Oregon Shakespeare Festival: “Guys and Dolls” and “Fingersmith” – April 2, 2015

One thing about the Oregon Shakespeare Festival that surprises a few newcomers is that only about four or five of the eleven shows they do each year are by William Shakespeare. The festival mixes things up a lot, adding original shows, historical classics, world premieres, musicals and American standards. This year – with four shows […]

Oregon Shakespeare Festival: “Much Ado About Nothing” and “Pericles” – April 1, 2015

Every year in spring, when people hear me talking about the shows that just opened at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, they get confused. “Wait . . . what? Just opened? You mean LAST year! Last SUMMER, right? The Shakespeare festival is in summer.” My response is usually along the lines of, “Yes, the […]