For Friends - Shaw Festival Theatre

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For Friends
Learn more about becoming a Friend of The Shaw today!
Friends of The Shaw are invited to our most intimate events: dress rehearsals, Friends Days, and more.
Friends Events
Happy Hour
Happy Hour
When
March 31, April 28, May 26 & June 30
Time
5pm
Where
Online
Cost
Free

A casual online chat with various company members. Watch your inbox one week prior to each date for registration information.

Not signed up to receive Shaw emails? Please contact friends@shawfest.com or call 1-800-657-1106 ext 2556.

Cast of <em>Cyrano de Bergerac</em>, 2019
Onstage Rehearsals
When
Multiple dates
Time
Various times
Where
Various locations
Cost
Free

Experience the play a little further along in the rehearsal process, incorporating staging elements such as set, lighting and sound.

April 19 – 7pm (Damn Yankees), November 15 – 6pm (White Christmas)
For Sustaining level and above (600+) and Corporate Partners.

May 12 – 7pm (The Importance of Being Earnest), July 15 – 7:30pm (The Doctor’s Dilemma), July 31 – 12pm (Gem of the Ocean)
Governors Council members and above ($2000+) choose one of the above. Founders Circle members can book all three.

April 24 – 7pm (Gaslight), June 3 – 7pm (Everybody)
For Doherty-Rand Legacy Circle members.

Friends Changeover Chat
Friends Changeover Chat
When
May 26 & July 21
Time
Post-show
Where
TBD
Cost
Free

For Contributing level and above ($400+) and Corporate Partners.
See the Festival Theatre stage change from one play to the next. Limit of 2 tickets per membership. The event will last approximately one hour.

To book, call 1-800-511-7429
Governors Council and Premier Friends, call 1-800-657-1106 ext 2208

Friends Backstage Tour
Friends Backstage Tour
When
Every other Tuesday, June to September
Time
10am
Where
Festival Theatre
Cost
Free

For all Friends, Governors Council members and Corporate Partners.
Every other Tuesday at 10am, from June to September. A guided tour of the Festival Theatre, especially curated for Friends of The Shaw.

To book, call 1-800-511-7429
Governors Council and Premier Friends, call 1-800-657-1106 ext 2208

Cast of <em>Middletown</em> in rehearsal (2017)
Open Rehearsals
When
Select dates in spring and summer
Time
Times vary
Where
Various locations
Cost
Free

For all Friends and Governors Council members.
Select dates in spring and summer. Watch for your email invitation in early 2022. A fascinating glimpse into the process of shaping a play, in the rehearsal hall with the director and the cast. Some restrictions apply.

Friends Post-Show Chat
Friends Post-Show Chat
When
Various Wednesdays and Thursdays
Time
Post-show
Where
Festival Theatre
Cost
Free

For all Friends, Corporate Partners and Governors Council members.
Exclusive chats with the cast or creative team after select Festival Theatre matinees. See calendar for dates.

To book, call 1-800-511-7429
Governors Council and Premier Members call 1-800-657-1106 ext 2208

Become a Friend of The Shaw to access special Friend events and more perks.
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