Ashland Oregon Shakespeare Festival – Why We Love It!


Ashland Oregon Shakespeare Festival
The Ashland Oregon Shakespeare Festival is one of the oldest and largest professional non-profit theaters in the United States. It’s located in the heart of southern Oregon’s wine country making it so easy to plan a tour of Oregon wineries in addition to taking in a play or two at this renowned theater.

We love this annual festival for many reasons. It really is one of the top theatrical venues in the country. The actors are highly talented. The theaters are beautiful. There’s really not a bad seat in the house. The consistently high quality performances and gorgeous settings combine to create a totally awesome experience.

2019 Schedule – Ashland Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Tickets are on sale now for the 2019 Season, which opens in March. Make your reservations soon.

As You Like It by William Shakespeare

Broadway Musical – Hairspray

Mother Road by Octavio Solis

Indecent by Paula Vogel

Cambodian Rock Band by Lauren Yee

Between Two Knee by the 1421s

How to Catch Creation by Christina Anderson

MacBeth by William Shakespeare

Alice in Wonderland byEva Le Gallienne and Florida Friebus

Alls Well That Ends Well by William Shakespeare

La Comedia of Errors Bilingual Play on! translation by Luis Alfaro


About This Venue

Shakespeare Festival Ashland Oregon The Shakespeare Festival Ashland Oregon produces eleven plays each year on three different stages. The performances begin in February and continue though October. Usually three to five of the plays are by William Shakespeare.

The three stages at this venue include an outdoor Elizabethan Stage also called Allen Pavilion, the New Theatre, as well as Angus Bowmer Theatre. 325 full-time personnel are in the theatre company, which includes more than 100 actors.

Ashland Festival
During the summer months visitors can enjoy a free outdoor “Green Show”. These performances take place in the Festival courtyard before the evening play begins on every day of the week except Mondays. The Green Show features a variety of performing abilities including music, dance, improv, and poetry.

Learn more about upcoming plays and purchase your tickets for this exciting Shakespeare Festival by scrolling down below.

Oregon Wine Country

Rogue River WineriesWhile visiting the Ashland Oregon Shakespare Festival, make the time to go wine tasting at the nearby Rogue Valley Wineries There are many great wineries located in and around Ashland that are worth a visit.

Oregon Wineries
Oregon is the third largest producer of wines in the Unitied States. There are many wineries producing world class wines throughout the state of Oregon. Oregon is main known for its fabulous Pinot Noir. However, they produce a number of other incredible wines. If you have the opportunity to travel to Oregon, be sure to check out the many Oregon Wineries You will be glad you did!

Make Reservations

Shakespeare Festival
Address: 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland, OR 97520
Telephone: (541) 482-4331

Directions from I-5:
Take the OR-66 exit toward Ashland/Klamath Falls. Turn left onto OR-66W/Ashland St./Green Springs Hwy. Turn slightly right onto Siskiyou Blvd.OR-99/Rogue Valley Hwy. Continue to follow OR-99 N/Rogue Valley Hwy. Turn left onto N. Pioneer St. The Shakespeare Festival is on the right.

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