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Shedd Theatricals 2015
Mary Poppins
Robert Ashens
  • Biography
  • Shedd Appearances
ROBERT ASHENS (music director & conductor) Eugene and San Francisco-based musician Robert Ashens, whose distinguished career as pianist and conductor has brought him to many world capitals, is Artistic Director/co-founder, West Coast Opera (Opera Oregon) and The Johann Strauss Society of America.  Recently, he conducted the inaugural production, Lucia di Lammermore for Island City Opera (Alameda, CA) to great acclaim. In previous seasons with The Shedd Institute, he conducted 16 shows. This fall, he will again tour Vienna and region, and The Czech Republic, this time as Accompanist for INSPIRE and Carol Ann Manzi in concert; in December, he conducts The Nutcracker for San Juan Symphony in Colorado. He is past Artistic Director of Eugene Opera, Opera San Luis Obispo and Anchorage Opera.  With a repertoire of nearly 120 operas and musical theater, he has conducted to great acclaim for regional houses in America and Europe and accompanies world luminaries in recital.  The Maestro is a Eugene Emerald Valley Rotarian and is recognized in International Who’s Who in Music and Who’s Who in American Music.
Aug 6-12OFAM 2005Anything GoesSilva
Jul 31-Aug 9ST 2009Oklahoma!Silva
Jul 30-Aug 6ST 2010Kiss Me, KateSilva
Dec 3-19ST 2010White ChristmasJaqua
Jun 16-19ST 2011Pal JoeyJaqua
Jul 29-Aug 12ST 2011Girl CrazySilva
Dec 2-18ST 2011The Sound of MusicJaqua
Jun 14-17ST 2012Sweet CharityJaqua
Aug 4-12ST 2012The King And ISilva
Oct 4-7ST 2012Lady, Be GoodJaqua
Nov 30-Dec 16ST 2012Singin' In The RainJaqua
Jun 12-16ST 2013No, No, Nanette!Jaqua
Aug 2-11ST 2013The Music ManSilva
Dec 5-22ST 2013CamelotJaqua
Jun 20-29ST 2014Oh, Kay!Jaqua
Aug 1-10ST 2014Gentlemen Prefer BlondesSilva
Dec 5-21ST 2014Babes In ArmsJaqua
Jun 19-28ST 2015How To Succeed In Business Without Really TryingJaqua
Jul 31-Aug 9ST 2015Whoopee!Jaqua
Sep 20-Oct 4ST 2015Mary PoppinsJaqua
Jun 17-26ST 2016Funny FaceJaqua
Jul 29-Aug 7ST 2016On The TownJaqua
Sep 16-Oct 2ST 2016Oliver!Jaqua
Dec 2-18ST 2016Annie Get Your GunJaqua
Jun 16-25ST 2017GypsyJaqua
Jul 21-30ST 2017Good News!Jaqua
Nov 9SC 2017-18Sure On This Shining NightJaqua
Dec 1-17ST 2017Singin' In The RainJaqua
Jun 8-17ST 2018RobertaJaqua
Jul 20-29ST 2018Guys And DollsJaqua
Sep 14-30ST 2018The Wizard of OzJaqua
Nov 30-Dec 16ST 2018White ChristmasJaqua
Feb 22-23SC 2018-19The Seven Deadly SinsJaqua
Jul 12-21ST 2019Damn YankeesJaqua
Sep 13-29ST 2019AnnieJaqua
Dec 6-22ST 2019She Loves MeJaqua
Dec 4-19ST2021Holiday InnJaqua
Jul 8-17ST2022Lady Be GoodJaqua
Sep 9-18ST2022The Pajama GameJaqua
Robert Ashens appears in these Shedd Theatricals 2015 events:
Friday Jun 19
7:30 pHow To Succeed In Business
Saturday Jun 20
7:30 pHow To Succeed In Business
Sunday Jun 21
2:00 pHow To Succeed In Business
Friday Jun 26
7:30 pHow To Succeed In Business
Saturday Jun 27
7:30 pHow To Succeed In Business
Sunday Jun 28
2:00 pHow To Succeed In Business
Friday Jul 31
7:30 pWhoopee!
Saturday Aug 1
7:30 pWhoopee!
Sunday Aug 2
2:00 pWhoopee!
Friday Aug 7
7:30 pWhoopee!
Saturday Aug 8
7:30 pWhoopee!
Sunday Aug 9
2:00 pWhoopee!
Sunday Sep 20
2:00 pMary Poppins
Friday Sep 25
7:30 pMary Poppins
Saturday Sep 26
7:30 pMary Poppins
Sunday Sep 27
2:00 pMary Poppins
Friday Oct 2
7:30 pMary Poppins
Saturday Oct 3
7:30 pMary Poppins
Sunday Oct 4
2:00 pMary Poppins
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