Tag Archives: OSF

“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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Snow in Midsummer

Ashland, Oregon at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Snow in Midsummer By Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig Based on the Play The Injustice to Dou Yi That Moved Heaven and Earth by Guan Hanqing Directed by Justin Audibert Snow in Midsummer may be the best … 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by Kate Hamill directed by Hana S. Sharif This “updated adaption” is, in fact, a completely uninspired snoozefest of outdated manners humor unworthy of the acting talent … Continue reading

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