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Shaw Festival Film Series Features Festival Favourites and Revealing Docs

Media Bulletin #11
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, November 16, 2009 … Continuing its partnership with The Film Circuit, a branch of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), to bring acclaimed contemporary films and documentaries to its Festival Theatre, the Shaw Festival is proud to announce its 2010 season film line-up. 

The Shaw Festival to host Amnesty’s Festival for Freedom Concert

Media Bulletin #10
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, September 17, 2009 . . .The Shaw Festival is proud to present the 21st Annual Festival for Freedom Benefit Concert in support of Amnesty International on Monday, October 5, 2009 at 8 p.m. at the Royal George Theatre in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

No new date scheduled for An Enchanted Evening with Measha Brueggergosman; ticket holders to be contacted

Media Bulletin #9
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, August 19, 2009. . . The highly anticipated return to the stage by soprano Measha Brueggergosman during the Shaw Festival’s An Enchanted Evening with Measha Brueggergosman on Sunday, August 9, 2009 was unfortunately marred by inclement weather and had to be cancelled.  The enthusiasm held by The Shaw and Ms. Brueggergosman [...]

Shaw Festival’s Town Preview Raises $8,050 for Niagara-on-the-Lake Charitable Organizations

Media Bulletin #8
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 29, 2009. . .This year’s Shaw Festival Town Previews of the Noël Coward triplet Brief Encounters raised $8,050 that will benefit twelve Niagara-on-the-Lake charitable organizations. Shaw Festival Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell and Executive Director Colleen Blake will present cheques to representatives of the chosen organizations at an official ceremony held [...]

Shaw Festival to celebrate the life of actor, director and playwright Neil Munro

Media Bulletin #7
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 24, 2009. . . The life and creative influence of Neil Munro, one of Canadian theatre’s most vital and compelling artists for more than 35 years, will be celebrated at The Shaw’s Festival Theatre on Monday, August 10 at 3:00 p.m. 
Neil Munro’s extensive career includes memorable successes as an actor, [...]

Shaw Festival Launches New Picnic & Play Package

Media Bulletin #6
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, April 2, 2009 . . . Plan a picnic and stay for a play. Complement your theatre experience and enjoy a lovely afternoon in beautiful Niagara-on-the-Lake with the new Picnic & Play Package from the Shaw Festival.

Shaw Festival Launches Shaw Shuttle

Media Bulletin #5
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, March 4, 2009 . . . The Shaw Festival today announced the Shaw Shuttle, a direct to Niagara-on-the-Lake bus service for Toronto and Burlington area residents provided by Mary Morton Tours.

Shaw Festival Launches Niagara Neighbours Spring Celebration

Media Bulletin #4
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, March 4, 2009 . . . The Shaw Festival today announced the Niagara Neighbours Spring Celebration, an invitation for Niagara residents to join The Shaw in celebrating the launch of the 2009 season.

2009 Niagara Year of Our Shared Waters Launches at Shaw Festival’s Documentary FLOW!

Media Bulletin #3
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario Canada, February 17, 2009… Wednesday, February 18, 2009 marks the launch in Niagara of the 2009 Year of our Shared Waters. This celebratory year of water opens with the showing of the documentary “FLOW: For Love of Water” to be held at the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake starting at 5:30 pm.

Stephen Lewis to Speak at Shaw Festival

Media Bulletin #2
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, February 9, 2009 … The Shaw Festival is thrilled to announce that one of the world’s most respected humanitarians, Stephen Lewis, will speak at The Shaw on Saturday, March 7, 2009 at 3:00 pm in the Festival Theatre.