Spend an hour with various actors, directors, scholars and other associates of OSF who will share insights about the festival and its shows.

Spend an hour with various actors, directors, scholars and other associates of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival who will share insights about the festival and its shows. Each talk will be followed by a question-and-answer sessions.

All talks begin at noon in Carpenter Hall on the OSF campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Tickets cost $8, $7 for festival members, $6 for ages 6-17 and are available at the OSF box office.

Speakers include:

March 20 — Lue Morgan Douthit, director of literary development and dramaturgy at OSF, will present "Well, Well, Well ..."

April 3 — Libby Appel, director, will present "First Impressions on Pride and Prejudice."

April 17 — Bill Rauch, artistic director at OSF, will present "Seems Versus Is: Acting in Hamlet."

A series of free noon talks in Carpenter Hall also will be available this spring at OSF. They include:

March 13 — Actor Stephanie Beatriz ("American Night" and "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof").

March 27 — Actor Judith Marie Bergan ("Henry IV" and "Pride and Prejudice").

April 10 — Composer and sound designer Todd Barton ("Pride and Prejudice" and "Throne of Blood")

April 24 — Actor David DeSantos ("Hamlet" and "The Merchant of Venice")

May 8 — Actor Kimberly Scott ("American Night" and "Ruined")

May 22 — Actors Dee Maaske ("Well") and Terri McMahon ("She Loves Me" and "Well")