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The Shaw Festival Announces 2021 Season Photo The Shaw Festival Announces 2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020

The Shaw Festival plans to return to the stage in May with a reduced 2021 season. Many of the anticipated productions originally scheduled for 2020 will now appear as part of the 2021 playbill.

Shaw Festival Cancels Remaining 2020 Season Performances Photo Shaw Festival Cancels Remaining 2020 Season Performances
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2020

As the number of active COVID-19 cases in Ontario increases, the Shaw Festival is forced to cancel its annual presentation of A Christmas Carol at the Royal George Theatre.

The Shaw Festival Announces Fall Concert Series Photo The Shaw Festival Announces Fall Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020

The Shaw Festival is set to animate Niagara-on-the-Lake with live music and song throughout September and October with approximately 40 bespoke concerts.

Shaw Festival Announces Fall Concert Series Photo Shaw Festival Announces Fall Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020

The Shaw Festival is set to animate Niagara-on-the-Lake with live music and song throughout September and October with approximately 40 bespoke concerts.

BWW Previews: BERKO: CLEVELAND-CENTRIC ENTERTAINMENT IN THE PANDEMIC��"PHSQUARE, SHAW Photo BWW Previews: BERKO: CLEVELAND-CENTRIC ENTERTAINMENT IN THE PANDEMIC��"PHSQUARE, SHAW FESTIVAL, CPT, GLTF AND MORE…
by Roy Berko - Jul 23, 2020

Cleveland's Play House Square has announced a buy it now and if something comes up, free ticket exchanges policy for the 2020-2021 season. The shows planned are:

Shaw Festival Announces Further Cancellations Photo Shaw Festival Announces Further Cancellations
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020

Based on the Province of Ontario's framework for reopening businesses and the further extension of the State of Emergency, the Shaw Festival is not able to proceed with the season as scheduled. As a result, The Shaw must cancel all performances and public events through September 15.

SHAW FESTIVAL Cancels August Events and Performances Photo SHAW FESTIVAL Cancels August Events and Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020

The Shaw Festival is forced to cancel all public events and performances scheduled in August due to the extension of the Province of Ontario's Emergency Orders and the continuation of the State of Emergency in the Province and Niagara.

Shaw Festival Cancels July Events And Performances Photo Shaw Festival Cancels July Events And Performances
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020

In keeping with the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake's municipal order limiting organized mass gatherings, the Shaw Festival is now forced to cancel all public events and performances throughout July. The Festival will continue to follow the guidance and directives of Canadian public health agencies, all levels of government and the organization's insurer to determine when The Shaw will be able to safely return to stage.

Shaw Festival Cancels All Public Events Until April 30 Photo Shaw Festival Cancels All Public Events Until April 30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2020

In an effort to help lessen the spread of COVID-19, the Shaw Festival is cancelling all public events with the intention of resuming performances on May 1.

Changes to Shaw Festival Board of Directors Announced Photo Changes to Shaw Festival Board of Directors Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020

At today's Shaw Festival Annual General Meeting, Board Chair Peter E.S. Jewett welcomed new members - Thomas R. Hyde, senior counsel at Hodgson Russ LLP and Nicole R. Tzetzo, partner at Hodgson Russ LLP - to the Shaw Festival Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is invested with fiduciary oversight to support and further the mission and longevity of the Shaw Festival.

Shaw Festival Has Announced 2019 Financial Results Photo Shaw Festival Has Announced 2019 Financial Results
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020

During the Annual General Meeting held earlier today, the Shaw Festival announced positive financial results for the 2019 season. Kevin Patterson, Treasurer of the Board of Directors, shared with an audience of patrons, donors and company members that both sales and fundraising revenues achieved all-time highs, resulting in a $519,000 season surplus.

Shaw Festival Receives Support From Celebrate Ontario Photo Shaw Festival Receives Support From Celebrate Ontario
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2019

During tonight's dinner celebrating The Shaw's production of The Ladykillers, Executive Director Tim Jennings announced the Festival has received a funding boost from the Ontario Government's Celebrate Ontario program.

Shaw Festival's Emerging Artists Program Receives Multi-year Commitment Of Support Fr Photo Shaw Festival's Emerging Artists Program Receives Multi-year Commitment Of Support From RBC Foundation
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2019

Earlier this evening at the opening celebration of Brigadoon, Shaw Festival Executive Director Tim Jennings announced a three-year commitment from the RBC Foundation for the ongoing support of the Shaw Festival's Emerging Artists Program. Supporting the Festival since 1972, the RBC Foundation continues their long-time partnership with The Shaw with a multi-year pledge of $250,000 in funding. This renewed commitment will provide support to approximately 21 emerging Shaw Festival artists through the 2021 season.

Shaw Festival Announces 2018 Financial Results Photo Shaw Festival Announces 2018 Financial Results
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Shaw Festival Announces 2017 Financial Results Photo Shaw Festival Announces 2017 Financial Results
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

During the Annual General Meeting held earlier today, the Shaw Festival announced positive financial results for the 2017 season while celebrating the many wins of Artistic Director Tim Carroll's first season which welcomed 236,824 audience members to 783 performances, including the newly added production of A Christmas Carol. The season introduced Shaw Festival patrons to Mr. Carroll's vision of The Shaw as a Two-Way Theatre - where the audience has a real voice and is not excluded from any aspect of The Shaw's work. 

Shaw Festival Receives $3 Million Donation From Tim And Frances Price To Launch The A Photo Shaw Festival Receives $3 Million Donation From Tim And Frances Price To Launch The Andy Pringle Creative Reserve
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

The Shaw Festival announces the receipt of a three million dollar gift from Tim and Frances Price to jumpstart the creation of the Andy Pringle Creative Reserve.

TCG to Honor Mother and Daughter Phylicia & Condola Rashad at 2017 Gala Photo TCG to Honor Mother and Daughter Phylicia & Condola Rashad at 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced that its 2017 Gala Evening will honor the award-winning artistry and ground-breaking careers of mother and daughter Phylicia Rashad and Condola Rashad. This year's gala will be held on Monday, November 13, 2017 at New York's Espace (635 West 42nd Street).

THE MAGICIAN'S NEPHEW, STAGE KISS, HENRY V and More Slated for Shaw Festival's 2018 S Photo THE MAGICIAN'S NEPHEW, STAGE KISS, HENRY V and More Slated for Shaw Festival's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 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, giving them a real voice in the theatre experience.

The Shaw Festival Renames Theater in Honour of Former Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

At a ribbon cutting ceremony earlier today, the Shaw Festival honoured former Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell's fourteen year tenure by renaming the Studio Theatre. In front of an audience of donors, company members and patrons, the space was officially christened the Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre just days before Middletown takes residency for the season.

Artistic Director Emeritus Honoured with Creation of Christopher Newton Interns Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Artistic Director Tim Carroll revealed today that Artistic Director Emeritus Christopher Newton's contributions to the Shaw Festival and Canadian theatre at large would be recognized through the newly created Christopher Newton Interns program. The program was announced following Mr. Newton's appearance as part of the Deeper Dialogue series.

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