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Monday, January 29, 2018

Stratford Festival’s Early Booking Discount ends Wednesday night (Jan. 31, 2018)

Also: Last chance to buy discounted Forum bundles

January 29, 2018… The Stratford Festival’s Early Booking Discount is available for only two more days, ending Wednesday, January 31, at 11:59 p.m. This is the only discount all season long that is available for tickets in all seating zones.

To take advantage of the discount, visit www.stratfordfestival.ca, call the box office at 1.800.567.1600, or stop by the Festival Theatre at 55 Queen Street in Stratford between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. this Tuesday or Wednesday. Discounts are already included in the pricing you’ll see. Prices increase on February 1.

The early-bird price lets you save as much as 25% on tickets for all productions in the 2018 season, which runs from April to November. Starting the season, with previews beginning April 17, is Meredith Willson’s The Music Man, followed on April 27 by Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show. Both shows are directed and choreographed by Donna Feore.

May 4 sees the first preview for To Kill a Mockingbird, based on Harper Lee’s novel and dramatized by Christopher Sergel. Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey Into Night, featuring Seana McKenna and Scott Wentworth, starts previews on May 5, followed by Shakespeare’s The Tempest, directed by Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino and featuring Martha Henry, on May 10. The following day, Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband hits the stage, followed by Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors on May 15.

June 9 is the first opportunity to see Shakespeare’s Coriolanus, with famed director Robert Lepage making his Festival debut. The new play Brontë: The World Without by Jordi Mand, which has its world première this season, starts previews on June 6.

The season’s August openers include Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, the Italian comic masterpiece Napoli Milionaria!, and the world première of Paradise Lost by Erin Shields, based on John Milton’s epic poem.


Tickets for the Stratford Festival Forum events can be bundled for tremendous savings if purchased by end of day on January 31. Buy six tickets and save 30%. Buy 10 tickets and save 40%. Buy 15 tickets and save 50%. The Forum features almost 200 events during the season, including:
·         Q&As with our top artists – including Antoni Cimolino and Lucy Peacock
·         Special performances – including Tom Rooney in song
·         Speakers – including Margaret Atwood and Donna Feore
·         The CBC Ideas at Stratford series
·         The Rocky Horror Show song and dance workshops
·         Family ice cream socials for The Music Man
·         Talks by playwrights and directors
·         Fascinating panels, informative discussions and more.

For more information about the Forum, visit www.stratfordfestival.ca/WhatsOn/TheForum. To purchase your discounted bundle, visit www.stratfordfestival.ca, call the box office at 1.800.567.1600 or stop by the Festival Theatre at 55 Queen Street in Stratford. Discounted bundle opportunity ends at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31.

Stratford Festival
55 Queen Street PO Box 520 Stratford ON | N5A 6V2

Box Office: Toll Free 1.800.567.1600 Local 519.273.1600

2018 Season | April to October
The Tempest | The Comedy of Errors | Coriolanus | Julius Caesar | The Music Man
The Rocky Horror Show | Long Day’s Journey Into NightAn Ideal Husband
To Kill a Mockingbird Napoli Milionaria! | Brontë | Paradise Lost

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