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Archive for July, 2011

 

Two diverse worlds explored as The Shaw previews Maria Severa and Topdog/Underdog

Media Release #23
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 18, 2011…This season, the Shaw is theatrically going where it has never gone before, exploring two very distinct worlds with Maria Severa, the new musical from Jay Turvey and Paul Sportelli, and Topdog/Underdog by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks. Maria Severa and Topdog/Underdog both begin previews tomorrow at the Court [...]

Enlightening The Speed of Ideas: Shaw in the 21st Century, a theatrical forum to be presented at the Shaw Festival

Media Release #22
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 13, 2011… The Speed of Ideas: Shaw in the 21st Century, a theatrical forum, a two day conference of engaging debate and discussion about the core of the Shaw Festival’s mandate — the necessity of provocative ideas, will take place on July 23 and July 24, 2011 at the Court [...]

Re-envisioned Bernard Shaw political comedy On the Rocks begins The Shaw’s July openings

Media Release #21
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 7, 2011…The Shaw Festival’s 50th season summer opening weekend starts tomorrow evening at the Court House Theatre. The weekend kicks off with the world premiere of contemporary playwright Michael Healey’s reworking of Bernard Shaw’s political comedy On the Rocks. The opening performances continue on Saturday with the lunchtime presentation of [...]