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Long-time Shaw Ensemble Member mourned

Media Release #3
January 13, 2011, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada….The Shaw Festival mourns the passing of distinguished Canadian actor Al Kozlik. Mr. Kozlik died peacefully on January 11 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital after suffering a stroke. He leaves behind his spouse of 41 years, Scott Sunderland.

Advance ticket sales for the Shaw Festival’s 2011 season hit $1 million as 49th season comes to an end

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, November 17, 2010 . . . Excitement and enthusiasm for the Shaw Festival’s upcoming golden 50th season has been building exponentially since final details of the coming season were disclosed at The Shaw’s 2011 season launch in Toronto last week. A strong response to the entire playbill has resulted in ticket [...]

Delightful Harvey Disappearing in Two Weeks

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, November 3, 2010…Harvey, the whimsical theatrical gem that has delighted sold-out audiences since previewing in April, will continue to enchant audiences at the Royal George Theatre until November 14 . Don’t miss the Mary Chase Pulitzer Prize-winning play about mild-mannered eccentric Elwood Dowd and his best friend Harvey that’s been a [...]

Learn to Sing Like the Pros at the Shaw Festival

Free interactive and fun workshop Sing Like the Pros! part of first-ever national Culture Days
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, September 15, 2010. . .Are you a shower soprano? A bathroom bass or baritone? A timid tenor? Ever wondered if you could sing like the pros? The Shaw Festival invites all singers of all levels to take [...]

The Shaw Festival establishes Gabriel Pascal Memorial Fund

One of those extraordinary men who turn up occasionally – say once in a century – and may be called godsends in the arts to which they are devoted. ~ Bernard Shaw
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, August 16, 2010….The Shaw Festival is thrilled to announce the establishment of the Gabriel Pascal Memorial Fund in honour of [...]

August openings feature Age of Arousal and Serious Money

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, August 13, 2010….The final two productions of The Shaw’s 2010 season — Age of Arousal, Canadian playwright Linda Griffiths’ rousing theatrical play set in a surrealistic Victorian England, and Serious Money, contemporary Shavian playwright Caryl Churchill’s prescient look at corporate greed and financial excess open tonight and Saturday evening, respectively.

Caryl Churchill’s Serious Money currently in previews at the Shaw Festival

“Greed is all right. Greed is healthy. You can be greedy and still feel good about yourself.”
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, August 9, 2010…. Serious Money, contemporary Shavian playwright Caryl Churchill’s prescient look at corporate greed and financial excess, à la the 1980’s, is currently in previews at the Shaw Festival’s Studio Theatre. Eda Holmes directs this [...]

Linda Griffiths’s Age of Arousal begins previews at the Shaw Festival

Type, damn you. Type! It’s the way to liberty!
Media Release #19
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 23, 2010…. Linda Griffiths’s Age of Arousal begins previews today at the Court House Theatre. Wildly inspired by George Gissing’s novel The Odd Women, artistic director Jackie Maxwell directs this rousing theatrical production set in a surrealistic Victorian England.

Shaw Festival extends run of Harvey

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 21, 2010…Elwood Dowd and his best friend Harvey will continue to delight and charm audiences for an additional 14 performances at the Royal George Theatre. A hit with audiences and critics alike, the Mary Chase Pulitzer Prize-winning play will continue to run until November 14.

Bernard Shaw’s The Doctor’s Dilemma kicks off July premieres and NOTL shuttle service launched

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 9, 2010…Two of Bernard Shaw’s most provocative comedies open tonight and tomorrow evening as part of the Shaw Festival’s summer opening weekend. The festivities begin with The Doctor’s Dilemma, a satiric piece that poses some very stimulating questions, at the Festival Theatre and continues Saturday with this season’s lunchtime, the [...]