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 »

OSF Announces Lineup for 2014 Season

ASHLAND, Ore. — The opening night of the 2013 season at Oregon Shakespeare Festival is just weeks away, but OSF has already released its lineup for 2014. William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” will open the season, which will continue with the Marx Brothers farce “The Cocoanuts”; other highlights of the season include an adaptation of the … Continue reading »

OSF 2013 Tickets On Sale

ASHLAND, Ore. – Get your wallets ready, tickets are already on sale for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s 2013 season. Ticket sales started today for the general public. You can also pick your seat online. OSF advises to get your tickets now because after Friday, prices for many of the in-demand performances will go up. You … Continue reading »

Out & About: First Weekend of November

MEDFORD, Ore. — This weekend, an award winning musician will visit the Rogue Valley, bringing with her instruments from around the world and families can explore an unseen world at new exhibit. The Rogue Valley Symphony is including a special treat with it’s November series of concerts. Grammy-winning flutist Rhonda Larson will join the Rogue … Continue reading »

OSF Preliminary Ticket Sales Up

ASHLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s season wraps up in a few weeks and the company is hoping to continue the momentum with ticket sales. There’s only a few weeks left of the season but the Oregon Shakespeare Festival has already exceeded ticket sales from last year. The marketing manager said, so far this … Continue reading »

Shakespeare Festival Helps Hungry

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Shakespeare festival is putting its talents to work to try to help hungry families in Southern Oregon. The festival teamed with the Access food network for Tuesday’s “Feed the Valley” event. People attending the OSF Green Show were asked to donate non-perishable food items, and in return, they were treated … Continue reading »

New Executive Director For OSF

ASHLAND, Ore. – Paul Nicholson spent nearly 33 years of his life molding the Oregon Shakespeare Festival into what it is today. He plans to pass on his duties to a Missouri woman and hands her a firm foundation to start on after a successful season. “When I first arrived here, the company was about … Continue reading »

OSF, Libraries Receive Government Grants

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Hundreds of thousands of dollars was recently awarded to four organizations in Southern Oregon. The Oregon Cultural Trust Board, an organization that promotes cultural communities across the state, gave the Oregon Shakespeare Festival $35,000. OSF is the largest grant recipient in Southern Oregon. The second highest grant went to the Josephine … Continue reading »

Cultural Trust Awards Grants

Four Southern Oregon organizations have grant money headed their way. The state’s cultural trust board awarded a total of $55,000. The Oregon Shakespeare Festival took home the largest: $35,000. The Josephine Community Library System is getting $10,000 and the Jacksonville Heritage Society and the Ross Ragland Theater each got $5,000 grants. The Cultural Trust also … Continue reading »

Rogue Valley Summer Events Bring Tourism Dollars

By Steven Sandberg MEDFORD, Ore. — The summer tourism season in Southern Oregon is booming, as several events bring thousands of visitors to the Rogue Valley and organizers say it’s a huge boost to the local economy. In just the past week, the Rogue Valley was host to several week-long events and the opening of … Continue reading »

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