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Correction Notice: Changes To Shaw Festival Film Series Schedule

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (January 10, 2018) – The Shaw Festival Film Series schedule stated in the media release issued on December 20, 2017 has been changed. The documentary For Grace will now be presented on January 12 and the feature film I, Tonya has been removed from the line-up. Its replacement will be announced at a [...]

The Shaw Film Series features must-see festival films and documentaries

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (December 20, 2017) – Now in its 13th year, the Shaw Festival Film Series begins Saturday, December 23 at the Festival Theatre (10 Queen’s Parade). The weekly screenings of celebrated films and documentaries continues until February 17. All proceeds from this annual event benefit the Shaw Festival.

Artistic Director Tim Carroll announces casting for the 2018 Shaw Festival

- Tickets go on sale to Friends of The Shaw on November 4 and the public December 9 -
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (November 2, 2017) — Artistic Director Tim Carroll announces the Shaw Festival’s 2018 ensemble. This season’s 56 actors will take to the stage in 14 productions, plus numerous Secret Theatre experiences.

Shhh … It’s a Secret

- A group of Shaw patrons are now in the know -
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (August 24, 2017) — Tonight, a Shaw Festival audience got a sneak peek at a new project created by Paul Sportelli and Jay Turvey. The latest edition of Secret Theatre featured the talents of Andrew Broderick, Jeff Irving, Vanessa Sears and Jacqueline [...]

Shaw Festival Announces 2018 Season

- Season includes expanded use of the Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre -
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (August 23, 2017) — Artistic Director Tim Carroll and the Shaw Festival reveal the complete playbill for the 2018 season. Having introduced Festival patrons to Two-Way Theatre in 2017, the Shaw Festival will continue to invite the audience into the creative process, [...]

Stephen Fry’s Mythos: A Trilogy – Gods. Heroes. Men. makes world premiere at the 2018 Shaw Festival

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (August 17, 2017) — During a visit to Niagara-on-the-Lake earlier this year, world renowned actor, comedian and renaissance man Stephen Fry hinted that he’d return to the Shaw Festival in 2018. Tim Carroll, Artistic Director of The Shaw, will direct Mr. Fry in the world premiere of Mythos: A Trilogy – Gods. Heroes. [...]

The Shaw Festival sinks its teeth into Liz Lochhead’s seductive adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula

- Repressed erotic hunger and desire run rampant in this thrilling version of the legendary tale -
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (July 6, 2017) — The Shaw Festival’s production of Liz Lochhead’s sultry adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula – a feminine-focused take on the iconic vampire story – begins previews July 8 at the Festival Theatre. Directed by [...]

C.S. Lewis’s The Magician’s Nephew to open the 2018 Shaw Festival

- The first production of the Shaw Festival’s 2018 season is revealed -
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (June 15, 2017) — Commissioned by the Shaw Festival, Michael O’Brien’s adaptation of C.S Lewis’s The Magician’s Nephew opens the 2018 season on the Festival Theatre stage. No stranger to Narnia, Artistic Director Tim Carroll helms the first installment of this [...]

Artistic Director Tim Carroll makes Shaw Festival debut directing Bernard Shaw’s Saint Joan

- Sara Topham makes first Festival appearance as icon Joan of Arc -
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (May 1, 2017) — When the Shaw Festival’s 2017 production of Bernard Shaw’s Saint Joan begins previews on May 3 at the Festival Theatre, it marks two milestones for Artistic Director Tim Carroll – a Shaw Festival directorial debut and his [...]

Oi! Musical romp Me and My Girl kicks off Artistic Director Tim Carroll’s first Shaw Festival season

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (April 4, 2017) — The delightful musical-comedy Me and My Girl launches Tim Carroll’s first season as the Shaw Festival’s artistic director. Ashlie Corcoran, former Shaw Festival intern director and Dora-nominated artistic director of Thousand Islands Playhouse, directs this award-winning musical. Brilliantly updated by Stephen Fry and chock-full of infectious songs like The [...]