Category Archives: plays

“Once on This Island” at OSF

It was good to be back in the Bowmer Theater to for a fun evening that is full of energy, good singing, lively movement, and entertaining and meaningful music. Ozdachs’ rating is 4 stars out of 5. Continue reading

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“unseen” at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

unseen has too many themes, too many possibilities, and too many symbols to be either fun or worthwhile. It’s a well-meaning piece with two fine actors, and you will discuss your ideas about how to improve it. But, overall, it’s only 2 stars out of 5. Continue reading

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“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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“Peter and the Starcatcher”

story by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearsonadapted for theater by Rick Elicemusic by Wayne Barkerrdirected by Matt Goodrich Ashland, ORat the Oregon Shakespeare Festival I didn’t grow up watching, reading, or otherwise being infused with Peter Pan lore. Sure, I … Continue reading

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