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Friday, January 4, 2013

Stratford Festival opening dates for 2013

(News Release)
Please mark your calendars for our 2013 openings and run dates
New this year: Take our private bus from Toronto (details below)

ROMEO AND JULIET | DIRECTED BY TIM CARROLL | FESTIVAL THEATRE
PREVIEWS START MAY 1 | OPENS MAY 27 AT 7:30 PM | CLOSES OCTOBER 19

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF | DIRECTED AND CHOREOGRAPHED BY DONNA FEORE | FESTIVAL THEATRE
PREVIEWS START APRIL 23 | OPENS MAY 28 AT 8 PM | CLOSES OCTOBER 20


MEASURE FOR MEASURE | DIRECTED BY MARTHA HENRY | TOM PATTERSON THEATRE
PREVIEWS START MAY 18 | OPENS MAY 29 AT 8 PM | CLOSES SEPTEMBER 21

TOMMY | DIRECTED BY DES McANUFF | AVON THEATRE
PREVIEWS START MAY 4 | OPENS MAY 30 AT 8 PM | CLOSES OCTOBER 19

MARY STUART | DIRECTED BY ANTONI CIMOLINO | TOM PATTERSON THEATRE
PREVIEWS START MAY 3 | OPENS MAY 31 AT 8 PM | CLOSES SEPTEMBER 21

THE THREE MUSKETEERS | DIRECTED BY MILES POTTER | FESTIVAL THEATRE
PREVIEWS START MAY 18 | OPENS JUNE 1 AT 2 PM | CLOSES OCTOBER 19

BLITHE SPIRIT | DIRECTED BY BRIAN BEDFORD | AVON THEATRE
PREVIEWS START MAY 16 | OPENS JUNE 1 AT 8 PM | CLOSES OCTOBER 20

WAITING FOR GODOT | DIRECTED BY JENNIFER TARVER | TOM PATTERSON THEATRE
PREVIEWS START JUNE 13 | OPENS JUNE 27 AT 8 PM | CLOSES SEPTEMBER 20

TAKING SHAKESPEARE | DIRECTED BY DIANA LEBLANC | STUDIO THEATRE
PREVIEWS START JULY 13 | OPENS JULY 30 AT 8 PM | CLOSES SEPTEMBER 22

THE THRILL | DIRECTED BY DEAN GABOURIE | STUDIO THEATRE
PREVIEWS START JULY 28 | OPENS AUGUST 13 AT 8 PM | CLOSES SEPTEMBER 22

OTHELLO | DIRECTED BY CHRIS ABRAHAM | AVON THEATRE
PREVIEWS START AUGUST 4 | OPENS AUGUST 14 AT 8 PM | CLOSES OCTOBER 19

THE MERCHANT OF VENICE | DIRECTED BY ANTONI CIMOLINO | FESTIVAL THEATRE
PREVIEWS START JULY 30 | OPENS AUGUST 15 AT 8 PM | CLOSES OCTOBER 18

Stratford Direct
The Festival will be offering a twice-daily private bus between Toronto and Stratford. Cost is $20 return but may be waived for media on assignment. Seats must be reserved in advance at www.stratfordfestival.ca/stratforddirect or contact Ann Swerdfager. Departure is from the Intercontinental Hotel at the corner of Front and Simcoe streets.

From May 27 to September 29, on performance days only, buses will leave Toronto at 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. and depart Stratford at 5 p.m. and 11 p.m.

From May 1 to 25 and October 1 to 20, on performance days only, buses will leave Toronto at 10 a.m. and depart Stratford at 5 p.m.

We will accommodate overnight stays of various durations. Some date exceptions apply on single performance days.


Ann Swerdfager
Publicity Director

Stratford Shakespeare Festival
55 Queen Street | PO Box 520 | Stratford ON | N5A 6V2
Toll Free 1.800.561.1233 | Local 519.271.4040 x2297
Box Office: Toll Free 1.800.567.1600 | Local 519.273.1600

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