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Of all the challenges facing the Shaw Festival's new artistic director Tim Carroll this season, I imagine Shaw himself is the biggest.

6/25/2017 1:50:15 PM

Doing children's theatre at the Shaw Festival comes with a certain level of peril.

6/25/2017 11:13:53 AM

Contrary to what its title may promise, Brian Friel's Dancing at Lughnasa isn't a musical. There also isn't much dancing. Audiences expecting a footloose night at the Shaw Festival's Royal George Theatre may want to brush up on their Friel – he didn't do feel-gooders.

6/24/2017 7:45:33 AM

A free concert announced last week for Montebello Park in St. Catharines Aug. 30 will offer a trio of Ontario singer/songwriters.

6/22/2017 10:57:50 AM

Things got tense at Artpark Tuesday night when two separate bomb-sniffing dogs were alerted to a speaker near the main stage, delaying a show by Randy Bachman and 54-40 for about two hours.

6/21/2017 1:56:29 PM

What to do when you’re a company devoted to the work of Canadian playwright Norm Foster … and seemingly every community theatre in Canada is also doing Norm Foster? Plan on doing him better than anyone else.

6/21/2017 9:58:39 AM

The rock musical Job and the Snake is coming home.

6/21/2017 8:30:28 AM

A Niagara-based group is hoping to bring people back to the circus. Performances of ShotGun Wedding, a cirque cabaret, are already underway at the Greg Frewin theatre in Niagara Falls, which is hosting the show. The creation is a partnership between Zacada Entertainment and theatre artist David Fancy.

6/20/2017 6:05:02 PM

When blossoming country star Stephanie Quayle recorded her catchy road trip tune Winnebago, she had no idea it would lead to her first-ever visit to Niagara Falls.

6/18/2017 11:22:27 AM

Niagara Falls' Ceara Heidebrecht, alias The Painted Punk, sells her handpainted patches during the 10th Rock 'n Swap vendors market Saturday.

6/17/2017 1:22:40 PM