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ShawFest 2014
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The Mountaintop and Juno and the Paycock are two brilliant dramatic plays that showcase the incredible talent of the Shaw ensemble.

The Mountaintop relies on the strong acting chops of only two actors, Kevin Hanchard and Alana Hibbert. While Juno and the Paycock has a cast of 17 led by Shaw stalwarts Mary Haney and Jim Mezon. And whether it’s 1920s Dublin or 1960s Memphis, audiences have been raving about both productions. Don’t miss out!

From the director who brought us the fast-paced hilarity of The President, The Millionairess and Peace in our Time, Blair Williams’ returned this season to tackle Tennessee Williams special brand of comedy and melancholy. Enjoy some articulate insight from director Blair Williams into our lunchtime delight, A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur.

“Wonderful” raves the National Post …“the best lunch time show since The President.”

The consistently sold-out, critically acclaimed comedic hit about marriage and relationships has two new show dates added:


Call our Box Office right away at 1.800.511.7429 or go online to book your tickets.

Don’t delay, these extra performances will fill up quickly.

Members can look forward to joining us for our specially designed series of events – Beyond the Stage for Members. Become a Member and you can join us for these upcoming events:

Costumes & Props Tour
August 15, August 22, September 12 and October 3; 10am

Our props and wardrobe experts will tour Members through racks and stacks of awe-inspiring Shaw theatre memorabilia – including everything from overcoats to petticoats, and even the kitchen sink! As a Member, you will discover something to surprise and delight you around every corner.

The Changeover
August 23, 4:30pm – Festival Theatre
August 29, 4:30pm – Royal George Theatre

As soon as the curtain comes down on a performance, the stage is abuzz with behind-the-scenes activity. Become a Member and come meet the crew responsible for “the changeover” at our theatres – it will change your understanding of the inner workings of repertory theatre!

Members are the cornerstone of support for The Shaw – please join us today by calling 1.800.657.1106 ext 2556 and become part of this special group of donors!

On September 5, Bravo Niagara! presents nine-time JUNO winning violinist James Ehnes and the Ontario debut of the internationally acclaimed Ehnes Quartet. Falling for Music will be a magical evening in an intimate salon de musique set amidst the picturesque backdrop of Château des Charmes’ award-winning vineyard. Limited tickets are available for this exclusive opportunity.

Thinking of staying overnight? Vintage Hotels offers a Getaway Package now available at

For tickets and more information, please visit

Trius Winery Restaurant
Peller Estates Winery Restaurant

Indulge in Niagara wine country cuisine before heading to the theatre. Inventive seasonally-inspired menus showcased at Niagara’s finest wineries.

Lunch pre-theatre package from $110
Dinner pre-theatre package from $133
Package includes: three-course prix-fixe menu, wine tasting and tickets to a Shaw performance. Price per person and excludes wine, tax and gratuities.

Book with The Shaw 1.800.511.7429

Congratulations to Alan A. from St. Agatha's, ON who has won this month’s contest for Backstage Pass subscribers. He will receive a pair of tickets to a 2014 performance of The Philadelphia Story. Backstage Pass subscribers are automatically entered to win each month.