A Short History of Niagara - Shaw Festival Theatre

A Short History of Niagara
A charming thirty minutes of pure storytelling, brought to life by wordless puppets.
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June 18 - October 2
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From the Maid of the Mist to Laura Secord to the founding of the Shaw Festival, A Short History of Niagara is a charming thirty minutes of pure storytelling, the rich history of our region brought to life by wordless puppets.

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Technical Credits
Created by Alexandra Montagnese and Mike Petersen
With original sound design by Ryan Cowl
Commissioned and presented by the Shaw Festival in partnership with Parks Canada
Outdoors @ The Shaw Sponsor
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How to book
Friends of The Shaw (Members) can buy tickets according to your level of support:
Nov 6: Governors Council and Premier $1000+
Nov 8: Sustaining, Contributing and Business $400+
Nov 11: Supporting $200+
Nov 13: Annual $100+
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