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Shaw Festival extends 2016 season with seven performances

- Plus a new block of tickets on sale for The Dance of Death -

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (June 22, 2016) — Both Engaged and A Woman of No Importance have been delighting preview audiences in advance of their openings this weekend. Having already extended both productions earlier this year, the Shaw Festival continues to respond [...]

Wilde witticisms abound in Eda Holmes’s stylish A Woman of No Importance

-  Long-concealed secrets and scandal are exposed beginning May 29 -
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (May 26, 2016) — A Woman of No Importance, Oscar Wilde’s stylish comedy that exposes the cynicism and hypocrisy that underlies high “society” begins previews Sunday, May 29 at the Festival Theatre. This dangerous drama, directed by Eda Holmes,  is the fourth major [...]

Shaw Festival and 710 Main Theatre join forces in bi-national producing partnership

- Shaw Festival production to anchor the 710 Main Theatre 2016-2017 Season –

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON & Buffalo, NY (May 25, 2016) – 710 Main Theatre in Buffalo, NY, owned and operated by Shea’s Performing Arts Center, and the Shaw Festival of Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON announce a producing partnership that will launch as part of [...]

Shaw’s Mrs Warren’s Profession continues to confront prevailing views about the #oldestprofession

-  Previews start April 21 at the Royal George Theatre -
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (April 20, 2016) — Bernard Shaw’s notoriously provocative Mrs Warren’s Profession – a play once considered “unfit for women’s ears” – begins previews tomorrow in the Shaw Festival’s intimate Royal George Theatre. Dora Award-winning director Eda Holmes’ contemporary spin on this relevant classic [...]

Shaw Festival adds 14 performances to 2016 season

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (January 7, 2016) — Due to popular demand, the Shaw Festival is adding 14 performances to the 2016 season. Early ordering prices continue until January 31 with the newly added dates already on sale.

Shaw Festival announces principal casting for Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell’s final season

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (November 5, 2015) — Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell and the Shaw Festival announce principal casting and the creative teams for the 2016 playbill. The 2016 season features new and core ensemble members and beloved returning artists celebrating Ms. Maxwell’s final season and 14-year tenure at The Shaw.

Shaw Festival announces 2016 Season

- Jackie Maxwell reveals her final season as Artistic Director –
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (July 8, 2015) — Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell and the Shaw Festival are pleased to announce the 2016 playbill. Marking the Festival’s 55th season and the end of Maxwell’s 14-year tenure, the 2016 line-up of 10 diverse productions includes works from the [...]

Shaw’s sassy Misalliance gets the Swinging Sixties treatment

“Oh home! parents! family! duty! How I loathe them! How I’d like to see them all blown to bits!”
Media Release #6 
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, April 19, 2012 . . . Misalliance, Bernard Shaw’s cheeky social examination of Darwin’s idea of Natural Selection and familial affiliations, previews today at the Royal George Theatre. 

The Shaw Festival announces 50th Season Playbill

2011 season celebrates Festival’s past and future
 Media Release #25
My roots are in the past: my hopes are in the future.” ~ Bernard Shaw
Welcome to the Shaw Festival’s 50th season — one which celebrates the past, while looking enthusiastically forward. As explained by Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell, “This milestone season gives us an opportunity to honour [...]

August openings feature Age of Arousal and Serious Money

Media Release #21
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, August 13, 2010….The final two productions of The Shaw’s 2010 season — Age of Arousal, Canadian playwright Linda Griffiths’ rousing theatrical play set in a surrealistic Victorian England, and Serious Money, contemporary Shavian playwright Caryl Churchill’s prescient look at corporate greed and financial excess open tonight and Saturday evening, respectively.