Category Archives: 2017 Season

Arden: coming home through where we’ve never been before

by Philippa Kelly, Resident Dramaturg Decades ago my husband bought some land with a bunch of fellow-hippies in Mendocino, and we often go up there. When you wake in the night, the sky is coal-black, studded with stars. You might … Continue reading

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Ask Philippa: As You Like It

As You Like It is in some ways Shakespeare’s most ambitious play. It follows a group of exiles—some banished, some running away—all of whom leave home to journey to the forest of Arden, finding en route a new home of sorts. … Continue reading

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A Sunny Day in Ashland

by Philippa Kelly A sunny day in Ashland, Oregon. A cup of black coffee (director Desdemona Chiang) and a pot of tea (me). Two people sitting in a café, brainstorming about what kind of infant is to be born, raised, … Continue reading

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Announcing the Cast & Creative Team of As You Like It!

We are pleased to announce the full creative team & cast of As You Like It. Rehearsals began Tuesday with introductions, designer presentations, and the first read-through. Click below to see photos from the first rehearsal!  CREATIVE TEAM Director—DESDEMONA CHIANG … Continue reading

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#PIP2017: An Introduction, or “What is this PIP thing anyway?”

“I received a comprehensive and enriching education in the inner workings of a regional theater, and could not have asked for a more inclusive, diverse, and passionate community of which to be a part.”   ~Camille Hayes, 2016-17 Artistic Fellow … Continue reading

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2017 Season Announcement letter from Eric

Greetings, friends, As we look forward to 2017, I want to share with you my thoughts on our next season’s plays, one I’m confident you’ll find as dynamic and exhilarating a theatrical ride as this summer has been. We’ll begin … Continue reading

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