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Archive for July, 2012

 

New version of Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler begins previews tonight at the Shaw Festival

“These things come over me, just like that, suddenly. And I can’t hold back.”
Media Release #21
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 25, 2012….Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler, in a dazzling translation by writer/director Richard Eyre, begins previews tonight at the Shaw Festival’s Court House Theatre.
A villain; a victim; a heroine; the female Hamlet; a playwright’s response to an emerging [...]

The search for Helen’s Necklace began Sunday at the Studio Theatre

“I’m missing that white cloud around my neck, and I’m missing…so many things.”
Media Release #20
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 16, 2012 . . . Award-winning Canadian playwright Carole Fréchette’s eloquently impressionistic drama Helen’s Necklace began previews Sunday at the Shaw Festival’s Studio Theatre. Translated from French by celebrated playwright John Murrell and directed by Micheline Chevrier, it [...]

Shaw’s The Millionairess begins Shaw Festival July openings

Media Release #19
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 5, 2012…Three days of Shaw Festival summer openings start tonight at the Court House Theatre with Bernard Shaw’s comedy The Millionairess. Opening performances continue on Friday at the Royal George Theatre with the evening presentation of William Inge’s moving drama Come Back, Little Sheba. On Saturday, the Court House Theatre [...]