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The Foster Festival applauds playwright Norm Foster’s induction as an Officer of the Order of Canada

The Foster Festival applauds playwright Norm Foster’s induction as an Officer of the Order of Canada

Posted Jan 19th, 2017 in In the News, Norm Foster, Press Release

The Foster Festival applauds the appointment of Canadian playwright Norm Foster as an Officer of the Order of Canada, the highest civilian honour in the nation.

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Best Productions of 2016

Best Productions of 2016

Posted Jan 8th, 2017 in In the News

The Foster Festival's production of Norm Foster's On A First Name Basis named one of the Best Productions of 2016.


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The Foster Festival is pleased to announce their second season starting summer 2017!

The Foster Festival is pleased to announce their second season starting summer 2017!

Posted Oct 30th, 2016 in In the News, Blog

Cogeco TV Niagara's The Source was there when The Foster Festival announced their 2017 Summer Season on October 26, 2016.

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Review Foster Festival - Halfway There by Norm Foster

Review Foster Festival - Halfway There by Norm Foster

Posted Aug 15th, 2016 in In the News, Reviews

The last play of the the first season of the Norm Foster Theatre Festival is the playwright’s own Halfway There. The Foster Festival is the first-ever theatre festival devoted to the work not only of a Canadian playwright, but of a living Canadian playwright.

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Review Foster Festival - Here On The Flight Path by Norm Foster

Review Foster Festival - Here On The Flight Path by Norm Foster

Posted Jul 17th, 2016 in In the News, Reviews

The new Norm Foster Festival, the first festival ever to showcase a Canadian playwright’s work, continues from strength to strength. For the second of its three shows, the Festival has chosen one of Foster’s most popular plays of plays of the 1990s – Here on the Flight Path from 1997. It’s a strong production in acting, design and direction, sure to please Foster’s legions of fans and to make converts of newcomers.

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Review Foster Festival - On A First Name Basis by Norm Foster

Review Foster Festival - On A First Name Basis by Norm Foster

Posted Jun 26th, 2016 in In the News, Reviews

An event of major importance in Canadian theatre history is happening this year in St. Catharines, Ontario.  There the first theatre festival ever dedicated to a Canadian playwright has started – a playwright who is not only Canadian but still living and writing. The first of the three plays at the Foster Festival is On a First Name Basis from 2013, starring Foster himself. Foster is often called the Canadian Neil Simon because he has written so many popular comedies.  Yet, First Name shows the

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