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Live Theatre Openings, Closing & More

Editor’s note: Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, indoor venues such as restaurants, bars, gyms, theaters and houses of worship must limit occupancy to 100 people, down from 250, and children 5 and older must wear a face mask, among other restrictions. Check with local theaters for the latest updates on how they are affected by the new rules.

Barnstormers Theatre: The first production of the Barnstormers 2020-21 season, “The Pony Expresso,” will be performed virtually at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Aug. 15. To watch the show, find Barnstormers Theater on YouTube.com. Live Stream performances are “Pay-What-You-Can” with a suggested donation of $12. See barnstormersgp.com for details.

Britt Music & Arts Festival: The 2020 season in Jacksonville has been canceled. See brittfest.org for further details.

Camelot Theatre: The theatre has canceled its 38th season. However, in collaboration with the Oregon Conservatory of Performing Arts, Camelot’s Online Conservatory will offer virtual courses for students, teens and adults. See camelottheatre.org for further information.

Contemporary Theatre Project: Neil Simon’s “Broadway Bound” and Samuel Beckett’s masterwork, “Waiting for Godot” — reimagined as Old Time Radio Broadcasts — are the next productions on the CTP stage, located at 555 Medford Center in Medford. Live sound effects and talented voice actors bring these scripts alive. Radio Days is a CTP Production and the ensemble is under the direction of Daniel Sessions Stephens. Russell Lloyd directs and performs in “Broadway Bound,” which is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. performances August 14, 15 and 28; and 1:30 p.m. performances August 15 and 30. Geoff Ridden and Tom Woosnam star in “Waiting for Godot,” directed by Susan Aversa-Orrego. Show times at 7:30 p.m., Aug. 21-22, 27 and 29; and a 1:30 p.m. performance Aug. 23. Tickets are $25 General Admission and seating will be socially distanced. Face masks are required.

CTP’s Children’s Theatre: The Collaborative Theatre Project’s Act Out Children’s Theatre presents an adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s “Where the Wild Things Are” over the next two weekends. The outdoor performances at the Medford Center will be at 11 a.m. Aug. 15-16, and 22-23. There is no admission charge, but donations will be accepted.

Jacksonville Farmer’s Market: The outdoor market has been canceled for the 2020 season. See jville.market for updates.

Oregon Cabaret Theatre: The Ashland theater, 241 Hargadine St., on the corner of First and Hargadine streets, presents Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple” through Sept. 6. “The Full Monty” and “The Spitfire Grill” have tentatively been rescheduled for 2021. Social distancing protocols are in place, including 12 feet of space between patrons and the stage, with tables for dining set 6 feet apart, increased frequency of disinfection and cleaning procedures, and hand sanitizer for patrons. All employees will wear masks and undergo temperature checks daily before entry to the building, and all patrons are required to wear masks as well during the performance. Performances begin at 1 p.m. Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, and at 8 p.m. Mondays, and Wednesdays through Saturdays. Tickets are $29 to $43. Reservations are required for pre-show dinner or brunch. Appetizers, beverages, and desserts are available without reservations. For questions, tickets prices and seating information, call the box office at 541-488-2902 or visit oregoncabaret.com.

Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University: All theater, music and museum events have been postponed or canceled in Ashland until further notice. Virtual events are taking place on the Oregon Center for the Arts YouTube Channel, youtube.com/OregonCenterfortheArts.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival: The 2020 season in Ashland has been canceled. See osfashland.org for details. Also, look for O!, a new interactive and immersive digital content platform. O! can be accessed for free at osfashland.org/digital. Content available or in development includes interviews, digital storytelling, OSF archival engagements, online classes, podcasts, audio plays and more. To receive updates and release information, go to osfashland.org/digital and click on the “Join O!” button at the bottom of the page.

Rogue Valley Symphony: The fall portion of the symphony’s 2020 season, which included performances through November, has been canceled. RVS will decide about the balance of the season, which would begin in January by December, officials said. See rvsymphony.org, email at tickets@rvsymphony.org or call 541-708-6400.

Randall Theatre Company: All live theatre shows have been postponed until further notice, and the company will be moving to a new location, the theater has announced. The company plans to begin producing plays once a new performance space is secured and as restrictions allow. The theatre company offers a program,“Ghostlighting: Theatre in the Darke,” featuring interviews with local theater personalities, theater games families can play at home together, and virtual readings of original plays. All episodes are available to view on the Randall Theatre Company Facebook page or YouTube channel. See randalltheatre.com

"The Odd Couple," with Rick Robinson, left, as Oscar and Stephen Kline as Felix, continues at the Oregon Cabaret Theatre in Ashland through Sept. 6