Edward Bond’s The Sea first of three shows to officially open this weekend

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Edward Bond’s The Sea first of three shows to officially open this weekend

 

– July opening weekend culminates with new production of Shaw’s The Philanderer –

 

 

 

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (July 11, 2014) — The Shaw Festival celebrates the official openings of three more productions beginning Friday evening at the Court House Theatre with The Sea, a provocative mix of drama and comedy by Edward Bond. The festivities continue on Saturday at the Court House Theatre with the opening of this season’s Lunchtime, A Lovely Sunday at Creve Coeur by Tennessee Williams; concluding later that evening at the Festival Theatre with the opening of a new production of Bernard Shaw’s The Philanderer.

 

 

 

Friday, July 11

 

8 p.m. – Opening of The Sea, directed by Eda Holmes

 

Court House Theatre, 26 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake

 

The Sea is sponsored by James F. Brown.

 

 

 

Saturday, July 12

 

11:30 a.m. – Opening of A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur, directed by Blair Williams

 

Court House Theatre, 26 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake

 

A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur is sponsored by Vintage Hotels.

 

 

 

6 p.m. – Opening of The Philanderer, directed by Lisa Peterson

 

Festival Theatre, 10 Queen’s Parade, Niagara-on-the-Lake

 

The Philanderer is generously sponsored by the Gabriel Pascal Memorial Fund.

 

 

 

The Shaw Festival’s 2014 season began April 4 runs until October 26 and features 10 productions presented on the Festival’s four Niagara-on-the-Lake stages. For more information on our 2014 season, performance schedule and ticket information, please visit www.shawfest.com or call 1-800-511-SHAW.

 

 

 

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