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Familiar Faces and Audience Favourites Return to The Shaw in 2014

– Key casting and creative teams for upcoming season announced –
Media Release #34

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (November 11, 2013) – The Shaw Festival is delighted to announce principal casting and creative team details for its 53rd season.

“This season, we are thrilled to welcome back several familiar faces not seen on the stages of The Shaw [...]

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,” [...]

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 [...]

The Light in the Piazza begins previews this evening at the Shaw Festival

“Someone could be looking for a someone like you.”
Media Release #21
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 4, 2013 . . . The sights and sounds of love come alive in The Shaw’s production of the Tony-award-winning musical The Light in the Piazza. Director Jay Turvey reunites with the creative team from last season’s Trouble in Tahiti and [...]

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 [...]

Lunchtime Trifles — a pair of perfect one-act plays now in previews

Media Release #18
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, June 5, 2013 . . . Trifles, this season’s Lunchtime offering of the two one-act theatrical gems Trifles by Susan Glaspell and A Wife for a Life by Eugene O’Neill, is now in previews at the Shaw Festival’s Court House Theatre.

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.

Cast change announced for The Light in the Piazza and Trifles

Media Bulletin #8
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, April 22, 2013 . . . The Shaw Festival is pleased to announce the return of Jeff Irving to its stages. He will play the young romantic lead Fabrizio in The Light in the Piazza and also appear in the lunchtime production of Trifles. A well known member of The Shaw’s [...]

Works from within the Festival’s original mandate period feature stellar Shaw Festival acting talents

Media Release #30
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, November 26, 2012…Unsurpassed in presenting works from within the Festival’s original mandate period, the talented Shaw Festival acting Ensemble this season takes on the characters and worlds of Oscar Wilde, W. Somerset Maugham, Elizabeth von Arnim via Matthew Barber, Susan Glaspell and Eugene O’Neill.