ASHLAND, Ore.– The Oregon Shakespeare Festival may be closed this season but that won’t stop the Ashland company from bringing performances to your home. Like many seasonal businesses, the shutdown from COVID-19 this summer has caused a financial headache. OSF ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — “We have to commemorate this time Juneteenth because it’s a way that way can move forward [and] exercise our ghosts,” said director of artistic engagement, Robert Goodwin. Friday, June 19th, is Juneteenth. A holiday the Oregon Shakespeare ...

The incoming Oregon Shakespeare Festival Executive Director, David Schmitz, sat down exclusively with NBC5 News to discuss his new position and upcoming move. The 2021 season will mark the first year for the festival’s new executive director.  Schmitz will be ...

ASHLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Shakespeare Festival announced its next executive director. David Schmitz will be the fourth executive director in the festival’s history, following Paul Christy, who served as acting executive director since early last year. Over the past ...

ASHLAND, Ore. – Oregon Shakespeare Festival announced Friday it’s canceling it’s fall season. Now Ashland businesses, hoping for a boost in tourism dollars, are pivoting to a new future of uncertainty. “Shakespeare closing, it’s going to be an interesting summer,” ...

ASHLAND, Ore. – A major tourist draw in Southern Oregon is shutting down for the remainder of 2020. On May 8, The Oregon Shakespeare Festival said they’ve canceled all performances for the rest of the year. OSF said the decision ...

ASHLAND, Ore.– The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has launched its digital content platform called “O!” The platform is the brainchild of new artistic director Nataki Garret who in a statement said she was excited to bring forth OSF’s digital experience. The ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — Oregon Shakespeare Festival has launched a fundraiser on Monday called ‘Dare to Dream.’ The organization is hoping to raise 5 million dollars. You can choose which project you want to donate to, whether its helping OSF develop ...

ASHLAND, Ore. *UPDATE* — Things will be quiet this summer in Ashland as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival puts its season on hold. The announcement was made Friday morning that along with the delay, hundreds of employees would be laid off. ...

ASHLAND, Ore. – Coronavirus concerns are temporarily shutting down one of southern Oregon’s biggest tourist draws. On the morning of March 12, Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced large gatherings of over 250 people will be prohibited in order to slow ...

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