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Delightful Harvey Disappearing in Two Weeks

Media Release #26
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, November 3, 2010…Harvey, the whimsical theatrical gem that has delighted sold-out audiences since previewing in April, will continue to enchant audiences at the Royal George Theatre until November 14 . Don’t miss the Mary Chase Pulitzer Prize-winning play about mild-mannered eccentric Elwood Dowd and his best friend Harvey that’s been a [...]

Shaw Festival extends run of Harvey

Media Release #18
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 21, 2010…Elwood Dowd and his best friend Harvey will continue to delight and charm audiences for an additional 14 performances at the Royal George Theatre. A hit with audiences and critics alike, the Mary Chase Pulitzer Prize-winning play will continue to run until November 14.

Shaw Festival 49th season opens with Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband

Media Release #13
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, May 26, 2010. . . Through a curtain of humour, great ideas, struggles and relationships will be revealed and examined during the 49th season of the Shaw Festival. Commencing tonight with Oscar Wilde’s witty intrigue An Ideal Husband — a play about blackmail, political corruption and scandal, four other productions will [...]

Previews for Mary Chase’s charming Harvey begin today at the Shaw Festival

“I wrestled with reality for forty years, and I am happy to state that I finally won out over it.”
~Elwood P. Dowd

Media Release #7
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, April 1, 2010….The Shaw Festival’s comedy-infused 49th season kicks off today with preview performances of Mary Chase’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Harvey at the Royal George Theatre. Joseph Ziegler returns to [...]

Shaw Festival Launches Niagara Neighbours Spring Celebration

Media Bulletin #5
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, March 10, 2010 . . . This week, the Shaw Festival launched its annual Niagara Neighbours Spring Celebration, an invitation for Niagara residents to join The Shaw in celebration of the launch of the 2010 season.

Rehearsals for the Shaw Festival’s 2010 Season Begin

Media Bulletin #3
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, February 25, 2010 . . . A sure sign that spring is just around the corner in Niagara-on-the-Lake is the beginning of rehearsals at the Shaw Festival. Ensemble members begin rehearsals today of Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, which is scheduled to have its first preview performance in the Festival Theatre [...]

The Shaw Festival Announces 2010 Season

Media Release #28

Bernard Shaw once wrote: “When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.”  Reflecting on this quote, Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell acknowledged; “From the wit of Wilde, the gentle comedy of Chekhov to the barbed banter of Shaw and the cutting satire of Churchill, the Shaw Festival’s 2010 Season is infused [...]