Man and Superman - Shaw Festival Theatre

Bernard Shaw’s epic, life-affirming comedy — one of his greatest works — roars on to the stage. A rare, limited engagement event.
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August 17 - October 5
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John Tanner doesn’t want to get married, least of all to Ann Whitefield. No one can force him. So why is he so scared? Bernard Shaw’s joyous, life-affirming comedy is widely considered his masterpiece. It is often done without its dazzling third act, Don Juan in Hell, but not this time: come for a full day of thrilling theatre, with a luncheon interlude featuring farm-to-table dishes from Niagara’s finest chefs, paired with our best regional wines.

There will only be 17 performances of this once-in-a-lifetime theatrical event, so book early.

Technical Credits
By Bernard Shaw
Directed by Kimberley Rampersad
Designed by Camellia Koo
Lighting designed by Kevin Lamotte
Original music and sound designed by Joseph Tritt

Play begins at 11am and ends at approximately 5pm. Enjoy a lovely pastoral 75-minute lunch break on the grounds of the Festival Theatre.
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