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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.

Caryl Churchill’s Serious Money currently in previews at the Shaw Festival

“Greed is all right. Greed is healthy. You can be greedy and still feel good about yourself.”
Media Release #20 
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, August 9, 2010…. Serious Money, contemporary Shavian playwright Caryl Churchill’s prescient look at corporate greed and financial excess, à la the 1980’s, is currently in previews at the Shaw Festival’s Studio Theatre. Eda Holmes directs this [...]

The Women and musical One Touch of Venus currently in previews at The Shaw

Media Release #12
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, May 25, 2010…The Women and One Touch of Venus, two productions highlighting varied manifestations of love, relationships and marriage are currently in previews at the Shaw Festival. 

Previews begin for Shavian Restoration comedy In Good King Charles’s Golden Days

Media Release #7
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, April 17, 2009… Preview performances of In Good King Charles’s Golden Days, George Bernard Shaw’s Restoration romp begin today, Friday, April 17, 2009, at the Royal George Theatre.       

Changes at the Shaw Festival

Media Release #3
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, February 4, 2009…Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell regretfully announced today that Neil Munro is relinquishing his post as Associate Director of the Shaw Festival, for health reasons. He has also withdrawn from his directorial duties for the production of Born Yesterday, scheduled to appear on the Festival stage as part of The [...]