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Philip Davidson

PHILIP DAVIDSON, Ashland, Oregon, returns for his seventh season with the acting company. For the Festival he has directed Macbeth, and Arsenic and Old Lace. His thirty-six Festival roles include: Holofernes in Lore's Labour's Lost, Wagner in Room Service, Michael James in Playboy of the Western World, Grandpa in You Can't Take It With You, Mr. Webb in Our Town, Caesarin Julius Caesar, IHenry IV in Henry the Fourth, Part II, ana Enobarbus in Antony and Cleopatra. He has also acted for the Hilberry Classic Theatre in Detroit, Michigan.

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PHILIP DAVIDSON, Pendleton, Oregon (Skyline Foundation Incorporated Scholarship), is a Drama graduate from Texas Western University, earned his M.A. in Speech and Drama at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, and is an instructor of Speech and Drama at Blue Mountain Community College, Pendleton. This is his second season with the Festival, his 1967 roles included Gower in Pericles, Enobarbus in Antony and Cleopatra, Sly in The Taming of the Shrew, and Edward IV in Kichara' III,

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PHILIP K. DAVIDSON, San Francisco, California (Festival Scholarship) is returning for his third season with the Festival. He earned his M.A. in Speech and Drama at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. His 1967 roles included G-ower in Pericles, Eno-barbus in Antony and Cleopatra, Sly in The Taming of the Shrew, and Edward IV in Richard III. In 1968 he played the title role in Cymbeline, Marcelhis in Hamlet^ Duke Senior in As You Like It, and Cranmer in Henry VIII.

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PHILIP DAVIDSON, El Paso, Texas, a graduate in Drama from Texas Western Colleg-e, received his M.A. in Speech and Drama from Wayne State University in Detroit and is currently an Instructor in Speech and Drama at Blue Mountain Colleg-e. Joining- the Festival company for his first season, his theatrical experience includes the title roles in Hamlet and Coriolanus, Arg-an in The Imaginary Invalid, Nickles in J.B.) Octavius in Antony and Cleopatra, and Sg-anarelli in The Doctor in Spite of Himself. With the Hilberry Classic Repertory Theatre, Detroit, he was seen as Octavius in Julius Caesar, Silvius in As You Like It, and Lavache in All's Well That Ends Well.

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PHILIP DAVIDSON, Ashland, Oregon, returns I for his fifth Festival season; his first as a Festival Director. He holds an M.A. degree in Speech and Drama from Wayne State University, and was a member of the Hilberry Classic Repertory Theatre Company in Detroit for three years. As Instructor of Speech and Drama and Director of Theatre at Blue Mountain Community College, Pendleton, Oregon, he directed Life with Father, The Mousetrap, The Glass Menagerie and Born Yesterday. He has been an Instructor in English at Southern Oregon College. His Festival roles include: Enobarbus in Antony and Cleopatra^ Sly in The Taming of the Shrew, the title role in Julius Caesar, Bolingbroke in Richard the Second, Grandpa in You Can't Take It With You and the Chorus in Anouilh's Antigone. Mr. Davidson directed the STAGE II production of Arsenic and Old Lace as well as Macbeth for the summer season. His roles this year include the title role in Henry the Fourth^ Part One and the Duke of Norfolk in A Man for All Seasons,

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Cast -- Shakespeare Production Credits

  1. The Two Gentlemen of Verona (2001, Utah Shakespearean Festival, USA) .... Duke of Milan
  2. King Lear (1985, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Doctor
  3. Henry IV, Part One (1981, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Owen Glendower
  4. As You Like It (1973, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Touchstone
  5. Henry V (1973, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Constable of France
  6. The Merry Wives of Windsor (1973, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... George Page
  7. Henry IV, Part 2 (1972, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Wart
  8. Love's Labour's Lost (1972, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Holofernes
  9. Troilus and Cressida (1972, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Nestor
  10. Henry IV, Part 1 (1971, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... King Henry the Fourth
  11. King John (1969, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Salisbury
  12. Romeo and Juliet (1969, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Capulet
  13. The Tempest (1969, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Alonso
  14. Twelfth Night (1969, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Servant
  15. As You Like It (1968, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Attendants
  16. Cymbeline (1968, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Cymbeline
  17. Hamlet (1968, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Marcellus
  18. Henry VIII (1968, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Cranmer
  19. Antony and Cleopatra (1967, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Domitius Enobarbus
  20. Pericles (1967, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Gower
  21. Richard III (1967, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... King Edward the Fourth
  22. Richard III (1967, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Sir William Brandon
  23. The Taming of the Shrew (1967, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Christopher Sly

Production and Crew -- Shakespeare Production Credits

  1. Macbeth (1971, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Director

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