ASHLAND, Ore.-- The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is the latest organization to feel the impact of the Covid-19 Coronavirus.
Thursday, OSF announced it would cancel all of its performances March 12 through April 8. The announcement came a couple hours after Governor Kate Brown said large gatherings over 250 people are canceled for four weeks.
It's the latest effort to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.
"The safety and health of patrons, staff, volunteers, artists, and the general public is the top priority for Oregon Shakespeare Festival. We are taking immediate steps to meet the requirements of these guidelines set by our top state officials," OSF said in a statement on its website.
The canceled performances include Bring Down the House, Parts I & II, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Copper Children, and Peter and the Starcatcher.
Starting March 16, ticketholders for the shows impact will be able to contact the Box Office to make arrangements for their orders. OSF asks that you do not contact the Box Office before March 16.
You can read more about OSF ticket policy on its website.