Shaw Festival

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Inspired by the spirit of George Bernard Shaw, the Shaw Festival creates unforgettable theatrical encounters in any way we want. It’s home to Two-Way Theatre and is a place where people who are curious about the world gather to share the unique experience of live theatre.

This year’s season runs from APR 4 – OCT 28, 2018 with 14 productions as well as many Secret Theatre experiences. The Shaw Festival has also expanded this year, with the Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre being avenue for three of its productions.

The following is this year’s line-up. Please visit the Shaw Festival website link below for more information and ticket availability.

Festival Theatre

  • The Magician’s Nephew
  • Grand Hotel (musical)
  • Mythos: A Trilogy – Gods/Heroes/Men – Written by and starring Stephen Fry
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles

Royal George Theatre

  • Stage Kiss
  • Of Marriage and Men: A Comedy Double-Bill by Bernard Shaw
  • O’Flaherty V.C. by Bernard Shaw
  • Oh What a Lovely War (musical)

Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre

  • The Orchard (After Chekhov)
  • The Baroness and the Pig
  • Henry V

Various Venues

    Returning for a second season, Secret Theatre will delight audiences with surprise theatrical experiences

Previews begin in April and are usually cheaper than main performances. Tickets are available through the Box Office at 1-800-511-7429 OR online via the Festival’s website (link below).

If you don’t have a car – no problem! The Shaw Festival offers a return coach from Toronto for only $25 (must have purchased a play admission). This isn’t a daily service but a great option!

Seasons Passes are available until April 30 – Check out their brochure for savings on tickets and more!

Tip: You’ll be in Niagara-on-the-Lake (Niagara wine region) and near Niagara Falls / Fallsview Casino – you should consider a weekend trip!