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Live local theater, closures, postponed: Nov. 13


Editor’s note: Because of newly enacted COVID-19 "freeze" restrictions announced by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Friday, Nov. 13, that begin Wednesday, Nov. 18, and run through Dec. 2, please call businesses or check their websites to confirm listed events.

Collaborative Theatre Project: Mary Chase’s “Harvey” is brought to life on the CTP stage, located at 555 Medford Center in Medford. This comedy follows the frustrated attempts of society matron Veta Louise Simmons as she tries to keep the eccentricities of her brother, Elwood P. Dowd, from public view. Elwood keeps introducing strangers to a companion whom no one else can see; a 6-foot, one-half-inch-tall rabbit named Harvey. Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays Nov. 13-28, and at 1:30 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 15-29. Tickets are $25. Seating for the show will be socially distanced, and face masks are required. For tickets and further information, see ctpmedford.org or call 541-779-1055.

Teen Musical Theater of Oregon — ‘A Christmas Together’: TMTO will present “A Christmas Together — A TMTO Holiday Concert” this holiday season, a socially distanced show featuring fresh treatments of familiar favorites to new-to-you tunes, every song tells the story of what it means to be together during the most wonderful time of the year. Shows are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Dec. 4-19; and at 3 p.m. Sundays, Dec.6-20, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Tickets are $25. For tickets and information, see craterian.org or call the Craterian Box Office Tuesdays through Fridays at 541-779-3000.


The Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink: The skating rink, located at 95 Winburn Way, Ashland, across from the Lithia Park playground, was scheduled to open for skating Saturday, Nov. 21. Because of rapidly changing COVID-19 conditions and upgraded restrictions announced by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown that run through Nov. 25, the rink will be closed until further notice. Call 541-488-9189 or see ashland.or.us/icerink for further information.

Camelot Theatre: The theatre has canceled its 38th season. See camelottheatre.org for further information.

Comedy Improv Sessions: The Mighty Medford Improv-ers free improvisational comedy practice, led by Thomas Hartmann, has been postponed until further notice. Email at forinfoman44@gmail.com for further details.

Craterian Performances: Teen Musical Theater of Oregon will offer a holiday performance, “A Christmas Together — A TMTO Holiday Concert,” in December (see Live Theatre listings for further information). The Craterian Theater has postponed all other 2020-21 season shows. For further information, see craterian.org or call 541-779-8195.

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

Oregon Cabaret Theatre: Oregon Cabaret Theatre in Ashland has canceled its holiday performances of “Scrooge in Rouge,” and will close until February 2021 because of recently enacted state guidelines intended to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The theater will announce its five-show 2021 season in late November. The Cabaret box office will be reaching out to ticket-holders. For further information, contact the box office by email at boxoffice@oregoncabaret.com, or call 541-488-2902.

Oregon Oldtime Fiddlers, District 4: Because of COVID-19, the local fiddlers district has canceled the remainder of its 2020 Saturday jam schedule. Organizers hope to resume the public jams early in 2021. Call 541-779-8145 or see ootfa4.org.

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 Rogue Valley Symphony hopes to return to the stage in September 2021. It will be offering a series of digital concerts in the meantime. Search YouTube for “Rogue Valley Symphony” to see posted concerts. See rvsymphony.org, email at tickets@rvsymphony.org or call 541-708-6400 for further details.

Randall Theatre Company: The theater company has opened The Ghostlight Playouse in downtown Medford. See randalltheatre.com of visit the Randall Theatre page on Facebook for updates.

Southern Oregon Repertory Singers: The choir has canceled all concerts through March 2021. The choir will decide early next year whether to hold the May concert. For further information and to receive free digital content, see repsingers.org. Content includes interviews with composers and singers, clips from past concerts, new solos and virtual performances and program talks by Music Director Paul French.

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