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Stratford Festival

Stratford Festival

Located in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, we are North America’s largest classical repertory theatre company. Each season, we present a dozen or more productions in four distinctive venues. We produce classics, contemporary dramas and musicals, with special emphasis on the plays of Shakespeare.



Festival Reviews and Reports:


Dramaturgy In Action: How The Stratford Festival’s Meighen Forum Challenges Audiences To Think Beyond The Production


Stratford 2019: “Birds Of A Kind”- A Remarkable Dialogue Between The Author And The Director

Stratford 2019: “Nathan The Wise”- A Parable Of Tolerance

Stratford 2019: Perfect Production Lurching Forward Into Full-blown Farce

“The Crucible” At The Stratford: How Puritanism Predicts This Political Moment


Review: “The Rocky Horror Show” At The Stratford Festival

Review: “Julius Caesar” At The Stratford Festival

Review: “Napoli Milionaria!” At The Stratford Festival

“The Tempest” At The Stratford Festival

Review: “An Ideal Husband” At The Stratford Festival

Review: “The Music Man” At The Stratford Festival

Review: “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” At The Stratford Festival

Review: “To Kill A Mockingbird” At The Stratford Festival

Stratford’s “To Kill A Mockingbird” Unveils An Intriguing Atticus Finch

Stratford’s Production Of “Paradise Lost” Is A Stellar Achievement!

Stratford Triumphs With “Napoli Milionaria,” A 20th Century Classic From Italy

Seana Mckenna Shines As Julius Caesar At Stratford

Acting Legend Martha Henry Triumphs As Prospero At Stratford

Robert Lepage Finally Makes It To Stratford With An Astonishing “Coriolanus”


Bakkhai At The Stratford Festival: A Translation In The Clear Key Of Green

Stratford’s “Breathing Hole” Is One For The Memory Books


Olivier Kemeid’s “The Aeneid” At Stratford Festival



Referenced in:

The Shaw Festival’s “Henry V”: Does Shakespeare Deserve Such Treatment?

Chekov Surfaces In The Okanagan In A Sterling Shaw Festival Premiere

In Memoriam: Robert Blacker Looks At The Past And Future Of American Dramaturgy

“All Those Unnatural Bonds:” Talking Sexuality, Shame, And Female Friendship With Hannah Moscovitch