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“King Lear” staged at the Ford Center this Saturday (June 23)

OXFORD TOWN – Veteran thespian Peter Pinow (pictured on the OT cover) takes the lead role as King Lear in Shakespeare’s “darkest tradegy” this weekend at the Ford Center. Presented by the Oxford Shakespeare Festival, curtains will rise on “King Lear” Saturday, June 3. Turn to Page 5 in Oxford Town No. 984 to read more about “King Lear” and other great productions scheduled for this year’s festival. (June 21, 2012, Page 7)

The annual Oxford Shakespeare Festival kicks off June 11

OXFORD TOWN – The 2011 Oxford Shakespeare Festival kicks off this weekend with William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” The play opens at 8 p.m. Saturday (June 11) at Meek Hall Auditorium on the Ole Miss campus. Page 7 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has complete details of this and other Shakespeare plays and workshops held in conjunction with the annual festival that lasts into July. (June 9, 2011, Page 7)

Local players get parts in “Royal Season”

Local actors graced the stage during opening weekend of the Oxford Shakespeare Festival at the University of Mississippi. Opening the festival was the “Merry Wives of Windsor.” Also playing this year is “Hamlet,” and “King and I.” (June 14, 2010, Page 1, 2)

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