The Oregon Shakespeare Festival launches digital platform

May 4 2020, 12:11 pm

The wildly popular Oregon Shakespeare Festival has launched a new online digital platform amidst physical attendance regulations and festival cancellations.

Dubbed “O!” the expansion to online for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival is a crucial move in this new modern society and a community flush with gathering restrictions.

As the theater world continues to shift and address decreasing attendance numbers in recent years, the closure of venues around the globe has made a brand new, and gigantic hurdle.

Much like Shakespeare’s Globe — who recently announced and launched an exclusive online platform for viewing their stageplays in their entirety — the Oregon Shakespeare Festival has set-up shop online.

Offering theatrical fans a chance to watch full plays, videos from the archives, learning and education episodes, audio-based programming, and so much more.

In addition to epic content available, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival is redefining the word “COVID” with a new acronym; Community Offering Vitality Identity Determination. Their new series, titled 19, is a “micro commissioning initiative that engages 19 artists from all disciplines around empowering themes.”

Catch all of the action from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival online now.