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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. [...]

Juno and the Paycock and The Mountaintop officially open at The Shaw

Media Release #14
-      Two powerful and provocative works make Shaw Festival debut this weekend   -
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (July 25, 2014) — Shaw Festival supporters and company members will gather tonight and Saturday evening to celebrate the official openings of Sean O’Casey’s Juno and the Paycock and Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop. After Saturday evening’s performance, all 10 [...]

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 [...]

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,” [...]

Shaw Festival’s sold-out production of Arcadia now in previews

“We’re better at predicting events at the edge of the galaxy or inside the nucleus of an atom than whether it’ll rain on auntie’s garden party three Sundays from now.”
Media Release #24
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 19, 2013 . . . The Shaw Festival is pleased to announce its production of Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia is [...]

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 [...]

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’s August openings feature Hedda Gabler and Helen’s Necklace

Media Release #22
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, August 9, 2012…Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler and Carole Fréchette’s Helen’s Necklace make their official debuts tomorrow and Saturday night, respectively, at the Shaw Festival. Opening Friday evening at the Court House Theatre is Hedda Gabler, the powerful and dramatic Ibsen piece presented in a new version by writer/director Richard Eyre. The [...]

The search for Helen’s Necklace began Sunday at the Studio Theatre

“I’m missing that white cloud around my neck, and I’m missing…so many things.”
Media Release #20
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 16, 2012 . . . Award-winning Canadian playwright Carole Fréchette’s eloquently impressionistic drama Helen’s Necklace began previews Sunday at the Shaw Festival’s Studio Theatre. Translated from French by celebrated playwright John Murrell and directed by Micheline Chevrier, it [...]