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Archive for March, 2014


Shaw Extends Contract of Artistic Director, Looks to the Future

Media Release #6
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (March 25, 2014) – The Board of Governors of the Shaw Festival announced today that it has extended the contract of Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell through to the end of the 2016 season.
Part of a succession plan proposed by Ms. Maxwell and unanimously accepted by the Board at its March 21, [...]

2014 recipient of third annual Gina Wilkinson Prize announced

Media Release #5
- Christine Brubaker of Toronto chosen from list of 22 accomplished nominees -

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (March 10, 2014) — The committee of the Gina Wilkinson Prize is pleased to announce that Christine Brubaker of Toronto, Ontario is this year’s prize recipient. The announcement came on March 10 — Gina’s birthday. Ms. Brubaker was [...]

Shaw Festival’s sold-out Arcadia part of Mirvish Productions’ 2014-2015 subscription season

Media Bulletin #5
- Original Niagara cast to appear in the Toronto production -

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (March 3, 2014) — The Shaw Festival is pleased to announce its sold-out production of Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia will be part of Mirvish Productions’ 2014-15 subscription season. This multilayered masterpiece will play at Toronto’s Royal Alexandra Theatre from [...]

Short list for the annual Gina Wilkinson Prize announced

- 2014 nominees chosen from impressive list of female theatre artists from across Canada -
Media Release #4

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (March 3, 2014) — The committee for the 2014 Gina Wilkinson Prize is pleased to announce the short list of nominees for the third annual prize: Christine Brubaker, Charlotte Gowdy, Elizabeth Saunders and Dayna Tekatch.