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Shaw Festival 50th season has much to celebrate including extensions of two productions

Media Release #28
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, August 30, 2011… The extension of two shows, record breaking sales for the landmark musical My Fair Lady and clear evidence that the plays of Bernard Shaw are still relevant to theatre-goers across Canada and the United States are just some of the reasons the Shaw Festival has cause to celebrate.

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 [...]

Two diverse worlds explored as The Shaw previews Maria Severa and Topdog/Underdog

Media Release #23
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 18, 2011…This season, the Shaw is theatrically going where it has never gone before, exploring two very distinct worlds with Maria Severa, the new musical from Jay Turvey and Paul Sportelli, and Topdog/Underdog by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks. Maria Severa and Topdog/Underdog both begin previews tomorrow at the Court [...]

Original cast recording of Maria Severa now available

CD’s release coincides with the annual Canada-Portugal day celebrations on June 10
Media Release #18
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, June 9, 2011 . . .The original cast recording of the new musical Maria Severa is now available at Bernard’s, the Shaw Festival’s gift shop, and online at www.shawfest.com. Maria Severa will have its world premiere on August 5 at the [...]

The Shaw Festival announces 50th Season Playbill

2011 season celebrates Festival’s past and future
 Media Release #25
My roots are in the past: my hopes are in the future.” ~ Bernard Shaw
Welcome to the Shaw Festival’s 50th season — one which celebrates the past, while looking enthusiastically forward. As explained by Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell, “This milestone season gives us an opportunity to honour [...]