Spend an hour with various actors, directors, scholars and other associates of OSF who will share insights about the festival and its shows. Each talk will be followed by a question-and-answer session.

Spend an hour with various actors, directors, scholars and other associates of OSF who will share insights about the festival and its shows. Each talk will be followed by a question-and-answer session.

All talks begin at noon in Carpenter Hall on the OSF campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Tickets cost $8, $7 for festival members, $6 for ages 6-17 and are available at the OSF box office.

Here's who'll be speaking:

April 3 — Libby Appel, director, will present "First Impressions on Pride and Prejudice."

April 17 — Bill Rauch, artistic director at OSF, will present "Seems Versus Is: Acting in Hamlet."

May 1 — Director Christopher Liam Moore will present "Understanding is Needed on this Place: Truth and Family Dynamics in 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.' "

May 15 — Associate Producer Kimberley Jean Barry will present "OSF: The First Fifty Remarkable Years."

A series of free noon talks also will be available this spring at OSF.

March 27 — Actor Judith Marie Bergan ("Henry IV" and "Pride and Prejudice")

April 10 — Composer and sound designer Todd Barton ("Pride and Prejudice" and "Throne of Blood")

April 24 — Actor David DeSantos ("Hamlet" and "The Merchant of Venice")

May 8 — Actor Kimberly Scott ("American Night" and "Ruined")

May 22 — Actors Dee Maaske ("Well") and Terri McMahon ("She Loves Me" and "Well")