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Posted Dec 17, 2014 at 11:01 PM

When Lue Morgan Douthit, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's literary guru, gave Jeannine Grizzard a script of Jane Anderson's hit play "The Quality of Life," Grizzard was bowled over.

Updated Dec 10, 2014 at 5:30 PM

Doug Ham is directing “A Christmas Carol: The Musical” for Teen Musical Theater of Oregon (TMTO), opening this Friday, Dec.12, at The Craterian Theater in Medford. Throughout his career, Ham has delved into many aspects theater...

Updated Dec 3, 2014 at 4:10 PM

Get a look at a surprising new side of an old friend when Douglas Rowe, artistic director of Ashland New Plays Festival, reads playwright Tom Mula's "Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol."

Updated Nov 18, 2014 at 6:31 PM

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival presented two proposed designs for replacing the sloping aging brick courtyard, known as The Bricks, between the Angus Bowmer Theatre and the Allen Elizabethan Theatre at a public meeting on Monday, Nov.

Updated Nov 14, 2014 at 7:01 PM

Really good satire always walks a fine line. Humor can be a balm or a goad. If laughter can defuse an explosive situation, it may also ignite it. That is the not-so-subtle point of Peter...

Updated Nov 13, 2014 at 10:03 AM

Jackie Apodaca directs “The Drunken City” by Adam Bock, now playing at Southern Oregon University’s Center Square Theatre. Cesar Perez Rosas and Samuel L. Wick play Frank and Eddie, two young...

Posted Oct 14, 2014 at 2:06 PM

Ashland New Plays Festival brings four new plays — and their authors — to the Rogue Valley each year for a week of staged readings by actors from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and the community.

Updated Sep 25, 2014 at 10:31 AM

You may or may not recognize Johnny Mercer’s name, but you almost certainly recognize his songs.

Posted Sep 17, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Lunacy will soon reign at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. The theater program of the Oregon Center for the Arts will host its Lunacy Theatre Festival Thursday through Tuesday, Sept. 25 through 30, in the Center Square Theatre on the SOU...

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...

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...

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