THE SHAW FESTIVAL
Twenty minutes away from that great booming wonder-of-the-world Niagara Falls, and on the banks of Lake Ontario sits the historic town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. A haven of food, wine, history and culture, its tree-lined avenues have served as a getaway destination for visitors for over a century.
Nestled in the heart of Niagara-on-the-Lake, The Shaw is one of North America’s finest cultural attractions. Its calendar brims with an eclectic array of quirky comedies, bold dramas and sweeping classics which represent some of the best theatre ever created.
Alice in Wonderland : April 27- October 16. World Premiere! Featuring 19 original songs. " The Most Magical Journey of the Year..is down a rabbit hole. This astonishing musical experience wil stay with you forever!"
A Woman of No Importance : May 29 – October 15. "Sex. Secrets. Scandal. Oscar Wilde's explosive tale of high society."
Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street A Musical Thriller: July 17 – October 16. "Madness...Murder...Meat Pies? The bloddy brilliant musical by broadway legend Stephen Sondheim."
Court House Theatre:
Uncle Vanya: May 1 – September 11. "A fresh take on Chekhov's celebrated masterpiece."
“Master Harold”…and the Boys: June 30 – September 10. "Athol Fugard's brilliamt coming of age tale set in apartheid South Africa."
The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God: (Lunchtime One-Act) World Premiere! : June 10 – September 11. " A modern twist on Shaw's roller-coaster comedy about a young women looking for God in all the wrong places."
Royal George Theatre:
Our Town: April 9 – October 15. Thornton Wilder's inspiringand intimate taleof small town life. One of America's most beloved plays."
Mrs Warren’s Profession: April 21 – October 16. "What if you learned your mother's profession was the "oldest profession" in the world?"
Engaged: June 15 – October 16. "How many highland flings can one man have?! Summer' must-see romantic comedy."
The Dance of Death: July 13 – September 10. " Strindberg's black comedy about the ultimate dual: husband vs wife. Directed by Martha Henry."