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Eight Niagara-on-the-Lake charitable organizations beneficiaries of Shaw Festival’s Town Previews

Media Bulletin #6
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 7, 2010. . .This year’s Shaw Festival Town Previews of the Oscar Wilde social satire An Ideal Husband raised almost $7,500 and will benefit eight Niagara-on-the-Lake charitable organizations. The cheque presentation to representatives of the chosen organizations is taking place in the Festival Theatre lobby at The Shaw on Thursday, [...]

Shaw Festival 49th season opens with Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband

Media Release #13
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, May 26, 2010. . . Through a curtain of humour, great ideas, struggles and relationships will be revealed and examined during the 49th season of the Shaw Festival. Commencing tonight with Oscar Wilde’s witty intrigue An Ideal Husband — a play about blackmail, political corruption and scandal, four other productions will [...]

Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband now in previews at the Shaw Festival

Scandals used to lend charm, or at least interest, to a man — now they crush him.
Media Release #9
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, April 14, 2010…. An Ideal Husband, Oscar Wilde’s social satire centred around blackmail and political corruption, repentance and forgiveness, is currently in previews at The Shaw’s Festival Theatre. Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell directs her [...]

Shaw Festival Launches Niagara Neighbours Spring Celebration

Media Bulletin #5
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, March 10, 2010 . . . This week, the Shaw Festival launched its annual Niagara Neighbours Spring Celebration, an invitation for Niagara residents to join The Shaw in celebration of the launch of the 2010 season.

Rehearsals for the Shaw Festival’s 2010 Season Begin

Media Bulletin #3
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, February 25, 2010 . . . A sure sign that spring is just around the corner in Niagara-on-the-Lake is the beginning of rehearsals at the Shaw Festival. Ensemble members begin rehearsals today of Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, which is scheduled to have its first preview performance in the Festival Theatre [...]

The Shaw Festival Announces 2010 Season

Media Release #28

Bernard Shaw once wrote: “When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.”  Reflecting on this quote, Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell acknowledged; “From the wit of Wilde, the gentle comedy of Chekhov to the barbed banter of Shaw and the cutting satire of Churchill, the Shaw Festival’s 2010 Season is infused [...]