Shaw Festival Theatre

World-class theatre — in blissful Niagara wine country

February 28th - December 23rd, 2023

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 2023 Season
February 28th – December 23rd

Festival Theatre

MAHABHARATA
Written and adapted by Ravi Jain and Miriam Fernandes
A Why Not Theatre Production
In association with Barbican Centre
Commissioned and presented by the Shaw Festival

GYPSY
A Musical Fable, Book by Arthur Laurents
Music by Jule Styne, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Suggested by the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee

Noël Coward’s
BLITHE SPIRIT

THE AMEN CORNER
By James Baldwin

Royal George Theatre

PRINCE CASPIAN
Adapted for the stage by Damien Atkins
Based on the novel by C.S. Lewis

ON THE RAZZLE
By Tom Stoppard
Adapted from Einen Jux will er sich machen by Johan Nestroy

VILLAGE WOOING Lunchtime One‐Act
By Bernard Shaw

THE SHADOW OF A DOUBT
By Edith Wharton


Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre

THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD
By J.M. Synge

THE APPLE CART
By Bernard Shaw

THE CLEARING
By Helen Edmundson

OUTDOORS @ THE SHAW

MOTHER, DAUGHTER
Written and directed by Selma Dimitrijevic

THE GAME OF LOVE AND CHANCE
A romantic comedy by Pierre de Marivaux
Improvised by the Shaw Festival Ensemble – a new play every time.

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s
A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING –ONE ACT- IN CONCERT
Music by RICHARD RODGERS
Lyrics by OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II
Musical Arrangements by FRED WELLS
Orchestration by MICHAEL GIBSON AND
JONATHAN TUNICK
Conceived by WALTER BOBBIE

A SHORT HISTORY OF NIAGARA
Created by Alexandra Montagnese and Mike Petersen
With original sound design by Ryan Cowl
Commissioned and presented by the Shaw Festival

The Holiday Season Includes:

Lerner and Loewe’s
BRIGADOON
Book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick Loewe
Original dances created by Agnes DeMille
Revised book by Brian Hill

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

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

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When

Feb 28th 7:00 pm to

Dec 23rd, 2023 12:00 am

Where

Shaw Festival

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

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We saw Irving Berlin's "White Christmas" and had a great time! The tap dancing was amazing and I particularly enjoyed the audience-sing-along toward the end! My husband remarked how blown away he was...

Irishrover m

Brisbane, Australia

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This week I attended a matinee of ‘White Christmas’. What a wonderful experience it was. I arrived early and had a much needed coffee. I was seated in Row 5, a perfect spot. Having seen the movie...

Paul F

Toronto, Canada

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Watching live theater and and hearing the soundtrack being played live is unforgettable. The set decoration is also always amazing and the eas with whcih they can change scenes is so cool.

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