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Introducing Our New Fore & Aft Lounge!

Introducing Our New Fore & Aft Lounge!

Posted Mar 27th, 2018 in Blog

NEW! Join us in our new Fore & Aft Lounge and meet our artists! Pre-order your Wine & Cheese Boards and relax in our lounge while participating in pre- and post-show talk backs with our actors.

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Foster Festival's 2018 Adult Drama Club

Foster Festival's 2018 Adult Drama Club

Posted Jan 17th, 2018 in Blog

The Foster Festival Adult Drama Club is back for our Scene Study Clinic at the Rodman Hall Art Centre.

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Foster Festival Takes Top Prize!

Foster Festival Takes Top Prize!

Posted Nov 17th, 2017 in In the News, Blog

Foster Festival Takes Top Prize at Ignite Niagara Pitch Series!

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Norm Foster hard at work writing two new World Premieres for our 2018 Season!

Norm Foster hard at work writing two new World Premieres for our 2018 Season!

Posted Sep 19th, 2017 in In the News, Norm Foster, Blog

Norm Foster is hard at work writing his next two World Premieres for The Foster Festival's 2018 Season!

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2018 Subscriptions Now On Sale!

2018 Subscriptions Now On Sale!

Posted Sep 7th, 2017 in Blog

The Foster Festival's 2018 Surprise Subscriptions are now on sale!

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Review Foster Festival - Lunenburg by Norm Foster

Review Foster Festival - Lunenburg by Norm Foster

Posted Aug 16th, 2017 in In the News, Reviews

Lunenburg keeps up the high artistic standards of design, acting and direction that have characterized all the plays so far at the Foster Festival. Foster has created three complex roles and they have each been ideally cast.  Peter Krantz and Catherine McGregor, both longtime veterans of the Shaw Festival, are not appearing at that Festival this year.  Instead, they are making their Foster Festival debuts as Charlie and Iris. 

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Foster 45s (E28) - Sneak Peek of Foster's newest play Lunenburg

Foster 45s (E28) - Sneak Peek of Foster's newest play Lunenburg

Posted Aug 4th, 2017 in Blog, Foster 45 Videos

Norm Foster's newest play, Lunenburg runs August 2 - August 18 at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre - see a sneak peek of behind the scenes of this hilarious new Foster play starring Shaw Festival veteran actors!

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Review Foster Festival - Old Love by Norm Foster

Review Foster Festival - Old Love by Norm Foster

Posted Jul 17th, 2017 in In the News, Reviews

In Old Love Foster has created a play with wonderfully juicy roles for two actors. Real-life couple Booth Savage and Janet-Laine Green give wonderful performances.

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Foster 45s (E27) - Sneak Peek of Our Next Production Old Love by Norm Foster

Foster 45s (E27) - Sneak Peek of Our Next Production Old Love by Norm Foster

Posted Jul 10th, 2017 in Blog, Foster 45 Videos

Norm Foster's play, Old Love runs July 12 - July 28 at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre - see a sneak peek of behind the scenes of this classic Foster play!

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Review Foster Festival - Screwball Comedy by Norm Foster

Review Foster Festival - Screwball Comedy by Norm Foster

Posted Jun 26th, 2017 in In the News, Reviews

The Norm Foster Theatre Festival, the only theatre festival in the world devoted to a Canadian playwright, has opened its second season with the world premiere of Foster’s Screwball Comedy. Screwball Comedy may be atypical of Norm Foster’s usual style but it provides a fantastic showcase for four talented actors and provides one of the best translations of screwball movies to the stage.

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