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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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“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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