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Archive for September, 2010


The Shaw Festival to host Amnesty’s Festival for Freedom Concert to Demand Dignity

Bulletin #7
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, September 29, 2010 . . . Bernard Shaw, the Shaw Festival’s namesake, once wrote: “the greatest of our evils, and the worst of our crimes is poverty”, and so on Monday, October 4, 2010 at 8 p.m. at the Royal George Theatre, the Shaw Festival will proudly present the 22nd Annual Festival [...]

The Shaw Festival announces 50th Season Playbill

2011 season celebrates Festival’s past and future
 Media Release #25
My roots are in the past: my hopes are in the future.” ~ Bernard Shaw
Welcome to the Shaw Festival’s 50th season — one which celebrates the past, while looking enthusiastically forward. As explained by Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell, “This milestone season gives us an opportunity to honour [...]

Learn to Sing Like the Pros at the Shaw Festival

Free interactive and fun workshop Sing Like the Pros! part of first-ever national Culture Days
Media Release #24
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, September 15, 2010. . .Are you a shower soprano? A bathroom bass or baritone? A timid tenor? Ever wondered if you could sing like the pros? The Shaw Festival invites all singers of all levels to take [...]

Shaw Theatre School for Young People Who Love Theatre

Ten week theatre program for young thespians to start on October 2 at one of North America’s most celebrated repertory theatres
Media Release #23
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, September 8, 2010. . .Budding actors in grades 3 to 12 can discover the exciting world of theatre through the Shaw Festival’s ten-week theatre program for young people beginning Saturday, October [...]