Plays on local theaters: Jan. 26, 2012
ASHLAND CONTEMPORARY THEATRE: "Moonlighting at the Grange," a series of short play readings by Southern Oregon playwrights, will be presented at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 27-28, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland. Readings will include "Hansel and Gretel on Level 5" by Dori Appel, "Fluffy" by Archie Koenig, "God's Therapist" by Peter Quince, "Game of Love" by Diane Nichols, "What Say You" by Kathleen Tomko, "Sharp Intellect" by Greg Younger and "The Raincoat" by Ruth Wire. Tickets cost $10 and are available at the door. See www.ashland contemporarytheatre.org for information.
CAMELOT THEATRE COMPANY: In the James Morrison Collier Theatre Building, 101 Talent Ave., Talent. The box office is open from noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and one hour before performances. For tickets, call 541-535-5250 or see www.camelottheatre.org. Reserved seating is available for an additional $2 per seat.
all the king's men: With dreams of service to the social classes, Willie Stark gets himself elected governor of Louisiana in the '30s. Soon caught up in lust for power, he becomes corrupted by success. Adrian Hall's powerful story is an adaptation of Robert Penn Warren's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. "All the King's Men" previews at 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 1-2, opens Friday, Feb. 3, and runs through Sunday, Feb. 26. Performances are set for 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets for the Feb. 1 show cost $22, and proceeds will benefit the Medford Rogue Rotary. Tickets for the Feb. 2 preview cost $10. All other tickets cost $22, $20 for seniors and students (except Sunday matinees). A pay-what-you-can performance will be offered at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8.
OREGON CABARET THEATRE: First and Hargadine streets, Ashland. For tickets, visit the box office, see www.oregoncabaret.com or call 541-488-2902. Gourmet dinners are available at 6:30 p.m. for evening shows, and brunch is available at 11:30 a.m. for Saturday and Sunday matinees. Ticket prices do not include food or beverages.
Let's Misbehave: OCT presents the effervescent music and lyrics of Cole Porter in its new musical opening Friday, Feb. 10. More than 30 of Porter's sparkling tunes are set for the show, including "I Get a Kick Out of You," "Anything Goes," "Night and Day" and "In the Still of the Night." The show previews Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 8-9. Performances are set for 8 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays and 1 p.m. Sundays through March 18. Preview tickets cost $19. Tickets cost $36 for Fridays and Saturdays, $30 for the matinees, $26 for Sundays, $32 for weeknights and $18 for bistro seating.
ROGUE COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Students will present "Visiting Mr. Green" by playwright Jeff Baron. The story starts as a comedy when a young corporate executive nearly runs down an elderly man with his car and is sentenced to assist the recent widower once a week for six months. Neither man wants to be in the same room with the other, then the drama becomes moving as they get to know one another. Performances are set for 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Feb. 17-18 and 24-25, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, in the Rogue Auditorium on the RCC Redwood campus, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass. Tickets cost $10, $8 for seniors and $5 for students, and are available at www.boxofficetickets.com or at the door.