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Archive for July, 2010


Linda Griffiths’s Age of Arousal begins previews at the Shaw Festival

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Media Release #19
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 23, 2010…. Linda Griffiths’s Age of Arousal begins previews today at the Court House Theatre. Wildly inspired by George Gissing’s novel The Odd Women, artistic director Jackie Maxwell directs this rousing theatrical production set in a surrealistic Victorian England.

Shaw Festival extends run of Harvey

Media Release #18
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 21, 2010…Elwood Dowd and his best friend Harvey will continue to delight and charm audiences for an additional 14 performances at the Royal George Theatre. A hit with audiences and critics alike, the Mary Chase Pulitzer Prize-winning play will continue to run until November 14.

Bernard Shaw’s The Doctor’s Dilemma kicks off July premieres and NOTL shuttle service launched

Media Release #17
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 9, 2010…Two of Bernard Shaw’s most provocative comedies open tonight and tomorrow evening as part of the Shaw Festival’s summer opening weekend. The festivities begin with The Doctor’s Dilemma, a satiric piece that poses some very stimulating questions, at the Festival Theatre and continues Saturday with this season’s lunchtime, the [...]

Eight Niagara-on-the-Lake charitable organizations beneficiaries of Shaw Festival’s Town Previews

Media Bulletin #6
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 7, 2010. . .This year’s Shaw Festival Town Previews of the Oscar Wilde social satire An Ideal Husband raised almost $7,500 and will benefit eight Niagara-on-the-Lake charitable organizations. The cheque presentation to representatives of the chosen organizations is taking place in the Festival Theatre lobby at The Shaw on Thursday, [...]