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Re: OSF Macbeth
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.07372  Tuesday, 12 March 2002

From:           Ray Lischner <
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Date:           Monday, 11 Mar 2002 12:24:26 -0800
Subject: 13.0720 OSF Macbeth
Comment:        Re: SHK 13.0720 OSF Macbeth

Mike Jensen <
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> I write from Ashland, Oregon, where I have borrowed a computer to
> warn list members who favor the Oregon Shakespeare Festival about
> their new production of *Macbeth.*
> ...I will say
> that anyone who plunks down their hard earned shekels may want to
> know what they are getting into.

Macbeth plays in the New Theater, which is where the Oregon Shakespeare
Festival presents experimental works: new plays and new twists on old
plays. The theater is small, and casts tend to be small, so much
doubling occurs when presenting Shakespeare's works in this space.

The festival presents more traditional fare in their other theaters: the
indoor Angus Bowmer and the outdoor Elizabethan.

Ray Lischner, author of Shakespeare for Dummies
(http://www.tempest-sw.com/)

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