Years artistic director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival: 12.

Years artistic director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival: 12.

Plays produced on her watch: 132.

Number she directed: 20.

Number she directed as a guest conductor before she was hired: 4.

Times she directed her favorite plays ("The Tempest" and "The Cherry Orchard," shown at left): once each (2007).

Plays she directed more than once at OSF: 1 ("The Winter's Tale," 2006 and 1990 as a guest director).

Theaters built at OSF during Appel's service: 1, the New Theatre, 2002.

Cost of New Theatre: $11 million.

OSF attendance in 1996: 351,879, or 88 percent of capacity.

OSF attendance in 2006: 387,839, or 87 percent of capacity.

Top ticket, 1996: $42.

Top ticket, 2007: $75.

Top artistic people let go by Appel in 1996: 4.

Top Appel people let go by Bill Rauch at end of 2007 season: 5.

Most performances of any production in OSF history (the Appel-directed "Macbeth" of 2002): 156.

Times OSF was honored or singled out for excellence by Time magazine or The New York Times during Appel's tenure: 4.

Plays Appel took to the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.: 1.

Honorary doctorates bestowed on Appel this year: 2.