Past Seasons

2016 marked The Foster Festival's inaugural season in Niagara. With three sparkling Foster comedies, The Foster Festival succeeded in producing a fully professional and highly acclaimed summer theatre season.


2016 Summer Season 

On A First Name Basis, Past Seasons, Foster Festival

On a First Name Basis

This delightful play tells the story of a very successful, but cantankerous, novelist who suddenly discovers that he knows nothing about his maid of 28 years.

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Here on the Flight Path, Norm Foster Comedy Festival

Here On The Flight Path

Sex, love, life and loss are all discussed with big laughs and a few tears in what many describe as Norm Foster’s funniest play ever.

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Halfway There, Norm Foster Comedy Festival

Halfway There

Sugar and spice and everything nice…with a dash of Maritime salt! Halfway There is a feel good theatrical experience that will keep you smiling.

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  • ...seeing this production of On a First Name Basis opened my eyes to why Norm Foster is so widely produced. Not only is a play like First Name extremely funny, but it also never loses a sense of the characters' common humanity.
    - Christopher Hoile, Stage-Door.com

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