Adapting the Sanskrit epic into two-part spectacle for the Shaw Festival, Ravi Jain goes back to the beginning—and imagines the end.
Under a.d. Tim Carroll, Niagara-on-the-Lake’s company honors its namesake with new work, complementary programming, and even—zounds!—a Shakespeare.
The Canadian theatre will mount three Shaw plays and host Stephen Fry for Greek-myth trilogy.
The festival will present works by its namesake alongside contemporary plays that echo his work.
The Canadian company has selected the seasoned British director, best known for his work at London’s Globe, to succeed Jackie Maxwell.
Returning to his native Canada after four seasons at CTC, Jennings with be Shaw Fest’s new executive director starting in the fall.
Stratford and Shaw are the twin peaks of Canadian classicism.