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Shirley Patton

SHIRLEY PATTON, Ashland, Oregon, holds a degree from Stanford University in Speech and Drama where she appeared as Viola in Twelfth Night, Andromache in Tiger at the Gates. Returning for her tenth season with the Festival she has played sixteen roles, including Titania in Midsummer Night's Dream, Cordelia in King Lear, Princess of France in Love's Labour s Lost and Maria in Twelfth Night. She was seen last year as Thaisa in Pericles.

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SHIRLEY PATTON, Ashland, returns for her ninth season with the Festival where her casting- has included the roles of Portia in Julius Caesar, Miranda in The Tempest, Titania in /Midsummer Nights Dream, Doll Tearsheet in Henry IV, Part 2, and Cordelia in King Lear. She received her B.A. in Speech and Drama at Stanford University where she was seen as Andromache in Tiger at the Gates and Viola in Twelfth Night. For the Vining- Repertory she-appeared as the Wife in Rashomon.

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SHIRLEY PATTON, Ashland, is now in her eigth season with the Festival, and has appeared here as Cordelia in King Lear, Maria in Twelfth Night, Miranda in The Tempest, and Titania in A Midsummer Nights Dream. She has worked with the Vining Repertory in Ashland, playing the Wife in Rashomon, and with the Portland Civic Theatre. She received her B.A. in Speech and Drama from Stanford University.

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SHIRLEY PATTON, Ashland, Oregon, is a graduate of Stanford University and returns for her fifteenth Festival season. She has played more than 27 roles for the Festival including Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Ophelia in Hamlet, Jaquenetta in Love's Labour's Lost, and Maria Voynitsky in Uncle Vanya.

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SHIRLEY PATTON, Ashland, is in her fifth season with the Festival's acting company. She has appeared as Nerissa in The Merchant of Venice, Helen in Troilus and Cressida, Juliet in Measure for Measure, Iras in Antony and Cleopatra, Portia in Julius Ceasar, Miranda in The Tempest, Cariola in The Duchess of Malfi, and Titania in A Midsummer Nights Dream. Her B.A. degree in Speech and Drama was obtained at Stanford University, where she was seen as Viola in Twelfth Night.

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SHIRLEY PATTON, Ashland, made her Festival debut last year as Nerissa in The Merchant of Venice and Helen in Troilus and Cressida. On Bay Area television she performed in Fashion and Twelfth Night, and at the Portland, Oreg, Civic Theatre she gained prominent casting in A Midsummer Nights Dream, Finians Rainbow, Lady in the Dark, and The Mikado.

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Cast -- Shakespeare Production Credits

  1. Measure for Measure (1977, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Marianne Meierhof, Lady, betrothed to Angelo
  2. As You Like It (1973, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Celia
  3. Othello (1973, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Bianca
  4. Love's Labour's Lost (1972, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Jaquenetta
  5. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1971, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Hermia
  6. Twelfth Night (1969, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Viola
  7. Hamlet (1968, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Ophelia
  8. Pericles (1967, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Thaisa
  9. Much Ado About Nothing (1965, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Margaret
  10. King Lear (1964, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Cordelia
  11. Love's Labour's Lost (1963, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... The Princess of France
  12. King Henry IV, Part Two (1962, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Doll Tearsheet
  13. Antony and Cleopatra (1959, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Iras
  14. Life and Death of King John (1959, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Lady Faulconbridge
  15. Measure for Measure (1959, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Juliet

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