The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is quite serious about extending discussions of its plays into the real world, the world beyond the stage.
The world premiere play "Sweat" now playing at OSF is about the real-world issue of America's de-industrialization and the accompanying job loss.
Now factor in the recent preliminary agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, billed as a chance to spread the benefits of globalization around. Will it?
That is the central question in a panel discussion set for Saturday (Oct. 17) at OSF, titled "Does Economic Recovery Benefit Everyone?"
Oregon legislator Peter Buckley and OSF's Robert Goodwin join us for a preview.