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“Marisol” a hard-hitting exploration of theology, sex, fear, paranoia, and human relationships

“Marisol” a hard-hitting exploration of theology, sex, fear, paranoia, and human relationships

The play is by turns bizarre and beautiful, aesthetically pleasing and grotesque, witty and sorrowful. Viewers may not know whether to laugh or cry. Viewers looking for a heartwarming story for emotional edification will not find it in “Marisol.”

Want to see a show? OSF offers special discounts to patrons between 19 and 35

Although Ashland is known for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, many people don’t know all the Festival has to offer. In addition to its 11-show season, backstage tours, discussions with the actors, special matinees for school groups, and the Green Show, OSF also offers discounted tickets for young adults for select performances through the 19-35 Club. […]

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” opens at SOU

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” opens at SOU

(Ashland, Ore.) – The Theatre Arts program of the Department of Performing Arts at Southern Oregon University presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by William Shakespeare in the Center Stage Theatre on the SOU campus. Performances are at 8 p.m. on Thursday-Saturday, March 1-3 and March 8-10 and at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 10 and […]

SOU professor-penned play will open Feb. 24

SOU professor-penned play will open Feb. 24

(Ashland, Ore.) – The Theatre Arts program of the Department of Performing Arts at Southern Oregon University presents its young audiences production, “Raccoon Earns His Stripes,” by Brent Florendo in the Center Square Theatre on the SOU campus. Performances are at 7 p.m. on Friday-Saturday, Feb. 24-25, March 2-3 and March 9-10, and at 2 […]

“Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead” comes to SOU’s Center Square Theatre

(Ashland, Ore.) – The Theatre Arts program of the Department of Performing Arts at Southern Oregon University presents “Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead” by Bert V. Royal, opening on Nov. 3 in the Center Square Theatre on the SOU campus. A hit at the 2004 New York International Fringe Festival, the play […]

Oregon Shakespeare Festival prepares for opening weekend

        The Oregon Shakespeare Festival opens its 2011 season this Thursday with four new productions. Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure,” Moliere’s “The Imaginary Invalid,” the stage adaptation of Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird,” and Julia Cho’s “The Language Archive” will open the new season of awe-inspiring OSF productions. The Angus Bowmer Theatre […]

“The Vagina Monologues”: Just in time for Valentine’s Day

“The Vagina Monologues”: Just in time for Valentine’s Day

The Women’s Resource Center hosted Southern Oregon University’s tenth annual production of  The Vagina Monologues last weekend. As the excited audience members picked up their tickets, the show’s ushers led them through the door way decorated with inviting pink, red and purple curtains, arranged to resemble a woman’s genitalia. The Rouge River Room was packed […]

“King Lear” is a labor of love

“King Lear” is a labor of love

          Poking out of trapdoors, painting wooden staircases and hanging sliding partitions, students work furiously to bring to life Director Brent Hinkley’s medieval set. Hipsters in tight jeans, striped hoodies and coiffed hairdo’s buzz from set to lobby, lobby to costume design, costume design to the drafting loft and then back […]

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