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. 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 and a wealth of tourist information in their “What to do in Niagara” guide. So what are you waiting for! Plan your visit to The Shaw Festival today!

2018 Season

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

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. Join the club!

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