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Archive for April, 2009

 

The Shaw Festival receives $2.1 million in funding support from the Government of Canada

Media Release #8
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, April 27, 2009…Colleen Blake, Executive Director of the Shaw Festival, announced today that the theatre festival is receiving $2,131,860 million in funding through the Marquee Tourism Events Program (MTEP).

Previews begin for Shavian Restoration comedy In Good King Charles’s Golden Days

Media Release #7
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, April 17, 2009… Preview performances of In Good King Charles’s Golden Days, George Bernard Shaw’s Restoration romp begin today, Friday, April 17, 2009, at the Royal George Theatre.       

Noël Coward’s Tonight at 8:30 series started with previews of Brief Encounters at the Shaw Festival Theatre

Media Release #6
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, April 14, 2009… Still Life, We Were Dancing and Hands Across the Sea, three of the best known one-act plays from Noël Coward’s Tonight at 8:30, began preview performances in Brief Encounters on Saturday, April 11, 2009 at the Festival Theatre.  Directed by Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell, this first triple bill [...]

Shaw Festival Launches New Picnic & Play Package

Media Bulletin #6
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, April 2, 2009 . . . Plan a picnic and stay for a play. Complement your theatre experience and enjoy a lovely afternoon in beautiful Niagara-on-the-Lake with the new Picnic & Play Package from the Shaw Festival.

Previews begin at the Shaw Festival for Stephen Sondheim musical Sunday in the Park with George

Media Release #5
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, April 2, 2009 … The Shaw Festival celebrates the start of its 48th season this week with preview performances of Stephen Sondheim’s Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Sunday in the Park with George at the Royal George Theatre.