Theatre Listings

BARNSTORMERS THEATRE: 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass. Tickets are available at the box office, online at barnstormersgp.org or by calling 479-3557. Box office hours are 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and from noon to 2 p.m. for matinees.

THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK: The Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett will open Friday, Oct. 23, and run through Nov. 8. Adapted from Frank's diaries, the tender but chilling story chronicles a young girl coming of age in Nazi-occupied Holland. Shows are scheduled for 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets cost $15, $12 for seniors and students and $10 each for groups of $10 or more.

camelot theatre company: 101 Talent Ave., Talent. See www.camelottheatre.org or call 535-5250.

DOUBT, A PARABLE: Playwright John Patrick Shanley's "Doubt, A Parable" will run through Sunday, Nov. 8. Directed by Don Matthews, the drama follows a Catholic nun who grows mindful when a priest takes too much interest in a young student. Shanley's play earned a Pulitzer Prize and a Tony Award in 2005. Performances are scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets will cost $18 and $16 for students and seniors. Reserved seating will be available for an additional $2. A pay-what-you-can show will be available Wednesday, Oct. 14.

oregon cabaret theatre: First and Hargadine Streets, Ashland. See www.oregoncabaret.com or call 488-2902.

what's goin' on: SONGS OF THE '70S: Jim Giancarlo directs and choreographs this original musical revue featuring classic pop tunes and plenty of dancing from the musically diverse '70s. John Taylor directs the music. The play will run at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays, with brunch matinees at 1 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 1. Tickets are $21 to $31.

oregon shakespeare festival: 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. See www.osfashland.org or call 482-4331.

CHAUTAUQUA 150: Oregon communities will be the focus of a series of readings and panel discussions held Saturday, Oct. 24, in Carpenter Hall. The series is a celebration of Oregon's sesquicentennial and a salute to OSF's roots in the Chautauqua movement. OSF actors will present readings at noon; Bill Rauch, Alison Carey and Christopher Acebo will present "Case Studies: Cornerstone Theater in Communities" at 2 p.m.; and a panel on leadership and troubled times led by Ashland Mayor John Stromberg will begin at 4 p.m. Tickets to the reading cost $10; tickets to the presentation and the panel discussion are free. Call 482-4331.

paradise lost: Libby Appel directs Clifford Odets' Depression-era ode to holding fast to idealism and morality in a climate of fear. The play runs through Oct. 31.

all's well that ends well: Amanda Dehnert directs William Shakespeare's comedy of flawed and beautiful people finding their way in love. The play runs through Nov. 1.

the servant of two masters: Tracy Young directs an adaptation by Young and Oded Gross of Carlo Goldini's farce about the servant Truffaldino, who attends to two masters without either of them knowing it. The play runs through Nov. 1.

macbeth: Gale Edwards directs William Shakespeare's tragedy that follows Macbeth's ascent to the Scottish throne and the carnage it leaves in its wake. The play runs through Nov. 1.

equivocation: Bill Rauch directs Bill Cain's re-examination of English history at the time of King James, the Gunpowder Plot, the Tower dungeons and William Shakespeare. The play runs through Oct. 31.

the music man: Bill Rauch directs the musical with book, music and lyrics by Meredith Willson and story by Willson and Franklin Lacey. Con man Harold Hill arrives in River City, Iowa, under the guise of teaching music to the children, while actually planning to bilk their parents. The play runs through Nov. 1.

THEATRE ARTS AT SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY: Off South Mountain Avenue on the SOU campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Visit sou.edu/theatre/calendar for show information, location and parking. Tickets are available at the box office — open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and two hours prior to each show — or by calling 552-6348.

ANTON IN SHOW BUSINESS: Playwright Jane Martin's sharp satire of American theater as an artform and business will open at Thursday, Nov. 8, and run through Sunday, Nov. 15. The play received the American Theatre Critics' Steinberg New Play Award in 2001. Scott Kaiser of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival directs. Shows are scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 5-7, and Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 12-15. Matinee performances will be presented at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 14-15. Tickets cost $20, $17 for seniors and $5 for students. Subscriptions to any three or more plays during SOU's 2009-10 theater season offer tickets for $16 each, $14 for seniors.

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