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Pulitzer Prize–winning drama Our Town opens Shaw Festival’s 2016 season

- Visits to Grover’s Corners begin April 9 at the Royal George Theatre -
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (April 8, 2016) — The Shaw Festival’s 55th season begins Saturday at 2 p.m. with the first preview of Thornton Wilder’s beloved play Our Town. Molly Smith, artistic director of Washington, D.C’s Tony award-winning Arena Stage, returns to The Shaw [...]

Shaw Festival announces principal casting for Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell’s final season

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (November 5, 2015) — Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell and the Shaw Festival announce principal casting and the creative teams for the 2016 playbill. The 2016 season features new and core ensemble members and beloved returning artists celebrating Ms. Maxwell’s final season and 14-year tenure at The Shaw.

Shaw Festival announces 2016 Season

- Jackie Maxwell reveals her final season as Artistic Director –
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (July 8, 2015) — Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell and the Shaw Festival are pleased to announce the 2016 playbill. Marking the Festival’s 55th season and the end of Maxwell’s 14-year tenure, the 2016 line-up of 10 diverse productions includes works from the [...]

Molly Smith helms two musicals wowing audiences in U.S. and Canada


My Fair Lady at the Shaw Festival and Rodgers And Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! at Arena Stage are simultaneously breaking records 

Media Release #29
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario/Washington, D.C., September 14, 2011…Artistic Director of Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theatre Molly Smith finds herself with two record-breaking shows in North America at the same time: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s [...]

Timeless tale of transformation begins previews and makes its spectacular Shaw Festival debut

“The difference between a lady and a flower girl is not how she behaves, but how she is treated.”
 Media Release #9
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, April 13, 2011 . . . Welcome home Miss Doolittle! It’s so loverly to finally greet you. An innovative and fresh reinterpretation of My Fair Lady brings Eliza Doolittle’s London vibrantly to life [...]