Wed Nov 20, 2013
Attendance reached more than 480,000, generating $29.7 million in revenue for the Festival, which in its first year with Antoni Cimolino at the helm as artistic director was well received by reviewers and the general public.
Wed Aug 07, 2013
“I am proud and happy to be a Canadian and proud and happy to receive this Canadian award,” said Shatner upon learning of the honour. “I guess I am just proud and happy.”
Wed Jun 26, 2013
Bedford is suffering from a medical condition which, though treatable, requires immediate attention.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Scott Wentworth shines as Tevye
Wed May 29, 2013
Dignitaries and theatre fans mingle on the red carpet
Thu May 16, 2013
Musical icon Pete Townshend made a special stop in Stratford Wednesday to visit with the cast and crew of the Stratford Festival’s production of Tommy and take in an evening preview of the famous rock musical at the Avon Theatre.
Wed Mar 13, 2013
The Festival looked back on the year that was at its annual general meeting Saturday.
Wed Jan 09, 2013
This season, the first under artistic director Antoni Cimolino, features 12 productions, from classical to contemporary, with Shakespeare as the centerpiece.
Mon Dec 17, 2012
The Stratford Festival's latest app, "Stratford Behind the Scenes," is an interactive voyage through an entire season, revealing the secrets of theatrical production, demonstrating that the artistry that takes place behind the scenes is every bit as magical as the performance itself.
Thu Dec 13, 2012
Sara Ropp and Jessica Jantzi, acting on behalf of the Stratford Accessibility Advisory Committee, presented the Festival’s director of human resources, Shelley Stevenson, with a certificate of recognition Monday evening.
Wed Dec 05, 2012
“This is a dynamic and very talented group of directors,” says artistic director Antoni Cimolino. “They come from across Canada and have widely different experiences within the theatre but are united in their love for and dedication to staging the classics. We are very excited to welcome them to the Festival.
Mon Nov 12, 2012
The Stratford Festival’s box office opens to members on Monday, Nov. 12 at 9 a.m., putting them first in line to purchase tickets for the 2013 season.
Thu Nov 08, 2012
Lighting designer Robert Thomson, a veteran of Stratford and Shaw festivals, Canadian Stage, National Ballet and Tarragon Theatre, wins 2012 Elinore & Lou Siminovitch Prize.
Tue Nov 06, 2012
Tickets for the 2013 season go on sale to members on Nov. 11 and to the general public Jan. 5.
Wed Oct 31, 2012
“We want to make it as easy and affordable as possible for people to get to Stratford,” says Festival executive director designate Anita Gaffney.
Wed Oct 31, 2012
Generally sluggish attendance and the lack of a major box office hit (like Jesus Christ Superstar in 2011) left the festival with a considerable revenue shortfall.
Wed Sep 12, 2012
She was honoured with the Festival’s Legacy Award, presented to her by Christopher Plummer, in a star-studded ceremony at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel.
Wed Aug 22, 2012
Stars of stage and screen came out for the second annual Pete Donaldson Classic at the Stratford Golf and Country Club on Monday.