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Stratford Shakespeare Festival
Buses to bring theatre patrons from Toronto
“We want to make it as easy and affordable as possible for people to get to Stratford,” says Festival executive director designate Anita Gaffney.
Stratford Shakespeare Festival
Festival ends season with deficit
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.

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Maggie Smith receives Festival’s Legacy Award
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.
Michael Harding
Fore a good cause
Stars of stage and screen came out for the second annual Pete Donaldson Classic at the Stratford Golf and Country Club on Monday.
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Festival appoints Gaffney new executive director
She will assume her new post November 1, when general director Antoni Cimolino takes over the artistic directorship from Des McAnuff.
David Hou
Christopher Plummer shares a Word or Two
Christopher Plummer, 82, has opened A Word or Two at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, a one-man show about his lifelong love with literature.
Photo courtesy of Cynthia Dale
Celebrity Travel: On the Road with Canadian actress Cynthia Dale
Dale adores a holiday in London or Paris, and also loves her cottage in Thornbury, Ontario.
EDGE-y photography exhibit at Revel
First exhibition for friends Andy Allen, Stephen Barber, Eldon Gammon, Tim Hanson, and Lance Hinds
Festival Theatre, 2005.
Festival announces 2013 playbill
Season offers a rich variety of repertoire, from classics to light-hearted comedy to powerfully emotive musicals.
Jeff Heuchert
Neville remembered as a daring leader
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.
David Hou
Cynthia Dale: The Big Interview
Five years after her exit from the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Cynthia Dale is back and loving it in 42nd Street.
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Drama on ice
Actors faced off against production and administration staff in the Lindsay Thomas Memorial Hockey Match at the Stratford Rotary Complex Monday evening.
Lindsay Thomas game
Lindsay Thomas memorial game Monday
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.
Maggie Smith to receive Festival Legacy Award
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.
Stratford Shakespeare Festival
Des McAnuff appointed to Order of Canada
Stratford Shakespeare Festival artistic director receives country's highest civilian honour.
Robert C Ragsdale
Neville memorial July 15
The memorial will be held at the Festival Theatre on Sunday, July 15 starting at 10:30 a.m.
Stratford Shakespeare Festival/Andrew Eccles
McAnuff’s Henry V starts previews
The production, directed by artistic director Des McAnuff, begins previews on June 24.
David Hou/Stratford Shakespeare Festival
Jesus Christ Superstar to close on Broadway
The Stratford Shakespeare Festival production will close July 1, Canada Day, “unless business improves,” producers announced on Tuesday.
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