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Lue Douthit

Lue Morgan Douthit is the Director of Literary Development and Dramaturgy at Oregon Shakespeare Festival. She is the Dramaturg for this season’s production of Head Over Heels by Jeff Whitty with music and lyrics by the Go-Gos. During her twenty-one seasons at OSF, Lue has been the Production Dramaturg for more than forty productions, including thirteen world premieres: A Wrinkle in Time; Family Album; The Unfortunates; The Tenth Muse; WillFul; Throne of Blood; Equivocation; Don Quixote; Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter; Tracy’s Tiger; By the Waters of Babylon; Continental Divide; and The Magic Fire). She has also worked on over a dozen Shakespeare productions. She is the co-adapter of the six-actor Macbeth and seven-actor Measure for Measure, which were both produced at OSF and elsewhere. She was the co-producer of the Black Swan Lab (2009) and then soon after produced Black Swan Lab (2010–2014). Lue is the recipient of the 1999 Literary Manager & Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA) Prize in Dramaturgy and The Elliott Hayes Award. She received her PhD at the University of Washington, her MFA from Trinity University, and her MA from University of Arizona.

Spelunking with Shakespeare
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Spelunking with Shakespeare

30 September 2015

Lue Douthit, director of literary development at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, discusses the history and rationale of the Play on! Project with OSF to translate 39 of Shakespeare’s plays.