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2008-07-20 12:00:30

By Misha Berson, Seattle Times Jul. 20--ASHLAND, Ore. -- A distraught Othello murders his innocent wife, Desdemona. The Roman general Coriolanus goes over to the enemy army. Emily Webb, who perished young, yearns for the living from her Grover's Corners grave.

2008-06-13 21:00:14

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Amy Richard, amyr@osfashland.org, or Eddie Wallace eddiew@osfashland.org, both of regon Shakespeare Festival, +1-541- 482-6811 Passionate and varied slate of writers will create seven of 37 plays in 10-year project ASHLAND, Ore., June 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alison Carey, the Oregon Shakespeare Festivals director of American Revolutions: the United States History Cycle, and Artistic Director Bill Rauch announced today the first theater artists to be...


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.