Oregon Shakespeare Festival

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Country and Region United StatesOregon
Type of Festival Drama
Location of Festival Ashland, Oregon USA
Festival Contact Information

Oregon Shakespeare Festival
5 S. Pioneer Street
Ashland, OR 97520 USA
Phone: (01) 541-482-4331
Fax: (01) 541-482-0446

Festival Description

The Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) is the largest, non-profit theatre in the nation. Each year OSF presents an eight-and-a-half-month season of eleven plays in three theatres plus numerous ancillary activities, and undertakes the largest, most extensive theatre education program in the United States. OSF presents more than 780 performances annually to an international audience.

Festival Dates February 17 - November 4, 2012
Festival Links http://www.osfashland.org

Festival Events:

Season 2012 at the Angus Bowmer Theatre:
  • ROMEO AND JULIET, by William Shakespeare
    Directed by Laird Williamson
    • February 17 – November 4
  • ANIMAL CRACKERS, book by George S. Kaufman & Morrie Ryskin
    Music & lyrics by Bert Kalmar & Harry Ruby
    Adapted by Henry Wishcamper
    Directed by Allison Narver
    • February 19 – November 4
  • THE WHITE SNAKE, by Mary Zimmerman
    Directed by Mary Zimmerman
    A World Premiere
    • February 18 – July 8
  • MEDEA/MACBETH/CINDERELLA, adapted by Bill Rauch and Tracy Young from Euripides, Shakespeare and Rodgers & Hammerstein
    Co-directed by Bill Rauch and Tracy Young
    • April 18 – November 3
  • ALL THE WAY, by Robert Schenkkan
    Directed by Bill Rauch
    A World Premiere
    • July 25 – November 3
Season 2012 at New Theatre:
  • SEAGULL, adapted by Libby Appel, literal translation by Allison Horsley
    Directed by Libby Appel
    • February 23 – June 22
  • TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, by William Shakespeare
    Directed by Rob Melrose
    • March 28 – November 4
  • PARTY PEOPLE Universes, Steven Sapp, Mildred Ruiz-Sapp, Gamal Abdel Chasten, William Ruiz, aka Ninja
    Directed by Liesl Tommy
    A World Premiere
    • July 4 – November 4
Season 2012 at Elizabethan Stage/Allen Pavilion:
  • HENRY V, by William Shakespeare
    Directed by Joseph Haj
    • June 5 – October 12
  • THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, IOWA by Alison Carey, adapted from William Shakespeare World Premiere
    Directed by Christopher Liam Moore
    • June 6 – October 13
  • AS YOU LIKE IT, by William Shakespeare
    Directed by Jessica Thebus
    • June 7 – October 14


Other Sources:

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  • Oregon Shakespeare Festival announces plays for its 2013 season, by Marty Hughley (The Oregonian, February 1, 2012)
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Practical Info:

  • Online
  • Box office
    Oregon Shakespeare Festival
    15 S. Pioneer Street
    P. O. Box 158
    Ashland, OR 97520 USA
    Phone: (01) 541 482-4331
    Toll-Free: (800) 219-8161
    Fax: (01) 541 482-8045
    Email: boxoffice@osfashland.org


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