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Stratford Festival 2020

Tickets went on sale January 3 for what promises to be a Landmark 2020 Stratford Festival  season, commencing in April. Veteran actor, Colm Feore, will open the new Tom Patterson theatre, in the lead role of Richard III, with the later dedication of the new theatre on June 11, the 100th anniversary of the birth of its founder. With 15 plays in four theatres including two other Shakespeare plays, Much Ado about Nothing and Hamlet, the season is lively and diverse. Chicago fills the musical bill along with Spamalot, and a brand new musical by our own Steven Page, Here’s What It takes. Some old and new dramatic favourites complete the mix. Across a broad spectrum, the season should appeal to all ages and tastes. Some special prices can be found on selected days and All inclusive packages and  accommodation can be booked in advance. See the comprehensive Program guide available on request, for further information.

The popular Forum series, originally started as an added enhancement to the stage productions is almost an entertainment in itself,  with a diverse program of events, everything from Margaret Trudeau in her One Woman show to a Drag Brunch, with debates, celebrity guest speakers, concerts and workshops almost everyday, for an immersion in the theatre experience.

Add the Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre, University courses, and other realms of study and  Stratford has become a beacon of learning, for the Theatre/ Arts industry.

The Festival has a twice-daily Stratford Direct private bus service between Toronto and Stratford and Kitchener/Waterloo and Stratford. Stratford Direct is a reasonable and comfortable option for those who prefer not to drive the highway. It operates from Toronto downtown or Vaughan and  from Kitchener/Waterloo, during the season.  Seats must be reserved in advance at www.stratfordfestival.ca/bus   Buses  operate daily, check departure points on the website.   Overnight stays of various durations can be accommodated. Some date exceptions apply on single performance days.

Make a day or weekend of it and include some sightseeing, dining and shopping, for which Stratford and the surrounding rural communities are  justly proud.

For further information on Playbill performance dates, the extensive Forum program and other special events, see the informative Program Guide.

To order the Program Guide or Tickets    contact:   1 800 567 1600    or  see  http://www.stratfordfestival.ca