Category Archives: osf

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

A Midsummer Night’s Dream written by William Shakespearedirected by Joseph Haj Ashland, ORat the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Oh dear! I really didn’t want my last comments on this COVID-19 affected season to be anything but positive. I had hoped that … Continue reading

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“Copper Children”

written by Karen Zacariasdirected by Shariffa Ali Ashland, ORat the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Copper Children has much going for it: an under-told, important story, a talented playwright who entertained and educated us with Destiny of Desire, and an experienced and … Continue reading

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“Bring Down the House, Part II”

by William Shakespeareadapted by Rosa Joshi and Kate Wisniewskidirected by Rosa Joshi Ashland, ORat the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Through a scheduling snafu I missed the opening of Bring Down the House, Part I and took up the Henry VI story … Continue reading

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“Between Two Knees”

After trying for a month to moderate my initial reaction to the show, I admit failure. So, I reluctantly tell you, “Run! Turn your tickets back!! Seeing Between Two Knees is a waste.” The “play” is a two-act, juvenile, mental-masturbation … Continue reading

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“Mother Road” at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

World Premiere by Octavio Solis directed by Bill Rauch My subconscious has delayed my writing comments about Ashland’s Mother Road. I saw it opening night in early March, but I haven’t felt like it was time to write about the … Continue reading

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