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Shaw Festival’s lunchtime production, The Twelve-Pound Look, on stage now

- Wickedly sharp one-act a feminist battle cry from the author of Peter Pan -
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (June 11, 2015) — The Shaw Festival’s production of The Twelve-Pound Look, by prominent 20th century nobleman and writer J.M. Barrie, begins previews today at the Court House Theatre. Lezlie Wade directs this biting comedy that promotes female financial [...]

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. [...]

Re-envisioned Bernard Shaw political comedy On the Rocks begins The Shaw’s July openings

Media Release #21
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 7, 2011…The Shaw Festival’s 50th season summer opening weekend starts tomorrow evening at the Court House Theatre. The weekend kicks off with the world premiere of contemporary playwright Michael Healey’s reworking of Bernard Shaw’s political comedy On the Rocks. The opening performances continue on Saturday with the lunchtime presentation of [...]

Shaw Festival Box Office now open for landmark season

Tickets sales for 2011 season strong
Media Release #1
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, January 12, 2011 . . . The Shaw Festival Box Office is now accepting ticket orders for its 50th season by fax, mail and online at www.shawfest.com from the general public. Phone and in-person ticket purchases will begin January 15. Ticket prices range from $24 to [...]

Bernard Shaw’s The Doctor’s Dilemma kicks off July premieres and NOTL shuttle service launched

Media Release #17
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 9, 2010…Two of Bernard Shaw’s most provocative comedies open tonight and tomorrow evening as part of the Shaw Festival’s summer opening weekend. The festivities begin with The Doctor’s Dilemma, a satiric piece that poses some very stimulating questions, at the Festival Theatre and continues Saturday with this season’s lunchtime, the [...]

J.M. Barrie’s playlet Half an Hour in previews at the Shaw Festival

Those who risk all and lose have to face the consequences.
 Media Release #16
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, June 30, 2010….Can a life change in 30-minutes? Half an Hour,  J.M. Barrie’s intense story of a woman who’s only got half an hour to change her life, aims to answer this question in real time. Gina Wilkinson, director of last season’s [...]

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 [...]