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Principal casting and creative teams for The Shaw’s Royal George Theatre and Studio Theatre productions announced

Media Release #38
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, November 9, 2011… Principal casting and creative teams for The Shaw’s Royal George and Studio Theatres were announced today by Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell.

Principal roles and creative teams for Shaw Festival’s Court House Theatre productions announced

Media Release #37
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, November 7, 2011…Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell is pleased to announce the principal casting and creative teams for The Shaw’s Court House Theatre productions.  

Shaw Festival’s historic 50th season ends with increase in attendance

Media Release #36
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, November 2, 2011 . . .The Shaw Festival witnessed a growth in attendance during its milestone 50th season, which also included an increase in the number of people who came to The Shaw to see the plays by its namesake.

Shaw Festival casts principal roles for Festival Theatre productions

Media Release #35
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, November 1, 2011…Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell proudly announced the casting and creative teams for the three plays featured next season on The Shaw’s Festival Theatre stage. In making the announcement, Ms. Maxwell noted: “I am so inspired by the range of talent we’ve assembled to make up our 2012 Ensemble. This [...]

Shaw Festival appoints Key Gordon Communications as new creative agency

Media Release #34
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, October 4, 2011…The Shaw Festival is pleased to announce the appointment of Key Gordon Communications, the Toronto-based award-winning advertising and design firm, as its new creative agency.

Shaw Festival Executive Director to retire from The Shaw in early spring 2012

Media Release #33
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, September 26, 2011…After over 17 years as Executive Director, Colleen Blake will be leaving the Shaw Festival in early spring 2012.

Shaw Festival launches free mobile application

Release of mobile application another highlight of the Shaw Festival’s 50th season
Media Release #32
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, September 21, 2011…The Shaw Festival, the renowned Canadian theatre repertory company, is thrilled to announce the release of its new mobile application — another high point to celebrate during its 50th season. Co-developed by Discover Anywhere Mobile and The Shaw’s [...]

Annual Gina Wilkinson Prize established to benefit emerging female theatre directors

Media Release #31
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, September 21, 2011…Members of The Gina Wilkinson Prize jury are proud to announce the creation of an annual award benefiting emerging female directors and theatre artists looking to transition into the area of direction. The prize pays tribute to Canadian actor, playwright and director Gina Wilkinson and her unyielding dedication, vision [...]

Shaw Festival announces 2012 season

Media Release #30
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, September 20, 2011 . . . Looking ahead to the next 50 seasons of theatrical exploration, Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell officially announced the playbill for the Shaw Festival’s 51st season today.

Molly Smith helms two musicals wowing audiences in U.S. and Canada

 
 

My Fair Lady at the Shaw Festival and Rodgers And Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! at Arena Stage are simultaneously breaking records 

Media Release #29
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario/Washington, D.C., September 14, 2011…Artistic Director of Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theatre Molly Smith finds herself with two record-breaking shows in North America at the same time: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s [...]