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Oscar Wilde’s Lady Windermere’s Fan begins previews at the Shaw Festival

“I can resist anything except temptation”

Media Release #14
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, May 9, 2013 . . . An ambitious new production of Oscar Wilde’s Lady Windermere’s Fan begins previews today on The Shaw’s Festival stage. Director Peter Hinton returns to The Shaw for his first Wilde play, following his critically acclaimed Shaw Festival directorial debut in [...]

Works from within the Festival’s original mandate period feature stellar Shaw Festival acting talents

Media Release #30
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, November 26, 2012…Unsurpassed in presenting works from within the Festival’s original mandate period, the talented Shaw Festival acting Ensemble this season takes on the characters and worlds of Oscar Wilde, W. Somerset Maugham, Elizabeth von Arnim via Matthew Barber, Susan Glaspell and Eugene O’Neill.

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 [...]

Shaw Festival 49th season opens with Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband

Media Release #13
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, May 26, 2010. . . Through a curtain of humour, great ideas, struggles and relationships will be revealed and examined during the 49th season of the Shaw Festival. Commencing tonight with Oscar Wilde’s witty intrigue An Ideal Husband — a play about blackmail, political corruption and scandal, four other productions will [...]

Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband now in previews at the Shaw Festival

Scandals used to lend charm, or at least interest, to a man — now they crush him.
Media Release #9
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, April 14, 2010…. An Ideal Husband, Oscar Wilde’s social satire centred around blackmail and political corruption, repentance and forgiveness, is currently in previews at The Shaw’s Festival Theatre. Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell directs her [...]

Rehearsals for the Shaw Festival’s 2010 Season Begin

Media Bulletin #3
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, February 25, 2010 . . . A sure sign that spring is just around the corner in Niagara-on-the-Lake is the beginning of rehearsals at the Shaw Festival. Ensemble members begin rehearsals today of Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, which is scheduled to have its first preview performance in the Festival Theatre [...]

The Shaw Festival Announces 2010 Season

Media Release #28

Bernard Shaw once wrote: “When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.”  Reflecting on this quote, Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell acknowledged; “From the wit of Wilde, the gentle comedy of Chekhov to the barbed banter of Shaw and the cutting satire of Churchill, the Shaw Festival’s 2010 Season is infused [...]