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Shaw Festival to celebrate the life of actor, teacher, mentor Goldie Semple

Media Bulletin #4
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, March 4, 2010. . . The life of Goldie Semple, one of Canadian theatre’s beloved and finest classical artists, teacher and mentor, will be celebrated at the Shaw Festival on Sunday, March 28 at 3 p.m. in the Festival Theatre. The Shaw Festival hopes all of Goldie’s friends, colleagues and fans [...]

Long-Time Shaw Ensemble Member Mourned

Media Release #31
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, December 10, 2009….The Shaw Festival mourns the passing of renowned Canadian actress Goldie Semple. Ms. Semple died peacefully yesterday morning at her home after a courageous battle with cancer. She leaves behind her husband of 33 years, Lorne Kennedy, and their 14 year old daughter, Madeline.

The Shaw Festival to host Amnesty’s Festival for Freedom Concert

Media Bulletin #10
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, September 17, 2009 . . .The Shaw Festival is proud to present the 21st Annual Festival for Freedom Benefit Concert in support of Amnesty International on Monday, October 5, 2009 at 8 p.m. at the Royal George Theatre in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Shaw Festival’s Town Preview Raises $8,050 for Niagara-on-the-Lake Charitable Organizations

Media Bulletin #8
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 29, 2009. . .This year’s Shaw Festival Town Previews of the Noël Coward triplet Brief Encounters raised $8,050 that will benefit twelve Niagara-on-the-Lake charitable organizations. Shaw Festival Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell and Executive Director Colleen Blake will present cheques to representatives of the chosen organizations at an official ceremony held [...]

Noël Coward’s Tonight at 8:30 series started with previews of Brief Encounters at the Shaw Festival Theatre

Media Release #6
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, April 14, 2009… Still Life, We Were Dancing and Hands Across the Sea, three of the best known one-act plays from Noël Coward’s Tonight at 8:30, began preview performances in Brief Encounters on Saturday, April 11, 2009 at the Festival Theatre.  Directed by Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell, this first triple bill [...]

Shaw Festival Box Office Opens for 2009 Season

Media Release #1
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, January 14, 2009 . . . The Shaw Festival Box Office is now accepting telephone and in-person orders from the general public for the 2009 season. Fax, online and mail orders began on January 5.
The Box Office has been open to Members of the Shaw Festival since November 8 and to [...]