The world renowned theater company, Shaw Festival has built it's reputation on committed exploration of celebrated produced works by Bernard Shaw and his contemporaries, and with the technical skill, fluency and style of it's acting ensemble and top notch production values.
In 2000, the theatre's mandate was expanded to include work written about the time period of Shaw's lifetime which was 1856 to 1950. Jackie Maxwell has committed to explore the mandate
in new ways, including, but not limited to producing international and Canadian plays along with a new rendering of classic texts and new plays for the Festival. Ms. Maxwell is now in her fourth season as artistic director.
Each season, ten productions are presented. They encompass three individual theatres which include; the Festival Theatre, the Court House and the Royal George. All three are located in Niagara on the Lake.