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Archive for April, 2011


Shaw Festival continues bus subsidy for 2011 season

Live theatre shown to benefit student’s literacy and social skills
Media Bulletin #3
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, April 15, 2011 . . . In celebration of its 50th season and in its continued effort to bring the benefits and pleasure of live theatre to more young people, the Shaw Festival is proud to announce the continuation of its bus [...]

Timeless tale of transformation begins previews and makes its spectacular Shaw Festival debut

“The difference between a lady and a flower girl is not how she behaves, but how she is treated.”
 Media Release #9
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, April 13, 2011 . . . Welcome home Miss Doolittle! It’s so loverly to finally greet you. An innovative and fresh reinterpretation of My Fair Lady brings Eliza Doolittle’s London vibrantly to life [...]

Shaw’s most charming comedy Candida now in previews

We all go about longing for love; it is the first need of our natures, the loudest cry of our hearts.”
 Media Release #8

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, April 7, 2011 . . . The much anticipated landmark 50th season of the Shaw Festival begins today with preview performances of Bernard Shaw’s Candida at the Royal George Theatre in [...]