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Shaw Festival welcomes new Senior Communications Manager

- Laura Hughes joins Marketing, Communications and Sales team –
Media Bulletin #2

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (December 15, 2014) — The Shaw Festival is pleased to announce the appointment of Laura Hughes as its Senior Communications Manager. Joining The Shaw on January 5, 2015, Ms. Hughes will be responsible for the creation and execution of the [...]

Shaw Festival Film Series screens TIFF official selections and docs

- Annual Niagara-on-the-Lake film festival celebrates its 10th year –
Media Bulletin #9
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (November 20, 2014) – The annual Shaw Festival Film Series, one of the most highly anticipated winter social events in Niagara-on-the-Lake, begins screening the best of Canadian and international feature films and documentaries on Saturday, December 6 at 3 p.m. [...]

Shaw Festival announces principal casting for 2015 season

– New and noteworthy names, familiar faces and returning favourites seen in extraordinary roles –
Media Release #23

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (October 29, 2014) – The Shaw Festival today announced principal casting and creative team details for its 54th season.

“I am very happy with our casting for the 2015 season,” said Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell. [...]

Registration for Shaw Theatre School on now

— Interactive ten-week program conducted by Shaw Festival professionals back for its sixth year —
Media Release #21

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (October 7, 2014) — Register your budding performer now for the Shaw Theatre School in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Beginning Saturday, October 18, students in grades 3 to 12 will explore their inner creativity, develop self-confidence and foster theatrical [...]

Shaw Festival Takes Part in Annual Cross-Canada Culture Days

- Participants can take a peek behind the Shaw Festival’s curtain or enjoy a live musical interlude –
Media Release #20
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (September 23, 2014) — Celebrate arts and culture with a visit to the Shaw Festival during the fifth annual Culture Days celebrations. As part of the annual national celebration, The Shaw presents the [...]

Executive Director Elaine Calder to retire from the Shaw Festival in September 2015

- Veteran arts executive to retire after 30-year career –
Media Release #19
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (September 12, 2014) — Executive Director Elaine Calder announced to the Shaw Festival company today that she will be retiring towards the end of the 2015 season and moving to her new home in Victoria, B.C. to be closer to her [...]

Shaw Festival adds two extra shows of When We Are Married to meet demand

- J.B. Priestley comedy still set to close October 26 -
Media Release #16
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (August 14, 2014) — Due to popular demand, two additional performances of the J.B. Priestley comic play When We Are Married have been scheduled. Tickets for the newly added performance dates are now on sale and can be purchased at www.shawfest.com [...]

Shaw Festival reveals 2015 playbill

- World, Canadian and Festival premieres highlight season -
Media Release #15
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (August 2, 2014) — The Shaw Festival today announced the 2015 season playbill. The Shaw’s 54th season features 11 productions including the re-envisioning of two enduring Shaw comedies and two newly commissioned Canadian works.
The 2015 season will feature Sweet Charity, Pygmalion, Light Up [...]

Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop makes Shaw Festival debut at Studio Theatre

Newsroom Post #11

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (July 16, 2014) — The Mountaintop, Katori Hall’s powerful and provocative portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the eve of his assassination on April 4, 1968 begins previews today in The Shaw’s Studio Theatre. Presented in 2013 as part of The Shaw’s Reading Series, this season’s full production of [...]

Shaw Festival gives back to community at annual cheque presentation

- Fifteen local groups benefited from this season’s town previews –
Media Bulletin #7
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (July 7, 2014) — Local Niagara-on-the-Lake charitable organizations once again benefited from the proceeds raised through the Shaw Festival’s Town Previews Program. Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell and Executive Director Elaine Calder hosted a cheque presentation on Friday, July 4, 2014 [...]