A Christmas Carol at the Shaw Festival

Each year, the Shaw Festival in Niagara presents a brilliant production of A Christmas Carol – the adaptation of a classic novel written by the creative genius, Charles Dickens, who wants to remind all of us what the most important elements of the holiday season really are. Going to see this heart-warming play is one of our town’s most beloved Christmas traditions, and we hope you’ll join us in honouring it this year.

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The 2018 Shaw Festival Season is Upon Us!

From April 4 to December 23, the 2018 Shaw Festival will be taking place in Niagara-on-the-Lake – and the playbill is a theatre lover’s dream. The company has gone to great lengths to incorporate a wide variety of classic and contemporary productions that will make theatre-goers laugh, cry, scream and shout with excitement.

Are You Ready for Vibrant Theatrical Performances in Ontario’s Favourite Town?

Each year, more than 250,000 audience members attend the Shaw Festival to bask in high-quality productions with talented casts and thoughtful staging and costumes. This year, audiences can take in 12 plays on the Festival’s three stages. In addition to these exceptional performances, theatre fans can also look forward to a variety of events and activities targeted towards those with a flair for the dramatics.

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Mad Hatter Tea Party at the Prince of Wales

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON – April 20, 2016 –
In celebration of the 2016 Shaw Festival, and the world premiere of Alice in Wonderland on stage, The Prince of Wales Hotel will be hosting a themed Mad Hatter Tea Party five days a week in the Drawing Room Tea Room beginning on Wednesday April 27, 2016.

The Drawing Room at the Prince of Wales will be completely transformed into a magical world as if guests have fallen down the rabbit hole, complete with Alice in Wonderland characters, decor, photo backdrop, retail items for purchase, and themed culinary treats. Kelly Exelby, General Manager of the Prince of Wales, is enthusiastic about the memories this experience will create: “We are very excited to get a little ‘mad’ at the Prince of Wales. We love the Shaw Festival and all that it brings to Niagara-on-the-Lake, and our team hopes to add to this memorable festival season.”

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