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OSF's Festival Noons

Oregon Shakespeare Festival offers talks by company artists and visiting lecturers, Preface Plus, panel discussions and demonstrations and more.

All events are held at noon. Free park talks are in the Bill Patton Garden, outside of Gate 1 of the Elizabethan Theatre. All other events are in Carpenter Hall on Pioneer Street. Tickets for events at Carpenter Hall cost $8, $7 for members and $6 for ages 6 through 17. See osfashland.org or call the OSF box office at 482-4331.


Friday, Aug. 21 —"Goldoni and the Landscape of Comedy: The High, the Low and the Middle," by Stephen Weeks, Lewis and Clark College

Saturday, Aug. 22 — Lecture: "How Well Does 'All's Well' End?" by Michael Warren, University of California

Sunday, Aug. 23 — Park Talk: Josiah Phillips, actor

Tuesday, Aug. 25 — Park Talk: Michael K. Maag, manager and automated lighting programmer

Wednesday, Aug. 26 — Lecture: "The American Dream is What We Wake Up From: A Talk on 'Paradise Lost,' " by Judith Rosen, dramaturg, "Paradise Lost"

Thursday, Aug. 27 — Preface Plus: "Equivocation"

Friday, Aug. 28 — Lecture: "Is Our Paradise Really Lost?" by Libby Appel, artistic director emerita and director of "Paradise Lost"

Saturday, Aug. 29 — Lecture and interactive demonstration: "Beat Boxing and the Art of Vocal Percussion," by Adam Matta, beat boxer and vocal performance artist, New York City

Sunday, Aug. 30 — Park Talk: Christine Albright, actor

Tuesday, Sept. 1 — Park Talk: Alison Carey, director, "American Revolutions: The United States History Cycle"

Wednesday, Sept. 2 — Lecture: "Staging 'Henry VIII,'" by Alan Armstrong, professor emeritus, Southern Oregon University and dramaturg, "Henry VIII"

Thursday, Sept. 3 — Preface Plus: "Equivocation"

Friday, Sept. 4 — Lecture: "Macbeth and Magic," by Jennifer Lee Carrell, scholar and novelist

Saturday, Sept. 5 — Lecture and demonstration: "Shakespeare As Originally Performed: Patrick Tucker's Original Shakespeare Company and London's Shakespeare's Globe," by Don Weingust, Southern Oregon University

Sunday, Sept. 6 — Park Talk: Kathleen F. Leary, archivist