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Nagle Jackson

NAGLE JACKSON, Walla Walla, Wn., is in his second Ashland season, having appeared here last summer as Speed in The Two Gentlemen of Verona. At Whitman College, where he was an undergraduate in French and English, he has been seen as Nathan in Guys and Dolls, Face in The Alchemist, and has frequently staged his own one-man revue of monologues and song'. He has also toured the Northwest states with the Summer Circle Players. This fall, on a Fulbright scholarship, he will study Mime in Paris at Ecole Etienne Decroux,

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NAGLE JACKSON, a Senior French and English major at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wn., is in Ashland for his first season. At Whitman he has performed the roles of Benvolio in Romeo and Juliet the Judge in Trial by Jury, Face in The Alchemist, and is frequently seen in his own one-man revue of monologues and songs. Mr. Jackson has appeared with the Portsmouth Priory Players in Rhode Island as Stephano in The Tempest and has toured the Northwest in Summer Circle productions. He directs plays at Washington State Penitentiary, having staged Stalag 17 there last year.

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PAUL NAGLE JACKSON, Walla Walla, Wn., is in his third Festival season, having appeared here in 1957 as Speed in The Two Gentlemen of Verona and in 1958 as Theresites in Troilus and Cressida and Launcelot Gobbo in The Merchant of Venice, Before graduating from Whitman College in Literature, he performed there as Nathan in Guys and Dolls, Face in The Alchemist, and the Judge in Trial By Jury. During the past year, with a Fulbright scholarship, he studied Mime in Paris with Etienne Decroux.

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NAGLE JACKSON, New York City, returns for his seventh season, having fulfilled assignments here as actor, Equity Guest Artist, and Director. His most recent activity was a featured role with Tammy Grimes in the highly successful Los Angeles production of the Cole Porter Revue. Mr. Jackson has also appeared in special Washington, D.C., performances for President John F. Kennedy and for three years he was in the Julius Monk satiric revues at the Plaza in New York City. He has been seen on NBC^s 1967 Experiment in Television and in 1965 appeared on The Jack Parr Show, A former member of the Circle-in-the-Square Director^ Workshop with Alan Schneider, he has performed with the New York Shakespeare Festival and with the Ecole Etienne Decroux in Paris. This past season he directed the world premiere production of Lady Mary Montague^ Simplicity at Barnard College. A graduate of Whitman College, Mr. Jackson has been applauded by Festival audiences here for his characterizations in 21 productions, and this season recreates the role of Caesar in Antony and Cleopatra.

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NAGLE JACKSON, New York City, returns for his sixth season, having fulfilled assignments here as actor, Equity Guest Artist, and Director. His most recent activity was a featured role this spring in the highly successful San Francisco production of the Cole Porter Revue. For three years he was in the Julius Monk satiric revues at the Plaza in New York City. Mr. Jackson has also appeared in special Washington, D. C., performances for President John F. Kennedy and was seen in 1965 on The Jack Paar Show, A former member of the Circle-in-the-Square Directors5 Workshop with Alan Schneider, he has performed with the New York Shakespeare Festival and Theatre-under-the-Stars in Vancouver, B.C. A graduate of Whitman College, Mr. Jackson has been applauded by Festival audiences for his characterizations in 19 productions here, including such roles as Feste in Twelfth Nighty Thersites in Troilus and Cressida^ Face in The Alchemist^ Launcelot Gobbo in The Merchant of Venice, and last years assignments as Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing and Autolycus in The Winters Tale.

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Cast -- Shakespeare Production Credits

  1. Antony and Cleopatra (1967, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Octavius Caesar
  2. The Taming of the Shrew (1967, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Hortensio
  3. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1966, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Demetrius
  4. Henry VI, Part 3 (1966, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Lewis the Eleventh
  5. King Henry VI, Part 2 (1965, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Lieutenant
  6. King Henry VI, Part 2 (1965, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... John Hume
  7. Much Ado About Nothing (1965, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Benedick
  8. The Winter's Tale (1965, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Autolycus
  9. Antony and Cleopatra (1959, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Octavius Caesar
  10. Life and Death of King John (1959, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Earl of Salisbury
  11. Measure for Measure (1959, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Lucio
  12. Twelfth Night (1959, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Feste
  13. Merchant of Venice (1958, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Launcelot Gobbo
  14. Much Ado About Nothing (1958, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Balthasar
  15. Troilus and Cressida (1958, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Thersites
  16. As You Like It (1957, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Dennis
  17. Henry VIII (1957, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Surveyor
  18. Henry VIII (1957, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Porter's Man
  19. Othello (1957, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Gentlemen
  20. Pericles (1957, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Thaliard
  21. The Two Gentlemen of Verona (1957, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Speed

Production and Crew -- Shakespeare Production Credits

  1. Pericles (2001, Shakespeare in Santa Fe, USA) .... Principal Stage Director
  2. Pericles (2001, Shakespeare in Santa Fe, USA) .... Director
  3. Twelfth Night (2001, Shakespeare in Santa Fe, USA) .... Principal Stage Director
  4. Pericles (1967, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Choreographer
  5. The Two Gentlemen of Verona (1966, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Director
  6. Henry VIII (1957, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Other

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