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Inside ANPF: A conversation with ANPF Artistic Director Jackie Apodaca

Oregon Cabaret Theatre 241 Hargadine Street, Ashland, OR

Join us on Tuesday, September 27, at the nationally recognized and celebrated Oregon Cabaret Theatre for an in-depth conversation with ANPF Artistic Director Jackie Apodaca, interviewed by John Rose. Jackie took over the helm during the unprecedented global pandemic and kept the focus on creating new work, nourishing both the creative process and the writers…

ANPF 2022 Festival Pass

SOU Main Stage Theatre 491 S. Mountain Avenue, Ashland, OR

Want to get all your tickets to the play readings in one fell swoop? Then the Festival Pass is for you! We've made it easy to select all matinees, all evenings, or a mix of both. When you get the mixed matinee and evenings Festival Pass, you will be prompted to choose your five showtimes.…

Chapters of a Floating Life | Evening

SOU Main Stage Theatre 491 S. Mountain Avenue, Ashland, OR

By Clarence Coo It's the Second World War and two couples from China are trying to make ends meet in New York City. One husband and wife live uptown, obsessed with a past of poetry, painting, and gardens. The other two face the day-to-day reality of keeping a Chinatown restaurant in business. Their worlds, once…

Get Tickets $15.00 – $25.00

Best Available | Matinee

SOU Main Stage Theatre 491 S. Mountain Avenue, Ashland, OR

By Jonathan Spector We're not going to talk about the sudden departure of our previous Artistic Director, because we want to focus on the future, not the past. The one thing we're all on the same page about it is: We Need Change. Change that builds on the remarkable legacy of our institution. It's just…

Get Tickets $15.00 – $25.00

Remains and Returns | Evening

SOU Main Stage Theatre 491 S. Mountain Avenue, Ashland, OR

By Novid Parsi In 2018, as an Iranian-American family talks about nothing and everything at once, the two middle-aged brothers—one who has remained near their childhood home, the other who returns—confront their elderly immigrant parents about the impending realities of old age. Thirty years earlier, in 1988, the parents confront their teen sons about the…

Get Tickets $15.00 – $25.00

The Hunt for Benedetto Montone | Matinee

SOU Main Stage Theatre 491 S. Mountain Avenue, Ashland, OR

By Victor Lesniewski Amid the German occupation of Italy during World War II, Pietro struggles to provide for his family while caught between Fascist law and Catholic morality. A play about our susceptibility to government-sponsored fear and hatred. Click here for playbill information.

Get Tickets $15.00 – $25.00

The Breakfast at the Bookstore | Evening

SOU Main Stage Theatre 491 S. Mountain Avenue, Ashland, OR

By Lisa Langford It’s 1973, five years after the 1968 Glenville Uprising, started by a shootout between police and Black nationalists. Dot wants to be an activist and support the Black liberation movement by opening a revolutionary bookstore. Sharpe, Dot’s common-law husband and a former Black nationalist, wants anything but. And Spacemen. Yep. Click here…

Get Tickets $15.00 – $25.00

Chapters of a Floating Life | Matinee

SOU Main Stage Theatre 491 S. Mountain Avenue, Ashland, OR

By Clarence Coo It's the Second World War and two couples from China are trying to make ends meet in New York City. One husband and wife live uptown, obsessed with a past of poetry, painting, and gardens. The other two face the day-to-day reality of keeping a Chinatown restaurant in business. Their worlds, once…

Get Tickets $15.00 – $25.00

Best Available | Evening

SOU Main Stage Theatre 491 S. Mountain Avenue, Ashland, OR

By Jonathan Spector We're not going to talk about the sudden departure of our previous Artistic Director, because we want to focus on the future, not the past. The one thing we're all on the same page about it is: We Need Change. Change that builds on the remarkable legacy of our institution. It's just…

Get Tickets $15.00 – $25.00

Playing with Words

Catalyst Ashland 357 E. Main Street, Ashland, OR

Our annual playwriting workshop is also back in person! Led by our Host Playwright Beth Kander and this year's Fall Festival winning playwrights, the writing-intensive workshop features insights, in-class writing time, and a few tips and tricks from the playwrights, helping you take the next steps in your own writing journey! All writers are welcome,…

Get Tickets Free – $10.00

Remains and Returns | Matinee

SOU Main Stage Theatre 491 S. Mountain Avenue, Ashland, OR

By Novid Parsi In 2018, as an Iranian-American family talks about nothing and everything at once, the two middle-aged brothers—one who has remained near their childhood home, the other who returns—confront their elderly immigrant parents about the impending realities of old age. Thirty years earlier, in 1988, the parents confront their teen sons about the…

Get Tickets $15.00 – $25.00

The Hunt for Benedetto Montone | Evening

SOU Main Stage Theatre 491 S. Mountain Avenue, Ashland, OR

By Victor Lesniewski Amid the German occupation of Italy during World War II, Pietro struggles to provide for his family while caught between Fascist law and Catholic morality. A play about our susceptibility to government-sponsored fear and hatred. Click here for playbill information.

Get Tickets $15.00 – $25.00

The Breakfast at the Bookstore | Matinee

SOU Main Stage Theatre 491 S. Mountain Avenue, Ashland, OR

By Lisa Langford It’s 1973, five years after the 1968 Glenville Uprising, started by a shootout between police and Black nationalists. Dot wants to be an activist and support the Black liberation movement by opening a revolutionary bookstore. Sharpe, Dot’s common-law husband and a former Black nationalist, wants anything but. And Spacemen. Yep. Click here…

Get Tickets $15.00 – $25.00