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Oregon Shakespeare Festival

15 S Pioneer St, Ashland, OR 97520-2749
+1 800-219-8161
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A Visit to Remember

We saw Othello, Manahatta, and Romeo & Juliet. We loved all 3 but Othello was our favorite and R&J... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Carpe_Diem_Semper_00
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Woodland, California
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Always Enchanting!

This was my 4th visit to OSF! The quality of the productions is ALWAYS magnificent! The blistering... read more

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Heather R
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Richmond, Canada
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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 yesterday via mobile

We saw Othello, Manahatta, and Romeo & Juliet. We loved all 3 but Othello was our favorite and R&J probably the weakest. It was very smoky when we were there Aug 7-9 but we still managed to walk around downtown & Lithia Park. The Tudor...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was my 4th visit to OSF! The quality of the productions is ALWAYS magnificent! The blistering heat & smoke from the California Forest Fires has wreaked havoc in monetary ways for the Festival this summer. Plays that were to be performed in the outdoor...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a great theatrical experience overall. Although they are up a steep hill there is a ramp rather than stairs. Each venue Has bathroom issues. The Bommer has a ladies on one side with a reasonable amount of stalls but stairs to het to...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I am a straight woman who found the OSF version of Oklahoma absolutely delightful and moving. This is the first time I've ever shed tears of joy during a play. (I'm 57 years old.) According to the program notes, the Rodgers and Hammerstein organization was...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’ve been attending since the 70’s and would have stated that I love the festival a few years ago, but the push toward political statements vs high quality acting and the constant inclusion of all things new and different have left me skeptical and frustrated,...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent four days in Ashland,OR at the Shakespeare Festival in August 2018 and caught four plays. My favorite was "Othello", with a Sudanese-dialect for Othello and outstanding charismatic Iago. I would have liked more tenderness between Othello and Desdemona in the early acts, however....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Oklahoma can best be described as Universal love. Think about a world that love can happen to men and women, men and men and women and women. This foot stomping, hand clapping and hooting and hollaring made for a grand afternoon. The music was infectious,...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice venue for the Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Oregon. The plays are not all Shakespeare and are mostly quite good. Have seen some really wonderful world premieres of some plays. Worth coming to but the summer may no longer be the time to come -...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Fabulous, as always, even with challenges of very smoky conditions due to northern California fires. While the Elizabeth (outdoor) stage was out of commission because airconditions were unhealthy, the show went on with certan productions transferred to nearby Ashland High School. I was a little...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I've been attending plays here since the mid-80s. OSF has kept all the good of traditional Shakespeare productions while expanding to modern, diverse taste. I was surprised that Othello was not in the outdoor theater (wanted my new husband to experience that place), but the...More

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muddyriver29
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Response from Nancy C | Reviewed this property |
We were there August 6-10 and the smoke was bad, but we did walk around town to shop. The worst for us were itchy, runny eyes and nose. Some places sell masks but given the heat, they were a hassle. The Festival will... More
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Response from Leslie S | Reviewed this property |
my sister lives there and she says it is bad currently
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Response from STPTex | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I don't know about secondary market tickets. What I can tell you is what I found on the OSF website regarding rush tickets: Rush Tickets $40 tickets one hour before designated "rushing" shows. Sold only at Box... More
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