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Oregon Shakespeare Festival

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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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In 2015, I saw, Sweat, Sweet Blossom, Pericles, and Guys and Dolls. I have attended plays here many seasons. I am never disappointed. There is a tradition of excellence. I am... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

In 2015, I saw, Sweat, Sweet Blossom, Pericles, and Guys and Dolls. I have attended plays here many seasons. I am never disappointed. There is a tradition of excellence. I am never disappointed in the quality of the productions. The contemporary productions are thought provoking and make for good 'after theater' conversations.

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Lake Lure, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This was the highlight of our stay in the area. Wonderful interpretation of Much Ado About Nothing and a good time was had by all. The theater was great but we had to be inside because of all the smoke in the atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We bring our kids to the OSF at least once a year to see a couple plays/musicals. The performances are always very well done.

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El Granada, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This was my tenth year in a row attending this exceptional festival. I usually see nine or ten plays and eagerly await the announcement of the next year's play list. Costumes, lighting, scenery, and especially the acting are all magnificent! They present a variety of productions from Shakespeare (my favorite), to musical comedies, and modern and classic plays. It's a... More 

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Ashland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This was a treasure, not just for Oregon, but for the nation. High acclaims, Shakespeare at its finest and an occasional great play thrown in. My last visit may well be my last. Now there is a artistic director from Los Angeles who has decided to become "relevant" and "theatrical' in the tradition Sacramento's dinner theater.. So instead of Shakespeare... More 

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Port Clinton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

There are many plays available to choose from and all are good. They have three theaters. We saw Guys and Dolls today and it was fantastic. The talent is always good for all plays. The tickets are not cheap but worth the cost. We come back when we can and we are always impressed with each play.

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Napa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Our first time at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and now we are wondering what took us so long! We can't wait to return next year. The array of plays is outstanding and the performances memorable.

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El Dorado Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

There are two places that I return to every year to nourish my spirit and my mind. One of these is the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) in Ashland Oregon. The other is the Chautauqua Institution (www.ciweb,org) on Lake Chautauqua in the state of New York. There are the obvious and no so obvious reasons why I look forward to returning... More 

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Wrightwood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

For years we had heard great things about the Festival but we weren't too sure about seeing an actual Shakespeare play so we did the next best thing. We saw the Count of Monte Cristo in the outdoor theater. The venue is simply amazing and I don't think there's a bad seat in the place. The crowd was definitely older... More 

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We loved Secret Love in Peach Blossom Time - wonderful story and acting and Head Over Heels - awesome acting, some of the lyrics were difficult to understand but the overall story was good. Ashland is fun to walk around, feels very safe at night downtown.

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