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Shaw Festival (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.)

Overview
Works: 188 works in 215 publications in 1 language and 635 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Stream of consciousness fiction  Radio plays  Radio adaptations  Audio adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Performer
Classifications: PR5363, 822
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Shaw Festival (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.)
Heartbreak house by Bernard Shaw( Recording )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this allegorical play the eccentric Captain Shotover's home hosts a cast who each represent some evil in the modern world due to apathy, confusion, or lack of purpose. The first bombs of war kill the greedy capitalist Boss Mangan and in the end there is a note of optimism
Papers-65 by Shaw Seminar( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candida by Bernard Shaw( Recording )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reverend James Morell's joy in his comfortable marriage to Candida is shaken by the arrival of the young poet, Marchbanks. Both men adore her, in quite different ways and for quite different reasons, and she is attracted to them for their different qualities. Marchbanks believes she has a choice. Morell is devastated by the idea that he might lose her. They both forget that she is her own woman
Arms and the man by Bernard Shaw( Recording )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arms and the man starts with gunfire on a dark street in a small provincial town. The romantic and wilful Raina is about to begin her true-life adventure by sheltering the handsome fugitive Bluntschli, enemy of her equally handsome fiance Sergius. The men may all be heroes - or fools, since this is Shaw's comic view of Balkan chivalry, but the women are definitely more than their match
To the lighthouse by Virginia Woolf( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'To the lighthouse' tells of one summer spent by the Ramsay family and their friends in their holiday home in Scotland. Offshore stands the lighthouse, remote, inaccessible, an eternal presence in their changing world. A projected visit to the lighthouse forms the heart of this extraordinary novel which, through the minds of the various characters, explores the nature of time, memory, transcience and eternity
Shaw Festival's Sherlock Holmes by William Gillette( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archy and Mehitabel a back alley opera ; Sadie Thompson : the musical by Joe Darion( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

GBS versus GKC( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A play based on a public debate between George Bernard Shaw and Gilbert Keith Chesterton. The debate was broadcast live by the British Broadcasting Corporation and it resulted in a near-riot
Lessons from Leacock stories by Stephen Leacock( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pshaw!( )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eduard Kochergin : a poet of the stage by Ėduard Stepanovich Kochergin( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the Madras house( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories by Ethel Wilson by Christopher Newton( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In We Have to Sit Opposite, two women on a train to Munich have a hilarious, yet unsettling, encounter with an abrasive German family. Fog centres on the life of Mrs. Bylow. Lonely and elderly, her character provides a multi-faceted social commentary. A Drink with Adolphus describes a party from the perspective of Mrs. Gormley, aged in body but not in mind, in contrast with that of dull prim Mr. Leaper
Saint Joan : a chronicle play in six scenes and an epilogue by Bernard Shaw( )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play depicts the trial, burning at the stake, and canonization of Joan of Arc
Delicatessen by Toronto Free Theatre Archives( )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pshaw : the Shaw Festival newsletter( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celimare by Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph)( )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waterloo : [programme] by Shaw Festival( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belle Moral : a natural history by Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph)( )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shaw festival( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains information about the Shaw Festival, the second-largest repertory company in North America and the only theatre in the world that specializes in plays written by Bernard Shaw and his contemporaries (1856-1950)
 
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To the lighthouse
Alternative Names
Shaw Festival Theatre Foundation of Canada

Shawfestivalen

Languages
English (67)

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Arms and the manTo the lighthouseArchy and Mehitabel a back alley opera ; Sadie Thompson : the musicalGBS versus GKCLessons from Leacock storiesStories by Ethel WilsonGeorge Bernard Shaw and Christopher Newton : explorations of Shavian theatre