Theatre enthusiasts, it’s time to rejoice! The 2018 season of the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake is fast approaching, and you can expect an amazing line-up of plays from April 4th to October 28th. Enjoy a selection of plays in various genres that truly reflect the philosophy of Shaw, and also showcases contemporary thought processes. Let us take a look at what the 57th edition of the festival has in store for us:
Festival TheatreThe Magician’s Nephew (World Premiere) Be spellbound with the magical tale of a journey to Narnia in The Magician’s Nephew. Based on the book by C.S Lewis and directed by Tim Carroll, this adventure story is all about friendship and coming of age. Grand Hotel It’s romantic, glamorous and dangerous! Grand Hotel is a musical that tells a story of love, jealousy and murder, based on the book by Luther Davis, and also Vicki Baum’s Grand Hotel. It is directed by Eda Holmes.
Mythos: A Trilogy — Gods. Heroes. Men. (World Premiere) Directed by Tim Carroll, the three plays of this trilogy star Stephen Fry who is also the writer of the plays. It’s a fascinating and hilarious narrative of the myths and tales related to Greek gods, heroes and men. The Hound of the Baskervilles In this popular work by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, follow the super detective Sherlock Holmes in a murder mystery full of twists and turns. Get your dose of intrigue and suspense in the Canadian premiere of this play directed by Craig Hall.View this post on Instagram