Tickets to Oregon Shakespeare Festival productions in Ashland range from $10 for matinees after Oct. 6 to $47 for summertime box seats in the outdoor Elizabethan Theatre. Standing room at Elizabethan Theatre is available for $11. The festival offers discounts for students, seniors and groups. An hour before showtime, unsold tickets are sometimes available at half price. The festival box office number is 1-541-482-4331.

The festival operates three theaters: the 600-seat Angus Bowmer, the 1,200-seat open-air Elizabethan and the 140-seat Black Swan. Productions at all three theaters continue through the end of October. In addition to dramatic productions, the festival offers lectures, exhibits, play readings, concerts and tours.The festival is not the only live entertainment in the Ashland area. The slickest of the so-called "off Bardway" enterprises is the Oregon Cabaret Theatre in Ashland. The current production is the musical farce, "Song of Singapore." Tickets are $12-$21. Dinner, drinks and desserts are available; 1-541-488-2902.