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New version of Ibsen’s The Lady from the Sea makes its world premiere at the Shaw Festival

- Rarely produced work re-imagined by Governor General Award-winning playwright Erin Shields in previews -
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (April 30, 2015) — Canadian playwright Erin Shields’ new version of Henrik Ibsen’s The Lady from the Sea begins previews today at the Shaw Festival’s Court House Theatre. Directed by Meg Roe, the Shaw commissioned version – which was [...]

Shaw Festival’s August openings feature Hedda Gabler and Helen’s Necklace

Media Release #22
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, August 9, 2012…Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler and Carole Fréchette’s Helen’s Necklace make their official debuts tomorrow and Saturday night, respectively, at the Shaw Festival. Opening Friday evening at the Court House Theatre is Hedda Gabler, the powerful and dramatic Ibsen piece presented in a new version by writer/director Richard Eyre. The [...]

New version of Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler begins previews tonight at the Shaw Festival

“These things come over me, just like that, suddenly. And I can’t hold back.”
Media Release #21
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 25, 2012….Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler, in a dazzling translation by writer/director Richard Eyre, begins previews tonight at the Shaw Festival’s Court House Theatre.
A villain; a victim; a heroine; the female Hamlet; a playwright’s response to an emerging [...]