Shawground - Shaw Festival Theatre

A delightful one-hour fair celebrating the time period of Bernard Shaw.
Festival Theatre Gardens
July 20 - October 6
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It’s not just a fair—it’s a Shavian affair! If you love Bernard Shaw, the spoken word, and wrestling big ideas to the ground, this one-of-a-kind fair is for you! Join us on the lush grounds of the Festival Theatre. The stage will be set for an enchanting hour-long event curated by the Shaw Ensemble. Welcomed by troubadours, you will move from one buoyant, forward-thinking, and joyful entertaining number to the next. This is a GBS-focused affair featuring art, moments of magic, lively music and a few surprises from the period of GBS, his contemporaries, and from other periods that connect to Shavian themes and ideas. It will have all the splendid charm and wit of a Victorian fair, with lots of surprises.

$35 / $30 under 30 / $10 youth

On sale dates
Friends on The Shaw: May 11
General Public: May 13

Technical Credits
Directed by Marla McLean
Designed by Emily Dotson
Outdoors @ The Shaw Sponsor
Shawground Sponsor
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