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Shaw Festival Film Series screens TIFF official selections and docs

- Annual Niagara-on-the-Lake film festival celebrates its 10th year –
Media Bulletin #9
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (November 20, 2014) – The annual Shaw Festival Film Series, one of the most highly anticipated winter social events in Niagara-on-the-Lake, begins screening the best of Canadian and international feature films and documentaries on Saturday, December 6 at 3 p.m. [...]

Shaw Festival announces principal casting for 2015 season

– New and noteworthy names, familiar faces and returning favourites seen in extraordinary roles –
Media Release #23

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (October 29, 2014) – The Shaw Festival today announced principal casting and creative team details for its 54th season.

“I am very happy with our casting for the 2015 season,” said Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell. [...]

Edward Bond’s The Sea first of three shows to officially open this weekend

- July opening weekend culminates with new production of Shaw’s The Philanderer –

Media Release #12

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (July 11, 2014) — The Shaw Festival celebrates the official openings of three more productions beginning Friday evening at the Court House Theatre with The Sea, a provocative mix of drama and comedy by Edward Bond. [...]

Bernard Shaw’s The Philanderer now in previews at the Festival Theatre

- Comedy about love, marriage and the sexes staged as Shaw intended – with originally abandoned third Act -
Newsroom Post #8
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (July 1, 2014) — A new production of Bernard Shaw’s The Philanderer, staged with the original third Act, is now in previews at the Festival Theatre. Celebrated American director Lisa Peterson, making her [...]

NEXTNiagara and Buffalo Niagara 360 converged at Shaw Festival

- Networking event at iconic Niagara-on-the-Lake destination focused on strengthening binational links -
Media Bulletin #6

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (June 19, 2014) — The Shaw Festival was honoured to be the meeting place of choice for a Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce (GNCC), in partnership with NEXTNiagara, and Buffalo Niagara 360 (BN360) cross-border networking reception. Designed to [...]

Two comedies about love and marriage officially open at the Shaw Festival starting Friday

- When We Are Married kicks off June openings, followed by The Philadelphia Story -
Media Release #9
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (June 6, 2014) — The Shaw Festival officially opens two productions centred on love and marriage beginning tonight at the Royal George Theatre with When We Are Married, the J.B. Priestley comic take-down of English middle class [...]

Romantic comedy The Philadelphia Story begins previews at the Festival Theatre

- Celebration of love at the centre of revealing ride to the “I do’s” -
Newsroom Post #6
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (May 16, 2014) — The Philadelphia Story, Philip Barry’s sophisticated comedy about class distinctions, the emergence of tabloid journalism and the rocky road to love and marriage, began previews May 15 in the Festival Theatre. Dennis Garnhum [...]

Shaw Festival’s 53rd season officially opens with a Shaw comedy and celebration

– Season to be fêted during opening night festivities –
Media Release #8

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (May 9, 2014) —Arms and The Man by Bernard Shaw, directed by Morris Panych, officially opens the 2014 Shaw Festival season on Friday, May 9 at the Royal George Theatre. The celebrations continue Saturday, May 10 with a double-bill of [...]

Shaw Festival’s production of groundbreaking Cabaret now in previews

- Glittering new version of the award-winning musical on stage at Festival Theatre -
Newsroom Post #3

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (April 11, 2014) — Willkommen! Bienvenue! Welcome! It’s time to leave your troubles outside! The Shaw Festival’s production of the Tony Award-winning musical Cabaret is now in previews at the Festival Theatre. Under the direction of Peter [...]

Shaw Festival Film Series fundraiser features A Royal Affair

- Changes to January 25 and February 1 programs: Philomena and Nebraska confirmed -
Media Bulletin #2
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (January 23, 2014) — The Shaw Festival today announced details about their special fundraising event that includes a post-show reception featuring food, wine and decor inspired by Nikolaj Arcel’s Oscar-nominated film A Royal Affair on Saturday, February 22 [...]