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Play Review: “Mr. Burns”

Play Review: “Mr. Burns”

What follows is a review by student writer Kyrie Hughes. The views do not represent the editorial opinions or content of The Siskiyou or Southern Oregon University. The apocalypse has happened, the world is off the grid and our last hope is “The Simpsons?” That’s what Anne Washburn wanted you to believe in her dark […]

Arabian Nights Sells Out Opening Weekend

Arabian Nights Sells Out Opening Weekend

“Arabian Nights” opened Saturday, Nov. 11 to a sold out show. The modern classic was adapted from “The Book of Thousand Nights and One Night,” a collection of oral tales passed down through generations of people and various cultures. The story follows an Arabian King Shahryar, who having just killed his adulterous wife and queen, vows […]

Female Driven Show gets Extended

Female Driven Show gets Extended

The final showing of Jenny Rachel Weiner’s “Horse Girls” was performed at Southern Oregon University in Cascade 108 by a small group of theatre students, at 8 p.m. on Oct. 2. The play was a student run show that featured seven SOU actors; Megan Jones, Delaney Barbour, Emily Hawks, Quinci Freeman-Lytle, Grace Kent, Chandler Parrott […]

Review: Rocky Horror Picture Show

Review: Rocky Horror Picture Show

Southern Oregon University’s Rocky Horror Picture Show was one for the books. Being a Rocky Horror Picture Show virgin I did not quite know what to expect walking in for yearly show hosted by EPIC. With just a brief and fairly unhelpful explanation of the show, I was unsure of what I was getting myself […]

Next in Que: Master of None

Next in Que: Master of None

“Long term relationships are tough. You can’t just expect a big, roaring fire right away, right? You know, you can’t put the big logs in first. You start with the small stuff. Kindling, all right? You add that, then you put in the big logs and then you have a roaring fire. And that’s a […]

Cattle Mutilation: The Musical

Cattle Mutilation: The Musical

“COWS IN PERIL! BIGFOOT BLAMED! THE TRUTH WILL SHOCK YOU!” This ain’t no Muppet Show. The Ashland theatrical group Puppeteers for Fears newest play, Cattle Mutilation: The Musical, is a hilarious adult horror comedy puppet show that is a must see. It features 10 original songs from playwright Josh Gross, founding member of Puppeteers for Fears, that will leave audiences […]

Not Married to “The River Bride”

Not Married to “The River Bride”

      The Oregon Shakespeare festival did everything in their power to turn a dull play into a wonderful spectacle. And while their efforts didn’t go unnoticed, “The River Bride,” written by Marisela Treviño Orta, was still predictable, slow, and clichè. That’s not to say the play was entirely a misfire, however. There were […]

OSF: Playing Outside the Lines

OSF: Playing Outside the Lines

2016 Is the first year in Oregon Shakespeare Festival history where a majority of the actors are actors of color, it is one of the milestones in this eighty first season of the festival and four hundredth anniversary of the Bard’s death. Artistic Director Bill Rauch dropped this knowledge on a crowd gathered at the […]

Twelfth Night Goes Hollywood

Twelfth Night Goes Hollywood

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival kicks off their season with a fresh spin on an old favorite. Comedy, Tragedy, silliness, slapstick, and choreographed musical dance numbers are all found in this wonderful re-imagination of Shakespeare’s play, “Twelfth Night,” directed by Christopher Liam Moore, who cites “Twelfth Night” as his favorite Shakespeare play in the canon. Christopher […]

Shakespeare Returns

Shakespeare Returns

Theatre fans Rejoice! The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has returned on the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s passing for its 81st season. “It’s another great mix of shows at OSF this season,” said OSF Associate Director of Communications, Eddie Wallace, “There’s truly something for every theatergoer – five Shakespeare plays, exciting world premieres, a classic musical, […]

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