“Bold, Innovative, and Outrageous Creativity”: SOU’s Oregon Fringe Festival

Last week, Southern Oregon University hosted the eleventh annual Oregon Fringe Festival. The purpose of the event was to give emerging artists —particularly Southern Oregon students— a chance to make their voices heard and interact with more established, professional artists.…

“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…

The Start of the SOU Theatre Coalition

Over the past few weeks, students and faculty alike have been on edge with the news of the impending budget cuts. Budget cuts of around $14 million. The repercussions of these budget cuts started rolling out this past week after…

A Review of “Once on This Island” at OSF

Once on This Island (2022): Dominique Lawson, Ayvah Johnson, Ciera Dawn, and Ensemble. Photo by Jenny Graham. Image Credit Oregon Shakespeare Festival There’s nothing that cures the midterm mood quite like an OSF musical. Throughout the month of April, OSF was…

The Servant of Two Masters – A Hilarious Modern Rendition

Image Credit The Oregon Center for the Arts A modern take on a hilariously classic Italian play. Can this servant serve two masters and deceive them both successfully?  Oregon Center for the Arts presents The Servant of Two Masters written…

Play On Shakespeare Announces Spring 2021 Season

All photos courtesy of Play On Shakespeare Play On Shakespeare, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to exploring the world of Shakespeare through translation and adaptation, today announces their spring 2021 season. Play On Shakespeare’s mission is to enhance the understanding of Shakespeare’s plays…