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Banish the humbugs with a reading of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and the Shaw Ensemble

Media Bulletin #9
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, December 14, 2010….Don’t be a Scrooge! Come celebrate the Season and honour Christmas in your heart by attending a dramatic reading of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, with musical interludes, presented by the Shaw Festival to benefit Bethlehem Projects of Niagara on Sunday, December 19 at 3 p.m. at St. Mark’s [...]

Shaw Festival Film Series to screen acclaimed films and documentaries

Media Bulletin #8  
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, November 25, 2010…In its continued commitment to bring acclaimed contemporary films and documentaries to the Festival Theatre through its partnership with The Film Circuit, a branch of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), The Shaw is pleased to announce its sixth annual Festival Film Series line-up. 

Eight Niagara-on-the-Lake charitable organizations beneficiaries of Shaw Festival’s Town Previews

Media Bulletin #6
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 7, 2010. . .This year’s Shaw Festival Town Previews of the Oscar Wilde social satire An Ideal Husband raised almost $7,500 and will benefit eight Niagara-on-the-Lake charitable organizations. The cheque presentation to representatives of the chosen organizations is taking place in the Festival Theatre lobby at The Shaw on Thursday, [...]

Shaw Festival Launches Niagara Neighbours Spring Celebration

Media Bulletin #5
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, March 10, 2010 . . . This week, the Shaw Festival launched its annual Niagara Neighbours Spring Celebration, an invitation for Niagara residents to join The Shaw in celebration of the launch of the 2010 season.

Shaw Festival to celebrate the life of actor, teacher, mentor Goldie Semple

Media Bulletin #4
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, March 4, 2010. . . The life of Goldie Semple, one of Canadian theatre’s beloved and finest classical artists, teacher and mentor, will be celebrated at the Shaw Festival on Sunday, March 28 at 3 p.m. in the Festival Theatre. The Shaw Festival hopes all of Goldie’s friends, colleagues and fans [...]

Rehearsals for the Shaw Festival’s 2010 Season Begin

Media Bulletin #3
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, February 25, 2010 . . . A sure sign that spring is just around the corner in Niagara-on-the-Lake is the beginning of rehearsals at the Shaw Festival. Ensemble members begin rehearsals today of Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, which is scheduled to have its first preview performance in the Festival Theatre [...]

Ensemble Members immersed in Shaw Festival’s Mandate Intensive

Ensemble members take part in two week intensive focusing on various aspects of the Shaw Festival mandate  

Media Bulletin #2

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, February 3, 2010….Shaw Festival is thrilled to announce the debut of The Mandate Intensive, a brand new training initiative made possible by the Slaight Family Foundation. The project is designed to provide an immersion for [...]

Oscar nominated Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire confirmed for Shaw Festival Film Series

New screening dates for “Precious” and “Séraphine”, along with special screening of Glenn Gould documentary added 
Media Bulletin #1


Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, February 3, 2010. . . .The gritty and inspirational Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire has been confirmed for The Shaw’s Festival Film Series and will be screened on February 20.  The film Séraphine, [...]