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Shaw Extends Contract of Artistic Director, Looks to the Future

Media Release #6
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (March 25, 2014) – The Board of Governors of the Shaw Festival announced today that it has extended the contract of Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell through to the end of the 2016 season.
Part of a succession plan proposed by Ms. Maxwell and unanimously accepted by the Board at its March 21, [...]

Previews begin for intimate new production of Shaw’s Major Barbara

“There are only two things necessary to Salvation…money and gunpowder.”
Media Release #12
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, May 3, 2013 . . . A new production of Major Barbara, one of Bernard Shaw’s most celebrated and provocative works, began previews May 2 in the intimate space of the Shaw Festival’s Royal George Theatre.
Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell, along with [...]

Shaw Festival Artistic Director receives Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal

Media Bulletin #6
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, March 1, 2013 . . . The Shaw Festival is proud to announce that Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell has been awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. A celebrated director and dramaturge, Ms. Maxwell has been recognized for significant achievement and dedicated service to her peers, to her community and to Canada. [...]

Rehearsals for Shaw’s 2013 season begin with spring return of Ensemble members

Media Bulletin #3
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, February 11, 2013 . . . A sure sign that spring is just around the corner is the return of Shaw Ensemble members from across Canada to start rehearsals in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Preparations for The Shaw’s 52nd season now shift into high gear with the first preview performance of W. Somerset Maugham’s [...]

Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell to receive honorary LL.D. for landmark achievements in Canadian theatre

Media Bulletin #8
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, November 8, 2012. . .The Shaw Festival’s Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell will receive an honorary doctor of laws degree from Queen’s University for her landmark achievements in Canadian theatre, theatre arts and her promotion of new visions of Canada on the world stage. The degree will be conferred during the fall [...]

Shaw’s The Millionairess begins Shaw Festival July openings

Media Release #19
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 5, 2012…Three days of Shaw Festival summer openings start tonight at the Court House Theatre with Bernard Shaw’s comedy The Millionairess. Opening performances continue on Friday at the Royal George Theatre with the evening presentation of William Inge’s moving drama Come Back, Little Sheba. On Saturday, the Court House Theatre [...]

William Inge’s Come Back, Little Sheba begins previews today

“If you can’t forget the past, you stay in it and never get out.”
Media Release #18 

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, June 28, 2012 . . . Come Back, Little Sheba, the heartfelt drama that launched William Inge’s career and became a Broadway hit, begins previews today at the Shaw Festival’s Royal George Theatre. Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell directs [...]

World and Canadian premieres highlight weekend openings at The Shaw

Media Release #24
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, August 4, 2011…The world premiere of the Jay Turvey/Paul Sportelli passionate musical Maria Severa and the Canadian premiere of Suzan-Lori Parks’ Pulitzer Prize-winning Topdog/Underdog officially open this weekend at the Shaw Festival.  Opening first on Friday evening at the Court House Theatre is Maria Severa, a tale based on the life [...]

Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell Renews Contract

Ms. Maxwell continues at the helm of one of Canada’s preeminent theatre festivals
Media Release #6
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, March 14, 2011 . . . Shaw Festival Board of Governors Chair Gary Comerford revealed today that Jackie Maxwell will continue as The Shaw’s Artistic Director for another four years.