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VIDEO: Geraint Wyn Davies Interviews Seana McKenna and Scott Wentworth For the Stratf Photo VIDEO: Geraint Wyn Davies Interviews Seana McKenna and Scott Wentworth For the Stratford Festival
by Stage Tube - May 11, 2020

Stratford Festival has released a new video in its In Good Company series!

American Conservatory Theater Announces 2020 Honorary Master Of Fine Arts Degrees Photo American Conservatory Theater Announces 2020 Honorary Master Of Fine Arts Degrees
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Conservatory Director Melissa Smith announced today that honorary Master of Fine Arts degrees will be conferred upon playwright Lydia R. Diamond and Magic Theatre's outgoing artistic director Loretta Greco. Both recipients will receive their degrees at a virtual graduation ceremony for the A.C.T. Master of Fine Arts Program class of 2020 on Monday, May 18 at 12 p.m.

Stratford's RICHARD III With Colm Feore Extended For Three Weeks Photo Stratford's RICHARD III With Colm Feore Extended For Three Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020

Thanks to overwhelming demand, the Stratford Festival's 2020 production of Richard III will be extended for another three weeks, giving theatregoers more opportunities to see Colm Feore bring this iconic role to life in the Festival's brand new Tom Patterson Theatre, which opens this spring after more than two years of construction and fundraising.

& JULIET, OKLAHOMA!, and More Announced For the 2020-21 Mirvish Theatre Season Photo & JULIET, OKLAHOMA!, and More Announced For the 2020-21 Mirvish Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020

The 2020/21 Mirvish Theatre Season has been announced, featuring 13 shows, including the North American premiere of & Juliet!

Stratford Festival's 2020 Season Goes on Sale Today Photo Stratford Festival's 2020 Season Goes on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020

After a Members advance sale so busy it prompted the early extension of two productions, tickets for the Stratford Festival's groundbreaking new season go on sale to the public today. The 2020 season is one of the biggest ever and includes the much-anticipated opening of the new Tom Patterson Theatre. With the $100-million fundraising goal a hair's breadth away from completion, the bespoke theatre is one of North America's most significant new arts builds in decades.

Stratford Festival Announces Casting For 2020 Season Photo Stratford Festival Announces Casting For 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

With the new Tom Patterson Theatre taking shape on the banks of the Avon River, the Stratford Festival is thrilled to announce key casting as it builds the acting company for its monumental 2020 season.

BWW Review: Follow the Dark Winding Path to YAGA at Tarragon Theatre Photo BWW Review: Follow the Dark Winding Path to YAGA at Tarragon Theatre
by Louis Train - Sep 27, 2019

Kat Sandler's new play, YAGA, is breezy and dark; goofy and mournful; bleak, gothic, shadowy, and really damn funny.

MICE AT CENTRE ICE Announced At The Toronto Fringe Festival Photo MICE AT CENTRE ICE Announced At The Toronto Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019

Benny the Bullet Productions presents Mice at Centre Ice by Kerri Salata in The Toronto Fringe Festival KidsFest, July 3rd-July 13th at the George Ignatieff Theatre.

BWW Review: PRIVATE LIVES at the Stratford Festival Offers a Fun Night Out for Audien Photo BWW Review: PRIVATE LIVES at the Stratford Festival Offers a Fun Night Out for Audiences
by Lauren Gienow - Jun 1, 2019

PRIVATE LIVES is one of Noel Coward's greatest works. It is timeless in its humour and with the right cast, it is a delightfully hilarious exploration of all sides of love and passion. The cast assembled in the Stratford Festival's production does justice to Coward's clever use of words and wit, all but guaranteeing the audience a fun night out at the theatre.

Stratford Festival Launches Free Multimedia Study Tool For ROMEO AND JULIET Photo Stratford Festival Launches Free Multimedia Study Tool For ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2019

The Stratford Festival is expanding its educational offerings with the release of a unique study tool based on the film of its acclaimed 2017 production of Romeo and Juliet.

Margaret Atwood's THE PENELOPIAD Comes to the Grand Theatre Photo Margaret Atwood's THE PENELOPIAD Comes to the Grand Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Canadian literary icon Margaret Atwood (The Handmaid's Tale, Alias Grace) brings her acerbic wit and inspired originality to the Spriet Stage this January with the Grand Theatre production of THE PENELOPIAD, her sly spin on Homer's The Odyssey. This epic retelling of The Odyssey through Penelope's eyes stars one of Canada's finest classical actors, Seana McKenna, in her only stage appearance this year, directed by acclaimed actor/director Megan Follows. The Title Sponsor for THE PENELOPIAD is Women for Women (W4W).

The Grand Theatre Announces 2018/19 Season Principal Casting Preview Photo The Grand Theatre Announces 2018/19 Season Principal Casting Preview
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Artistic Director Dennis Garnhum has announced principal casting for the 2018/19 season including Seana McKenna as Penelope in MARGARET ATWOOD'S THE PENELOPIAD, Jan Alexandra Smith as Scrooge in this season's gender-flipping A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Nigel Shawn Williams as Troy Maxson and E.B. Smith as Jim Bono in AUGUST WILSON'S FENCES, and Alex Furber as Robert Ross in TIMOTHY FINDLEY'S THE WARS.    

BWW Review: You 'Will Be Satisfied' with JULIUS CAESAR at the Stratford Festival Photo BWW Review: You 'Will Be Satisfied' with JULIUS CAESAR at the Stratford Festival
by Lauren Gienow - Aug 17, 2018

We are in the Ides of August and the final few openings of the 66th season at the Stratford Festival have begun. Last night, JULIUS CAESAR had its opening night at the Festival Theatre. It has been nine years since this production graced the Stratford stage and this thrilling production is sure to have audiences clamouring to come see it.

Seana McKenna-Led JULIUS CAESAR Comes to Stratford Photo Seana McKenna-Led JULIUS CAESAR Comes to Stratford
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

Previews begin today for Scott Wentworth's production of Julius Caesar, starring Seana McKenna in the title role. The production opens on August 16 at the Festival Theatre.

Seana McKenna Named To The Order Of Canada
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2018

BWW Review: The Stratford Festival's Production of LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT is C Photo BWW Review: The Stratford Festival's Production of LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT is Captivating from Start to Finish
by Lauren Gienow - May 31, 2018

The latest production to open at the Stratford Festival, is the Eugene O'Neill classic LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT. Directed by Miles Potter, this emotional and honest production will rip your heart out and leave you thinking about the family it is based on for days. It is an absolute must-see this season at the Festival.

Nominations Announced for the 39th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards! Photo Nominations Announced for the 39th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards!
by Alan Henry - May 31, 2018

At a press conference held May 31 in the lobby of the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 237 nominations for the 39th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, which recognize excellence in the performing arts in Toronto.

Stratford Festival's Opening Week Begins Monday Photo Stratford Festival's Opening Week Begins Monday
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

The Stratford Festival's 66th season opens officially on Monday, May 28, with Shakespeare's final masterpiece, The Tempest, featuring Martha Henry as Prospero.

THE COMEDY OF ERRORS is Now on Stage at The Stratford Festival Photo THE COMEDY OF ERRORS is Now on Stage at The Stratford Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

The Comedy of Errors gets a modern treatment by director Keira Loughran, who introduces gender fluidity to Shakespeare's hilarious comedy. Previews are now underway at the Studio Theatre.

LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT Now On Stage At The Stratford Festival Photo LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT Now On Stage At The Stratford Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

Eugene O'Neill's tour de force, Long Day's Journey Into Night, directed by Miles Potter, and starring Seana McKenna and Scott Wentworth, is now on stage at the Studio Theatre.

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