MEDFORD, Ore. – The Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s new season kicked off earlier this week (3/19/2024). With a promising season and new leadership, downtown businesses in Ashland are looking forward to an increase in tourism this season. Ashland relies heavily on ...

MEDFORD, Ore — The Oregon Shakespeare Festival opens its 2024 season this week. OSF Associate Artistic Director, Rosa Joshi, joined Sunrise to talk about what the season holds in store and how everything is looking ahead of the season opening. ...

ASHLAND, Ore.– After an incredible run of 50 years of working in the OSF box office, Carol Jones is calling it a career. The Eastern Oregon native started at OSF back in the 70’s and plans to retire this August. ...

ASHLAND, Ore.- Actress Lily Gladstone makes history as the Golden Globes first Indigenous woman to win the Best Actress in a Drama award. But long before that, the actress graced the stage in Southern Oregon. Before Lily Gladstone went on ...

ASHLAND, Ore. – Multiple Oregon Shakespeare Festival performances have been canceled this week. OSF said the cancelations are due to multiple COVID-19 cases in its performing and understudy company. “We had every hope that the show could go on, but ...

ASHLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is entering a new era this summer as newly hired Artistic Director, Tim Bond is visiting OSF this week before joining the company full time this September. Bond and Interim Executive Director, Tyler ...

ASHLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has a new artistic director. Tim Bond will take up the position on September 17, OSF said. He previously served as OSF’s associate artistic director for 11 seasons from 1996 to 2007. Most ...

ASHLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has a new interim executive director. OSF’s board of directors announced Thursday that Tyler Hokama will take over for Nataki Garrett, who left the position at the end of May. According to OSF, ...

The former Oregon Shakespeare Festival Executive Director, David Schmitz, left the organization in January 2023. We’re now learning what he’s been up to since then. After the hardships OSF experienced throughout the pandemic, Schmitz developed a purpose driven consulting firm to help other organizations experiencing similar troubles. It’s called Amplify Leadership Advisors. ...

ASHLAND, Ore. – Oregon Shakespeare Festival Artistic Director Nataki Garrett announced she’s resigning. Theatres across the nation, including the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, are still struggling roughly three years since the pandemic started. Ahead of the spring 2023 season, OSF cut ...

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