Out & About: Halloween and OSF

This weekend is your last chance to see a performance at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. There are plenty of seats still available to the remaining plays – including Coconuts, Comedy of Errors, The Tempest, Water by the Spoonful and a Wrinkle in Time. If you were hoping to catch “The Great Society” you’ll have to … Continue reading »

High Demand for OSF Plays

ASHLAND, Ore. — “All the world’s a stage” at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. The plays produced on OSF’s stages are captivating audiences across the country, and while the demand is increasing, it really comes as no surprise to the cast and crews who call OSF home. “Really exciting time for the work that we’re doing. … Continue reading »

Dine to Support HIV/Aids Research

Ashland, Ore. — The fight against HIV/Aids has changed dramatically over the last few decades, but it’s not over. On  Tuesday you can join the fight by simply sitting down for a meal or grabbing a coffee. It’s part of The Daedalus Project’s Daedalus Drinks, Daedalus Dines fundraiser.  More than a dozen local restaurants and coffee … Continue reading »

OSF Seeks Plaza Redesign

ASHLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is seeking help from the city to renovate one of the city’s plazas. The Chautauqua Square, next to the Black Swan Theater, is currently leased to OSF. The festival says they want to remove or repair the fountain and get rid of the concrete planters to ease congestion … Continue reading »

Bay Area Orchestra at OSF

ASHLAND, Ore.– A high school orchestra will be performing at the Elizabethan Theater in Ashland, Monday night. The Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra is coming all the way from the San Fransisco Bay area; It is a tradition that has been going on for neatly 40 years. The ensemble gave a sneak peak of their season … Continue reading »

Feast of Will Kicks Off Outdoor OSF

ASHLAND, Ore. — The outdoor season of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival officially kicked off today with the Feast of Will. The feast was held on Friday night and started at 6 o’clock. The community dinner is hosted by the Ashland Lions Club. It was open to the public and people of all ages enjoyed a … Continue reading »

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Gets Upgrade

ASHLAND, Ore.– The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is getting a big upgrade. A half-million dollar sound system is being installed at OSF’s Allen Elizabethan Theatre. The money was gifted from Ashland residents. The director of production at OSF, Alys Holden, said guests were having a hard time hearing actors voices. This new system will enhance sound … Continue reading »

Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2014

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Shakespeare Festival kicks off the 2014 season Friday. This years productions will include “The Tempest,” “The Comedy of Errors,” and “A Wrinkle In Time.” The Festival will run through the weekend of November 2nd. For more information on tickets and performance times visit the Official Website or contact the O.S.F. Box … Continue reading »

OSF Talent Building Nearly Finished

TALENT, Ore. — The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is extending its reach across southern Oregon and moving part of its operation to Talent. A new facility near Talent Avenue and Rapp Road is nearly finished. The Shakespeare Festival said the costume rental department has already moved into the building, and the large space is also being … Continue reading »

James Avery Appeared In OSF Productions

ASHLAND, Ore. — Actor James Avery passed away on Tuesday. Avery was best known for his role as Uncle Phil on the “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”, which was the show that launched Will Smith’s career. Avery was a familiar face at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in the 1980 through 1982 seasons. He was in … Continue reading »

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