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Archive for April, 2010

 

New version of The Cherry Orchard begins previews at the Shaw Festival

Calamities are happening and I do not even know what I should be thinking. 
Media Release #10
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, April 22, 2010….A new version of The Cherry Orchard by Tom Murphy, one of Ireland’s leading contemporary playwrights, begins previews tonight at the Court House Theatre. Directed by Dublin director Jason Byrne, this adaptation of the Chekhovian tragicomedy [...]

Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband now in previews at the Shaw Festival

Scandals used to lend charm, or at least interest, to a man — now they crush him.
Media Release #9
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, April 14, 2010…. An Ideal Husband, Oscar Wilde’s social satire centred around blackmail and political corruption, repentance and forgiveness, is currently in previews at The Shaw’s Festival Theatre. Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell directs her [...]

Annual Shaw Festival Boxing Bout Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Media Release #8
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, April 6, 2010 . . . The sound of the boxing bell and a regulation-size boxing ring will once again draw crowds to the Canadian Room at Toronto’s Fairmont Royal York Hotel when Boxing Evening Chair Robert C. Olsen welcomes the boxing-world elite during the 25th anniversary of the Annual Shaw [...]

Previews for Mary Chase’s charming Harvey begin today at the Shaw Festival

“I wrestled with reality for forty years, and I am happy to state that I finally won out over it.”
~Elwood P. Dowd

Media Release #7
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, April 1, 2010….The Shaw Festival’s comedy-infused 49th season kicks off today with preview performances of Mary Chase’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Harvey at the Royal George Theatre. Joseph Ziegler returns to [...]