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Oregon Shakespeare Festival

15 S Pioneer St, Ashland, OR 97520-2749
+1 800-219-8161
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Destiny of Desire is my desire

As happens each year the staff at OSF are incredibly helpful. This year we saw two plays. Sense... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Randy O
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Portland, Oregon
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You’d be crazy not to go

We stayed reasonably close to the Shakespeare Festival and loved listening to the singing. It’s... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
featherlyxoxo
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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

As happens each year the staff at OSF are incredibly helpful. This year we saw two plays. Sense and Sensibility and Destiny of Desire. Sense and Sensibility was a solid play emblematic of OSF’s work. The staging was outstanding. The two female leads were a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed reasonably close to the Shakespeare Festival and loved listening to the singing. It’s truly an amazing experience. We’ve gotten many times and absolutely recommend. It’s one of the best parts of Ashland. The actors are amazing in those are lines there are many...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm finally reviewing after our fourth visit to OSF. We saw Othello and absolutely loved it - as much as we loved Hamlet two years ago. (Kudos to the actor who played Hamlet two years ago and Iago this year.) The costuming, set, acting and...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is a jewel for Ashland. I have been to plays at all three theaters and every one was a superb production. The acting and production is first rate.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I have seen quite a lot of theater, and Ashland easily holds its weight in the quality category. The small town was a delightful experience to explore; the indoor theater was a fantastic space; and the diversity in casting incredible. Overall, accessible (for Shakespeare) if...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

From late February through October each year, Ashland is home to one of the finest theater companies in the United States. OSF presents 11 plays each year, always with four or five of Shakespeare's, but also with a range of classic American and European drama,...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

I have had 2 of the best theatrical experiences of my like at this festival. The Odyssey and Shakespeare in Love were outstanding. Ashland is a charming town with many fine dining restaurants and a safe small town vibe. I now am a member and...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

We thought the everyone in Oregon might have been in town for the festival. We had tickets for the Odyssey and enjoyed both the theater and presentation.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Amazing festival nestled in a country setting. Definately, try the outdoor stage if you are in Ashland in the summer. The shows are first rate and very easy to understand for kids 10 and over.

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Have been fortunate to see 4 plays this season at Shakespeare festival. Shared the plays with my husband, friends and family. The plays were highly entertaining, cognitively stimulating, touching. The material evoked thoughtful discussion with new and old friends. Looking forward to next seasons offerings...More

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We were with a large group and had prepaid for everything. We stayed at the Ashland Springs hotel right in the center of downtown, with easy walking distance to shops, restaurants and entertainment. It's an old fashioned... More
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As others have said... started a few weeks ago and goes through October. Fall nights can be chilly in the outdoor Elizabethan theater... wear a jacket and bring a blanket. Also, in the past, our son was able to get us “Rush... More
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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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