Annal Report Shaw Festival Theatre - Shaw Festival Theatre

Patrick Galligan and Catherine McGregor backstage
Annual Report

Fast Facts

2016 Total Operating Budget
$28.9 million
Our Revenue Sources
Earned revenue (ticket sales): 61%
Fundraising: 26%
Government grants: 9%
Other revenues: 5%
Attendance for the 2016 Season: 237,471
68% of our audience came from Canada
32% of our audience came from the United States
1% of our audience came from overseas

Shaw Festival Company
About 600 employees at the height of the season, including 62 actors

Seats
1690 seats in four theatres:
856 in the Festival Theatre
327 in the Court House Theatre
313 in the Royal George Theatre
250 in the 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 contributed $100 million locally and $106.6 million to Ontario’s economy. Shaw Festival visitors spent over $42.8 million on regional accommodations, dining, winery visits and other tourism-related experiences.

Enigma Research 2010

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

Shaw Annual Report

The 2016 Annual Report is available here.

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