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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 [...]

‘Soup, soap, salvation’ and Shaw: Guys and Dolls and Major Barbara principal casting

Media Release #28
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, November 12, 2012… An exceptional collection of talent has been assembled to bring the Shaw Festival’s 52nd season to life — a unique and entertaining playbill rich with new and provocative conversations, culture clashes, magical transformations and dazzling ideas. The Salvation Army marches in this season with freshly re-envisioned productions of [...]

Shaw Festival announces 2013 season

Media Release #25
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, September 24, 2012 . . . Today’s announcement by Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell of the Shaw Festival’s 2013 season introduces new and provocative conversations for its 52nd season. In a playbill rich with culture clashes, magical transformations and dazzling ideas, The Shaw continues its theatrical exploration of the mystery and beauty [...]