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:


Special Access Seating

Available at the Festival, Royal George, Studio and Studio Underground theatres. Wheelchair-accessible washrooms are available at the Festival and Studio Theatres and behind the shop next door to the Royal George Theatre, accessible from outside the shop. New at the Royal George: an automatic wheelchair lift located near the front entrance doors. Ask staff for assistance to use the lift. 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.


The Festival Theatre orchestra seating is at street level. There is a flight of stairs up to the balcony (no elevator). On both levels, there are stairs down to most seats. 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. The Court House Theatre has an elevator up to the auditorium entrance and there are stairs inside to all seats.