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Philip Hanson

Philip Hanson came here in 1949, after his graduation from Washington State College, and immediately established himself as a Festival favorite. After playing such roles as Richard II and Hotspur, he became a Festival director with Henry IV, Part two, in 1951. In the same season he played Malvolio and Angelo, among other roles. This year he is directing Henry V and playing two very different roles: Dogberry and Cassius. In 1950-1951 he was at the University of Illinois as a teaching fellow in drama and graduate student. This past year he played and directed with the Vining Repertory Company in Ashland.

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Philip Hanson came here in 1949, after his graduation from Washington State College, and immediately established himself as a Festival favorite. After playing such roles as Richard II and Hotspur, he became a Festival director with Henry IV, Part two, in 1951. In the same season he played Malvolio and Angelo, among other roles. This year he is directing Henry V and playing two very different roles: Dogberry and Cassius. In 1950-1951 he was at the University of Illinois as a teaching fellow in drama and graduate student. This past year he played and directed with the Vining Repertory Company in Ashland.

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Cast -- Shakespeare Production Credits

  1. Antony and Cleopatra (1959, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Proculeius
  2. Life and Death of King John (1959, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... King John
  3. Measure for Measure (1959, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Angelo
  4. Twelfth Night (1959, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Malvolio
  5. Much Ado About Nothing (1952, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Dogberry
  6. The Tragedy of Julius Caesar (1952, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Cassius
  7. King Lear (1951, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Duke of Cornwall

Production and Crew -- Shakespeare Production Credits

  1. Henry V (1952, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Director

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