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Archive for January, 2013


Special Shaw Festival screening of Midnight’s Children supports annual Film Series

Media Release #6
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, January 30, 2013….The Shaw Festival proudly presents a special screening of Midnight’s Children on Friday, February 22 at 6 p.m. in The Shaw’s Festival Theatre. Proceeds from this fundraising event will support the upgrading of much needed technical equipment for The Shaw’s annual Festival Film Series.

New senior management appointments at The Shaw

Media Release #5

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, January 28, 2013 . . . Executive Director Elaine Calder today announced changes to the management leadership team at the Shaw Festival. Effective immediately, Director of Marketing and Communications Valerie Taylor assumes additional responsibility for the Sales department. In doing so, Ms. Taylor heads up the Shaw team charged [...]

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

Media Release #4
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, January 25, 2013….At today’s Annual General Meeting at the Shaw Festival, outgoing Board of Governors Chair Gary M. Comerford, Executive Director Elaine Calder and Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell welcomed incoming Chair Andrew M. Pringle, current Chair of the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR); and new board members Charles E. [...]

Shaw Festival reports positive financial and artistic results of 2012 season

Media Release #3

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, January 25, 2013 . . . Shaw Festival Theatre Canada held its Annual General Meeting for the 2012 season on Friday, January 25, 2013 in the lobby of the Festival Theatre. In attendance were members of the Shaw Festival Board of Governors led by outgoing Chair Gary Comerford, Artistic Director [...]

Shaw Festival Box Office opens for 52nd season ticket sales

Early ordering pricing in effect until January 31, 2013 for new season of entertaining and provocative stories

Media Release #2
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, January 7, 2013 . . . Tickets to the Shaw Festival’s season of eleven compelling productions go on sale online, by fax or by mail to the general public on January 9, 2013. Telephone [...]