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Updated Sep 16, 2014 at 4:45 PM

The theater community and family and friends of Jim Giancarlo gathered Monday afternoon to say goodbye to the beloved dancer and showman with lots of laughs and more than a few tears. The celebration of the life of the long-time artistic director of Oregon Cabaret Theatre was held in the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Angus Bowmer Theatre, where mourners and well-wishers filled the 600-seat theater to...

Updated Sep 8, 2014 at 5:49 PM

Succeeding with a two-character, dialogue-driven play requires a subject that can rivet the audience’s attention and two actors who can carry the burden of an intense and high-voltage intellectual sparring match.The Ashland...

Updated Sep 4, 2014 at 10:55 AM

The two men could not have been more dissimilar. Sigmund Freud was an outspoken atheist who lived to become an argumentative, cranky old man. C.S. Lewis was a romantic who rejected his own atheism at the age of 33. He became a devout Christian and a...

Updated Aug 27, 2014 at 7:50 AM

“Pump Boys and Dinettes,” the crowd-pleasing musical that opened Friday at Camelot Theatre Company, delivers a high-energy evening of just plain old country-western fun.“Pump Boys and Dinettes” is a rollicking...

Updated Aug 19, 2014 at 6:02 PM

A Family Night performance of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's production of "A Wrinkle in Time" has been added for 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, in the Angus Bowmer Theatre.

Posted Aug 7, 2014 at 2:00 AM

Each August, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival holds a community fundraiser, "The Daedalus Project," to benefit local, regional, national and international HIV/AIDS charitable and research organizations.

Posted Jul 31, 2014 at 2:00 AM

"Godspell" was an unexpected hit when it opened off-Broadway in the spring of 1971. No one thought that a rock musical based on the parables and life of Jesus Christ would take the country by storm.

Updated Jul 24, 2014 at 12:10 PM

The contentious and nation-changing beginning of Lyndon B. Johnson's presidency dramatized by playwright Robert Schenkkan in the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2012 production of "All the Way" continues in part two, "The Great Society."

Posted Jul 17, 2014 at 2:00 AM

"There's no preset plot structure, there's no story template that we're basing anything on, there are no preset characters," says Brian Lohmann, associate artistic director for the Los Angeles-based Impro Theatre, about the group's shows,...

Posted Jul 10, 2014 at 2:00 AM

Told through soul-stirring rock 'n' roll music, "Family Album" is the story of middle-aged rocker Heimvey and his hip and influential, but relatively low-income, band.

Posted Jul 3, 2014 at 2:00 AM

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