The Shaw Festival is committed to making everyone’s visit to the theatre enjoyable, memorable and accessible. To that effect, we offer the following services:


Accessibility & Special Access

Festival Theatre

The Festival Theatre Orchestra seating is at street level. If you have mobility issues, wheelchair accessible seating is available at the back of the house and note there is a long flight of stairs leading to the front of the Orchestra section. The Balcony section is up three short flights of stairs (a total of 40 steps) with NO ELEVATOR ACCESS. Once inside the balcony there a few stairs down to your seat. Wheelchair-accessible washrooms are available at the Festival Theatre.

Royal George Theatre

Special access seating available. The Royal George Theatre orchestra level is four steps above street level. There is a flight of stairs up to the balcony and down to the washrooms. Wheelchair accessible washrooms are available behind the shop next door to the theatre. There is an automatic wheelchair lift located near the front entrance doors. Ask staff for assistance to use the lift.

Court House Theatre

The Court House Theatre has an elevator up to the auditorium entrance and there are stairs inside to all seats.

Studio Theatre

Special access seating and wheelchair-accessible washrooms are available.

When booking tickets, let Box Office know if we can offer any assistance during your visit and please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the performance.