Wed Jul 29, 2015
Robin Phillips, who served as the Stratford Festival’s artistic director for six seasons, has passed away at the age of 73.
Thu Jul 16, 2015
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.
Mon Jul 06, 2015
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.
Fri Apr 24, 2015
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
Tue Mar 31, 2015
The theatre company announced a $795,000 surplus in 2014 at its annual general meeting on Saturday, March 28
Wed Mar 25, 2015
The celebration will take place on Thursday, April 23, marking Shakespeare’s 451st birthday and the launch of this season’s Stratford Festival Forum.
Thu Mar 12, 2015
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
Thu Feb 19, 2015
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.
Thu Feb 12, 2015
Money to support Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre, the Festival’s actor training program
Mon Dec 22, 2014
For participating cinema locations and to purchase tickets, visit www.stratfordfestival.ca/HD.
Fri Dec 12, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
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.
Wed Jun 04, 2014
Calgary’s ‘sleepless’ mayor in Stratford talk
Tue May 27, 2014
Fans and stars come out opening night to talk 2014 playbill
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Last year was a season of spikes, with everything seemingly up over the year prior.
Wed Jan 29, 2014
Shakespeare Theatre Association’s 24th annual gathering held in Stratford
Thu Jan 02, 2014
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.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
“Jack was the dean of Canadian stage managers,” says Festival artistic director Antoni Cimolino.