From the moment that casting was announced, director Antoni Cimolino was transparent about his motivation for this Stratford Festival season's production of The Tempest.
As the lights shone on the otherwise dim opening moments of To Kill a Mockingbird, it was clear the audience wasn’t immediately being transported to the fictitious town of Maycomb, Ala., circa 1933.
One of the challenges in staging Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband is to prevent the play's dramatic underpinnings from getting washed away in the torrent of witticisms.
At first glance, the Stratford Festival’s projected timeframe of three hour and 34 minutes for Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize-winning examination of hope and despair, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, might appear quite the arduous task for even the hardiest of theatre-goers.
Bright, young talent shines in the Stratford Festival's production of The Music Man, which opened at the Festival Theatre Tuesday night, cranking up this charming 60-year-old musical comedy with exhilarating dance numbers.
When actors work in close proximity over a long period time, a kind of symbiotic relationship is formed.
STRATFORD – Theatregoers attending Stratford Festival performances Tuesday found themselves waiting a little longer at the doors while Festival officials buffed up security following bomb threats made a a day earlier.
The opening night of the Stratford Festival was cancelled Monday after police evacuated the Festival Theatre shortly after 7 p.m. amid an "explosives threat."
Donna Feore has a phrase she likes to use to remind her cast what’s in store from a physical standpoint.
The timeless words of The Bard will be brought to life in a unique way this week at Gregory Drive Public School.
The Geminus Conspiracy, an original sci-fi, supernatural mystery series by a Chatham audio theatre production company, will launch worldwide on Tuesday.
In one of his last on-camera interviews, recorded for Stratford filmmaker Craig Thompson’s The Truth is in the Stars, world renowned theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking discussed with William Shatner how science fiction inspired his life’s research.
No stranger to southwestern Ontario, Scott Woods and his band will soon be taking another swing through the region.
Everyone's favourite little orphan is set to return to the stage when Ursuline College Chatham presents its production of Annie next month.
Eric McCormack is coming back to Stratford.
This weekend the Stratford Perth Museum will become the destination for a cultural pilgrimage of sorts, as hundreds of Beliebers are expected to flock to the museum for the opening of its much-anticipated Justin Bieber exhibit, Steps to Stardom.
“The 1990s are so hot right now.” That’s how Mugatu — the villain Will Ferrell played in Zoolander, which began life as an awards-show skit in 1996 — would put it.
Though John Kastner, the general manager of the Stratford Perth Museum, says he probably should have expected it, the media attention garnered by news of the museum’s upcoming Justin Bieber exhibit, Steps to Stardom, far exceeded even his wildest expectations.