ANPF 2014 Tickets Are on Sale Now!
ANPF 2014’s staged readings have been cast! Print the full Festival Week schedule.
Take advantage of the $50 Festival Ticket Package by printing the Ticket Presale Order Form, purchasing one ticket for each of the four plays, and submitting via US mail. Your order must be received by Wednesday, October 8, for discounted prices to apply. You can also buy tickets online for $15 each.
Festival Week kicks off Friday, October 17, with an ANPF Theatre Talk with Dan Donohue in conversation with John Rose (see below). Buy tickets. The staged readings of the winning plays start Wednesday, October 22, and feature both a matinée and an evening performance of each play through Sunday, October 26, at the Unitarian Center.
- Homecoming by Michael Edan, directed by Barzin Akhavan
Wednesday, October 22, 8 p.m. • Thursday, October 23, 2 p.m.
- Irreversible by Jack Karp, directed by Catherine Lynn Davis
Thursday, October 23, 8 p.m. • Saturday, October 25, 2 p.m.
- The Groyser by James Harmon Brown, directed by Kenneth Albers
Friday, October 24, 2 p.m. • Saturday, October 25, 8 p.m.
- A Little Quid Pro Quo by Bob Clyman, directed by John Stadelman
Friday, October 24, 8 p.m. • Sunday, October 26, 2 p.m.
The winning playwrights will travel to beautiful Ashland, Oregon, to workshop their plays and see their scripts taken from the page to the stage, featuring professional actors and directors from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and the community.
We are thrilled with the stellar talent whom Artistic Director Douglas Rowe and our four directors have lined up to grace our stage: Barzin Akhavan, Kenneth Albers, Christine Albright, Catherine E. Coulson, Catherine Lynn Davis, Tony DeBruno, Al Espinosa, Mauro Hantman, Olena Hodges, Caitlin Lushington, Dee Maaske, Holly Weber Neimark, John Pribyl, Geoffrey Riley, Monique Robinson, Douglas Rowe, Mickey Rowe, Vilma Silva, John Stadelman, Jeremy Thompson, U. Jonathan Toppo, Rachael Warren, Peter Wickliffe, and David Wood.
Homecoming is underwritten by Teresa and Ted Rihn. Irreversible is underwritten by Lucretia Weems. The Groyser is underwritten by Jane and Bill Bardin. A Little Quid Pro Quo is underwritten by Norma and Fred Wright.
ANPF 2014 also includes the playwriting workshop “All Our Yesterdays” led by ANPF 2008 winner and returning host playwright EM Lewis, on Saturday morning, October 25, at the OLLI space.
Tickets to the readings are available online now and October 1 through 21 at Paddington Station. Read the bios of the playwrights and synopses of the plays.
Theatre Talk Interview Series
The next ANPF Theatre Talk is Friday, October 17, at 7:30 p.m., when John Rose sits down with Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Dan Donohue. This Festival Week kickoff event, held at 310 Oak Street in Ashland, is underwritten by Carole and David Florian. Buy tickets.
ANPF Theatre Talk is a series of conversations between host John Rose and prominent local actors and theatre professionals. Inspired by James Lipton’s television series Inside the Actors Studio, it focuses on the ways their lives merge with their process, skill, and inspiration to create art. The series gives audiences a unique glimpse into the art, craft, and nature of theatre and the lives of these dynamic, hardworking artists.
View photos of ANPF 2013’s Festival Week interviews with Robynn Rodriguez, Kimberly Scott, and Al Espinosa. Check out the full-length videos of Theatre Talk interviews with Oregon Shakespeare Festival dramaturg Lue Douthit and OSF actors John Tufts, Nell Geisslinger, and Mark Bedard on our YouTube channel.