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“Hairspray” at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Hairspray created and written by John Watersbook by Thomas Meehan and Mark O’Donnellmusic by Marc Shaimandirected by Christopher Liam Moore Prepare to smile, laugh, feel good, applaud, and appreciate an uplifting story sung and danced into your heart by a … Continue reading

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“Cambodian Rock Band” at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Cambodian Rock Band by Lauren Yeedirected by Chay Yew Understanding your parents and their motivations is a difficult and uncomfortable act for most of us humans. In Cambodian Rock Band it’s an impossible task for first-generation American Neary (played by … Continue reading

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“As You Like It” at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

As You Like It by William Shakespearedirected by Rosa Joshi At the very least yet another romp through Arden Forest should be enjoyable fun. Done with artistry, a director can use this comedy to make Shakespeare seem like a feminist. … 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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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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