Shaw Festival Theatre Annual Report - Shaw Festival Theatre

Annual Report

 

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Our Revenue Sources
Earned revenue (ticket sales): 60%
Fundraising: 30%
Government grants: 7%
Other revenues: 3%
Attendance for the 2018 Season: approximately 251,000
70% of our audience came from Canada
29% of our audience came from the United States
1% of our audience came from overseas

Shaw Festival Company
About 500+ employees at the height of the season, including 60+ actors

Seats
856 in the Festival Theatre
305 in the Royal George Theatre
304 in the Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre

Ticket Prices
Ticket prices for students are $25 and Platinum seating on a summer weekend starts from $117. There are many ways of saving on ticket prices, from Super Sundays to preview tickets to $30 tickets for patrons under the age of 30.

Economic Impact
The Shaw Festival is Niagara’s largest cultural charity and contributes $200+ million to Ontario’s cultural and tourism economy, leveraging $7 in local and regional spend for every dollar spent at the theatre. Shaw Festival visitors spend over $60 million each year on regional accommodations, dining, winery visits and other tourism-related experiences.

Shaw Festival Theatre Financial Statements 2018

Shaw Festival Theatre Financial Statements 2017
Shaw Festival Endowment Foundation Financial Statements 2017

Shaw Festival Theatre Financial Statements 2016
Shaw Festival Endowment Foundation Financial Statements 2016

Shaw Festival Theatre Financial Statements 2015
Shaw Festival Endowment Foundation Financial Statements 2015

Fast Facts

2018 Total Operating Budget

With a total operating budget of $30 million/year, the Shaw Festival is one of North America’s top 5 not-for-profit theatres and Canada’s second largest theatre company.

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