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Not a big Shakespeare fan but they have a great array of different plays ! Comfortable seating and... read more

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I saw The Rocky Horror Picture Show which was awesome. It was so much fun, people were dancing in... read more

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Stratford Festival, North America's largest repertory theatre festival, features plays by Shakespeare and other top playwrights each season in Stratford, Ontario, Canada.
55 Queen St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 4M9, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Not a big Shakespeare fan but they have a great array of different plays ! Comfortable seating and really not a bad seat in the house.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rick B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I saw The Rocky Horror Picture Show which was awesome. It was so much fun, people were dancing in the aisles at the end. The production values were superb! I always look forward to any show at the Stratford Festival.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank joyceseeley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This theatre is lovely inside and out. It is located off one of the main streets in Stratford, just up a short hill from the river. It is a unique building that looks as though it has a crown on top. The grounds are beautiful,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

The Stratford Festival Theatre is always an enjoyable experience. The stage helps to give every seat it the place an awesome view. Sometimes we go twice or more just to get a different angle.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rob F
Reviewed December 9, 2018

I have seen two plays this season ( this was my first time ) , An Ideal Husband ,The Rocky Horror Show loved both shows both shows where very well dun and I am looking at more shows next year .

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

This production was very well staged and enjoyable. The Stratford theatre is s great venue as you feel more immersed in the production. We completely enjoy this venue. The productions are always very well done.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 21, 2018

Date of Visit: Saturday, June 9th - The Music Man Sunday, Nov 4th - To Kill A Mockingbird We love visiting Stratford and enjoying shows at the Stratford Festival. Every Year we try to see at least one show, this year, we enjoyed a few....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

We arrived as a group & were shown to our seats. My friend didn’t get the booklet & I asked one of the ladies that was handing them out & she asked my friend to see her ticket before she would give her one!!! The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Heather K
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Just wow. Way way beyond expectations. Fun. Interactive. Just a good feeling joy ride from start to finish. Way to go Stratford for stepping out of the Shakespeare shell! Kudos to the entire team.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Rocky Horror Show: The Avon Theatre has undergone an upgrade/refurbishment since I last saw a play here, but excellent Stratford Festival entertainment. The down side is that travel options to get to Stratford are limited. You can travel by VIA Rail but can only see...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Stratfest, Guest Relations Manager at Stratford Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We are sorry you missed the option of taking our Stratford Direct bus! Next season it runs from North Toronto and Kitchener Waterloo, in addition to the regular downtown Toronto departure point. More information is available on our website.

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September 10, 2018|
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Response from Stratfest | Property representative |
We do not have a dress code, though many of our patrons do like to dress up for the occasion! Whether you choose casual or more formal attire, consider bringing a light sweater or jacket, as our theatres are air-conditioned.
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Response from Adnan A | Reviewed this property |
Hey, you can use the calendar provided from Stratford festival and choose the date. it's from the main menu.
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Response from TerryB603 | Reviewed this property |
Currently the productions are in still in preview. Theatre critics will usually not review until after official opening night. We have only seen The Music Man so far and attended the fourth preview. We were a group of eight... More