The Shaw Festival: Behind the Curtain
Friday, July 19 at 9:00 p.m.
Take a behind-the-scenes look at the Shaw Festival, one of North America’s longest-running, most distinctive and exciting theater experiences.
With unprecedented access, the program captures the Shaw’s unique approach to theater and the treasure of the Shaw’s repertory acting company. In following the process of getting the play from the page to the stage, the film provides insights into every aspect of theater production.
Between April and October, the Shaw Festival, located in Niagara-on-the-Lake in Ontario,l presents 11 plays on four stages that attract patrons from all over the world. What sets Shaw apart is its unique scheduling and its celebrated ensemble company.
Pictured above: Moya O'Connell as Hedda Gabler in Hedda Gabler. Photo: Emily Cooper.
At right: The Festival Theatre, one of four stages at The Shaw Festival.