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Shaw Festival Announces 2018 Season

- Season includes expanded use of the Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre -
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (August 23, 2017) — Artistic Director Tim Carroll and the Shaw Festival reveal the complete playbill for the 2018 season. Having introduced Festival patrons to Two-Way Theatre in 2017, the Shaw Festival will continue to invite the audience into the creative process, [...]

An Octoroon makes its Canadian premiere at the Shaw Festival

- Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ groundbreaking play is a no-holds-barred exploration of racial stereotypes -
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (July 14, 2017) — The Shaw’s production of An Octoroon is perhaps the funniest, and certainly the most subversive, theatre experience this season. Riffing off of Dion Boucicault’s melodrama The Octoroon, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ Obie Award-winning play is his sardonic, radical response [...]

New Adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland makes world premiere at The Shaw

-  Three years in the making, Alice tumbles down the rabbit hole starting April 27 -
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (April 27, 2016) — Director Peter Hinton’s highly anticipated adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s beloved tale Alice in Wonderland begins previews today at The Shaw’s Festival Theatre. This ambitious new work was written specifically for the Shaw Festival’s acting [...]

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 [...]

Shaw’s Pygmalion given modern rework

- Update makes tale of transformation resonate in present-day -

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (May 31, 2015) — Peter Hinton’s contemporary interpretation of Bernard Shaw’s iconic Pygmalion begins previews today at the Shaw Festival. Retaining the provocative power of Shaw’s wit and humour from the original 1914 text, the Festival’s production of Pygmalion is set in modern [...]

Shaw Festival’s production of groundbreaking Cabaret now in previews

- Glittering new version of the award-winning musical on stage at Festival Theatre -
Newsroom Post #3

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (April 11, 2014) — Willkommen! Bienvenue! Welcome! It’s time to leave your troubles outside! The Shaw Festival’s production of the Tony Award-winning musical Cabaret is now in previews at the Festival Theatre. Under the direction of Peter [...]

Shaw Festival’s future includes Canada’s most exciting playwrights

Media Release #16
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, May 23, 2013. . . Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell announced today that the Shaw Festival will partner with some of Canada’s most highly-regarded theatre artists — Peter Hinton, Michel Marc Bouchard, Ann-Marie MacDonald, Alisa Palmer and Hannah Moscovitch — on three exciting new plays.

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 [...]

Andrew Bovell’s stirring generational epic makes Canadian premiere at The Shaw

Media Release #27
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, August 25, 2011…Andrew Bovell’s When the Rain Stops Falling, the final production of the Shaw Festival’s 50th season, will officially open and make its Canadian premiere this Friday at the Studio Theatre.