You won’t have to wait until May to see what April showers are bringing: This month, the Tower Theatre plans to get back to what it does best, offering live entertainment in the historic, 480-seat theater located on Wall Street in downtown Bend. When Deschutes County entered the Moderate Risk category according to the state’s COVID-19 guidelines three weeks ago, Tower Theatre Foundation executive director Ray Solley and the staff of the nonprofit theater began making preparations to reopen to the public. That starts with a Cocktail Cabaret event from Limelight Entertainment April 9 and 10.

“That allows us to go to 100 people in the theater again, which is the same parameters that we had back in November, when we were told to close a second time,” Solley said, adding that the same kinds of protocols will be in place, including seating that allows groups of people to maintain 6 feet between parties, along with other safety measures.

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