The Shaw Festival: Behind The Curtain
This documentary provides a behind-the-scenes look at the Shaw Festival, one of North America's longest running, most distinctive and exciting theater experiences. With unprecedented access, the program captures the Shaw's unique approach to theater and the amazing treasure of the Shaw's repertory acting company. In following the process of getting the play from the page to the stage, the film provides insights into every aspect of theater production. Between April and October, the Shaw Festival presents 11 plays on four stages that attract patrons from all over the world. What sets Shaw apart is its unique scheduling and its celebrated ensemble company.