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Stratford Festival

55 Queen St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 4M9, Canada
+1 800-567-1600
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THE MUSIC MAN - MY IMPRESSIONS

REVIEW OF THE "MUSIC MAN" STRATFORD FESTIVAL A fair production that falls very short of greatness... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Stanley J
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Newmarket, Canada
No love for Romeo and Juliet

We always enjoy taking in a play at Stratford Festival, but I am sad to say this was a... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Matt M
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Petrolia, Ontario, Canada
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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.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“twelfth night” (27 reviews)
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55 Queen St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 4M9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

REVIEW OF THE "MUSIC MAN" STRATFORD FESTIVAL A fair production that falls very short of greatness. To be fair, this was the first production, several weeks before the official opening and is where the production is honed to bring it to excellence. The actors were...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We always enjoy taking in a play at Stratford Festival, but I am sad to say this was a disappointment. The set was drab and dark as were the costumes. The actors didn’t seem like they were enjoying their roles. By intermission we were contemplating...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Generally speaking, the plays are excellent -- everything from Shakespearean classics to contemporary theatre. We love going.

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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

How does one say anything new about The Festival? It’s the largest classical repertory theatre company in the English speaking world with four wonderful theatre spaces and extensive ancillary programming. The Festival is at its best when experimenting, but it’s rare to come across a...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

We as a family have gone 2-3 weekends per summer to Stratford Festival. Love it. Excellent theatre, great get away country town with great food choices and shopping. Do the back stage theatre tours. They are very informative and eye opening as to what it...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2018

I am a play-write and film-maker, who signed up for an advanced directing course offered by Theatre Ontario. This experience is a bit different than what most visitors would have, as most of my days, we were shut up in an old converted warehouse in...More

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Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

Went and saw this play with my wife last summer. Didn’t think it would be my thing but it was actually very well done and worth seeing. The theatre itself (which is what I’m reviewing) was very nice. Kinda of an older feel to it...More

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Reviewed December 16, 2017

This was an excellent show. We went as a family and totally enjoyed it. The acting and seeing for fabulous and would recommend it to anyone that can go. We went to one of the last shows and they knew how to play to the...More

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Reviewed November 30, 2017

Festival theatre has amazing plays, musicals. The gardens are beautiful to walk around and take memory photos, or just sit and enjoy. A gift shop showing all the interesting themed merchandise from all the season shows, wonderful topics, books, etc., A fine restaurant too. A...More

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Reviewed November 21, 2017

I love theatre. All ages must have the experience of fellow people creating a story thru movement dance, voice & song! It is not accessible to all though! Some of us are fortunate to have the means to see a show at such a high...More

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August 1, 2017|
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Response from ZippyZZZ | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Nearly any musical and certainly those done by Stratford Festival are appropriate. Guys and Dolls is a great one for them to see - what a spectacle!
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July 27, 2017|
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Only if you have an enhanced driver's license. Otherwise you need a passport.
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They sell sandwiches and desserts along with various beverages.
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