Shaw Festival

Shaw Festival
10 Queen's Parade Avenue, Niagara-on-the-Lake Ontario Canada, L0S 1J0

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.

Season runs from April to October.

2018 Playbill

FESTIVAL THEATRE

The Magician’s Nephew
By C.S. Lewis
Adapted for the stage by Michael O’Brien
Directed by Tim Carroll

Grand Hotel
Book by Luther Davis
Music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest, with additional music and lyrics by Maury Yeston
Directed by Eda Holmes

Mythos: A Trilogy — Gods. Heroes. Men.
Written by and starring Stephen Fry
Directed by Tim Carroll

The Hound of the Baskervilles
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Adapted by R. Hamilton Wright and David Pichette
Directed by Craig Hall

ROYAL GEORGE THEATRE

Stage Kiss
By Sarah Ruhl
Directed by Anita Rochon

Of Marriage and Men: A Comedy Double-Bill
How He Lied to Her Husband and The Man of Destiny
By Bernard Shaw
Directed by Philip Akin

O’Flaherty V.C. (Lunchtime one-act)
By Bernard Shaw
Directed by Kimberley Rampersad

Oh What a Lovely War
Book by Joan Littlewood, Theatre Workshop and Charles Chilton
Directed by Peter Hinton

A Christmas Carol
By Charles Dickens
Adapted for the stage by Tim Carroll
Originally directed by Tim Carroll

JACKIE MAXWELL STUDIO THEATRE

The Orchard (After Chekhov)
By Sarena Parmar
Directed by Ravi Jain

The Baroness and the Pig
By Michael Mackenzie
Directed by Selma Dimitrijevic

Henry V
By William Shakespeare
Co-Directed by Tim Carroll and Kevin Bennett

SECRET THEATRE

Unexpected moments of theatre, popping up in the strangest places. 

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