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Stratford Festival

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Address: 55 Queen St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 4M9, Canada
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Stratford Festival, North America's largest repertory theatre festival,...

Stratford Festival, North America's largest repertory theatre festival, features plays by Shakespeare and other top playwrights each season in Stratford, Ontario, Canada.

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The Hypocondriac and Shakespeare in love

Both were excellent! I wasn't sure about the Hypocondriac, but the satire was delicious. Stratford is wonderful with staging, so there isn't a bad seat in the house. Shakespeare... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Both were excellent! I wasn't sure about the Hypocondriac, but the satire was delicious. Stratford is wonderful with staging, so there isn't a bad seat in the house. Shakespeare in Love was fun too. Lightweight, but fun. You can't go wrong with live theatre.

Thank Karen B
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we have visited Stratford every year for the last 35 years and enjoyed every one! It is a special place of theater excellence in SW Ontario with an amazing variety of shows from musicals to Shakespearean comedies and tragedies. We usually binge on four or five plays over a weekend along with gourmet dinners and a little shopping. Highly recommend... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have you ever wondered where you could find high quality Shakespeare productions without having to pay to travel to England? Inquire no longer. Stratford, Ontario puts on the highest quality Shakespeare festival outside of London. The Stratford Shakespeare Festival runs the length of the summer and offers some of the best Shakespeare I've ever see. And, I've seen Shakespeare in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It has been a number of years since last visiting Stratford, but after the last visit we have to make this a yearly escape. Last season we saw Shakespeare in Love and it was better than the movie on which the play is based. The acting. the costumes the sets were all first rate. Stratford is also such a pretty... More 

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Orillia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

If you have never been here, you must plan to go. We go to see plays and musicals every year and have always been delighted and often amazed. Book early for best seats and prices; plan to take in local restaurants and shops.

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We spent the weekend in Stratford for the festival and took in three shows, all were excellent. If looking to save money try getting tickets the morning of the show, but ensure they aren't sold out.

Thank KSlippy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We have enjoyed live theatre in many of the world's famous venues and The Stratford Festival is right up there with the best available. Everything they present is a first class act.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

I try to make it to Stratford at least once every summer to watch the plays. Every time, I'm blown away by the quality of the shows and the theatres, the Festival theatre in particular. Every year, my favourites are the Shakespeare plays, but there are also many other playwrights' works performed, and every one I've watched has been delightful.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

"A 5-6-7-8!? Out of curiosity and because of affordable tickets, went to see A Chorus Line at the Stratford Festival to see if it measured up. Well, it did and was pleasantly amazed by the proximity of our seats to the stage. All for $25 per person. The show's retelling of a chorus line audition for a fictional Seventies Broadway... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Enjoyed two shows. The Hypochondriac , hilarious. Outstanding performance by the entire cast. Second show was the ultimate classic Macbeth, a must see.

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