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Festival mourns the death of former artistic director
Robin Phillips, who served as the Stratford Festival’s artistic director for six seasons, has passed away at the age of 73.
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Cimolino’s Festival tenure extended
Cimolino’s tenure as artistic director began with the 2013 season. At that same time Anita Gaffney was appointed executive director, and they had the task of stabilizing the Festival financially after a $3.4-million deficit in 2012.
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Festival's HD series supported by feds
The HD project, a first of its kind initiative in Canada, aims to capture the entire Shakespeare canon on film over the next 10 years.
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Festival's Forum kicks off with night of epiphanies
The centrepiece of the evening was a conversation moderated by Jordan Banks, managing director of Facebook Canada, who led a discussion on personal stories of epiphany
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Festival back in black
The theatre company announced a $795,000 surplus in 2014 at its annual general meeting on Saturday, March 28
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Forum kicks off with performances, dialogue
The celebration will take place on Thursday, April 23, marking Shakespeare’s 451st birthday and the launch of this season’s Stratford Festival Forum.
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Stratford Festival's King John hitting theatres in April
Directed by Tim Carroll and starring Tom McCamus, Seana McKenna, Graham Abbey and Patricia Collins, King John was captured live on stage with a full audience at the Tom Patterson Theatre on Sept. 26, 2014
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Festival shares ‘finest’ of Shakespeare with the world
There were 10 cameras and 128 tracks of sound to record the afternoon’s performance of King Lear, all there to launch the Stratford Festival HD Series, one of the bedrock initiatives of artistic director Antoni Cimolino’s tenure.
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Festival gets $1.5 million donation
Money to support Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre, the Festival’s actor training program
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Stratford Festival HD set to launch in Feb.
For participating cinema locations and to purchase tickets, visit www.stratfordfestival.ca/HD.
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Helping tell the story of Anne Frank
The Stratford Perth Museum has been selected to be the venue for a new travelling exhibit from the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam from June to October.
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Doc explores the man inside the monster
The Stratford Festival held a documentary film festival last week as part of its Forum series, which seeks to initiate discussion and debate pertaining to its annual theme, this year focussing on madness and minds pushed to the edge.
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Calgary’s ‘sleepless’ mayor in Stratford talk
Calgary’s ‘sleepless’ mayor in Stratford talk
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A red carpet reception
Fans and stars come out opening night to talk 2014 playbill
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Festival posts $1.4 million surplus
Last year was a season of spikes, with everything seemingly up over the year prior.
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Conference redefines boundaries
Shakespeare Theatre Association’s 24th annual gathering held in Stratford
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Stratford Festival box office opening this weekend
The season features two musicals. Donna Feore, director of the 2013 hit Fiddler on the Roof, returns at the helm of Crazy for You, starring Josh Franklin and Chilina Kennedy. Kennedy also stars in Man of La Mancha opposite leading man Tom Rooney.
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Festival 'pioneer' Jack Merigold dies at 91
“Jack was the dean of Canadian stage managers,” says Festival artistic director Antoni Cimolino.
 
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