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Archive for June, 2010

 

J.M. Barrie’s playlet Half an Hour in previews at the Shaw Festival

Those who risk all and lose have to face the consequences.
 Media Release #16
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, June 30, 2010….Can a life change in 30-minutes? Half an Hour,  J.M. Barrie’s intense story of a woman who’s only got half an hour to change her life, aims to answer this question in real time. Gina Wilkinson, director of last season’s [...]

Shaw’s comedy John Bull’s Other Island in previews at the Shaw Festival

When an Englishman is sentimental he behaves very much as an Irishman does when he is drunk.
Media Release #15
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, June 23, 2010…. John Bull’s Other Island, Bernard Shaw’s farcical fairy tale, is currently in previews at the Court House Theatre. Artistic Director Emeritus Christopher Newton directs the Shavian satirical story that had King Edward [...]

Bernard Shaw’s The Doctor’s Dilemma begins previews at the Shaw Festival

Life does not cease to be funny when people die, any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
Media Release #14
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, June 9, 2010….The Doctor’s Dilemma, the first of two productions by the Shaw Festival’s namesake, begins previews tomorrow at the Festival Theatre. Morris Panych directs this comic piece that poses some [...]