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“A great time and a great place - an unbeatable destination”

Shaw Festival Theatre
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Owner description: The Shaw Festival – bringing great theatre to life in the heart of Niagara Wine Country. One of the world’s finest theatre companies, the Shaw Festival is celebrated for its vivid and exhilarating productions of plays by Bernard Shaw and his contemporaries (1856-1950), and plays about the period of Shaw’s lifetime. Join us for a compelling theatre experience with plays in four theatres from April to October in historic Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. Located between Toronto, ON and Buffalo, NY, near Niagara.
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Montreal, Canada
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272 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
“A great time and a great place - an unbeatable destination”
Reviewed 10 December 2011

NOTL is simply wonderful!. When you combine the great theatre of the Shaw with the wineries, the restaurants, the B&Bs and the shops? Well, it is an unbeatable destination. The key is to be a member of the Shaw Festival, this helps make sure you get excellent seats. Been a member myself for 3 years now, and it is great! Check out my other reviews on B&Bs and restaurants.

Visited July 2011
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Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“Best theater in North America!”
Reviewed 13 November 2011

The actors are brilliant, the sets and costumes exquisite, the choices of plays excellent -- what more could one ask for?

Visited August 2011
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Charlotte, NC
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239 reviews
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“Long time favorite”
Reviewed 11 November 2011

We have been attending plays at the Shaw every year for over 30 years. Whether or not you like a particular play, the production never disappoints. Always a treat!

Visited October 2011
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louisiana
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34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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“Impressed”
Reviewed 7 November 2011

We saw My Fair Lady in oct 2011 and were very impressed with the venue and the performance. The actors, orchrastra and stage was second to none. If you've never been to NATL, you'll be impressed. It has a few shops and nice restaurants. Most of all it has charm. Very nice.

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Ajax, Canada
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Always Magnificant”
Reviewed 6 November 2011

Saw two plays in two days - and wished I could have stayed to see more.

Visited September 2011
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