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Archive for January, 2011


Shaw Festival welcomes new members to Board and Governors’ International Advisory Council

Media Release #5
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, January 28, 2011….During Friday’s Annual Meeting at the Shaw Festival, out-going Chair Janet McKelvey, Executive Director Colleen Blake and Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell welcomed in-coming Chair Gary M. Comerford and new board members Gregory J. (Greg) Berti, VP Estate Wines & Global Markets, Andrew Peller Limited.; Shauneen E. Bruder, Executive VP, [...]

Shaw Festival celebrates the 2010 season at Annual General Meeting

Media Release #4
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, January 28, 2011…The Annual General Meeting of the Shaw Festival Theatre Foundation for the 2010 season was held in the lobby of the Festival Theatre at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, January 28, 2011. Executive Director Colleen Blake, Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell, members of the Shaw Festival Board of Governors, along with [...]

Long-time Shaw Ensemble Member mourned

Media Release #3
January 13, 2011, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada….The Shaw Festival mourns the passing of distinguished Canadian actor Al Kozlik. Mr. Kozlik died peacefully on January 11 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital after suffering a stroke. He leaves behind his spouse of 41 years, Scott Sunderland.

Directorial change for the 2011 Season

Polish director returns to The Shaw to direct “Candida” 
Media Release #2
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, January 12, 2011…Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell announced today that, due to the abrupt and untimely passing of Gina Wilkinson, Tadeusz Bradecki will be returning to The Shaw to take over the directorial duties of Candida. Mr. Bradecki last directed The Shaw’s 2009 production [...]

Shaw Festival Box Office now open for landmark season

Tickets sales for 2011 season strong
Media Release #1
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, January 12, 2011 . . . The Shaw Festival Box Office is now accepting ticket orders for its 50th season by fax, mail and online at www.shawfest.com from the general public. Phone and in-person ticket purchases will begin January 15. Ticket prices range from $24 to [...]