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The curtain rises on Shaw Festival’s 53rd season with previews of Arms and The Man

- Popular Shaw work the first of two featured in 2014 playbill -
Newsroom Post #2
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (April 4, 2014) — The Shaw Festival 2014 season starts today with previews of Bernard Shaw’s Arms and The Man at the Royal George Theatre. Director Morris Panych returns to direct Shaw’s popular comedy about war and marriage and [...]

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 thanks retiring Board of Governors members; welcomes new ones

Media Release #2
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (January 31, 2014) — The Shaw Festival today announced the appointment of four new members to its bi-national Board of Governors at its Annual General Meeting.

Holiday spirit alive and well at the Shaw Festival

Media Bulletin #1
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (December 9, 2013) — Christmas merriment abounds at the Shaw Festival. This weekend’s visit to Niagara-on-the-Lake by jolly old St. Nick kicks off The Shaw’s seasonal activities.

A delightful mixture of classical & modern works grace Shaw Festival’s 2014 stages

Media Release #27
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (August 12, 2013) – On the heels of its 2014 Festival Theatre playbill announcement, the Shaw Festival revealed today the productions planned for the Court House, Royal George and Studio Theatres, as programmed by Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell.
“The 2014 season positions The Shaw as a theatre of contemporary ideas,” [...]

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 [...]

Peace in Our Time: A Comedy – a new adaptation of Shaw’s Geneva now in previews

“Where the spotlight is, there the despots will gather.”
Media Release #17
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, May 24, 2013 . . . Peace in Our Time: A Comedy by celebrated Canadian playwright John Murrell, a reworking of Bernard Shaw’s political comedy Geneva, is now in previews at the Shaw Festival’s Court House Theatre.

Previews begin for intimate new production of Shaw’s Major Barbara

“There are only two things necessary to Salvation…money and gunpowder.”
Media Release #12
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, May 3, 2013 . . . A new production of Major Barbara, one of Bernard Shaw’s most celebrated and provocative works, began previews May 2 in the intimate space of the Shaw Festival’s Royal George Theatre.
Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell, along with [...]

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 [...]

Shaw Festival Box Office opens for 52nd season ticket sales

Early ordering pricing in effect until January 31, 2013 for new season of entertaining and provocative stories

Media Release #2
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, January 7, 2013 . . . Tickets to the Shaw Festival’s season of eleven compelling productions go on sale online, by fax or by mail to the general public on January 9, 2013. Telephone [...]