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19886
Oregon

A Feast for the Senses: Ashland & the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

See what Ashland is famous for by attending three performances, and discover the city’s thriving art, food and wine scenes through the eyes of local artisans.
Rating (4.89)
Program No. 19886RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,599
Oregon

A Feast for the Senses: Ashland & the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

See what Ashland is famous for by attending three performances, and discover the city’s thriving art, food and wine scenes through the eyes of local artisans.
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,599
Program No. 19886 RJ
Prefer to enroll or inquire by phone? 800-454-5768
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itinerary
Please Note:
The itinerary for this program is different on certain dates.
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Prices displayed below are based on per person,doubleoccupancy.
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
May 23 - May 28, 2021
Starting at
1,599
Jun 20 - Jun 25, 2021
Starting at
1,799
Itinerary Note

There are a limited number of rooms with two beds at the hotel on this date; therefore, we cannot offer roommate matching services on this program date.

Jun 27 - Jul 2, 2021
Starting at
1,799
Jul 18 - Jul 23, 2021
Starting at
1,899
Oct 24 - Oct 29, 2021
Starting at
1,749
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
May 23 - May 28, 2021
Starting at
2,029
Jun 20 - Jun 25, 2021
Starting at
2,299
Itinerary Note

There are a limited number of rooms with two beds at the hotel on this date; therefore, we cannot offer roommate matching services on this program date.

Jun 27 - Jul 2, 2021
Starting at
2,299
Jul 18 - Jul 23, 2021
Starting at
2,449
Oct 24 - Oct 29, 2021
Starting at
2,249

At a Glance

Enjoy the Oregon Shakespeare Festival from downtown Ashland, Oregon, a charming college town with a generous helping of big-city sophistication. Now a hotspot for fine food and wonderful wine, Ashland is the home of award-winning cutting-edge theatre where classics are reinterpreted and new plays are brought to life. From your home at a restored historic hotel, engage in compelling lectures and view three performances at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Explore Ashland's culture and cuisine with a visit to a local winery, award-winning cheesemaker and chocolatier.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking up to two miles a day over hilly and uneven terrain; standing for up to one hour as well as stairs.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Attend three performances at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and meet actors and company members who provide rich context for each play.
  • Learn about an aspect of theatrical production ranging from costume or scene design to stage management and beyond.
  • Feast on local cuisine as you learn about the production of artisanal cheeses, chocolates and Rogue Valley wines.

General Notes

Performances seen will vary by program date; please see date-specific itinerary for additional information. Performances for 2021 will be announced by November 2020.
Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
As I Remember, Adam: An Autobiography of a Festival
by Angus Bowmer
Oregon Shakespeare Festival (Images of America)
by Arcadia Publishing
Illuminations: A Guide to the Plays at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival
by Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Each year, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival publishes ILLUMINATIONS; a Guide to the Plays. With detailed plot synopses, notes from the directors, playwright biographies and commentaries for the performances, it’s a great introduction to the season. Available online or in person from the OSF Tudor Guild Gift Shop: http://www.tudorguild.org/





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