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Niagara-on-the-Lake inspired gifts from the Shaw Festival and area winemakers on sale now

Media Release #31
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, November 30, 2012…This holiday season, give the ultimate Niagara-on-the-Lake experience of words and wine. The Shaw Festival and 28 Niagara-on-the-Lake wineries have teamed up to offer an exclusive gift showcasing the best of what Niagara-on-the-Lake has to offer — live theatre and wine.

Shaw Festival’s annual Film Series features acclaimed films and documentaries

Media Bulletin #9
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, November 28, 2012…The eighth annual Shaw Festival Film Series starts December 1 at 3 p.m., with the screening of Benh Zeitlin’s American fantasy drama Beasts of the Southern Wild, and will continue until February 23, 2013.

Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell to receive honorary LL.D. for landmark achievements in Canadian theatre

Media Bulletin #8
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, November 8, 2012. . .The Shaw Festival’s Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell will receive an honorary doctor of laws degree from Queen’s University for her landmark achievements in Canadian theatre, theatre arts and her promotion of new visions of Canada on the world stage. The degree will be conferred during the fall [...]

Final curtain for Shaw Festival’s Ragtime coming up fast

Scheduled to close October 14; no extension for this season’s hottest ticket
Media Alert #1
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, September 28, 2012. . . The countdown to the closing of The Shaw’s Ragtime begins this weekend. With only 11 performances left and fewer than 900 tickets available, time is running out to experience the most buzzed about musical [...]

RBC Hometown Champions Cheer Tour makes a stop at The Shaw

Media Bulletin #4
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, August 2, 2012. . . The Shaw Festival will host the RBC Hometown Champions Cheer Tour on Friday, August 3, 2012. Jump into the back of the blue London-style RBC Cheer Tour Cab and record a video message of support for your hometown Canadian Olympic champion or for any of our [...]

Shaw Festival and town of Niagara-on-the-Lake ready to celebrate Canada Day weekend

Media Bulletin #2 

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, June 27, 2012 . . . The Shaw Festival and the town of Niagara-on-the-Lake are ready to roll out the welcome mat and receive record crowds this Canada Day weekend. In addition to the annual Canada Day festivities at Fort George and Simcoe Park, the celebrations this year will also include [...]

Shaw Festival to present reading of Edward Bond’s The Sea

Playwright will also be in attendance for post-read Q&A
Media Bulletin #1 
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, June 14, 2012 . . . A reading of Edward Bond’s comedy The Sea, followed by a discussion with the playwright himself, will take place at the Shaw Festival’s Donald and Elaine Triggs Production Centre on Monday, June 18 at 6 p.m. Admission [...]