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Oregon Shakespeare Festival

15 S Pioneer St, Ashland, OR 97520-2749
+1 800-219-8161
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First saw plays in Ashland with I was 10 years old. Been there most years since. Shakespeare... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2014
Eugene, Oregon
Execellent choices of plays

We saw the world primere of The Great Society which is the second part to All the Way. We saw All... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2014
Takoma Park, Maryland
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You don't need to head to England to experience the genius of a Shakespearean play. Much closer to home is the Oregon Shakespeare Festival located in Ashland, Oregon. Every year at the end of October you can enjoy on average over ten of Shakespeare's plays performed in both classic and newly imagined style. Separate tickets are needed for each show which is held at one of the event campus's two indoor or one outdoor spaces.
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15 S Pioneer St, Ashland, OR 97520-2749
+1 800-219-8161
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Reviewed 15 September 2014

First saw plays in Ashland with I was 10 years old. Been there most years since. Shakespeare performed so beautifully, now including modern plays, musicals, premiers, American history series ("All the Way" and "The Great Society" are fabulous - modern tragedies in the Shakespearean mold)....More

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Reviewed 14 September 2014

We saw the world primere of The Great Society which is the second part to All the Way. We saw All the Way on Broadway which of course was excellent (won a well deserved Tony) so we wanted to see part 2 of LBJ's presidency....More

Thank janeg99
Reviewed 14 September 2014

This festival has an extended season spanning almost three quarters of a year. A play commissioned by the festival, "All the Way" (with LBJ) won this year's Tony Award. We went to see "the Great Society" which is a continuation of "All the Way." This...More

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 14 September 2014

"The Great Society" about LBJ's decisions during the Southern voting rights marches and escalation of the Vietnam War was excellent. "Cocoanuts", the Marx Brothers farce was terrific and fully of energy -- lots of fun. The three other plays we attended were very disappointing, even...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2014

Outstanding Theater in a terrific small town: Ashland, Oregon. If you have not experienced theater in Ashland, it is a must for theater lovers.

Thank DaleandWayne
Reviewed 9 September 2014

They have a great variety of plays. I've seen four plays here, and they have all been well done. The only thing I didn't like was I signed up to be a member online, but if I had done it in person I would have...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 9 September 2014

What a wonderful vacation - to combine the outdoors with top notch theater. We saw RIchard III, fabulous production, and Into the Woods, also excellent. I hadn't realized it was repertory theater, a lot of hard work there. But it was fun to see the...More

Thank WennRich
Reviewed 9 September 2014

Loved Ashland...wonderful city...great park, food and Shakespeare festival. Might be a great place to retire.

Thank Philip G
Reviewed 8 September 2014

This proved to be excellent experience nine performances in seven days. All the same high standard. From Coconuts to Richard III.

Thank Mkrk80
Reviewed 8 September 2014

OSF was a great experience. Lots of different plays - something for everyone. Buy tickets ahead of time for the best prices and selection. OSF has very reasonable and accommodating return/refund policies should your plans change.

Thank lyeager
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19 September 2017|
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Response from cklamesa | Reviewed this property |
Ear the entrance. Ask an usher if you don't see them. Left if snack bar I think Usually free
Joanne P
26 June 2017|
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Response from orange552015 | Reviewed this property |
You can go to the box office the day of the show and there might be tickets.
Margie B
25 May 2017|
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Response from bryen2 | Reviewed this property |
At this time of year, there are performances in TWO theaters every night except Monday, when all theaters are dark. Later in the summer, the outdoor Elizabethan theater will also be operating and there will be performances... More