OSF Receives $3 Million Grant

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has received a grant from the Paul G. Allen Foundation and now the iconic Elizabethan theater will be re-named the Allen Elizabethan Theater. The Allen family has been going to performances at OSF for more than 50 years and the executive director of OSF said there are currently … Continue reading »

OSF Raises $133K for AIDS/HIV

ASHLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has raised more than $133,000 for their annual AIDS/HIV fundraiser, the Daedalus Project. The record breaking total shatters last year’s numbers which totaled $18,000. The festival itself is comprised of a concert reading of Falsettoland, an Arts & Treasure sale, an Underwear Parade, a film festival, a 5K … Continue reading »

OSF Prepares for AIDS Fundraiser

ASHLAND, Ore. — An upcoming show in Ashland is gearing up to take flight for AIDS. It is part of an annual project put on the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and its surrounding participants. This year’s theme is based off the story of Daedalus, where an imprisoned father and son build a set of wings to … 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 »

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 »