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Shhh … It’s A Secret

- A group of Shaw patrons are now in the know -

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (October 1, 2017) — An audience gathered this morning in Niagara-on-the-Lake for the final Secret Theatre experience of the season. Under the direction of Ben Sanders, a cast featuring Benedict Campbell, Diana Donnelly, Patrick Galligan, Jeff Meadows, Peter Millard, Gray Powell, PJ Prudat, Graeme Somerville and Sara Topham delighted a small audience with a morning of theatre. Read the rest of this entry »

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Michael Therriault stars as Scrooge in A Christmas Carol at the Shaw Festival

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (September 27, 2017) — Christmas arrives in Niagara-on-the-Lake on November 15 with the first preview of Charles Dickens’s classic A Christmas Carol at the Royal George Theatre. Adapted for the stage and helmed by Artistic Director Tim Carroll, the Shaw Festival’s production stars Michael Therriault as Scrooge, the miser who humbugs the holidays. Read the rest of this entry »

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Shhh … It’s a Secret

- A group of Shaw patrons are now in the know -

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (September 1, 2017) — An audience gathered today in Niagara-on-the-Lake to witness the most recent Secret Theatre event. Under the direction of Martin Happer, a cast featuring Ryan Cunningham, Marion Day, Rebecca Gibian, Kiera Sangster, Sanjay Talwar, Samantha Walkes, Kelly Wong and Jenny L. Wright delighted a small audience with an evening of theatre. Read the rest of this entry »

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Shhh … It’s a Secret

- A group of Shaw patrons are now in the know -

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (August 24, 2017) — Tonight, a Shaw Festival audience got a sneak peek at a new project created by Paul Sportelli and Jay Turvey. The latest edition of Secret Theatre featured the talents of Andrew Broderick, Jeff Irving, Vanessa Sears and Jacqueline Thair in a rehearsal hall at the Festival Theatre. Read the rest of this entry »

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Shaw Festival Announces 2018 Season

- Season includes expanded use of the Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre -

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (August 23, 2017) — Artistic Director Tim Carroll and the Shaw Festival reveal the complete playbill for the 2018 season. Having introduced Festival patrons to Two-Way Theatre in 2017, the Shaw Festival will continue to invite the audience into the creative process, giving them a real voice in the theatre experience.

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Stephen Fry’s Mythos: A Trilogy – Gods. Heroes. Men. makes world premiere at the 2018 Shaw Festival

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (August 17, 2017) — During a visit to Niagara-on-the-Lake earlier this year, world renowned actor, comedian and renaissance man Stephen Fry hinted that he’d return to the Shaw Festival in 2018. Tim Carroll, Artistic Director of The Shaw, will direct Mr. Fry in the world premiere of Mythos: A Trilogy – Gods. Heroes. Men. on the Festival Stage as part of the 2018 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Shhh … It’s a Secret

- A group of Shaw patrons are now in the know -

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (August 1, 2017) — Secret Theatre this evening featured Kristopher Bowman, Fiona Byrne, Marion Day, Claire Jullien, Tara Rosling, Sanjay Talwar and Kelly Wong. The top-secret event was directed by Molly Atkinson. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Shaw Festival renames theatre in honour of former Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (July 28, 2017) — At a ribbon cutting ceremony earlier today, the Shaw Festival honoured former Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell’s fourteen year tenure by renaming the Studio Theatre. In front of an audience of donors, company members and patrons, the space was officially christened the Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre just days before Middletown takes residency for the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Shhh … It’s a Secret

- A group of Shaw patrons are now in the know -

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (July 26, 2017) — Today – on Bernard Shaw’s birthday – Tim Carroll and Kimberley Rampersad directed the latest installment of Secret Theatre. Karl Ang, David Ball, Donna Belleville, Benedict Campbell, Marion Day, Sharry Flett, Claire Jullien, Andrew Lawrie, Emily Lukasik, PJ Prudat, Travis Seetoo, Jeremiah Sparks, Sanjay Talwar, Jonathan Tan, Sara Topham, Jay Turvey and Kelly Wong. Read the rest of this entry »

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Artistic Director Emeritus honoured with creation of the Christopher Newton Interns Program

- The program made possible by a single gift from a private donor -

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (July 22, 2017) — Artistic Director Tim Carroll revealed today that Artistic Director Emeritus Christopher Newton’s contributions to the Shaw Festival and Canadian theatre at large would be recognized through the newly created Christopher Newton Interns Program. The program was announced following Mr. Newton’s appearance as part of the Deeper Dialogue series. Read the rest of this entry »

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