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The curtain rises on Shaw Festival’s 53rd season with previews of Arms and The Man

- Popular Shaw work the first of two featured in 2014 playbill -
Newsroom Post #2
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (April 4, 2014) — The Shaw Festival 2014 season starts today with previews of Bernard Shaw’s Arms and The Man at the Royal George Theatre. Director Morris Panych returns to direct Shaw’s popular comedy about war and marriage and [...]

Familiar Faces and Audience Favourites Return to The Shaw in 2014

– Key casting and creative teams for upcoming season announced –
Media Release #34

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (November 11, 2013) – The Shaw Festival is delighted to announce principal casting and creative team details for its 53rd season.

“This season, we are thrilled to welcome back several familiar faces not seen on the stages of The Shaw [...]

A delightful mixture of classical & modern works grace Shaw Festival’s 2014 stages

Media Release #27
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (August 12, 2013) – On the heels of its 2014 Festival Theatre playbill announcement, the Shaw Festival revealed today the productions planned for the Court House, Royal George and Studio Theatres, as programmed by Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell.
“The 2014 season positions The Shaw as a theatre of contemporary ideas,” [...]

The Shaw receives accessibility funding from the Government of Canada

Media Bulletin #11
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 27, 2013 . . . People with disabilities living in and visiting Niagara will soon benefit from improved accessibility at places like the Shaw Festival as a result of funding from the Government of Canada. The announcement was made Friday by the Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., Member of Parliament [...]

Brian Friel’s Faith Healer now in previews at The Shaw

“Was it all chance? Or skill? Or illusion? Or delusion? Precisely what power did I possess?”
Media Release #19
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, June 17, 2013 . . . Faith Healer, Brian Friel’s compelling portrait of an artist at odds with his gift and the mysterious paths that memories take, is now in previews at the Shaw [...]

Previews begin for intimate new production of Shaw’s Major Barbara

“There are only two things necessary to Salvation…money and gunpowder.”
Media Release #12
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, May 3, 2013 . . . A new production of Major Barbara, one of Bernard Shaw’s most celebrated and provocative works, began previews May 2 in the intimate space of the Shaw Festival’s Royal George Theatre.
Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell, along with [...]

Stylish social comedy Our Betters opens Shaw’s 2013 season

“If one wants to be successful in London, one must either have looks, wit, or a bank balance.”
Media Release #9

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, April 2, 2013 . . . The curtain rises tomorrow on the Shaw Festival’s 52nd season when W. Somerset Maugham’s glittering satire Our Betters begins previews at the Royal George Theatre. Morris Panych [...]

Rehearsals for Shaw’s 2013 season begin with spring return of Ensemble members

Media Bulletin #3
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, February 11, 2013 . . . A sure sign that spring is just around the corner is the return of Shaw Ensemble members from across Canada to start rehearsals in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Preparations for The Shaw’s 52nd season now shift into high gear with the first preview performance of W. Somerset Maugham’s [...]

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.

Celebrated Shaw actors give voice to contemporary theatre’s most illustrious playwrights

Media Release #29
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, November 21, 2012…For the last decade, the Shaw Festival has been introducing contemporary theatre’s most illustrious playwrights into the playbill alongside their classical forebears. Like Bernard Shaw himself, these writers delight in questioning assumptions, subverting expectations and creating compelling theatre that unites head and heart. The 2013 season goes even further [...]