parking. Call 541-552-6348.

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