Category Archives: plays

Oklahoma!

Ashland, Oregon at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Oklahoma Music by Richard Rodgers Book & Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II Based on the Play Green Grow the Lilacs by Lynn Riggs Original Dances by Agnes de Mille Directed by Bill Rauch Oregon … Continue reading

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Vietgone

San Francisco, CA at the American Conservatory Theater, Strand Theater Extended through April 29, 2018 Vietgone by Qui Nguyen directed by Jaime Castañeda ACT advertising Vietgone as “The irreverent road-trip comedy” is almost sacrilegious. The categorization misses the depth, power, and cultural … Continue reading

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Henry V

Ashland, Oregon at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Henry V by William Shakespeare directed by Rosa Joshi Daniel José Molina (Henry V) and other cast members deliver many truly spectacular moments — especially in Act II — which make this Henry a must … Continue reading

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Sense and Sensibility

Ashland, Oregon at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen adapted by Kate Hamill directed by Hana S. Sharif This “updated adaption” is, in fact, a completely uninspired snoozefest of outdated manners humor unworthy of the acting talent … Continue reading

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Destiny of Desire

Ashland, Oregon at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Destiny of Desire by Karen Zacarías directed by José Luis Valenzuela Destiny of Desire is an evening of a schlocky, cheesy, unbelievable, perfectly-executed, spectacularly entertaining, brilliantly-written live telenovela. Before I write my 1000 words … Continue reading

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