hello & welcome

Hello and welcome to the home page of The Norm Foster Theatre Festival! The Foster Festival is the very first theatre festival in Canada that celebrates a living Canadian playwright's work - Norm Foster. The Foster Festival is dedicted to producing the finest professional theatre. With our mandate of Humour with Heart, we will keep you laughing all summer long. Have a look around, get acquainted with us and please sign up for our Anticipate The Laughs E-Newsletter so that you don't miss a beat! We'll have lots to share with you before Opening Night, so stay tuned and see ya on stage in Summer 2017! 

HUMOUR WITH HEART in the heart of Niagara!

Festival tickets

We are thrilled to be able to present a season of three fully professional productions of Norm Foster works in St. Catharines! For more information about our plays and season, please visit our WHAT'S ON page.

The quality of the production is extremely high. The Foster Festival is a welcome addition to the Niagara arts scene!
--Mike S.
If you haven't been to The Foster Festival yet, now is the time to go! Last night's World Premiere was incredible.
--Zach D.
Visit Niagara and take in The Foster Festival in St. Catharines. The theatre itself is gorgeous and elegant and the Norm Foster play was a big treat...we were blown away by the whole experience. Ah, yes, restaurant options close by were abundant, we can't wait for the next play!

--KAREN K.       


Foster funding

Members make a real difference! Attending a performance is only part of the experience. Be a part of the spotlight & take pride in supporting Canada’s first theatre festival dedicated to a living Canadian playwright’s work! Your membership will also support our Community Outreach Programs. Visit our Support Page for more information.