Shaw Festival Theatre

World-class theatre — in blissful Niagara wine country

The Shaw Festival … the perfect intermission from life!

Nestled in the heart of Niagara-on-the-Lake, just a short lovely drive down the beautiful Niagara Parkway from Niagara Falls, The Shaw is one of North America’s finest cultural attractions. Each year, from February through December, The Shaw offers an eclectic array of award-winning musicals, family-friendly offerings, quirky comedies, bold dramas, sweeping classics and thrilling whodunits.

Join us for our 2024 Season

Festival Theatre

LERNER AND LOEWE’S
MY FAIR LADY
Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Music by Frederick Loewe

Adapted from Bernard Shaw’s Play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture Pygmalion

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS
By Richard Bean
Based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni
With songs by Grant Olding

SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE MYSTERY OF THE HUMAN HEART
By Reginald Candy
Based on characters by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


Royal George Theatre

WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION
By Agatha Christie

THE SECRET GARDEN
A Play with Songs
Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Adapted for the stage by Jay Turvey and Paul Sportelli

THE ORPHAN OF CHAO (Lunchtime One-Act)
Adapted by Michael Man
Based on the classical Chinese drama,
The Great Revenge of the Zhao Orphan,
by Ji Junxiang

CANDIDA
By Bernard Shaw


Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre

THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND
By Marcus Gardley

SNOW IN MIDSUMMER
By Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig
Based on the classical Chinese drama,
The Injustice to Dou E that Moved Heaven and Earth,
by Guan Hanqing


SPIEGELTENT
Enter a secret world of glamour, beauty, and pleasure. Our 1920’s ‘mirror tent’ is the perfect venue for cabaret: listen to music, soak up the atmosphere, catch someone’s eye in their reflection … our cabaret space, alive with music and performance of all kinds.


The Holiday Season Includes:

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
By Charles Dickens
Adapted and originally directed by Tim Carroll

LERNER AND LOEWE’S
MY FAIR LADY
Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Music by Frederick Loewe

Adapted from Bernard Shaw’s Play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture Pygmalion

There’s also so much beyond the stage … great workshops, seminars and backstage tours.

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Shaw Festival

10 Queen's Parade
Box 774
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
L0S 1J0

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This year the Shaw Festival has pulled out all the stops for its musical contribution to the season. Incredibly, I bought the last two seats that were available together for a sold out Friday night...

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Niagara Falls, Canada

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We had purchased tickets to see Brigadoon for a Sunday matinee. There was an opportunity for a morning "Backstage Tour" prior to the play so we booked. We arrived and were the only two who wanted to...

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Akron, New York

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For the first time in about 4 years my wife and I had the opportunity to return to the Shaw and Niagara on the Lake. On our first day we saw "A Christmas Carol". What a well done creative show as...

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