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Shaw Festival Theatre

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Address: 10 Queen's Parade | Box 774, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
Phone Number: 800-511-7429
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Description: The Shaw Festival – bringing great theatre to life in the heart of Niagara...
The Shaw Festival – bringing great theatre to life in the heart of Niagara Wine Country. One of the world’s finest theatre companies, the Shaw Festival is celebrated for its vivid and exhilarating productions of plays by Bernard Shaw and his contemporaries (1856-1950), and plays about the period of Shaw’s lifetime. Join us for a compelling theatre experience with plays in four theatres from April to October in historic Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. Located between Toronto, ON and Buffalo, NY, near Niagara.
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A lovely night out

Play was terrific - nice theatre - great experience overall - we stayed at the Pillar and Post, had luxury massages and a wine tour and topped it off with a play at the Shaw... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Play was terrific - nice theatre - great experience overall - we stayed at the Pillar and Post, had luxury massages and a wine tour and topped it off with a play at the Shaw Theatre can't wait to go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We attended a Sunday Matinee performance this past weekend. Wonderful modern day adaptation of this much loved play. Actors as usual were superb. Great sets and good use of colour.Very enjoyable!

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Long Sault, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

When we come to Niagara-on-the-lake, you have to see a show or a couple. You won't be disappointed . All shows are great and you will want to see more. It's our 3rd visit back to NOTL and we always book 2 plays.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Every year we head for the Shaw Festival because the plays are excellent: well acted, beautifully staged., the variety of performances will intrigue and delight every viewer Although Stratford also produces outstanding plays, these offerings at Niagara on the Lake are a special treat. It is no surprise that even Americans come across the border for an afternoon, evening or... More 

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new york city
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

My husband and I spent 5 days in Niagara Falls, Canada with dear friends. With a little research we saw the falls and so much more. Needless to say Niagara Falls is overwhelming, it more than met our expectations. After taking a boat near the falls and taking in the local sights it was time for another adventure. We found... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I've been to the Shawfest many times and have never been disappointed. We saw Sweet Charity at the Festival Theatre. The staging, set, lighting, directing, and acting are exceptional. The pre-show talk provided excellent insight into the development of the show. As the largest of the Shawfest's theaters, the Festival provides plenty of leg room and the tier seating provides... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We had a chance to see 2 plays while there for The Shaw Featival. "Light Up the Sky" and "The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to theScriptures" were 2 very different plays and yet both excellant plays. The actors/actresses were fantastic. Some actors you love and others you would love to hate...they all portrayed their... More 

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Markham, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

NOTL is always a great experience with interesting shopping, great wineries and excellent restaurants. But best of all is the Shaw Festival Theatre experience. Absolutely enjoyed Pygmalion. It was one of the best productions I have ever seen. Done in modern times was quite a change from the period that it was written in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

NOTL is a beautiful town. The shopping is quaint (no big box stores) and interesting. The Shaw Festival productions are well worth the visit. Nothing beats live music at a show.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the- Lake features plays by George Bernard Shaw and other late 19th. and early 20th. Century playwrights in 3 different theaters. Performances are consistently very good and equal or better than what is offered in most larger cities.

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Address: 10 Queen's Parade | Box 774, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
Phone Number: 800-511-7429
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Niagara-on-the-Lake
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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