Shawn Wright

Widow Wonderland

Widow Wonderland marked Shawn’s first performance with The Foster Festival. Shawn Wright has appeared in 13
productions at the Shaw Festival, most notably as the loveable gangster Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls.


Other credits include:


  • Stratford Festival (15 productions)
  • Jersey Boys (Original Toronto cast)
  • Mamma Mia (Original American cast)
  • Lord of the Rings (Original International Cast)
  • London Road (Canadian Stage, Dora Award)
  • Matthew in Anne of Green Gables (Charlottetown Festival)
  • Scrooge in A Christmas Carol
  • Andrew Trevor in Murdoch Mysteries


His autobiographical stage show Ghost Light has had numerous productions and is published. Shawn is now appearing in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in Toronto with Mirvish Productions.