My Fair Lady races 2013 Southampton Society

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Advancing the Tradition, Investing in the Future

Elizabethan Stage 12th NightWhen asked to share his greatest dream, OSF founder Angus Bowmer responded that his dreams could not be easily summed up because they were always growing, changing and expanding.  


Those who make planned gifts to OSF are recognized as members of the Southampton Society. Named for the Earl of Southampton, William Shakespeare’s patron, the Southampton Society honors all who follow in the Earl’s tradition of support. Planned gifts include bequests, life income gifts and trusts.

Members receive

  • Recognition in publications
  • A special invitation to participate in the Southampton Society Event, which coincides with Shakespeare’s birthday in April. It is a weekend full of festive events, including lectures, great seats for the productions and a banquet.

Allow us to be of service to you. Consider a planned gift to OSF today. Call or email Doreen O'Skea, Director of Individual Giving, at 800-628-9530.


If, in the judgment of the Board, changed circumstances should at some future time render the designated use of this gift no longer appropriate, then the Board shall use the gift to further the objects and purposes of Oregon Shakespeare Festival, giving consideration to my special interest as evidenced by the purposes described above.