“Madmen like us reinvent the world” a Spoiler-free Review of Born With Teeth at OSF

 At last, The Oregon Shakespeare Festival mounts a play about the festival’s namesake. Born With Teeth by Liz Duffy is one of the ten plays in OSF’s season, running in repertory with Macbeth in the Angus Bowmer Theater. Directed by…

“Blood Will Have Blood”: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Macbeth

Absolute power corrupts absolutely. Macbeth is in the theaters at Ashland’s own Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Southern Oregon University students are offered a generous ticket discount, two for thirty dollars. The play, the shortest of William Shakespeare’s tragedies and first shown…

A Milk Man and a Cowboy Get Stuck in a Time loop- A look at the One Act Festival

This past weekend, the Black Box space in the Theatre Building was packed with an audience eager to see the One Act Festival. Previously known as the Directing Projects, the festival is the culmination of two terms’ worth of hard…

Music, Muses, and Electric Lights Orchestra; An Inside Look at OCA’s Production of Xanadu

“What’s more timeless than a Roller Disco?” This week the Siskiyou got an exclusive look at Oregon Center for the Art’s upcoming production of Xanadu before opening night coming Febuary 15th. We were invited to the Crew View- the first…

ANPF Fall Festival 2023 – Ashland by Isabel Estelle

This past week, The Ashland New Plays Festival (ANPF) had their 2023 annual Fall Festival, a celebratory week-long festival featuring public readings, talkbacks, a playwriting workshop, and more fun events. The Ashland New Plays Festival began in 1992, when a…

Oregon Shakespeare Festival asks for $2.5 million in emergency fundraising campaign

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is seeking $2.5 million in donations to save its 2023-2024 season. A cultural mainstay of Ashland, the festival started in 1935, and it serves as an economic hub for the Rogue Valley. The festival brings in…