|AHS Theatre Cast from The Skin of Our Teeth|
Ashland Oregon is probably most renowned for being the home of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. One could say Ashland is "the theatre Mecca of the Northwest." It is not uncommon to find people from every area of the planet who visit Ashland just for this very reason. Shakespeare also shares the stage with various other locally talented performers and Ashland based theatre companies. Correlated theatre activities could include:
Also be sure to check TodayInAshland's calendar (click here for calendar) for any current and upcoming plays.
'Red Noses' by Peter Barnes
Sunday, November 23, 2014Fourteenth century France is in chaos. The Black Plague is rampant! People drop dead at any time. Out of the muck, a humble friar with a twinkle in his eye assembles a troupe of red-nosed fools to spread joy and humor throughout the ravaged land. Peter Barnes’ brilliant comic epic won the 1986 Olivi... Read more...
'The Glass Menagerie' by Tennessee Williams
Thursday, February 19, 2015Tennessee Williams, one of America’s greatest playwrights, had his first success with this plaintive, semi-autobiographical memory play, focusing on a family struggling with the terrible burdens of love: the restless dreamer Tom, his fragile sister Laura, and their domineering mother Amanda, a faded... Read more...
'She Stoops to Conquer' by Oliver Goldsmith
Thursday, February 26, 2015One of the most popular comedies of all time, She Stoops to Conquer centers on the misadventures of Marlow, a young gentleman who can barely speak to genteel ladies but easily flirts with lower-class women. Enter Kate Hardcastle, a cousin of Shakespeare’s resourceful comic heroines, who conquers—and... Read more...
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