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.
Wed Aug 15, 2012
She will assume her new post November 1, when general director Antoni Cimolino takes over the artistic directorship from Des McAnuff.
Tue Aug 07, 2012
Christopher Plummer, 82, has opened A Word or Two at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, a one-man show about his lifelong love with literature.
Thu Aug 02, 2012
Dale adores a holiday in London or Paris, and also loves her cottage in Thornbury, Ontario.
Fri Jul 27, 2012
First exhibition for friends Andy Allen, Stephen Barber, Eldon Gammon, Tim Hanson, and Lance Hinds
Wed Jul 18, 2012
Season offers a rich variety of repertoire, from classics to light-hearted comedy to powerfully emotive musicals.
Wed Sep 25, 2013
It was the late stage and film star’s strong convictions, no matter how many eyebrows he raised with his artistic and commercial decisions, that would lead each of the theatres he directed to flourish under his care.
Wed Jul 11, 2012
Five years after her exit from the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Cynthia Dale is back and loving it in 42nd Street.
Tue Jul 10, 2012
Actors faced off against production and administration staff in the Lindsay Thomas Memorial Hockey Match at the Stratford Rotary Complex Monday evening.
Wed Jul 04, 2012
Thomas, a young actress who left an indelible mark on the theatre company in a short period of time, appearing in such productions as Oklahoma! and Oliver!, died of cancer at the age of 31 in 2010.
Wed Jul 04, 2012
In her four seasons at Stratford, Smith gave some of the most memorable performances in the Festival’s history, including Cleopatra in Antony and Cleopatra, Rosalind in As You Like It, Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing, Mistress Overdone in Measure for Measure, Queen Elizabeth in Richard III, Titania/Hippolyta in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Lady Macbeth.