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Archive for May, 2010


Shaw Festival 49th season opens with Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband

Media Release #13
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, May 26, 2010. . . Through a curtain of humour, great ideas, struggles and relationships will be revealed and examined during the 49th season of the Shaw Festival. Commencing tonight with Oscar Wilde’s witty intrigue An Ideal Husband — a play about blackmail, political corruption and scandal, four other productions will [...]

The Women and musical One Touch of Venus currently in previews at The Shaw

Media Release #12
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, May 25, 2010…The Women and One Touch of Venus, two productions highlighting varied manifestations of love, relationships and marriage are currently in previews at the Shaw Festival. 

Shaw Festival receives $2.6 million dollar grant from Industry Canada

Funding will also impact entire Niagara Region and community partners 
Media Release #11
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, May 14, 2010…Colleen Blake, Executive Director of the Shaw Festival, announced today that the theatre festival has received $2.6 million in continued funding through the Marquee Tourism Events Program (MTEP), the temporary two-year stimulus package introduced as part of Canada’s Economic Action [...]