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Billy Boyd and Dominic Monaghan Will Lead ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD in Canada

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead is getting a major revival in Canada in the new theatre season.

The Stratford Festival's RICHARD III Comes to CBC and CBC Gem in August

The Stratford Festival’s production of Richard III featuring Colm Feore in the title role is coming to CBC and CBC Gem this August. Directed for the stage by Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino and for film by Barry Avrich, the production shines new light on Shakespeare’s tale of lethal ambition.

Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at the Stratford Festival is Fresh and Fun

If you heard riotous laughter emanating from the Festival Theatre in Stratford on Friday evening, you may already know that MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING has officially opened at the Stratford Festival. The Shakespearean production directed by Chris Abraham, with additional text by Erin Shields, and starring Maev Beaty and Graham Abbey, boasts hilarious comedy from beginning to end. The cast fed off the energy of the audience on Friday night in such a way that this opening night felt particularly wild and special.

Review: KING LEAR at the Stratford Festival is a Visually Stunning and Excellently Performed Night at the Theatre

You could feel the excitement stir in the audience from the moment the Stratford Festival’s Opening Night production of KING LEAR began on Tuesday evening. Orchestrations by Sean Mayes immediately set the tone as the audience visibly leaned forward in anticipation at the booming sound of timpani drums. Many an audience member remained leaning forward all night. Director, Kimberley Rampersad’s production - starring Paul Gross in the titular role - moved swiftly with excitement and intention towards its tragic end, keeping a firm hold on the audience the entire way.

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Comes to the Stratford Festival in June

With a series of hit classic comedies under his belt at Stratford, Chris Abraham is bringing one of Shakespeare’s finest, Much Ado About Nothing, to vivid life at the Festival Theatre. This beloved romantic comedy, featuring Graham Abbey and Maev Beaty, starts previews today.

Paul Gross Returns to the Stratford Festival in KING LEAR Today

After making his Stratford Festival debut as the Prince of Denmark more than 20 years ago, Paul Gross returns as the King of England, playing the title role in King Lear.

The Stratford Festival's RICHARD III Starring Colm Feore is Coming to Cineplex Theatres This April

The Stratford Festival’s latest film, Richard III, featuring Colm Feore in the title role, will première in Cineplex theatres across Canada on April 16, with encore screenings on April 17.

Michael Blake to Release Brazilian-Infused 'Dance of the Mystic Bliss'

Dance of the Mystic Bliss also marks Blake’s recording debut (as a leader) on flute, an instrument he spent time woodshedding during lockdown. In a 25-year career spanning 15 albums, not to mention innovative stints with the Lounge Lizards, the Jazz Composers Collective and much more, the 58-year-old Blake is reaching for new sounds.

Stratford Festival 2023 Special Holiday Presale Begins Next Week

The Stratford Festival is putting the finishing touches on casting and will soon open its box office for a special holiday pre-sale for tickets to the 13 exciting shows of the 2023 season. With savings up to 25%, this is a perfect opportunity to secure tickets for your favourite shows or buy gifts for the theatre-lovers on your list.

Stratford Festival Announces Casting For 2023 Season Featuring Andrea Macasaet, Robert Markus, Jonathan Goad & More

Just as the 2022 season comes to a close, work for the 2023 season is getting underway at the Stratford Festival. Creative teams for next year's productions are coming into place and the casting department is busy confirming key roles for the season. Soon the workshops will be abuzz with artisans building the season's sets, props and costumes.

ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL to be Presented at Stratford Festival

The Stratford Festival’s new Tom Patterson Theatre will open its doors to its second production on Tuesday, June 14, as director Scott Wentworth’s production of All’s Well That Ends Well begins performances.

RICHARD III Opens Stratford's New Theatre This Week

Anticipation has been running high for years and now the time has come to welcome audiences to the next great chapter in Stratford Festival history. The new Tom Patterson Theatre will see its very first public performance on Tuesday, May 10, as Colm Feore takes centre stage as Richard III. 

Complete Cast & Creatives Announced for HERE THERE BE DRAGONS

Announced today is the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of Here There Be Dragons – A New Musical Quest, inspired by the classic tabletop fantasy role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons.

Blitzen Trapper Announces 2022 Tour Dates

Today, Blitzen Trapper announces its 2022 tour, which kicks off in their hometown of Portland, OR, on April 22 at Revolution Hall. The 25-date tour is in support of Holy Smokes Future Jokes, their 2020 label debut for Yep Roc Records, and 10th studio album. Check out the full list of tour dates now!

Stratford Festival Announces 2022 Casting

February marks a new beginning at the Stratford Festival with members of the 2022 acting company set to start rehearsals. Over the coming months, these dynamic artists will immerse themselves in 10 extraordinary productions and lead the Festival into the post-pandemic future.

Classical Discoveries With Marvin Rosen Presents: Viva 21st Century 50/50, A 24 Hour Marathon Of Music By Living Composers

Marvin Rosen, host of the ASCAP award winning program 'Classical Discoveries' will be presenting his 17th, 24 hour hosted marathon totally devoted to music from the 21st Century. The marathon titled 'Viva 21st Century 50/50 - airs from WPRB, Princeton, NJ at 103.3 FM for local listeners and on line at www.wprb.com. 50/50 refers to the fact that there is an approximate equal representation of men and women composers.

Newvelle Records Releases KIMBROUGH - 61 Original Compositions by Frank Kimbrough

Featuring tributes from 67 of Frank’s former bandmates, students, and friends across multiple generations, KIMBROUGH was recorded over three and a half days in New York as the musical world began reawakening in May 2021.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, May 27- Broadway's Next On Stage Top 5 and More!

Today (May 27) in live streaming: Meet the Top 5 High Schoolers of Next On Stage, it's Game Night on Stars in the House, and more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, February 4- with Susan Lucci, Shaina Taub and More!

Today (February 4) in live streaming: All My Children on Stars in the House, a CSC conversation with Shaina Taub, and more!

Stratford Festival Watch Parties Resume This Thursday With THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR

The Stratford Festival’s popular Thursday night free viewing parties resume this week with an entertaining variety of offerings, including new and legacy films and all new original content safely created during the pandemic – adding to the rich mine of theatrical content available on Stratfest@Home, the Festival’s $10-a-month streaming service.

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