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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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Celebrating Foster Festival Board Member, Rosemary Hale, on International Women's Day!

Celebrating Foster Festival Board Member, Rosemary Hale, on International Women's Day!

Posted Mar 8th, 2017 in In the News, Blog

Foster Festival Board Member, Rosemary Hale, was recently celebrated as an Arts Champion and honoured with an International Women's Day Award at the 16th Annual International Women's Day Luncheon in St. Catharines.

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Stage And TV Stars Join Foster Festival Second Season

Stage And TV Stars Join Foster Festival Second Season

Posted Feb 18th, 2017 in In the News

Canadian TV stars and Shaw Festival veterans will join The Foster Festival for its second season in St. Catharines. In casting announced by artistic director Patricia Vanstone, real-life husband and wife Booth Savage and Janet-Laine Green will star in Norm Foster’s bittersweet romance Old Love, opening in July.

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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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Stage-Door.com Review of The Foster Festival's 2016 Norm Foster world premiere production of Halfway There

Stage-Door.com Review of The Foster Festival's 2016 Norm Foster world premiere production of Halfway There

Posted Aug 15th, 2016 in In the News

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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