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Oregon Shakespeare Festival

15 S Pioneer St, Ashland, OR 97520-2749
+1 800-219-8161
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We did not have tickets, but the box office was offering half price leftover tickets at 7:00 pm. A... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2015
SusanMelvin
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World Class Theater!

OSF productions are world class! The acting, sets, costumes are all at the top of the field. Each... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2015
LeslieinAshland
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Ashland, Oregon
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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
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

We did not have tickets, but the box office was offering half price leftover tickets at 7:00 pm. A great deal!

3  Thank SusanMelvin
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

OSF productions are world class! The acting, sets, costumes are all at the top of the field. Each theater has its own character -- the Thomas is small and flexible and audience is close to the action. The Bowmer is large and comfortable. The Elizabethan...More

1  Thank LeslieinAshland
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

Well, someone decided that Pericles would be a good play to put on. Having never read it, much less seen it performed, we opted instead for Guys and Dolls, which I claimed to have seen as a child on Broadway. The performance exceeded all expectations....More

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Reviewed 24 June 2015

Went to Ashland for a long weekend of shows and was not disappointed. The talent and quality of the performances are why people come from all over the world to OSF. It's a MUST-SEE when you are visiting Oregon.

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Reviewed 24 June 2015

I have been coming here for five years and the 2015 season was the first time I have been disappointed in two of the plays I have seen. I always could detect the gimmicks and stupid staging but this year the shows themselves failed me....More

8  Thank Brenda B
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Reviewed 23 June 2015

I do not believe there is another theater like this one in the country. Where else can you see the same actor in up to 3 different plays in 2 days! The talent here is amazing! and we are so glad a musical has been...More

2  Thank Marti R
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Reviewed 22 June 2015

The charm of FINGERSMITH are the twists and turns in the plot. Condensed to a log line it is a story of two baby girls switched at birth. However, at 11pm, after watching the play for 3 hours, the explanation of how and why they...More

6  Thank 2014EmK
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Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

Of Monte Cristo. I am not going to review the play. Ok, it was very good. Bordering on excellent. I really want to see Eugene O'Neil's Long Days Journey Into Night. It was sold out or I would have. The venue and the ambience at...More

Thank Robert D
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Reviewed 19 June 2015

We saw an excellent production of Much Ado About Nothing at the festival. We bought tickets online at the last minute (a couple of days before) which was a very eash and efficient business. The theatre is in the centre on Ashland and I understand...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2015

Most of the reviews here are clearly manufactured by the management of OSF. Anyone who is paying attention knows that the plays have become "wonky", tasteless, and usually a big let down. The actors are great and wasted on this material. The current line up...More

20  Thank Margaret R
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Ear the entrance. Ask an usher if you don't see them. Left if snack bar I think Usually free
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You can go to the box office the day of the show and there might be tickets.
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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
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