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Oregon Shakespeare Festival takes it outside

Enjoy the bard under the moon and stars with three plays slated for the open-air Elizabethan Stage. Here it is mid-June, and we’re already at the midpoint of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival …

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Stage Notes: Profile’s playwrights, plus statues, headstones and that marriage-proposal guy

A weekly compendium of theater miscellany, including a playwrights forum, the annual Drammy Awards presentation, Shakespeare in a cemetery, and a chance to see everyone's favorite fiance onstage. …

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Plays with Oregon roots bear fruit in Washington, D.C. awards show

Former Portlander Marc Acito wins a Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical with his marriage-equality comedy "Birds of a Feather." courtesy of Marc AcitoMarc Acito w…

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Stage notes: Hypnosis, kickstarts and other comings and goings

The weekend's theater offerings range from a taut drama about homophobia to a hypnotist's interactive comedy show. Mark BenningtonThe acclaimed Portland actor Chris Harder also wor…

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Oregon Shakespeare Festival opens the 2012 season with four plays

Overview of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's opening plays. “Romeo and Juliet” — Angus Bowmer Theatre, Feb. 24-Nov. 4 Perhaps you’ve heard of this one. It’s sad. Also romantic, passio…

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Oregon Shakespeare Festival announces plays for its 2013 season

Classics such as "King Lear" and "A Streetcar Named Desire" anchor a typically wide-ranging slate of plays next year in Ashland. T Charles Erickson/Oregon Shakespeare Fes…

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‘August: Osage County’ at Angus Bowmer Theatre, Oregon Shakespeare Festival

'AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY' at Angus Bowmer Theatre, Oregon Shakespeare Festival. View full sizeJenny GrahamAugust Osage County at Oregon Shakespeare Festival”AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY” 8 p….

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