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Queen Elizabeth II with Jacob Froese, Lord Mayor of Niagara-on-the-Lake, at grand opening of the Shaw Festival Theatre. 
Images  June 28, 1973,   Black and white photograph of Queen Elizabeth II walking with Jacob Froese, Lord Mayor of Niagara-on-the-Lake, outside of new Shaw Festival Theatre. They are in a group of people, with Duke of Edinburgh behind the queen and a crowd of photographers far on the left. The new Festival Theatre was...
Queen Elizabeth II during performance of "You never can tell" at the new Shaw Festival Theatre. 
Images  June 28, 1973,   Black and white photograph of Queen Elizabeth II during performance of "You never can tell" at the new Shaw Festival Theatre. Standing in the same row: Calving Rand, President of the Shaw Festival Theatre (first left), Jacob Froese, Lord Mayor of Niagara-on-the-Lake (first right) and her husband,...
"You never can tell" at the Shaw Festival Theatre. A special performance for Queen Elizabeth II. 
TextsImages  June 28, 1973,   Program of a special performance "You never can tell" by Bernard Shaw marking the visit of Elizabeth II Prince Philip to the Shaw Festival Theatre, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario on June 28, 1973. A gate fold brochure made by folding both end panels of a page inward so they meet in the middle....
The Shaw Festival 1962: Christmas in the Market Place. 
TextsImages  1962,   Undated newspaper clipping with article about beginnings of the Shaw Festival, its co-founder Brian Doherty and his newest idea for Christmas performance. Colour photographs of different animal masks being prepared for this play by staff at the Shaw Theatre.
The Shaw Festival 1962: Candida 
Images  1962,   Copies of colour photographs of David Michener, Barbara Ransom and Tim Devlin in "Candida", the first full-length production of the Shaw Festival. In 1962, eight weekend performances of "Don Juan in hell" and "Candida" (both by Bernard Shaw) were presented in the Court House in Niagara-on-the-Lake...
The Royal George Theatre Tour & History. 
TextsImages  November 2010,   The following narrative has been provided as a background or guide for Docents who are conducting tours at the Royal George Theatre. Gift of Faye Goodwin (inscription on inner cover). Booklet: 25 pages with paper covers and black & white photographs/sketches; size:21cm x 28cm; This Theatre was...
The new Shaw Festival Theatre opens. Guests include Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and India's Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. 
Images  Jun 1973,   Black and white photograph of Canada's Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau with wife and India's Prime Minister Indira Gandhi during opening ceremony of new Shaw Festival Theatre in June 1973.
Queen Elizabeth II with Calvin Rand, President of the Shaw Festival Theatre, at performance of "You never can tell" 
Images  28 Jun 1973,   Black and white photograph of Queen Elizabeth II with Calvin Rand at new Shaw Festival Theatre in June 1973.
50 Years of Shaw Festival Volunteers. 
TextsImages  October 2012,   50 Years of Shaw Festival Volunteers. History prepared by Faye Goodwin and Nancy Butler, Shaw Festival Library. In 2011, the Shaw Librarians prepared a "History of Volunteering at the Shaw", in recognition of the volunteers who have been such an integral part of the theatre over the past 50...
Laughter & Tears. The 1960s 
Texts  21 May 2011,   Article "Laughter & Tears. The 1960s" about beginnings of the Shaw Festival, featuring interviews with some of the performers. In 1962, eight weekend performances of "Don Juan in hell" and "Candida" (both by Bernard Shaw) were presented in the Court House in Niagara-on-the-Lake as a part of...
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The Shaw Festival


The Shaw Festival is a major Canadian theatre festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, the second largest repertory theatre company in North America. Founded in 1962, its original mandate was to stimulate interest in George Bernard Shaw and his period, and to advance the development of theatre arts in Canada.