The Foster Festival's Normflix Series, our new definition of Norm(al)! We are pleased to announce The Foster Festival's new NORMFLIX series. A three-part, online series that is sure to tickle your funny bone and will continue to deliver our trademark Humour with Heart that you have grown to love.
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It's so much fun producing a comedy festival... and we want you to be part of it! So check our blog frequently to keep up-to-date with the goings-on at The Foster Festival!
The Foster Festival welcomes the return of Emily Oriold to take the helm as Artistic Producer.
Check out this Foster Festival Feature where we visit the Stone Mill Inn, one of our favourite places to stay in St. Catharines.
Check out this Foster Festival Feature where we visit Rockway Vineyards Golf Course, one of our favourite places to visit in St. Catharines.
Check out this Foster Festival Feature where we visit Rodman Hall Art Centre, one of our favourite places to visit in St. Catharines.
Check out our newest Foster Festival Feature where we visit Vineland Estates Winery, one of our favourite places to visit in Twenty Valley in Niagara.
The Foster Festival is proud to announce the line-up for the 2019 season, which will once again feature two World Premieres written by Norm Foster, highlighted by the Festival’s first-ever original musical, co-written with long-time collaborator Steve Thomas.
The Foster Festival closes its third season with the world premiere of Renovations for Six, one the funniest and most ingenious plays by Canada’s most produced playwright I have yet seen.
On Friday, ahead of the world première of Foster's latest play, Come Down From Up River, St. Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik presented the acclaimed Canadian playwright with the Key to the City.
Artistic Director Patricia Vanstone wins Established Artist Award at 2018 City of St. Catharines Arts Awards
The arts community came together Monday evening to celebrate their own at the annual City of St. Catharines Arts Awards. Artistic Director Patricia Vanstone wins the 2018 Established Artist Award!
Norm Foster is hard at work writing his next two World Premieres for The Foster Festival's 2018 Season!
Norm Foster's newest play, Lunenburg runs August 2 - August 18 at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre - see a sneak peek of behind the scenes of this hilarious new Foster play starring Shaw Festival veteran actors!
Norm Foster's play, Old Love runs July 12 - July 28 at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre - see a sneak peek of behind the scenes of this classic Foster play!
Norm Foster's newest play, Screwball Comedy runs June 21 - July 7 at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre - see a sneak peek of behind the scenes of this hilarious new Foster play!
Audiences raved about the quality of our productions and a new theatre was born! This year we’re bursting with pride again as our namesake resident playwright Norm Foster has been appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada – the highest civilian honour a Canadian can receive.
Foster Festival Artistic Director Patricia Vanstone and Executive Director Emily Oriold were On Target with Penny Wolfgang this past weekend in Buffalo, NY to talk about The Foster Festival and all there is to discover in the heart of Niagara!