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Shaw Festival reports surplus for 2013 season at Annual General Meeting

- Last season’s fiscal and artistic accomplishments celebrated -
Media Release #3

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (January 31, 2014) — Shaw Festival Theatre Canada held its Annual General Meeting for the 2013 season on Friday, January 31, 2014 in the lobby of the Festival Theatre. Chair Andrew M. Pringle welcomed members of the Shaw Festival Board of [...]

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 [...]

Shaw Festival ticket sales up $2 million over 2012

Media Release #33
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (November 6, 2013) — The Shaw Festival’s 2013 season proved a winner with audiences and critics alike, attracting 270,570 people (71% of capacity) to its 744 performances. With a season running from April 3 to November 3 and ten productions playing in four theatres, box office revenues topped $16 [...]

Nominations for third annual Gina Wilkinson Prize now being accepted

Media Release #32

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (October 15, 2013) – Nominations for the Gina Wilkinson Prize, named in honour of Canadian actor, playwright and director Gina Wilkinson, are now being accepted. The annual prize is intended to recognize and assist female theatre artists attempting to transition from one theatre discipline into the discipline of theatre [...]

Take a peek behind the Shaw Festival’s curtain or enjoy a musical interlude

-   Shaw Festival takes part in fourth annual Culture Days -
Media Release #31
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (September 26, 2013) — Experience culture during Culture Days. Pull back the curtain and discover what really takes place backstage or relax and enjoy a Sunday morning concert at the Shaw Festival. As part of the annual national celebration, The Shaw [...]

Shaw Festival 2013 ticket sales surpasses total ticket sales for 2012

– Arcadia most successful production in Studio Theatre’s history –
Media Release #30

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (September 16, 2013) – The Shaw Festival announced today that ticket sales for 2013 have outsold 2012 — revenues exceeding $15 million against last year’s $13.8 million — with 7 weeks still to go. Additionally, at the conclusion of its [...]

Celebrated composer & lyricist Adam Guettel makes rare appearance at The Shaw

—    Guettel speaks candidly with Shaw Festival Music Director August 9  —

Media Release #26
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (July 31, 2013) – The Shaw Festival hosts Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist Adam Guettel in conversation with Shaw Festival Music Director Paul Sportelli on Friday, August 9 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Court House Theatre. This [...]

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 [...]

Shaw Festival’s sold-out production of Arcadia now in previews

“We’re better at predicting events at the edge of the galaxy or inside the nucleus of an atom than whether it’ll rain on auntie’s garden party three Sundays from now.”
Media Release #24
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 19, 2013 . . . The Shaw Festival is pleased to announce its production of Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia is [...]

Shaw Festival takes centre stage in new PBS documentary

Media Release #23
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 9, 2013 . . . The Shaw Festival pulls back the curtain and offers viewers a behind-the-scenes glimpse in The Shaw Festival: Behind the Curtain. The new PBS documentary is scheduled for broadcast nationwide on PBS stations (check local listings) and locally on WNED-TV Buffalo/Toronto, Friday, July 19 at 9:00 [...]