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Escape to
Niagara!
Incredible plays. Sun-bathed vineyards.
What are you waiting for?
Eat, drink, dance and bid merry and the Shaw Shivaree!
World-class theatre — in blissful Niagara wine country. 11 plays on 4 stages, April to October, plus countless events & activities. Ready?
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The 2017 Season
“We need theatre more than ever. That wonderful alchemy that takes us out of ourselves and the world, while at the same time bringing us together and reassuring us that we have each other's backs – that is why I love the theatre. Let's get together.”
– Tim Carroll, Artistic Director
Watch Tim Carroll talk about The Shaw's 2017 Season
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(In a good way.)
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Shaw Express
Toronto to Niagara-on-the-Lake
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Special Appeal
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Funny. Brilliant. Heartwarming. Provocative. The Shaw Company not-so-humbly welcomes you to the 2017 Season.
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Planning your Visit
Plan Your Visit

Everything you need for the perfect Shaw getaway. Get driving directions, browse special deals & packages, learn about Niagara-on-the-Lake and more.

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Membership & Support
Membership & Support

Join us in creating theatre that moves, exhilarates and even changes a mind or two. Become a Friend of The Shaw for as low as $50 a year.

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Beyond the Stage
Beyond the Stage

It doesn't have to be over when the curtain falls. Explore our events & activities for all ages — mind-blowing talks, workshops, backstage tours & more.

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