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Ashland’s Chautauqua dome, rebuilt and remodeled twice since its creation in 1893, sits prominently at the end of Lithia Park in 1928. Today, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Elizabethan Theatre occupies that same site.

Oregon Historical Photo: Ashland From The Air

November of this year marks the end of the 80th season of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland. Plays were first staged at the site of a former Chautauqua meeting hall and are still performed at that same site today.




One of the banners for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival that downtown Ashland.

Ashland: The Town That Shakespeare Built?

As the Oregon Shakespeare Festival celebrates its 80th season, we talk about how the theater has impacted the town, and how Ashland has changed over the years.

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