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21. Off Bardway

Oregon Shakespeare Festival is the big kid on the block, but it isn’t the only place to find quality theater in Southern Oregon.

1. Collaborative Theatre Project, at 555 Medford Center, is the region's newest theater arts project. "Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris" continues through May 28; "The Eccentricities of a Nightingale" runs from June 16-July 2; "Bonnie & Clyde" a new musical, plays from July 21-Aug. 20; and "Seven Dreams of Falling" starts Sept. 14. See www.ctporegon.org or call 541-779-1055.

2. Oregon Cabaret Theatre, at the corner of First and Hargadine in Ashland, presents "The All Night Strut" through June 25, and "The Drowsy Chaperone" July 6 - Sept. 3. For information, call 541-488-2902 or see theoregoncabaret.com.

3. Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., in Talent, has five shows on this summer’s playbill. "Spotlight on Peter, Paul and Mary" runs through June 11; "SPAMalot," a musical "lovingly" ripped off from the film "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," runs June 21-July 23; "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" runs Aug. 3-6; "Spotlight on Neil Diamond" runs Aug. 10-27; and "The Fantasticks" runs Sept. 6-24. Call 541-535-5250 or see www.CamelotTheatre.org.

4. The Randall Theatre Company, 520 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, and Front and Third streets, Medford, offers four shows this summer: "On the Town" runs through May 28; "California Suite" goes from June 23-July 9; "Young Frankenstein, the Musical" plays from July 28-Aug. 20; and "Dial 'M' For Murder" runs Sept. 15-Oct. 1. Call 541-632-3258 or see www.randalltheatre.com.

5. Craterian Theater at The Collier Center for the Performing Arts, 23 S. Central Ave., in downtown Medford, will stage a variety of shows. "Peter and the Starcatcher" plays May 26-28; "Pippin" plays Tuesday, June 6; and "The Lion King, Jr." plays Saturday, July 8, and Saturday, July 15. Call 541-779-3000 or see www.craterian.org.

The Craterian Theater at The Collier Center for the Performing Arts in Medford will stage a variety of shows this summer. [Mail Tribune / file photo]