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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 [...]

Shaw’s comedy John Bull’s Other Island in previews at the Shaw Festival

When an Englishman is sentimental he behaves very much as an Irishman does when he is drunk.
Media Release #15
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, June 23, 2010…. John Bull’s Other Island, Bernard Shaw’s farcical fairy tale, is currently in previews at the Court House Theatre. Artistic Director Emeritus Christopher Newton directs the Shavian satirical story that had King Edward [...]

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 [...]