Ashland Creek Inn offers third night free this winter

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Ashland is a wonderland in the wintertime, and Graham Sheldon would like to make it a little easier for you to see for yourself why we locals love it so much.

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Oregon Shakespeare Festival Beyond Ashland

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ASHLAND, Ore. — “All the world’s a stage” at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. The plays produced on OSF’s stages are captivating audiences across the country, and while the demand is increasing, it really comes as no surprise to the cast and crews who call OSF home.

“Really exciting time for the work that we’re doing. Outside of Manhattan we have the highest density of high qualified performers in any one area,” said Heath Belden, the “Into the Woods” Stage Manager. “This is a hotbed of creativity. Especially under Bill Rouch it’s driving a lot of the theatrical conversation across the country right now.”

7 years ago, Artistic Director Bill Rauch established a project called “American Revolutions”. The goal was to commission 37 plays on great moments in American history. More than half way through, the most notable play “All The Way,” went all the way to a little place know as Broadway.

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Global audiences celebrate OSF originals

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by Peter Wyckliffe, Oregon Shakespeare Festival

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All the world is becoming OSF’s stage as our commissions, premieres and productions continue to find audiences and great success beyond Ashland. All the Way and The Great Society will soon run in rep at Seattle Repertory Theatre, while Into the Woods journeys to the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in December. Berkeley Repertory Theatre has extended the run of Party People twice, and this American Revolutions commission is now slated to run through November 30. Having completed its run at Wuzhen Festival in China, The White Snake will head to The Old Globe in San Diego in the spring of 2015. The near future also holds new mountings of The Unfortunates at American Conservatory Theatre and The Liquid Plain at Signature Theatre.

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