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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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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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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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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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The Foster Festival announces Wise Guys Charity Fund as Lead Sponsor for the Festival’s Local Heroes initiative!

The Foster Festival announces Wise Guys Charity Fund as Lead Sponsor for the Festival’s Local Heroes initiative!

Posted Jun 7th, 2017 in In the News, Press Release

The Foster Festival was joined by Wise Guys Charity Fund on June 6th to receive a major donation to launch the Festival’s newest charitable initiative, inspired by CompassionateSTC.

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The Foster Festival On Target with Penny Wolfgang in Buffalo, NY

The Foster Festival On Target with Penny Wolfgang in Buffalo, NY

Posted May 9th, 2017 in In the News, Blog

Foster Festival Artistic Director Patricia Vanstone and Executive Director Emily Oriold were On Target with Penny Wolfgang this past weekend in Buffalo, NY to talk about The Foster Festival and all there is to discover in the heart of Niagara!

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The Foster Festival on 7 Eyewitness News

The Foster Festival on 7 Eyewitness News

Posted Apr 28th, 2017 in In the News, Norm Foster, Blog

Feature Reporter Mike Randall from 7 Eyewitness News in Buffalo stopped by The Foster Festival in the heart of Niagara to discuss our upcoming Second Summer Season of celebrating Canada's most popular Playwright, Norm Foster.

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Emily Oriold Named Recipient of Business Link's 40 Under Forty Award 2017

Emily Oriold Named Recipient of Business Link's 40 Under Forty Award 2017

Posted Apr 18th, 2017 in In the News, Blog

Congratulations to The Foster Festival's Co-Founder and Executive Director Emily Oriold for being named as a recipient of this year's Business Link 40 Under Forty Business Achievement Award here in Niagara!

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Emily Oriold nominated for the 2017 Niagara 40 Under 40 Awards

Emily Oriold nominated for the 2017 Niagara 40 Under 40 Awards

Posted Mar 28th, 2017 in In the News

Congratulations to The Foster Festival's Co-Founder and Executive Director Emily Oriold for being nominated for the 2017 Niagara 40 Under Forty Business Achievement Award!

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