2016 Oregon Shakespeare Festival season announced

By Lee Juillerat for the Herald and News, 2 April 2015

The 2015 season is just a month underway, but there are already great expectations for the 2016 sea-son at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland.

Five plays by Shakespeare, including the seldom produced “Timon of Athens” and “Richard II,” are part of the playbill announced recently by Bill Rauch, the festival’s artistic director. The other Shakespeare plays include “The Winter’s Tale,” “Twelfth Night” and the ever popular “Hamlet.” The season will also include “Great Expectations,” based on the Charles Dickens novel, and the musical,”The Wiz.” Other plays include the world premieres of “The River Bride,” “Roe” and “The Yeoman of the Guard,” along with “Vietgone.”

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