Tag: Elizabethan Stage

Season: 2013
The Heart of Robin Hood: The Journey

Jan 9th, 2013

Joel Sass
Director Joel Sass talks about the play's journey into the woods and into the heart of Robin Hood.
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Tales from the Vault: Closing Night

Oct 4th, 2012

As the season draws to a close and the weather is cooler, it is certainly apparent why our outdoor season would not or could not be extended.



The tradition to close the outdoor theatre with the words of Prospero from Act IV actually began in 1952 when H. Paul Kiss had the role in The Tempest which concluded the season. A Medford Mail Tribune story on August 31, 1952 says “Thus the festival ends, and will lie sleeping until another group of actors returns to work to awaken it next June.”
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Tales from the Vault: January

Oct 4th, 2012

For those new arrivals in Ashland, I thought I would dig into the files of earlier Orientation materials. The following comes from the 1962 Guide, which may have been written by Angus Bowmer:



“There are no stars in Ashland...”
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Season: 2011
The Royal Road--March 4--London

Oct 4th, 2012

We’d seen some pretty incredible shrines this morning. Some kings had entire rooms dedicated them, but Hal’s tomb, was kind of tucked away, and though its bronze effigy is gorgeously made, it seemed almost modest compared to everything else we’d seen.
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Season: 2011
The Royal Road-March 9th-Amiens *From Chris*

Oct 4th, 2012

Being the copilot means more legroom.
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