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Archive for May, 2009

 

Slaight Family Makes $5 Million Gift to Shaw Festival Academy

Media Release #13
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, May 21, 2009…The Shaw Festival is thrilled to announce the establishment of The Slaight Family Academy at the Shaw Festival. A transformational gift of $5 million from the Slaight Family will endow The Academy and sustain it long into the future.

Ontario Government Invests in the Shaw Theatre Festival

Funding to benefit entire Niagara Region and its tourist industry
Media Release #11
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, May 20, 2009…The Shaw Festival’s marketing initiatives received a boost today with an $800,000 investment from the Ontario Government.  Not only will the funding enhance The Shaw’s marketing strategies, it will also support the creation of new tourism experiences that will benefit the [...]

Garson Kanin’s social comedy Born Yesterday previews at the Shaw Festival Theatre

Media Release #10
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, May 5, 2009…One of the most popular and longest running postwar comedies in American theatre, Garson Kanin’s classic comedy Born Yesterday, began preview performances today at the Shaw Festival Theatre.

The Shaw Festival previews Eugene O’Neill’s A Moon for the Misbegotten

Media Release #9
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, May 1, 2009…Eugene O’Neill’s bittersweet love story A Moon for the Misbegotten began preview performances on Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at the Court House Theatre.