Jackie Maxwell - Shaw Festival Theatre

Jackie Maxwell

SHAW 2020: Director for The Playboy of the Western World.
(Selected Credits) FOR THE SHAW: Artistic Director 2003-16; directed over 20 productions, including Uncle Vanya, The Divine (world premiere), Juno and the Paycock, Major Barbara, Come Back, Little Sheba, Ragtime, Drama at Inish, The Entertainer, Mrs Warren’s Profession, Saint Joan, The Magic Fire, Rutherford and Son, Picnic.
ELSEWHERE: August Osage County, Innocence Lost, Soulpepper; Dear Jack, Dear Louise, Junk, Arena Stage; Paradise Lost (world premiere), Stratford Festival, Centaur Theatre; The Changeling, Stratford Festival; The Humans, Canadian Stage, Citadel Theatre; London Road, Canadian Stage; extensive work across Canada and the U.S. as dramaturg and teacher; Artistic Director, Factory Theatre (1987-95).
AWARDS: two Dora awards, Queen’s Jubilee Medal, Order of Ontario, two honorary doctorates.

Jackie directs ...
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The Playboy of the Western World

Town hero? Wanted criminal? Or both? J.M. Synge’s classic comedy of rural life in Ireland.

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