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Lost Nation Theater Welcomes The Return Of Vermont's Folk Storyteller Tim Jennings To Photo Lost Nation Theater Welcomes The Return Of Vermont's Folk Storyteller Tim Jennings To The Stage
by Stephi Wild - Nov 7, 2022

Vermont's own inimitable folktale storyteller, Tim Jennings performs – Live and In-Person -  50 Years of StoryTelling - a never-been-seen-before program of musings, music, and tales –just  two nights only – November 18 & 19th at Lost Nation Theater's wheelchair accessible, air-conditioned, and air-purified home within Montpelier City Hall Arts Center!

TIM JENNINGS: 50 YEARS OF STORYTELLING Comes to Lost Nation Theater Next Month Photo TIM JENNINGS: 50 YEARS OF STORYTELLING Comes to Lost Nation Theater Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2022

Tim Jennings is Back! Vermont's “legendary,' 'irresistible,' 'captivating” folk storyteller returns to LNT with a new and deeply personal program of old & new tales, music, and musings & reflections on his long career as “Vermont's Leading Talespinner.'

The Slaight Family Foundation Gifts $1.5 Million To The Shaw Festival Photo The Slaight Family Foundation Gifts $1.5 Million To The Shaw Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 28, 2022

The Shaw Festival is thrilled to be one of the recipients of The Slaight Family Foundation Theatre Initiative. The transformational gift of $1.5 million will further assist the Niagara-on-the-Lake-based theatre company's recovery from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Shaw Reflects on 2021 Season and Posts Financial Results Photo The Shaw Reflects on 2021 Season and Posts Financial Results
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2022

During the mid-afternoon proceedings, Treasurer Greg Prince announced to an online audience of patrons, donors and company members that the Shaw Festival attained gross revenues of $26,632 million and posted an operating surplus of $113,891 in 2021.

The Shaw Receives Support From The Province's Community Building Fund Photo The Shaw Receives Support From The Province's Community Building Fund
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 2, 2022

The Shaw Festival welcomed the grant it received from the Government of Ontario's Community Building Fund - Operating stream in 2021. The relief funding of $250,000, delivered by the Ontario Trillium Foundation, helped sustain the Festival's operations and allowed for the creation of new experiences and programs.

Former Shaw Festival Artistic Director Christopher Newton Passes Away at 85 Photo Former Shaw Festival Artistic Director Christopher Newton Passes Away at 85
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2021

The Shaw Festival is mourning the death of Christopher Newton, former artistic director, who died peacefully yesterday morning at the age of 85. Actor, stage manager, playwright, artistic director, Mr. Newton made a momentous impact and life-long contributions to the Canadian theatre landscape and performing arts.

Shaw Festival Acknowledges Support From Ontario Trillium Foundation Photo Shaw Festival Acknowledges Support From Ontario Trillium Foundation
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2021

Upon receiving a $150,000 Capital grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) in 2019, the Shaw Festival immediately put it to good use. Many of The Shaw's amenities have benefitted from this infusion of funds. The support the Festival received from OTF ensures its theatres and spaces are ready for the anticipated return of audiences and company members.

Shaw Festival Shifts Start of 2021 Season to July Photo Shaw Festival Shifts Start of 2021 Season to July
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2021

As Ontario remains under a provincewide emergency and stay-at-home order, the Shaw Festival is now forced to delay the start of the 2021 season to early July. Early performances of Charley's Aunt and the full run of The Devil’s Disciple will now move to new outdoor venues.

Shaw Festival Postpones Previews of CHARLEY'S AUNT Photo Shaw Festival Postpones Previews of CHARLEY'S AUNT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2021

Due to the Ontario government’s recent decision to impose shutdown measures across the province for the coming four weeks, the Shaw Festival has been forced to delay the start of preview performances for Charley’s Aunt until May 16. The opening performance is still scheduled for June 11 at the Royal George Theatre.

Canadian Theatres Work on Renovations Amidst the Pandemic Photo Canadian Theatres Work on Renovations Amidst the Pandemic
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2021

Theatres throughout Canada have been working on various renovations throughout the course of the pandemic in hopes of having a new and improved experience when audiences can return again.