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“Fiddler on the Roof” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Stratford Festival

Stratford Festival
Ranked #1 of 29 things to do in Stratford
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Stratford Festival, North America's largest repertory theatre festival, features plays by Shakespeare and other top playwrights each season in Stratford, Ontario, Canada.
Burlington, Canada
2 reviews
“Fiddler on the Roof”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2013

Inspiring, moving, thought provoking! Brilliant staging and costuming, with riveting characters, and amazing singing and spectacular Russian style dancing, made this production the highlight of our theatre season.

Visited October 2013
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Memmingen, Germany
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“No, Stratford is never disappointing!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2013

The Stratford Festival should be a "must" for everyone in North America. Whether Shakespeare (my personal preference), a more modern comedy or even a musical on the program, one should not miss visiting Stratford once a year.

Visited October 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“2013 Plays”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2013

Fiddler on the Roof and Tommy were both brilliantly done. I really liked the re-invention of Tommy, having seen the earlier staging of this musical. Both shows shared about 80% of the same actors, but without the program you would never know they were the same actors.

Bravo.

Visited October 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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“Fiddling on the Roof”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2013

We saw Fiddler on the Roof in it's last week. We expected to find a well oiled professional production. We found it weak, inconsistent in accents, very anglicised and lacking the level of quality we have historically come to expect in Stratford.
The 3 women playing the daughters were amazing, beyond that...

Visited October 2013
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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Stratford is on my "Every Year" list”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2013

The magic of Stratford is an amalgam of talent, hard work and the most amazing creativity. I saw Fiddler on the Roof, (compelling and earthy), Blithe Spirit (absolute perfection), Tommy (Intellectually fascinating but somehow emotionless - technically superb), and Three Musketeers (a riotous visual feast) Don't forget the warehouse, the Festival Exhibition and behind the scenes tours to see how everything works. A special treat this year was the "In Vitro" series of discussions, works in progress and new ideas. Very exciting.

Visited October 2013
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