Plan Your Visit To The The Shaw Festival

Beginning this spring, discover the beauty and culture of Niagara-On-The-Lake with The Shaw Festival. Inspired by the works of Bernard Shaw, each year this festival produces an impressive repertoire of plays from and about Shaw’s era to bring people together for 8 exciting months of incredible theatre productions. Experience the beauty of Ontario’s Niagara region by planning a weekend around one of these great plays to stay and explore the area. Filled with beautiful scenery, historic hotels and cozy b&b’s, world-class vineyards and a large array of activities, there is always something to do during your weekend away. The Shaw Festival has thought of all of your planning needs giving you a comprehensive list of nearby accommodations, weekend and pre-dinner theatre packages and a wealth of tourist information in their “What to do in Niagara” guide. So what are you waiting for! Plan your visit to The Shaw Festival today!

FESTIVAL THEATRE

Sweet Charity
APRIL 17 – OCTOBER 31
Book by Neil Simon
Music by Cy Coleman
Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
Based on the original screenplay by Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli and Ennio Flaiano
Produced for the Broadway stage by Fryer, Carr, and Harris
Originally conceived, staged and choreographed by Bob Fosse

Pygmalion
MAY 31 – OCTOBER 24
By Bernard Shaw

Light Up the Sky
JUNE 25 – OCTOBER 11
By Moss Hart

COURT HOUSE THEATRE

The Lady from the Sea
APRIL 30 – SEPTEMBER 13
By Henrik Ibsen, in a new version by Erin Shields

Top Girls
MAY 23 – SEPTEMBER 12
By Caryl Churchill

The Twelve-Pound Look
JUNE 11 – SEPTEMBER 12
By J.M. BARRIE

ROYAL GEORGE THEATRE

Peter and the Starcatcher
APRIL 8 – NOVEMBER 1
A play by Rick Elice
Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson
Music by Wayne Barker
Originally produced on Broadway by Nancy Nagel Gibbs, Greg Schaffert, Eva Price, Tom Smedes and Disney Theatrical Productions

You Never Can Tell
APRIL 26 – OCTOBER 25
By Bernard Shaw

The Divine: A Play for Sarah Bernhardt
JULY 5 – OCTOBER 11
By Michel Marc Bouchard, translated by Linda Gaboriau

STUDIO THEATRE

The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures
JULY 11 – OCTOBER 10
By Tony Kushner

STUDIO UNDERGROUND

The Next Whisky Bar
A Kurt Weill Cabaret
AUGUST 21, 22, 28, 29, SEPTEMBER 4, 5 – 9PM
Created by Paul Sportelli and Jay Turvey

For more information, and the full show listing, visit The Shaw Festival online here: http://www.shawfest.com/

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