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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 [...]

Previews of the Shaw Festival’s lunchtime comedy The President begin tomorrow

“It must be very wonderful, sir, to have almost all mankind at your disposal.”
Media Release #17
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, June 2, 2011… The President, the fast-paced mad-cap comedy hit of the 2008 season, begins previews tomorrow at the Royal George Theatre. Written by Ferenc Molnár and adapted by Morwyn Brebner, the delightful lunchtime returns with many of [...]

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 [...]