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 »

OSF Offering Rush Tickets

ASHLAND, Ore. — You can now get some discount tickets to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival with a food donation. OSF is offering $10 tickets for specific performances. To get the rush discount, you have to bring at least one non-perishable food item. Tickets are available at the box office one hour before curtain on a … Continue reading »

Out & About: Film Fest and Airplanes

Radio Controlled Air Show, near White City A high-flying event is ready to take off to raise money for local kids needing medical care. This weekend, the Rogue Eagles Radio Control Airplane Club is featuring some of their best pilots and planes for a charity airshow. From fighters and jets to stunt planes and helicopters, … Continue reading »

Smoke-Caused Cancellations

For air quality information due to the fire smoke: http://www.oregonsmoke.blogspot.com/ This is a fluid list of cancellations around Southern Oregon due to smoke: Troon Vineyard did have to cancel their ZIN & BBQ BASH scheduled for Saturday, August 3rd, due to the smoke. They will, however, have some anniversary treats featured indoors in their Applegate … Continue reading »

OSF Ticket Sales Up, Still Behind Goal

ASHLAND, Ore. – Organizers with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival say they’re having a good year so far in terms of ticket sales, but they’re still coming in below their goal. Festival planners say they set the bar high this year after seeing gains in previous years. Ticket prices have also gone up along with those … Continue reading »

Tourism Season Begins in Southern Oregon

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — With the Britt Festival kicking off, the Shakespeare Festival beginning its outdoor season, and several other events continuing this weekend across the Rogue Valley, tourism season is in full swing. This weekend, the Britt Festival’s summer concert season begins, but people are already arriving in Jacksonville, many of them from out of … Continue reading »

OSF 2013 Season Begins

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s 2013 Season officially starts Friday night. OSF is kicking of its season with “The Taming Of The Shrew” and “King Lear.” One of the audience members Friday night came from North Carolina. Jules Odendahl-James is a theatre professor at Duke University who brought ten of her students with … Continue reading »

OSF 2013 Previews Kick Off

ASHLAND, Ore. — Friday night kicks off the first preview of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s 2013 Season. There’s several shows lined up this season and for the first play Friday night, NewsWatch12 spoke with one of the actors who will be performing in “Taming of the Shrew”. The play is a comedy by William Shakespeare … Continue reading »

Out & About: Oregon Shakespeare Festival

MEDFORD, Ore. — Your high school American history class was never like this. If it had been, you might have paid more attention. It’s the complete history of America, abridged, presented by the Randall Theatre Company of Medford. The play’s three actors take their audience at a dizzying pace through everything from the discovery of … Continue reading »

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