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John Kelly, Jennifer Kidwell and Sheila Touse Announced as Mabou Mines 2020 RUTHIE Aw Photo John Kelly, Jennifer Kidwell and Sheila Touse Announced as Mabou Mines 2020 RUTHIE Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020

Mabou Mines has  announced the expansion of the funding allowing the company to honor three artists with the 2020 RUTH MALECZECH AWARD. The awardees are JOHN KELLY, JENNIFER KIDWELL AND SHEILA TOUSEY.

OSF Announces Casting For 2020 Season Photo OSF Announces Casting For 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival, which is entering its 85th year, today announced the casts for the 2020 season, featuring some of the most beloved performers from OSF's history alongside newcomers from around the country. OSF is one of the most prominent theatre companies across the nation that have joined the Jubilee, a yearlong nationwide commitment by theatres to feature work generated by those who have traditionally been excluded from or marginalized by the theatre industry. Five Shakespeare plays staged as four productions, alongside two new plays inspired by him, take the Festival's stages in 2020. Two more commissions from OSF's multi-decade commissioning program American Revolutions: the United States History Cycle will also premiere.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2019 Season Opens March 8 Photo Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2019 Season Opens March 8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

The Tony Award winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) will launch its 84th year and Bill Rauch's final season as artistic director with preview performances beginning on March 1. The 2019 season officially kicks off Friday night, March 8, in the Angus Bowmer Theatre with Shakespeare's As You Like It (director, Rosa Joshi). On Saturday afternoon, Cambodian Rock Band (director, Chay Yew) opens in the Thomas Theatre, and Hairspray The Broadway Musical (director, Christopher Liam Moore) opens that evening in the Angus Bowmer Theatre. On Sunday afternoon, the drama by Southern Oregon based playwright Octavio Solis, Mother Road (director, Bill Rauch), will see its world premiere in the Angus Bowmer Theatre.

MANHATTA Opens at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, 4/1 Photo MANHATTA Opens at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

 The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will present the world premiere of Manahatta by Mary Kathryn Nagle, directed by Laurie Woolery, on April 1, 2018, in the Thomas Theatre. Preview performances are March 28, 30 and 31, and the play runs through Oct. 27.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2018 Season Opens 2/23 Photo Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2018 Season Opens 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

The Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival will launch its 83nd year with preview performances beginning on February 16. The 2018 season officially kicks off Friday night, February 23, in the Angus Bowmer Theatre with Shakespeare's Othello (director, Bill Rauch). On Saturday afternoon, Shakespeare's Henry V (director, Rosa Joshi) opens in the Thomas Theatre, and the West Coast premiere of Kate Hamill's adaptation of Jane Austen's novel Sense and Sensibility (director, Hana S. Sharif) opens that evening in the Angus Bowmer Theatre. On Sunday afternoon, Karen Zacarias's Destiny of Desire (director, Jose Luis Valenzuela) will be staged in the Angus Bowmer Theatre.

THE WAY THE MOUNTAIN MOVED World Premiere to Headline Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 8 Photo THE WAY THE MOUNTAIN MOVED World Premiere to Headline Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 83rd Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

General ticket sales are underway for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's (OSF) 83rd season, which begins with the first preview on Feb. 16 and continues through Oct. 28. The 2018 season features four plays by William Shakespeare, a re-imagined classic musical, two West Coast premieres, one U.S. premiere and two world premieres as well as a host of events and opportunities to further engage with the onstage works.

OFF THE RAILS Opens 7/30 at The Oregon Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will reach a long-overdue milestone this month with the opening of the world-premiere production of Off the Rails, the 82-year-old Festival's first play by a Native writer. Playwright Randy Reinholz's irreverent and subversive adaptation of Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, directed by OSF Artistic Director Bill Rauch, previews July 27, 28 and 29, opens July 30 and runs in the Angus Bowmer Theatre through the end of the 2017 season.

JULIUS CAESAR, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Set for Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival will launch its 82nd year with preview performances beginning on February 17, and the season officially kicks off Today night, February 24, in the Angus Bowmer Theatre with Shakespeare's Julius Caesar (director, Shana Cooper).

JULIUS CAESAR, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Set for Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival will launch its 82nd year with preview performances beginning on February 17, and the season officially kicks off Friday night, February 24, in the Angus Bowmer Theatre with Shakespeare's Julius Caesar (director, Shana Cooper).

Cincinnati Playhouse to Present MAD RIVER RISING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

Dana Yeaton's sweeping, compelling MAD RIVER RISING brings a flood of forces - natural, generational and emotional - to the Cincinnati Playhouse's Robert S. Marx Theatre Oct. 17 through Nov. 14. Family patriarch and farmer Angus Stewart, the anchor of Yeaton's captivating drama, escapes from his nursing home determined to save the land he loves from the rising tide of urbanization.

Chautauqua Theater Company's OUR TOWN Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2015

Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC), under the leadership of Artistic Director Vivienne Benesch and Managing Director Sarah Clare Corporandy, presents Thornton Wilder's Our Town from tonight, July 3 through July 12 on the Bratton Stage.

Chautauqua Theater Company's OUR TOWN Begins 7/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC), under the leadership of Artistic Director Vivienne Benesch and Managing Director Sarah Clare Corporandy, presents Thornton Wilder's Our Town from July 3 through July 12 on the Bratton Stage.

Chautauqua Theater Company Sets Casts for New Play Workshop Signature Staged Readings
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC), under the leadership of Artistic Director Vivienne Benesch and Managing Director Sarah Clare Corporandy, announced casting for their Mainstage 2015 Season, which includes blending Chautauqua Theater Company alumni with those making their company debuts. Principal actors are Andrew Borba, Carol Halstead, Tangela Large, Manu Narayan, Michael Potts, Shelia Tousey, and Kathryn Hunter Williams. The season features Our Town (July 3-12), Intimate Apparel (July 24-August 2), and Henry V (August 14-21), all performed at the Bratton Theater at Chautauqua Institution.

CAUGHT and More Set for Sundance Institute's 2014 Theatre Lab, Now thru 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

Sundance Institute today announced the nine projects selected to participate in its 2014 Theatre Lab, July 7-27 at the Sundance Resort in Utah. The Lab is the centerpiece of the Institute's year-round work with the theatre community and is one of 10 residential labs the Institute will host for artists this summer, collectively representing the most promising new independent theatre and film projects.

Sundance Institute Selects Nine Projects Including CAUGHT and THE GOOD BOOK for 2014 Theatre Lab at Sundance Resort, July 7-27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Sundance Institute today announced the nine projects selected to participate in its 2014 Theatre Lab, July 7-27 at the Sundance Resort in Utah. The Lab is the centerpiece of the Institute's year-round work with the theatre community and is one of 10 residential labs the Institute will host for artists this summer, collectively representing the most promising new independent theatre and film projects.

La Jolla Playhouse Sets Three Artist Residencies for June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse will host several local artists in residence in June, as part of its commitment to fostering artistic relationships and the development of new work.

CharityBuzz.com Auction Now In Progress to Benefit The Blank Theatre; Ends Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2014

The Blank Theatre, a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization, has announced a Charitybuzz.com auction to raise funds for the 24-year-old critically acclaimed company in Hollywood.

CharityBuzz.com Auction Now In Progress to Benefit The Blank Theatre; Ends 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

The Blank Theatre, a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization, has announced a Charitybuzz.com auction to raise funds for the 24-year-old critically acclaimed company in Hollywood.

ARSENIC, PINAFORE, CARNAGE Part Of Guthrie Theater's 2010-11 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2011

Guthrie Director Joe Dowling today announced the plays of the Theater's 2010-2011 mainstage season. Highlighting the work of artists both local and international, the season ranges from the world premiere by a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright to classic works by Shakespeare and Shaw.

ARSENIC, PINAFORE, CARNAGE Part Of Guthrie Theater's 2010-11 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2011

Guthrie Director Joe Dowling today announced the plays of the Theater's 2010-2011 mainstage season. Highlighting the work of artists both local and international, the season ranges from the world premiere by a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright to classic works by Shakespeare and Shaw.

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