Plays in local theatres: March 31, 2011

CAMELOT THEATRE COMPANY: 101 Talent Ave., Talent. For tickets, call 541-535-5250 or see Reserved seating is available for an additional $2 per seat. Student rush tickets cost $10 and are available five minutes before show time.

FUNNY GIRL: Based on the career of singer and comedienne Fanny Brice, this 1964 Broadway musical features numbers such as "People," "I'm the Greatest Star" and "Don't Rain on My Parade." The show runs through Sunday, April 10. Livia Genise directs. Musical direction is by Karl Iverson. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets cost $23, $21 for students and seniors.

OREGON CABARET THEATRE: First and Hargadine streets, Ashland. For tickets, visit the box office, see or call 541-488-2902. Gourmet dinner is available at 6:30 p.m. for evening shows, and brunch is available at 11:30 a.m. for Saturday and Sunday matinees. Bistro seating is available on the main floor and the balcony for $16. Ticket prices do not include food or beverage.

HOLMES & WATSON SAVE THE EMPIRE: A musical mystery by Ashland writers Jahnna Beecham and Malcolm Hillgartner will open Friday, April 8, and run through June 5. The story sets Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in their Baker Street flat, trapped by archvillain Moriarty's deadly riddle. The two have only until midnight to use their deductive powers to solve the puzzle. Amid the mystery and blackmail are songs such as "I Always Has an Eye for the Ladies," "Clueless," "Mum's the Word," "The Connoisseur of Crime," "The Game's Afoot," "Hookah!" and "Victoria's Secret." Michael Hume of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival directs. Curtain is at 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays and 1 p.m. for Sunday matinees. The show previews Wednesday and Thursday, April 6-7. Preview tickets cost $19. Other tickets cost $31 for weeknights, $35 for Friday and Saturday shows, $25 for Sunday evening shows and $29 for Sunday matinees.

OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL: 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. See or call 541-482-4331 for show times and ticket information.

DRAMATIC READING: OSF actors will read Spanish playwright Lope de Vega's "Fuenteovejuna" at 8 p.m. Friday, April 8, in the Angus Bowmer Theatre. Tickets cost $9, $8 for OSF members and $7 for ages 6 through 17. Tickets are available online and at the box office.

THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE: Playwright and television writer Julia Cho's comedy runs through June 18 in the New Theatre. Cho's story turns on the irony that a master linguist cannot manage to verbalize emotion in any of the many languages he speaks. Laurie Woolery directs.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD: Based on Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning 1960 novel, Christopher Sergel's adaptation runs through July 3 in the Angus Bowmer Theatre. Marion McClinton directs.

JULIUS CAESAR: Shakespeare's look at the complex nature of government and the fallibility of those in power runs through Nov. 6 in the New Theatre. Amanda Dehnert directs.

MEASURE FOR MEASURE: Shakespeare's tragicomedy runs through Nov. 6 in the Angus Bowmer Theatre. Bill Rauch directs.

THE IMAGINARY INVALID: Molière's farcical comedy, adapted by Oded Gross and Tracy Young, runs through Nov. 6 in the Angus Bowmer Theatre. Young directs.

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