Individual Giving

Share Your Passion for Great Theatre

Be a Member! Membership and Governors Council is our way or recognizing our amazing group of donors dedicated to maintaining The Shaw’s long tradition of commitment to theatrical excellence.

If you believe, as we do that theatre has a role to play in bringing to light and
life great ideas and universal truths, that there is merit in creating a company
of the finest artists, that it’s important to share with others the many joys of some of the greatest writing of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, then we have a role for you to play at The Shaw.

Attend a Shaw Festival event in Niagara-on-the-Lake
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Members Journey Behind the Scenes

Saturday April 11
Supporting Members and above ($200+)

Back by popular demand! Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour and special in-depth views of the current productions. A great opportunity for new and returning Members. Complimentary.

Song and Dance

Saturday May 9
Open to all levels of membership

Meet Morris Panych, Ken MacDonald, and Paul Sportelli, the creative team behind The Shaw’s production of Sweet Charity for an insider’s discussion about the creative process, followed by lunch and a performance of Sweet Charity. Join Ensemble members for dinner. $299 per person.

Members Dress Rehearsal

Saturday May 30
Sustaining Members and above ($600+) and Business Members ($1,500+)

Experience Pygmalion in the final stages of the creative process. Matinee performance. Complimentary.

Members Post-show Chats

Wednesdays, starting in June, all Members and Governors Council attending selected matinee performances at the Festival Theatre are invited to a post-show chat with members of the cast and/or
creative teams. Complimentary.

Shavian Voices: Kushner to Weill

Saturday August 22
Open to all levels of membership

Have lunch with Eda Holmes, director of The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures (iHo), and Jay Turvey, director of The Next Whisky Bar and then see the production of iHo. Dinner follows and then off to a performance of The Next Whisky Bar – A Kurt Weill Cabaret. Whew! $319 per person.

The Directors Project

Saturday September 26 at the Court House Theatre
For Governors Council ($2000+) and Business Members ($5000+)

See two one-act plays directed by our Intern Directors. Book in advance. Complimentary.