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The 2018 Oregon Shakespeare Festival Season Rankings

The Ranking of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2018 Season by Ozdachs the Elder Three-Way Tie for Best Show of 2018, in alphabetical order: Destiny of Desire Oklahoma  Snow in Midsummer  Manahatta  Othello  Henry V  The Book of Will  Love’s Labor’s … Continue reading

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Love’s Labor’s Lost at Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Ashland, Oregon at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Love’s Labor’s Lost by William Shakespeare directed by Amanda Dehnert After I wrote my delayed review of Manahatta last month I was ready to post my season ratings for the excellent 2018 OSF season. … Continue reading

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“Manahatta” at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Ashland, Oregon at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Manahatta by Mary Kathryn Nagle directed by Laurie Woolery This world-premiere production tells the story of the poor treatment of  Native American people by Imperialistic white “settlers”, brillianty weaves together narratives four centuries apart, … Continue reading

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“The Way the Mountain Moved” at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Ashland, Oregon at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival The Way the Mountain Moved by Idris Goodwin directed by May Adrales This American Revolutions OSF commissioned play earns a star for its attempt at dealing with a complex subject and another for the … Continue reading

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“The Book of Will” at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Ashland, Oregon at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Book of Will by Lauren M. Gunderson directed by Christopher Liam Moore  “Masturbation is loads of fun,” sing Romanovsky and Phillips, and the Book of Will is loads of fun. It’s a truly enjoyable evening for … Continue reading

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