Nestled in the heart of Niagara-on-the-Lake, The Shaw is one of North America’s finest cultural attractions. Inspired by the wit and passion of Bernard Shaw, the Shaw Festival is a contemporary theatre that features a smart, provocative, potent and diverse mix of plays from the past and present, performed by a talented acting ensemble. Its calendar brims with an eclectic array of quirky comedies, bold dramas and sweeping classics which represent some of the best theatre ever created.
The Shaw Festival’s 2016 Season features 10 productions presented in the Festival’s four theatres. This includes: Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll’s classic and much celebrated book will hit the stage in a new adaptation by director Peter Hinton – a perfect treat for all ages! A Woman of No Importance, Oscar Wilde’s wicked comedy comes to life under award-winning director Eda Holmes’ watchful eye. Sweeney Todd, the darkly comic and thrilling musical by Stephen Sondheim and Engaged, a hilarious comedy by W.S. Gilbert of Gilbert and Sullivan fame.
Phone: 1-800-511-7429 or 905-468-2172
Address: Shaw Festival Theatre, 10 Queen’s Parade, Box 774
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0