The Shaw's 2019 Season - Shaw Festival Theatre

The Shaw’s
2019 Season
A hit musical set in magical Scotland. A heist gone hilariously wrong. A sweeping Narnia adventure. A Bernard Shaw epic. Sex. Murder. Politics. Oh, and Tennessee Williams. You'll want to sit down for this.

The 2019 Season

April 6 – December 22, 2019
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Tim Carroll, Artistic Director
Tim Jennings, Executive Director

Festival Theatre

Kristi Frank, Matt Nethersole, Jay Turvey and Jenny L. Wright in
By C.S. Lewis
Adapted for the stage by Anna Chatterton
Directed by Christine Brubaker
With David Ball, Jane Johanson, Krystal Kiran, Madelyn Kriese, George Krissa, Julie Lumsden, Stewart Adam McKensy, Drew Plummer, Genny Sermonia and Jacqueline Thair

Alexis Gordon, George Krissa, Kristi Frank, Mike Nadajewski, Matt Nethersole and Michael Therriault in
Lerner and Loewe’s
Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner – Music by Frederick Loewe
Original dances created by Agnes DeMille
Directed by Glynis Leyshon
With David Ball, Peter Fernandes, Élodie Gillett, Kyle Golemba, Patty Jamieson, Jane Johanson, Krystal Kiran, Madelyn Kriese, Julie Lumsden, Marie Mahabal, Stewart Adam McKensy, Peter Millard, Drew Plummer, Travis Seetoo, Genny Sermonia, Gabriella Sundar Singh, Jacqueline Thair, Jay Turvey, Kelly Wong and Jenny L. Wright

Damien Atkins and Chick Reid in
By Graham Linehan
From the motion picture screenplay by William Rose
By special arrangement with Studiocanal and Fiery Angel, London
Directed by Tim Carroll
With Kristopher Bowman, Fiona Byrne, Martin Happer, Claire Jullien, Andrew Lawrie, Steven Sutcliffe and Ric Reid

Gray Powell, Sara Topham, Kyle Blair, Martha Burns and Tom McCamus in
By Bernard Shaw
An epic theatrical event including a special luncheon featuring farm-to-table menus from Niagara’s finest chefs, paired with regional wines.
Directed by Kimberley Rampersad
With David Adams, Jason Cadieux, Sharry Flett, Jeff Irving, Tanja Jacobs, Courtney Ch’ng Lancaster, Sanjay Talwar and Shauna Thompson

Mahabharata: Origins
A series of experimental performances to take place during The Shaw’s 2019 Season, leading up to the presentation of this epic South Asian masterpiece during the 2020 Season.
We invite you to participate in the creation of a once-in-a-lifetime event.
Adapted from the classic Sanskrit poem of ancient India by, and developed in partnership with,
Ravi Jain and Why Not Theatre.
These performances are exclusive to Friends of The Shaw.

Royal George Theatre

Kelly Wong, Travis Seetoo and Michael Therriault in
By Patrick Hamilton
Directed by Jani Lauzon
With Élodie Gillett, Kyle Golemba, Alexis Gordon, Patty Jamieson and Peter Millard

Martin Happer, Marla McLean, Claire Jullien, Ben Sanders, Graeme Somerville and Steven Sutcliffe in
By Bernard Shaw
Directed by Tanja Jacobs
With Damien Atkins, Katherine Gauthier, Cameron Grant, Andrew Lawrie, Monice Peter and Chick Reid

Gabriella Sundar Singh, Peter Fernandes, Marie Mahabal and Mike Nadajewski in
By Hannah Moscovitch
Directed by Diana Donnelly
Lunchtime one-act

Tom Rooney, Deborah Hay and Jeff Irving in
By Edmond Rostand
Translated and adapted for the stage by Kate Hennig
Directed by Chris Abraham
With David Adams, Kyle Blair, Jason Cadieux, Sharry Flett, Patrick Galligan, Tanja Jacobs, Courtney Ch’ng Lancaster, Emily Lukasik, Michael Man, Marla McLean and Kiera Sangster

Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre

Allegra Fulton, André Sills, Julia Course and Jonathan Tan in
By Tennessee Williams
Directed by László Bérczes

Diana Donnelly, Julia Course and Fiona Byrne in
By Mae West
Directed by Peter Hinton
With Kristopher Bowman, Allegra Fulton, Katherine Gauthier, Cameron Grant, Monice Peter, Ben Sanders, André Sills, Ric Reid and Jonathan Tan

Martha Burns, Sara Topham, Patrick Galligan, Gray Powell, Tom Rooney and Tom McCamus in
By Howard Barker
Directed by Tim Carroll
With Deborah Hay, Emily Lukasik, Michael Man, Kiera Sangster, Sanjay Talwar and Shauna Thompson

Secret Theatre

Unexpected moments of theatre, popping up in the strangest places. Join the club!

Holiday Season

A Christmas Carol
By Charles Dickens
Directed by Molly Atkinson
Originally directed by Tim Carroll

Irving Berlin’s
Holiday Inn

Based on the film from Universal Pictures
Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin – Book by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge
Directed by Kate Hennig


“I’ve reached back for some Shaw Festival favourites and looked forward for some spectacular new surprises. Love it or hate it, we have something to delight — or provoke — everyone!”

— Tim Carroll, Artistic Director


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