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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.

Re-envisioned Bernard Shaw political comedy On the Rocks begins The Shaw’s July openings

Media Release #21
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 7, 2011…The Shaw Festival’s 50th season summer opening weekend starts tomorrow evening at the Court House Theatre. The weekend kicks off with the world premiere of contemporary playwright Michael Healey’s reworking of Bernard Shaw’s political comedy On the Rocks. The opening performances continue on Saturday with the lunchtime presentation of [...]

Healey revitalization of Shaw’s On the Rocks now in previews at the Shaw Festival

“So much for the carrot. Here comes the stick.”

Media Release #19
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, June 15, 2011… Contemporary playwright Michael Healey’s reworking of Bernard Shaw’s political comedy On the Rocks, the first in the Festival’s new program that re-examines Shaw’s later, more complex plays, began previews yesterday at the Court House Theatre.

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 [...]