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SIZWE BANZI IS DEAD & More Nominated for 44th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards

The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts revealed the 228 nominations for the 44th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards. See the full list!
Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Ft. Myers/Naples Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Ft. Myers/Naples Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW Ft. Myers/Naples Awards; HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, HOLLYWOOD ARMS, The Naples Players & More Lead!

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Ft. Myers/Naples Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Ft. Myers/Naples Awards; HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Leads Best Musical!

The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 20th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Ft. Myers/Naples Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
American Coast Theater Company Announces Its Summer 2023 Production: AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS

ACTC presents its production of Around the World in 80 Days adapted by Mark Brown from the novel by Jules Verne. Danger, romance, and comic surprises abound in this whirlwind of a show as they travel over seven continents in one of the greatest adventures of all time!
NORTHERN TRACKS: A CANADIAN MIXTAPE Premières On Stratfest@Home

Northern Tracks: A Canadian Mixtape is the newest original release on the Stratford Festival's worldwide streaming platform, Stratfest@Home. Each of the nine episodes shines a spotlight on a Canadian musical great with selections performed by the country's top talents. A thrilling highlight: three Oscar Peterson selections that have never before been recorded with lyrics.
HAMLET With Amaka Umeh Now Available On Stratfest@Home For Streaming Worldwide

The Stratford Festival's filmed performance of Hamlet is now available on Stratfest@Home for streaming worldwide.
DEATH AND THE KING'S HORSEMAN Premieres on Stratfest@Home Today

The Stratford Festival’s filmed performance of Death and the King’s Horseman will debut for streaming world-wide on Thursday, February 9, 2023 via Stratfest@Home.
Len Cariou Will Receive Stratford Festival Legacy Award On Monday

Actor Len Cariou will be this year's recipient of the Stratford Festival's Legacy Award. It will be given at a gala in Toronto's Four Season's Hotel on Monday, September 12.
Live Theatre Returns to Stratford's Festival Theatre Today With CHICAGO

Today the Stratford Festival is welcoming audiences back to its iconic Festival Theatre with the first performance of the great Kander and Ebb musical Chicago.
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.
BWW Review: The FREEDOM CABARET at the Stratford Festival is a Stunning and Poignant Celebration of Black Music

After a brief delay due to weather, the FREEDOM CABARET opened at the Stratford Festival on Saturday night and it had the audience captivated from start to finish. The show may not have begun until the lightning passed, but the mood under the canopy was certainly electric. This cabaret offers an exploration and celebration of Black music and its undeniable contribution to the very fabric of the music industry and to culture in general. In addition to performing, Beau Dixon is the Curator, Director, and Music Director of this superb cabaret and he has assembled some incredible talent. From the vocalists to musicians, everyone has their moment to shine. 
Stratford Festival to Begin Performances in July

The Ontario government has issued its guidance for attendance at outdoor performing arts events, paving the way for the opening of the Stratford Festival’s 2021 season. According to these guidelines, the Stratford Festival will be able to accommodate 100 people (or 25% capacity) in each of its new outdoor canopies.
Stratford Festival Marks Anniversary of First Free Viewing Party With Encore Streaming of KING LEAR

The Stratford Festival is continuing to expand its online offerings as it marks the first anniversary of its Thursday night viewing parties this week with an encore screening of King Lear, and with a specially curated selection of theatrical content newly added to Stratfest@Home, the Festival’s $10-a-month streaming service.
Stratford Festival Announces 2021 Outdoor Season Featuring Plays & Musical Cabarets Starring Canada's Top Talent

The Stratford Festival is transforming, for this summer, into an outdoor festival offering a season of six plays and five cabarets reflecting on the theme of Metamorphosis, with performances held under beautiful canopies that will hark back to the Festival’s founding under a tent in 1953.
LaChanze, Lillias White, Phylicia Rashad, Ken Roberson and Others Celebrate Timothy Graphenreed in Virtual Memorial

LaChanze and Avenue Q Choreographer, Ken Roberson will join Lillias White, Phylicia Rashad, George Faison and Emmy/Golden Globe Winner, S. Epatha Merkerson and others to celebrate Broadway’s Timothy Graphenreed (The Wiz) in a virtual Memorial on Sunday, February 28th at 5:30pm, EST.
Stratford Festival Premieres New Cabaret Series This Thursday

As winter descends and the pandemic continues, the Stratford Festival offers up some heartwarming new content to entertain and inspire as we await the days when we will be able to gather in theatres again.
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.
Christopher Plummer Films and Interviews Coming To Stratfest@Home

Academy Award-winner Christopher Plummer is the focus of the Stratford Festival's next two Thursday night viewing parties, with two remarkable performances and two exclusive new pre-show interviews – all being added this month to Stratfest@Home, the Festival's new subscription streaming service.
Stratford Festival Launches STRATFEST@HOME, a New Digital Subscription Series

The Stratford Festival is following up on the success of its recent Shakespeare Film Festival with a $10-a-month digital content subscription, Stratfest@Home, offering more Shakespeare and more films, along with new commissions, music, conversation, cooking and comedy.

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