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Artistic Director Emeritus honoured with creation of the Christopher Newton Interns Program

- The program made possible by a single gift from a private donor -
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (July 22, 2017) — Artistic Director Tim Carroll revealed today that Artistic Director Emeritus Christopher Newton’s contributions to the Shaw Festival and Canadian theatre at large would be recognized through the newly created Christopher Newton Interns Program. The program was [...]

The Charity that Began at Home: A Comedy for Philanthropists begins previews

- Fiona Reid heads cast directed by Artistic Director Emeritus Christopher Newton –
Newsroom Post #4

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (April 24, 2014) — The Charity that Began at Home by St. John Hankin begins previews Friday, April 25 at the Court House Theatre. This production not only marks the return of Fiona Reid to The [...]

Previews begin tomorrow at the Shaw Festival for Heartbreak House, Bernard Shaw’s prophetic masterpiece

“This silly house, this strangely happy house, this agonizing house, this house without foundations. I shall call it Heartbreak House.”
Media Release #13
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, May 9, 2011 . . . One of Bernard Shaw’s greatest plays, Heartbreak House begins previews tomorrow at the Festival Theatre.
As the Western world teeters toward the tragedy of war, a young [...]