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Category Archives: Theatre

Review: The Ceremony of Innocence, a play written in 1968 by Ronald Ribman

It is Christmas Eve in the year 1013. The king of England, Ethelred, has retired to a cell in a monastery on the Isle of Wight. He is mournful, despairing, and self-exiled from his court and kingdom due to remorse … Read More

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Into the Woods

When I go to Ashland for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, my days begin with an hour’s walk through Lithia Park. I come across other early risers walking or jogging through the leafy glades , and frequently they are in groups … Read More

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The Ashland Festival

Not the Forest of Arden. We bumped into these two on our morning walk. I’ve attended the Oregon Shakespeare Festival many times, but only this year did I discover the publication Illuminations: A Guide to the Plays. Published annually, it … Read More

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Shasta to Ashland

On Tuesday morning I woke at 3:15 a.m. to find Lloyd peering out the window.“What is it?” I asked“There’s a bear out there.” A bear. I should take a photo for my blog, I thought. But it was 3:15, and … Read More

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Oregon Bound

We rarely leave the house early when we take road trips. Friends and neighbors leave at 4 a.m., 5 a.m., 6 at the latest. Not us. We like to travel on full stomachs and give ourselves plenty of opportunity before … Read More

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