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Moss Hart’s Light Up the Sky now on stage at the Festival Theatre

- Rollicking romp offers an affectionate peek into the ups and downs of a play’s opening night -

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (June 26, 2015) — Moss Hart’s Light Up the Sky is now in previews at The Shaw’s Festival Theatre. Directed by Blair Williams, this backstage comedy features the comic talents of Claire Jullien, Steven Sutcliffe, [...]

Shaw’s Pygmalion given modern rework

- Update makes tale of transformation resonate in present-day -

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (May 31, 2015) — Peter Hinton’s contemporary interpretation of Bernard Shaw’s iconic Pygmalion begins previews today at the Shaw Festival. Retaining the provocative power of Shaw’s wit and humour from the original 1914 text, the Festival’s production of Pygmalion is set in modern [...]

Sweet Charity now in previews at the Shaw Festival

- Julie Martell returns to the Festival as the indomitable Charity Hope Valentine -
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (April 17, 2015) — The Shaw’s production of Sweet Charity, the Tony Award® -winning musical, begins previews today at the Festival Theatre. Directed by Morris Panych, Sweet Charity electrifies the stage with the sounds of New York in the late [...]

Box Office phones lines open January 10 for 2015 Shaw Festival ticket orders

- Online, fax and mail orders accepted beginning January 7 -

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (January 5, 2015) — Shaw Festival Box Office staff will be ready to take ticket orders over the phone for the 2015 season starting Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 9 a.m. Online ticket sales at shawfest.com, by fax or by mail [...]

Shaw Festival celebrates the season

- Seasonal festivities bring joy, good cheer and support local community initiatives –
Media Bulletin #1
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (December 4, 2014) — It’s beginning to look, and feel, a lot like Christmas and the Shaw Festival is ready to revel in the holiday spirit.
The Shaw will once again take part in the annual Santa Claus Parade [...]

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 [...]