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Address: 15 South Pioneer St, Ashland, OR 97520
Phone Number: 800-219-8161
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Description: The Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) is one of the...
The Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) is one of the nation's true artistic gems. Home to the largest resident acting company in America in charming downtown Ashland, OSF annually presents 11 plays on three unique stages in rotating repertory from February through October. With tours and fun educational events and an ever-changing summer entertainment on the Green Show stage, OSF is an immersive cultural experience for the whole family that you'll never forget.
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Head Over Heals is a HIT!!

If you have the opportunity to see this world premier play, DO. It's hilarious and the characters are great. Remember how Mama Mia is a musical to Abba music? This is a musical... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

If you have the opportunity to see this world premier play, DO. It's hilarious and the characters are great. Remember how Mama Mia is a musical to Abba music? This is a musical to the music of the GoGo's. So wish my friend could've stayed another day to go with me.

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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We just saw two plays here. Much Ado About Nothing was stupendous The acting and staging made the pay come alive. Antony and Cleopatra was mediocre. The modernization did nothing to improve the script. The acting was overall pretty good but marred by inappropriate costuming and gestures. We get here seldom as it is half a continent away but Shakespeare... More 

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Chico, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Went to see "The Count of Monte Cristo" the other evening and having re-familiarized myself with Dumas' classic story I was unpleasantly surprised by the rendition that I watched. This version is an adaptation of an 1870 version of a play written in the theatrical genre of that time, melodrama and early vaudeville. This was alluded to in the promotional... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We are attending this event for the first time. What an amazing experience!.....the plays are really very well done and the theatres especially the open air theatre, Allen Elizabethan Theatre was very fascinating. We saw The Count of Monte Cristo and it was really very well performed. The staff are so friendly and very helpful. We have attended two plays... More 

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Albany, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

Enjoy Oregon's first-class performance festival, and attend one of it's many shows that are seen on it's stages. Check out the festival's website for the season's current schedule, and ticket availability. Whether it is a traditional or contemporary play, all shows are exceptional. The actors are exceptionally trained, and provide a magical night of theatre. It is a wonderful way... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We saw 9 plays in 6 days and throughly enjoyed all of them. The actors were good and the sets amazing. There are 3 theaters and each one different. We had a hard time choosing the one we liked best. It was also fun to see the actors walking around the town when not performing. Ashland also offers many good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Wonderfully performed show in the Thomas theatre although I was surprised by the long running joke around a potential sexual assault.

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Concord, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We return from the east coast every summer for the range of shows, the quality of the acting, costumes and the treat of seeing a show in the outdoor theatre under the stars.

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Pollock Pines, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My co-worker suggested me to give a try to this Theater. My wife and I went to see 2 plays in 2006, Since than we did not miss any year, constantly increasing the number of plays that we saw. Now we make 2 trips from Sacramento area to Ashland every summer to see all 11 plays that they have annually.... More 

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Ashland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

If you have never been your missing out. This world famous theater is a must go! It lives up to the hype and is worth the visit.

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Address: 15 South Pioneer St, Ashland, OR 97520
Phone Number: 800-219-8161
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Ashland

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