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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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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by Kate Hamill directed by Hana S. Sharif This “updated adaption” is, in fact, a completely uninspired snoozefest of outdated manners humor unworthy of the acting talent … Continue reading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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Othello

Ashland, Oregon at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Othello by William Shakespeare directed by Bill Rauch I know I have seen Othello before, at least a couple of times. But, I never experienced this deliberate, painful story with believable Evil, blinded goodness, and … Continue reading

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