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Shaw Festival’s Annual Film Series Features Acclaimed Films and Documentaries

Media Bulletin #13
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (November 19, 2013) – There’s still so much more to entertain you at The Shaw’s Festival Theatre this winter. The ninth annual Shaw Festival Film Series starts November 30 at 3 p.m., with the screening of Golden Globe and Oscar winning filmmaker Susanne Bier’s romantic comedy Love Is All You Need [...]

The Shaw receives accessibility funding from the Government of Canada

Media Bulletin #11
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 27, 2013 . . . People with disabilities living in and visiting Niagara will soon benefit from improved accessibility at places like the Shaw Festival as a result of funding from the Government of Canada. The announcement was made Friday by the Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., Member of Parliament [...]

Peace in Our Time: A Comedy kicks off Shaw Festival’s June openings

Media Bulletin #9
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, June 7, 2013. . . Peace in Our Time: A Comedy, John Murrell’s adaptation of Bernard Shaw’s Geneva, officially opens tonight in the intimacy of the Court House Theatre. Blair Williams directs this new production featuring Diana Donnelly, Patrick Galligan, Jeff Meadows and Sanjay Talwar, with Neil Barclay, Claire Jullien, Kevin [...]

Cast change announced for The Light in the Piazza and Trifles

Media Bulletin #8
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, April 22, 2013 . . . The Shaw Festival is pleased to announce the return of Jeff Irving to its stages. He will play the young romantic lead Fabrizio in The Light in the Piazza and also appear in the lunchtime production of Trifles. A well known member of The Shaw’s [...]

Shaw Festival continues Niagara Neighbours discount offer with new performance dates

Media Bulletin #7
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, March 19, 2013 . . . The Shaw Festival’s Niagara Neighbours spring specials continue with new performance dates. This exclusive ticket offer is extended annually as a way of acknowledging the constant support The Shaw has received from its Niagara and regional neighbours, as well as an invitation to participate in [...]

Shaw Festival Artistic Director receives Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal

Media Bulletin #6
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, March 1, 2013 . . . The Shaw Festival is proud to announce that Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell has been awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. A celebrated director and dramaturge, Ms. Maxwell has been recognized for significant achievement and dedicated service to her peers, to her community and to Canada. [...]

Shaw Festival offers special spring pricing to its Niagara Neighbours

Media Bulletin #5
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, February 25, 2013 . . . The Shaw Festival’s Niagara Neighbours spring incentive begins this week with an offer of a $39 ($20 for students) ticket to select performances in April and May.

Theatre in romantic Niagara-on-the-Lake makes a unique last minute Valentine’s Day gift

Media Bulletin #4
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, February 13, 2013 . . . Valentine’s Day is tomorrow. Still searching for the gift to impress this Valentine’s Day? Add a Shaw Festival gift certificate or Season’s Pass to your Valentine’s flowers and chocolate. Surprise your sweetheart with a trip to the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, one of the most [...]

Rehearsals for Shaw’s 2013 season begin with spring return of Ensemble members

Media Bulletin #3
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, February 11, 2013 . . . A sure sign that spring is just around the corner is the return of Shaw Ensemble members from across Canada to start rehearsals in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Preparations for The Shaw’s 52nd season now shift into high gear with the first preview performance of W. Somerset Maugham’s [...]

No Scrooges here! Holiday spirit alive and well at the Shaw Festival

Media Bulletin #1
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, December 7, 2012…Santa’s annual stop in Niagara-on-the-Lake this weekend brings with it a whole lot of holiday cheer and kicks off seasonal festivities at the Shaw Festival.