Beginning this spring, discover the beauty and culture of Niagara-On-The-Lake with The Shaw Festival. Inspired by the works of Bernard Shaw, each year this festival produces an impressive repertoire of plays from and about Shaw’s era to bring people together for 8 exciting months of incredible theatre productions. Experience the beauty of Ontario’s Niagara region by planning a weekend around one of these great plays to stay and explore the area.

Plan your visit to The Shaw Festival

Filled with beautiful scenery, historic hotels and cozy b&b’s, world-class vineyards and a large array of activities, there is always something to do during your weekend away. The Shaw Festival has thought of all of your planning needs giving you a comprehensive list of nearby accommodations, weekend and pre-dinner theatre packages or read our Niagara travel guides to help plan your trip.

What’s On – The Shaw Festival 2019

April 4 – October 28, 2018
Tim Carroll, Artistic Director | Tim Jennings, Executive Director
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Festival Theatre

The Horse and His Boy 
By C.S. Lewis
Adapted for the stage by Anna Chatterton

Lerner and Loewe’s Brigadoon
Book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, music by Frederick Loewe Original dances created by Agnes DeMille Revised book by Brian Hill

The Ladykillers
By Graham Linehan From the motion picture screenplay by William Rose By special arrangement with Studiocanal In association with Fiery Angel, London

Man and Superman with Don Juan in Hell
By Bernard Shaw Special Event Directed

Royal George Theatre

by Patrick Hamilton

Getting Married
By Bernard Shaw

The Russian Play
By Hannah Moscovitch
Lunchtime One-Act

Cyrano de Bergerac
By Edmond Rostand Translated and adapted for the stage by Kate Hennig

Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre

The Glass Menagerie
By Tennessee Williams

By Mae West

By Howard Barker

Secret Theatre

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

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