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ANTONI CIMOLINO                                                             DES McANUFF
General Director                                                            Artistic Director
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2012 Playbill
Festival Theatre
Much Ado About
Nothing
42nd Street
The Matchmaker
Henry V                                  A Season for Celebration
Avon Theatre                       Sixty seasons of Stratford – what an exciting achievement! We are thrilled at
                                   the prospect of celebrating this very special season with you.
You’re a Good Man,
Charlie Brown                      Our first audiences eagerly crowded into a large tent to attend our acclaimed
                                   productions, and many of them also gave their time, money and commitment
The Pirates of                     to the extraordinary undertaking that became the world-renowned Stratford
Penzance                           Shakespeare Festival. Their support ensured then, just as your support does
A Word or Two                      today, Stratford’s role as the home of the greatest theatre in the world.

                                   As we celebrate this diamond milestone in our history, our actors, directors,
Tom Patterson Theatre              designers, artisans and crew – indeed, our entire Festival family – recognize
Cymbeline                          the importance of Members like you. We are all deeply grateful for
                                   everything that you have made possible. Just as our earliest donors did in
Wanderlust                         1953, you help create exceptional theatre on all of our stages.
Elektra
                                   Thank you for making this historic sixtieth season possible. Come celebrate
Studio Theatre                     with us in 2012!

MacHomer
The Best Brothers
                                       Support for the 2012 season of the Avon Theatre is generously provided by the
Hirsch                                                            Birmingham Family.
Studio Theatre Annex               Additional 60th season support is provided by Stratford Shakespeare Festival Members.
The War of 1812
                                                              2012 SeASON PARTNeRS

1.800.567.1600
stratfordshakespearefestival.com
The Stratford Shakespeare Festival is North America’s leading classical theatre thanks to all of our important Players:
world-class actors, musicians and directors, innovative artisans and designers – and you!

Members are a group of friends without whom we could not survive: patrons who make charitable gifts each season that
help bring our artistic dreams and extraordinary programs to life. Members share our commitment to build on our tradition of
excellence by presenting great works in fresh new ways each season.

Membership supports the consummate calibre of performances, music, artists, costumes, sets and props that you see every
year, along with many training programs for students, young actors, designers and artisans.




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FESTIVAL THEATrE
Festival Theatre                              Director                         Festival Theatre                                       Director
April 26 to October 27                        Christopher Newton               April 12 to October 28                                 Gary Griffin
Opens May 28                                                                   Opens May 29
                                              Benedick                                                                                Billy Lawlor
                                              Ben Carlson                                                                             kyle Blair

Much Ado                                      Beatrice
                                              Deborah Hay                      42nd Street                                            Dorothy Brock
                                                                                                                                      Cynthia Dale

About Nothing                                 Leonato
                                              James Blendick
                                                                               Music by Harry Warren
                                                                               Lyrics by Al Dubin
                                                                                                                                      Designer
                                                                                                                                      Debra Hanson
By William Shakespeare                        Don Pedro                                                                               Lighting Designer
                                              Juan Chioran
                                                                               Book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble               Paul Miller
                                              Hero                             Based on the novel by Bradford Ropes                   Sound Designer
As Claudio woos his beloved Hero,             Bethany Jillard                                                                         Peter McBoyle
his friend Benedick and Hero’s cousin         Don John                         High hopes are riding on director
Beatrice trade insults in their “merry        Gareth Potter
                                                                               Julian Marsh’s new show, Pretty Lady.
war” of mutual disdain. But as Claudio’s      Claudio
                                                                               But Julian has doubts about his star,
                                              Tyrone Savage
wedding day approaches, a series                                               Dorothy Brock, whose wealthy admirer
of deceptions – both friendly and             Designer
                                                                               is also the show’s backer. events take
malicious – brings about more than one        Santo loquasto
                                              Lighting Designer
                                                                               an unexpected turn, however, when
dramatic change of heart.                     Robert Thomson                   newcomer Peggy Sawyer wins a place
                                                                               in the chorus – and in Julian’s heart.
Production Sponsor
                                                                               Production Co-Sponsors

                                              Twitter hashtag:                                                                        Twitter hashtag:
                                              #ssfMuch                                                                                #ssf42nd



Festival Theatre                              Director                         Festival Theatre                                       Director
May 12 to October 27                          Chris Abraham                    June 24 to September 29                                Des McAnuff
Opens June 2                                                                   Opens July 13
                                              Horace Vandergelder                                                                     Henry V
                                              Tom McCamus                                                                             Aaron krohn

The                                           Dolly Levi
                                              Seana Mckenna                   Henry V                                                 Fluellen
                                                                                                                                      Ben Carlson

Matchmaker                                    Irene Molloy
                                              laura Condlln
                                              Cornelius Hackl
                                                                               By William Shakespeare                                 Montjoy
                                                                                                                                      Juan Chioran
                                                                                                                                      Alice
By Thornton Wilder                                                             To unite in common cause a kingdom                     Deborah Hay
                                              Mike Shara
                                                                               torn by civil strife, england’s new                    Hostess
With his eye ever fixed on the bottom         Malachi Stack
                                                                               monarch decides to enforce his claim                   lucy Peacock
                                              Geraint Wyn Davies
line, wealthy merchant Horace                                                  to the throne of France. But after his                 Pistol
                                              Ambrose Kemper                                                                          Tom Rooney
Vandergelder can’t see the value of           Skye Brandon
                                                                               invasion’s initial success, he finds
love – even as he searches for a wife.        ermengarde                       himself facing a vastly superior French                Set Designer
His matchmaker, Dolly Levi, however, is       Cara Ricketts                    force on the fields of Agincourt –                     Robert Brill
making her own plans for him, while his       Minnie Fay                       and with it, the ultimate test of his                  Costume Designer
                                              Andrea Runge                                                                            Paul Tazewell
clerks pursue their hearts’ desires in the                                     leadership.                                            Lighting Designer
big city.                                     Designer
                                                                                                                                      Michael Walton
                                              Santo loquasto
                                                                                                                                      Sound Designer
                                              Lighting Designer                Production Sponsor                                     Peter McBoyle
                                              Michael Walton
                                              Sound Designer
                                              Thomas Ryder Payne

                                              Twitter hashtag:                                                                        Twitter hashtag:
                                              #ssfMatchmaker                                                                          #ssfHenry

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                                                                                                                      AVON THEATrE
                                                                            Avon Theatre                                     Director and
                                                                            May 15 to October 28                             Choreographer
                                                                                                                             Donna Feore
                                                                            Opens May 30
                                                                                                                             Musical Director
                                                                            Schulich Children’s Plays presents
                        the Festival Archives!                                                                               laura Burton

                        See Festival Tours on page 9.                       You’re a                                         Charlie Brown
                                                                                                                             ken James Stewart

                                                                            Good Man,                                        Schroeder


                                                                            Charlie Brown
                                                                                                                             Andrew Broderick
                                                                                                                             Sally
                                                                                                                             Amy Wallis

                                                                            Based on the comic strip “Peanuts”               Linus
                                                                                                                             kevin Yee
                                                                            by Charles M. Schulz
                                                                            Book, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner           Set Designer
                                                                                                                             Michael Gianfrancesco
                                                                            Additional dialogue by Michael Mayer
                                                                                                                             Costume Designer
                                                                            Additional music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa      Dana Osborne
                                                                            It’s a typically challenging day in the life     Lighting Designer
                                                                                                                             kimberly Purtell
                                                                            of Charlie Brown, from trying to get his
                                                                                                                             Video Designer
                                                                            kite to fly to trying to find the nerve to       Sean Nieuwenhuis
                                                                            talk to that cute little red-headed girl.        Sound Designer
                                                                            Meanwhile, Charlie’s friends – and even          Peter McBoyle
                                                                            his dog, Snoopy – face challenges of
                                                                            their own in their pursuit of that fleeting      Twitter hashtag:
                                                                            thing called happiness.                          #ssfCharlie


Avon Theatre                                 Director                       Avon Theatre                                     Director
May 3 to October 27                          Ethan McSweeny                 July 25 to August 26                             Des McAnuff
Opens June 1                                 Musical Director               Opens August 2
                                             Franklin Brasz                                                                  Performer
                                                                                                                             Christopher Plummer

The Pirates                                  Frederic
                                             kyle Blair                     A Word                                           Set Designer
                                                                                                                             Robert Brill

of Penzance                                  Mabel Stanley
                                             Amy Wallis                     or Two                                           Costume Consultant
                                                                                                                             Paul Tazewell
                                                                                                                             Lighting Designer
By W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan         Sergeant of Police             Written, arranged and performed by               Michael Walton
                                             Steve Ross                     Christopher Plummer                              Video Designer
Frederic, apprenticed as an infant to a      Set Designer
                                                                                                                             Sean Nieuwenhuis
crew of notoriously soft-hearted pirates,    Anna louizos                   One of our greatest classical actors             Sound Designer
                                                                                                                             Peter McBoyle
falls in love with Mabel, one of the many    Costume Designer               takes us on an autobiographical journey
                                             Paul Tazewell
daughters of Major-General Stanley. But                                     through the literature that has stirred
                                             Lighting Designer
the terms of Frederic’s indenture, along     Howell Binkley                 his imagination since youth. From the
with his own keen sense of duty, keep        Sound Designer                 sacred to the profane, from Stephen
the lovers apart. How can this sorry         Jim Neil                       Leacock and A.A. Milne to Ben Jonson
state of affairs be resolved?                                               and the Bible, these selections of poetry
                                                                            and prose reflect a life-long love affair
                                                                            with the written word.


                                             Twitter hashtag:                                                                Twitter hashtag:
                                             #ssfPirates                                                                     #ssfWord

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TOM PATTErSON THEATrE
Tom Patterson Theatre                           Director
May 10 to September 30                          Antoni Cimolino
Opens May 31
                                                Imogen
                                                Cara Ricketts

Cymbeline                                       Iachimo
                                                Tom McCamus
                                                Cymbeline
By William Shakespeare
                                                Geraint Wyn Davies




                                                                                                                                                                       Photo by Allegra Fulton
Imogen, daughter of King Cymbeline,             Arviragus
                                                ian lake
has married against her father’s wishes                                               Most Friday nights in July
                                                Queen
– and his anger is only the beginning of
her woes. When her husband is tricked
                                                Yanna Mcintosh                        and August from 11:30 p.m.
                                                Cloten
into believing her unfaithful, Imogen           Mike Shara                            to 12:45 a.m. $25 plus tax.
must embark on a daring adventure to            Guiderius
win back the man she loves.                     E.B. Smith
                                                                                      In celebration of her 25 seasons at the Stratford
                                                Set Designer                          Shakespeare Festival, Lucy Peacock invites you to join her
                                                Scott Penner
                                                                                      and her guest artists in “the living room” – a.k.a. the new
                                                Costume Designer
                                                Carolyn M. Smith
                                                                                      Studio Theatre Annex – for an after-hours cabaret filled
                                                Lighting Designer                     with music and conversation, stories and songs, laughter
                                                Robert Thomson                        and love. Kick back and relax as Lucy and friends share
                                                Sound Designer                        their talents and passions in a casual setting. Surprise
                                                Todd Charlton
                                                                                      guests, magical moments and lots of music!
                                                Twitter hashtag:
                                                #ssfCymbeline


Tom Patterson Theatre                           Director                         Tom Patterson Theatre                                  Director
June 20 to September 28                         Morris Panych                    July 29 to September 29                                Thomas Moschopoulos
Opens July 11                                   Musical Director                 Opens August 11
                                                Marek Norman                                                                            elektra
                                                                                                                                        Yanna Mcintosh

Wanderlust                                      Louise
                                                Robin Hutton
                                                Robert Service
                                                                                 Elektra                                                Clytemestra
                                                                                                                                        Seana Mckenna
Book by Morris Panych                                                            By Sophocles
                                                Tom Rooney                                                                              Chrysothemis
Music by Marek Norman                                                            Translated by Anne Carson                              laura Condlln
Based on the poems of Robert Service            Mr. McGee                                                                               Orestes
                                                Randy Hughson                                                                           ian lake
With additional lyrics by Morris Panych                                          Through her long years of powerless
                                                Mrs. Munsch                                                                             Old Man
                                                lucy Peacock                     rage against her mother and stepfather                 Peter Hutt
As he moils away at his ledgers, bank                                            – who murdered her father, King
clerk and aspiring poet Robert Service          Designer                         Agamemnon – elektra has been                           Designer
                                                ken MacDonald                                                                           Ellie Papageorgakopoulou
dreams of romance and escape to a                                                sustained only by the belief that her
                                                Costume Designer                                                                        Composer
new life of adventure in the gold rush          Dana Osborne                     brother Orestes will one day return to                 kornilios Selamsis
of the Great North. But the object of his       Lighting Designer                avenge their father’s death. But further               Lighting Designer
affection, his pretty co-worker Louise, is      Alan Brodie                      grief awaits her before that hope can                  itai Erdal
already engaged – and her fiancé has            Video Designer
                                                Sean Nieuwenhuis
                                                                                 be fulfilled.
the makings of a dangerous man.                 Sound Designer
                                                Jim Neil



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                                                #ssfWanderlust                                                                          #ssfelektra

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                                                                                                                  STUDIO THEATrE
Studio Theatre                                Director                      Studio Theatre                                  Director
May 2 to May 26                               Sean lynch                    June 26 to September 16                         Dean Gabourie
Opens May 5                                                                 Opens July 12
                                              Performer                                                                     Kyle
                                              Rick Miller                                                                   John Beale

MacHomer                                      Designer
                                              Beth kates
                                                                            The Best                                        Hamilton
                                                                                                                            Daniel Macivor
a WYRD Production
Created and performed by Rick Miller                                        Brothers                                        Set Designer
                                                                                                                            Julie Fox
                                                                            By Daniel MacIvor                               Costume Designer
                                                                                                                            Jessica Poirier-Chang
One of Shakespeare’s most popular
                                                                                                                            Lighting Designer
tragedies meets one of TV’s most                                             Ardith “Bunny” Best has just died in an        itai Erdal
popular families in this brilliant comic                                     accident, leaving her sons Hamilton            Sound Designer
tour-de-force. It’s Macbeth as enacted                                       and Kyle to mourn in their very different      Jesse Ash
by more than fifty characters from the                                       ways. As each struggles to understand
animated hit series The Simpsons                                             the other, the brothers begin to see
– each one brought to life in an                                             more deeply into themselves and the
astonishing solo feat of vocal mimicry.                                      unconventional woman who gave
                                                                             them birth.




                                              Twitter hashtag:                                                              Twitter hashtag:
                                              #MacHomer                                                                     #ssfBrothers


Studio Theatre                                Director                       Studio Theatre Annex                           Director
June 20 to September 14                       Paul Thompson                  June 26 to August 12                           Michael Hollingsworth
Opens July 12                                                                Opens July 1
                                              John Hirsch                                                                   Performers
                                              Alon Nashman                   VideoCabaret’s Production of                   VideoCabaret

Hirsch
                                                                                                                            Ensemble
                                              Designer
                                              Gillian Gallow
                                              Lighting Designer
                                                                             The War                                        Associate Director
                                                                                                                            Deanne Taylor

                                                                             of 1812
Created and conceived by Alon Nashman         itai Erdal                                                                    Set and Lighting Designer
and Paul Thompson                             Sound Designer                                                                Andy Moro
                                              Verne Good                                                                    Costume Designer
Orphaned in the Holocaust at age                                             The History of the Village of the              Astrid Janson
thirteen, Hungarian refugee John Hirsch                                      Small Huts: 1812-1815                          Composer
                                                                             By Michael Hollingsworth                       Brent Snyder
finds sanctuary in Canada, where his
fierce talent and stormy temperament
win him acclaim as a brilliant theatre                                       When America declares war on Britain
director, a galvanizing cultural force                                       and her empire, a Native American
and, for five seasons, Artistic Director of                                  confederation led by the Shawnee
the Stratford Shakespeare Festival.                                          chief Tecumseh helps the British
                                                                             defend Canada. But after three years of
                                                                             bloodshed, who will emerge the winner
                                                                             – and what exactly will have been won?

                                                                            Production Sponsor

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                                              #ssfHirsch                                                                    #ssfwarof1812

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    BEYOND THE STAGE

Theatre explorer                                                                Caring for the Craft
                                                                                Fridays, July 6 and October 5, at 5 p.m.
                                                                                Acting company veterans and newcomers talk about the role of
Activities to enjoy before the show                                             mentorship at the Festival and how it benefits experienced and
                                                                                emerging artists alike. $45* plus tax.
Playful Previews
                                                                                *Theatre tickets sold separately. J Family Friendly
Much Ado About Nothing: Saturdays, June 30, July 21 and
August 11, at 12:30 p.m.
Henry V: Sunday, July 15, and Saturday, August 25, at 12:30 p.m.
Bring the whole family for an interactive introduction to the story             Celebrated Writers Series
and characters of the play you’re about to see. J $15* plus tax.
                                                                                Talks by some of today’s most acclaimed writers and
42nd Street: Dancing Feet                                                       thinkers. All events begin at 10 a.m. in the Studio Theatre.
Saturday, June 23; Thursday, July 19; Wednesday, August 15;                     Tickets are $20, plus tax.
and Saturday, September 15, at 10:30 a.m.
Learn the basics of tap with members of the 42nd Street                         Stephen Marche
company! Observers must have tickets. J $30* plus tax.                          Saturday, July 14
                                                                                Stephen Marche is a novelist who also writes for newspapers
The Pirates of Penzance: A Pirate’s Life for Me                                 and magazines, including a column on culture for Esquire. A
Sunday, June 10, and Saturday, October 20, at 10:30 a.m.                        former professor of Renaissance drama at the City College of
This interactive, fun-filled workshop for 8- to 12-year-olds                    New York, he now writes full time. His book How Shakespeare
introduces the plot, pirates and patter songs that populate                     Changed Everything was published in 2011.
Penzance! J $30* plus tax.
                                                                                richard McCoy
Gilbert and Sullivan Singalong                                                  Saturday, July 28
Thursday, June 21, and Tuesday, August 14, at 6 p.m.                            Richard McCoy is Professor of english at Queens College and
Gather round the piano and learn a famous patter song from The                  the Graduate Center, City University of New York. He is the
Pirates of Penzance – and how to sing it lightning-fast! $22* plus tax.         author of Sir Philip Sidney: Rebellion in Arcadia (1979), The
                                                                                Rites of Knighthood: The Literature and Politics of Elizabethan
Charlie Brown: Creating Comics                                                  Chivalry (1989) and Alterations of State: Sacred Kingship in the
Fridays, July 20, August 10, 17 and 24, at 10:30 a.m.                           English Reformation (2002). His most recent book is Faith in
Create your own comic-strip character while you learn more about                Shakespeare.
Charlie Brown and his friends. Take home your artwork, suitable
for framing! Observers must have tickets. J $30* plus tax.                      Michael Ondaatje
                                                                                Saturday, August 11
Sixty Seasons of Stories and Laughter                                           Poet and novelist Michael Ondaatje, author of The English
Saturdays, June 16 and September 22, at 10 a.m.                                 Patient and Divisadero, among other acclaimed works, is
Members of the cast and crew let you in on “insider” secrets and                joined by company members in readings from his latest book,
regale you with stories of backstage hijinks, highlights, gaffes
                                                                                The Cat’s Table.
and mishaps. Followed by a buffet lunch. $45* plus tax.
                                                                                Margaret Atwood
It’s a Farce!
                                                                                Saturday, August 18
Wednesday, August 8, at 10:30 a.m.
                                                                                Margaret Atwood is the author of more than fifty books of fiction,
Join Tappan Wilder, Thornton Wilder’s nephew and literary
                                                                                poetry and critical essays. The Year of the Flood (2009) is a
executor; Ken Ludwig, erstwhile collaborator with Thornton
                                                                                follow-up to her 2003 novel Oryx and Crake. Her most recent
Wilder and acclaimed playwright in his own right; and The
                                                                                book, In Other Worlds, is being published this fall. She has won
Matchmaker cast members for a lively panel discussion on
                                                                                numerous awards, including the Giller Prize, the Booker Prize
comedy and farce. Followed by a buffet lunch. $45* plus tax.
                                                                                and the Premio Mondello in Italy.


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                                                                                                                     BEYOND THE STAGE

                                                                               The Shakespeare School
                                                                               For Young Theatre enthusiasts

                                                                               This program for students in Grades 5 to 12** consists of a one-,
                                                                               two- or three-week exploration of Shakespearean or musical
                                                                               theatre with a focus on text, voice and movement.
                                                                               For more details and the session fees please visit
                                                                               stratfordshakespearefestival.com/shakespeareschool.

                                                                               NEW for 2012: Lord Chamberlain’s Company
                                                                               Session 1: July 9 to 13 (one week) for Grades 5 to 7
                                                                               This day-camp session runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Snacks and
Festival Tours                                                                 ticket to one matinée provided; students bring their own lunches.
$8 per person, $6 for students and seniors                                     The following sessions are residential. Accommodation (with
                                                                               appropriate supervision), meals, classes, guest workshops and
Archives Tours                                                                 theatre tickets are included.
350 Douro Street, Thursdays and Fridays,
June 21 to September 28, at 10:45 a.m. ( on calendar)                          The Queen’s Company
Discover 60 years of Festival history at one of the world’s largest            Session 1: July 22 to 29 (one week) for Grades 8 to 9
performing arts archives. View rare film footage and visit the large           Session 2: July 29 to August 5 (one week) for Grades 8 to 9
scenery and props display area. Walk through the set of one of the
2011 shows! The display changes every year. Tours are one hour in              The King’s Company
length. Maximum 20 people per tour. Space is accessible. Special               Session 1: July 8 to 21 (two weeks) for Grades 10 to 12
individual and group tours for different days or times can also be             Session 2: July 22 to August 4 (two weeks) for Grades 10 to 12
booked through the Box Office, depending on availability.
                                                                               Session M (Musical Theatre): August 5 to 18 (two weeks) for
Costume and Props Warehouse Tours                                              Grades 10 to 12
350 Douro Street, Wednesdays through Saturdays,
May 16 to October 27 (  on calendar) These one-hour tours of                   Theatre Performance Intensive
our Costume and Props Warehouse begin at 9:30, 10, 10:30 and                   Session 1: July 8 to 28 (three weeks)
11 a.m. Cameras welcome.                                                       Session 2: July 29 to August 18 (three weeks)
                                                                               This three-week advanced acting program is designed for
Festival Theatre Tours                                                         students in Grades 11 and 12 who intend to pursue acting as a
Festival Theatre, 55 Queen Street, most Wednesdays through                     career. Audition required.
Sundays, June 7 to October 28 (      on calendar) Departing from
the west lobby at 9, 9:15 and 9:30 a.m., these one-hour tours will             NEW for 2012: March Break Camp for 10- to 12-year-olds
provide insight into the magic of theatre.                                     March 12 to 16, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (8:30 a.m. drop-off)
Garden Tours                                                                   For details and an application package (available in January),
Festival Theatre grounds, Wednesdays through Saturdays, June                   call the education Department at 519.271.4040, ext. 2293/2354,
8 to September 15, at 11 a.m. ( on calendar) These 45-minute
                                                                               or email educate@stratfordshakespearefestival.com. Please
tours depart from the Shakespeare sculpture outside the south
                                                                               indicate for which of the following you are applying: Lord
lobby at 11 a.m.
                                                                               Chamberlain’s Company (one-week day camp), Queen’s
We recommend that you pre-book all tour tickets by calling the                 Company (one-week residential camp), King’s Company (two-
Box Office at 1.800.567.1600, as tours fill up quickly.                        week residential camp), the three-week Theatre Performance
                                                                               Intensive or the March Break Camp. Applications must be
Tours are conducted by the Friends of the Festival, a Stratford-based          postmarked no later than March 1, 2012.
volunteer organization that provides countless hours of support for a
variety of the Festival’s activities.                                          **Refers to grade level at the time of application.
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     BEYOND THE STAGE

Stageside Chats
Free admission; general seating

Meet the Festival
Wednesdays and Fridays, July 4 to August 31
These informal question-and-answer sessions with members
of the acting company and artistic staff take place from 9:30 to
10:30 a.m. at the Tom Patterson Theatre. Details of guests will
be available in mid-June from stratfordshakespearefestival.com/
beyondthestage.

Talking Theatre
Most Thursdays, July 5 to August 30, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.                        Lectures on the Plays
At the Tom Patterson Theatre, General Director Antoni Cimolino
and education Consultant Pat Quigley lead discussions on                            Delivered by university professors of english and theatre, these
themes of the season. Topics will be available in mid-June from                     lectures are a great way to learn more about the productions
stratfordshakespearefestival.com/beyondthestage.                                    of our 2012 season. Topics can include themes, characters,
                                                                                    language and historical context. (For talks focusing more on our
Festival Friday Chats                                                               productions of these works, see Stageside Chats.)
Most Friday evenings in July and August at the Festival and
Avon theatres                                                                       Lectures at the Toronto reference Library
Cast members take part in 30-minute question-and-answer                             Tuesdays, March 6 to 27
sessions after selected performances at the Festival and Avon                       From 7 to 8 p.m. in the Bram & Bluma Appel Salon at the
theatres. See calendar for details.                                                 Toronto Reference Library at 789 Yonge Street in Toronto.
                                                                                    Free admission, but tickets are required. These may be
                                                                                    booked online beginning four weeks before each lecture. Visit
                                                                                    stratfordshakespearefestival.com/beyondthestage for details.

                                                                                    Lectures at the Guelph Public Library
                                                                                    Thursdays, March 8 to 22
                                                                                    From 7 to 8 p.m. at the Main Branch of the Guelph Public Library,
                                                                                    100 Norfolk Street. Free admission.

                                                                                    Lectures at the Hamilton Public Library
                                                                                    Wednesdays, April 11 to 25
                                                                                    From 7 to 8 p.m. in the Hamilton Room at the Central Library of
                                                                                    the Hamilton Public Library, 55 York Boulevard, main floor. Free
                                                                                    admission.

                                                                                    Pre-Show Lectures
                                                                                    Most Thursdays in July and Wednesdays in August
                                                                                    From 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. in the Festival Theatre’s Paul D. Fleck
                                                                                    Marquee or the Kiwanis Centre. Admission is $4.50 (taxes
                                                                                    included). See calendar for dates.

                                                                                    For speakers and topics (available in January), visit
                                                                                    stratfordshakespearefestival.com/beyondthestage.
Company members Steve Ross and Sara Topham at Meet the Festival


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                                                                                                                BEYOND THE STAGE

Night Music                                                               Festival City Big Band
                                                                          Monday, August 13
                                                                          Once again, the FCBB presents a crowd-pleasing program of
Festival artists and their friends present an eclectic mix of             big-band standards, Latin charts and modern arrangements.
music for all tastes in the Festival Theatre Lobby. Mondays in            Your toes will be tapping, and there is always room for dancing!
June, July and August, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Doors open at 7 p.m. Light refreshments available from the                Arrhythmia
Lobby Café. General seating: $20. Tickets available in advance            Monday, August 20
from the Box Office at 1.800.567.1600.                                    From Ireland to the Balkans, and far beyond as well, Arrythmia
                                                                          is a group of Festival musicians sharing a common love of some
Oscar Peterson remembered                                                 of the more irregular musics of the world. Join Anna Atkinson,
Monday, June 25                                                           Graham Hargrove, Ian Harper, George Meanwell and Kevin Muir
Celebrate Oscar’s rise to jazz stardom as chronicled by Oscar’s           as they bring dozens of instruments to the stage in their quest
Advanced School of Contemporary Music alumnus Charles Rallo               for inspiring rhythms.
and his quartet. A time capsule of the man, his music and his life.
                                                                          Barbara Fulton in Concert
Songs of Wonder: The Music of Stevie Wonder                               Monday, August 27
Monday, July 2                                                            Barbara Fulton and her lively trio present an eclectic evening of
Join the Denise Pelley Group as they return to the Night                  jazz standards and show tunes. With Paul Shilton (piano), Kevin
Music stage with soulful renditions of songs by this master of            Muir (bass) and Dave Campion (drums).
popular music.

Liaisons                                                                  Table Talk
Monday, July 9
In a fractured world, music offers links that span time, place and        Selected dates in July and August, 11:30 a.m.
culture. Sit back and enjoy quintets, trios, duos and solos by
                                                                          This very popular series combines a delicious buffet lunch with
Brahms, Dvorak, Sondheim, Chopin, Dohnanyi, Bartok, Ravel
                                                                          a lecture on one of the season’s plays or musicals. General
and Gershwin – the whole gamut! Presented by Wayne Brennan
                                                                          seating: $36 plus tax (theatre tickets not included). Please
(piano), Jeremy Hake (cello), Karen and Henry Zielinski (violins/
                                                                          reserve at least 24 hours in advance. Cash bar.
mandolin) and Leila Kelleher (viola).
                                                                          42nd Street                            Elektra
Music in Common: Caesar Sings!                                            Friday, July 6                         Friday, August 3
Monday, July 16                                                           with Robert Harris                     with Allan Pero
The familiar chamber sounds of Music in Common – Heather
Morrison (piano), Peter Shackleton (clarinet) and Derek                   You’re a Good Man,
                                                                          Charlie Brown                          Henry V
Conrod (horn) – are joined by the exciting voice of Canadian                                                     Thursday, August 9
countertenor Scott Belluz in an evening of Handel, Jenner and more!       Tuesday, July 10
                                                                          with Lois Kivesto                      with Graham Roebuck

Vibist Michael Wood and trio                                              Wanderlust                             Cymbeline
Monday, July 23                                                           Thursday, July 19                      Friday, August 17
Yamaha vibist Michael Wood returns with his trio featuring the            with Kel Morin-Parsons                 with Alan Somerset
music of Canadian and international contemporary jazz.
                                                                          The Matchmaker
                                                                                                                 Much Ado
                                                                          Wednesday, July 25
Larry’s Jazz Guys                                                                                                About Nothing
                                                                          with Ted McGee
Monday, July 30                                                                                                  Friday, August 24
Trumpeter Larry Larson returns with his Guys – Dave Martin                The Pirates of Penzance                with Jane Freeman
(trombone), Paul Shilton (piano), Kevin Muir (bass) and Dave              Thursday, August 2
Campion (drums) – and their signature mix of coolness.                    with Bob Hetherington

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The Festival exhibition                                               Prospero
In 2012, the Festival celebrates its 60th season. A new               Society events
facility and several special events will mark the occasion.
                                                                      In appreciation of your
Most rare Visions: 60 Years of the                                    generosity, we invite
Stratford Shakespeare Festival
Festival Exhibition, 102 Downie Street. Open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
                                                                      Prospero Society
daily from Monday, April 23, through Friday, November 9               Members to meet our
The new Festival exhibition, on Downie Street across from the         artists and artisans at the
Avon Theatre, will feature a recreation of the backstage of the       following events:
original Festival tent, plus unique artefacts, photos, rare footage
and new interviews from the Festival Archives, covering every         Creating the Season:
decade of Festival history. The exhibition will remain open after     A Celebration of
2012 and its content will change each season. The space is            Great Theatre
accessible, and guided tours can be scheduled. Admission $5;          Saturday, May 12, 10:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.,
$4 for seniors and students; $3 for groups.                           Paul D. Fleck Marquee, Festival Theatre
                                                                      Prospero Society and Playwright’s Circle Members will get an
Exhibition Talks                                                      insider’s look at what goes into creating a season at the Festival.
Most Saturdays in July and August at 11:15 a.m., in the new           From choosing and scheduling the productions to casting, designing,
Festival Exhibition space                                             building and rehearsing, we’ll take you behind the scenes of the
A series of discussions with Festival actors and other artists,       Diamond Season at Stratford. Includes lunch. $60 plus tax.
usually focusing on a decade of Festival history. Cost included
in admission to the exhibition; see above. Talks include (July 7)     Bringing Henry V to the Stage
Film producer and audio-visual archivist Rick Schmidlin               Saturday, August 11, 10:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.,
shows rare footage and discusses the Festival’s first decade;         Paul D. Fleck Marquee, Festival Theatre
(August 11) Associate Artistic Director Dean Gabourie                 Prospero Society and Playwright’s Circle Members have
discusses the years 2002 to 2011; (August 18) A conversation          a rare opportunity to join actors, artisans, designers and
with Martha Henry. Details of other talks will be posted at           an academic in a panel discussion on how we bring to the
stratfordshakespearefestival.com/beyondthestage.                      stage Shakespeare’s most penetrating study of kingship and
                                                                      leadership in time of war. Includes lunch. $60 plus tax.
Online Exhibition
Starting date to be announced                                         Building Tomorrow’s Audience Today
View artefacts and other treasures from the Festival Archives.        Thursday, September 13, 10:30 a.m. to noon,
Gain wonderful insights into all aspects of Festival productions      Eaton Lounge, Festival Theatre
from the recent and distant past.                                     Our education Department is guiding young audiences toward
                                                                      a lifetime of enjoying classical theatre. Join Andrea Jackson,
Symposium: Interpreting Shakespeare Across                            Director of education, and Festival artist/educators as they
Settings and Media                                                    discuss the Festival’s education and audience development
Studio Theatre, Saturday, June 2, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.              initiatives. Admission is free but registration is required.
A keynote address by an outstanding international
                                                                      We hope you can save these dates and plan your visits accordingly.
speaker, followed by an expert panel discussion on how
Shakespeare’s work lends itself to a broad range of                   Members of the Prospero Society have provided a future
interpretations and settings, marks the official launch of            bequest or gift through a will, living trust, life insurance policy,
the exhibition Most Rare Visions: 60 Years of the Stratford           trust arrangement, charitable gift annuity or the beneficiary
Shakespeare Festival. For details and updates, check                  designation on an RRSP/RRIF or IRA/401(K).
stratfordshakespearefestival.com/beyondthestage.                      For more information, please contact Kathryn McKie, Planned
                                                                      Giving Manager, at 519.271.4040 or 1.800.561.1233, ext. 5640.
See how you can help celebrate our 60th by visiting
                                                                      To order tickets for these events, call the Box Office at
stratfordshakespearefestival.com/support60                            1.800.567.1600 or visit stratfordshakespearefestival.com.
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                                                                                                                    SPECIAL EVENTS

Playwright’s Circle events                                                Bringing Henry V to the Stage
                                                                          Saturday, August 11, 10:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.,
Playwright’s Circle Members are encouraged to celebrate                   Paul D. Fleck Marquee, Festival Theatre
their commitment to the Stratford Shakespeare Festival                    Prospero Society and Playwright’s Circle Members have
throughout the 60th season by taking advantage of these                   a rare opportunity to join actors, artisans, designers and
                                                                          an academic in a panel discussion on how we bring to the
exciting opportunities planned with them in mind.
                                                                          stage Shakespeare’s most penetrating study of kingship and
                                                                          leadership in time of war. Includes lunch. Cost: $60 plus tax.
PWC Opening Night Dinners
Throughout this season of celebration, we’re offering even more
                                                                          Leadership Dinner: Celebrating the Past,
of these special opportunities to meet fellow PWC Members and
                                                                          Anticipating the Future
members of the Festival’s company and senior staff:
                                                                          Saturday, September 8, 5 p.m.,
                                                                          Paul D. Fleck Marquee, Festival Theatre
The Pirates of Penzance           Henry V
                                                                          It won’t be long before the curtain comes down on the 60th
Friday, June 1                    Friday, July 13
                                                                          season at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival. So it’s the right
Dinner at Pazzo                   Dinner in the Paul D. Fleck
                                                                          time for friends to gather and share memories of a very special
Ristorante                        Marquee, Festival Theatre
                                                                          season. Antoni Cimolino, General Director, will lead us in a look
                                  A Word or Two                           back at the highlights of 2012 and a glimpse forward towards
The Matchmaker
                                                                          the pleasures awaiting us in 2013. Cost: $75 plus tax.
Saturday, June 2                  Thursday, August 2
Dinner at The Old Prune           Dinner at Bijou Restaurant
                                                                          For more information about the Playwright’s Circle, contact
                                                                          Christine Seip, PWC and events Manager, at 519.271.4040
PWC Gold Stage Members and above may order tickets for
                                                                          or 1.800.567.1600 ext. 5635, or by email at cseip@
all dinners at $125 per person plus tax. Theatre tickets sold
                                                                          stratfordshakespearefestival.com. Visit our website for updates
separately.
                                                                          on the PWC program and how you can become more involved.
Creating the 60th Season: A Celebration of                                To order tickets for these events, call the Box Office at
Great Theatre                                                             1.800.567.1600 or visit stratfordshakespearefestival.com.
Saturday, May 12, 10:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.,
Paul D. Fleck Marquee, Festival Theatre
PWC, Sustainer, Associate and Prospero Society Members will
get an insider’s look at what goes into creating a season at
the Festival. From choosing and scheduling the productions
to casting, designing, building and rehearsing, we’ll take you
behind the scenes of the Diamond Season at Stratford. Includes
lunch. Cost: $60 plus tax.

Fourth Annual Director’s Day:
You’re a Great Director, Donna Feore
Saturday, July 21, beginning at 10:30 a.m.,
Chalmers Lounge, Avon Theatre
Donna Feore, director of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,
knows very well that this isn’t just any musical. For more than
60 years, Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the gang have been
beloved around the world – so how does a director approach a
work featuring such iconic characters? Director’s Day includes
the morning’s discussion with Donna Feore, lunch and then
dinner with members of the cast and crew. Cost: $125 plus tax.
Theatre tickets sold separately.
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                                  STRATFORD
                                  eXPReSS
     On May 26, the Express will transport you to 42 Street!     nd
                                                                                          TO/KW Direct
                                                                                          Transportation from Toronto or kitchener
     The excitement of a Broadway opening will dazzle audiences                           Our motor coach service departs Toronto at 9:30 a.m.,
                                                                                          makes a pick-up stop in Kitchener at 11 a.m. and arrives in
     at the Festival Theatre’s production of 42nd Street!
                                                                                          Stratford in time for you to enjoy lunch on your own before
     Join us for a champagne reception in historic Union                                  a matinée. After the show, the service returns
     Station, a gourmet meal and a superb auction aboard a                                to Kitchener and Toronto.
     private train as we head from Toronto to Stratford on the                            $48* Toronto; $30* kitchener
     2012 Stratford express.                                                              See “TO/KW Direct” on our calendar for designated dates.
                                                                                          For details and to order, call 1.800.567.1600, or purchase
     Directed by Gary Griffin and featuring the welcome                                   online at stratfordshakespearefestival.com/transportation
     returns of Cynthia Dale and Kyle Blair, 42nd Street will be
     the first “tap” musical presented on the Festival Theatre
     stage. Before you know it, you’ll be humming along to                                VIA Rail
     all of the great hits, including “I Only Have eyes for You”                          Trains to Stratford from Toronto and Windsor
     and “Lullaby of Broadway.”                                                           Three trains daily from Toronto and two from Windsor.**
     Tickets for this all-inclusive evening go on sale soon; visit                        Sample day trip from Toronto**
     our website for updates!                                                             10:55 a.m. Depart Toronto
                                                                                          1:11 p.m. Arrive in Stratford
     All Aboard!
                                                                                          2 p.m.     Matinée performance
     Presenting Sponsor                                                                   5:30 p.m. enjoy dinner at one of our many restaurants
                                                 Co-Sponsor
                                                                                          8:58 p.m. Depart Stratford
                                                                                          11:20 p.m. Arrive in Toronto

                                                                                          *Return coach fare only; theatre tickets booked separately.
     Corporate Partner      Auctioneer Sponsor       Media Sponsor
                                                                                          Times are approximate.
                                                                                          **Train schedule subject to change without notice.
                                                                                          For up-to-date information, visit www.viarail.ca.

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Member Ticket Benefits                              Below are some of the benefits you might consider using during your priority booking period.*




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PWC Sapphire Stage
 Friend             Benefactor          Sustainer            PWC Gold            PWC Emerald
 $75–$149           $300–$599           $900–$1,249          $2,750–$5,499       $12,500–$19,999




                                                                                                                                                                                                    PWC Diamond
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PWC emerald
 $65–$134 US        $275–$549 US        $825–$1,149 US       $2,500–$4,999 US    $11,500–$17,999 US




                                                                                                                          Ambassador
                                                                                                                                       Benefactor




                                                                                                                                                                            PWC Silver
                                                                                                                                                                                         PWC Gold
                                                                                                                                                    Associate
                                                                                                                                                                Sustainer
 Ambassador         Associate           PWC Silver           PWC Diamond         PWC Sapphire




                                                                                                                 Friend
 $150–$299          $600–$899           $1,250–$2,749        $5,500–$12,499      $20,000 to $24,999
 $135–$274 US       $550–$824 US        $1,150–$2,499 US     $5,000–$11,499 US   $18,000 to $24,999 US

 Shakespeare ticket offer. Order up to two tickets to one of the following dates and save 50% off the
 regular price: Indicated by p on calendar
 Cymbeline – June 8, 8 p.m.; June 26, 2 p.m.; September 1, 8 p.m.                                                 • • • • • • • • • •
 Henry V – July 3, 2 p.m.; August 4, 8 p.m.; September 6, 8 p.m.
 Much Ado About Nothing - May 4, 8 p.m.; June 28, 2 p.m.; August 31, 8 p.m.; October 6, 2 p.m.
 Members Musical ticket offer. Order up to four tickets to one of the following dates and pay only $55 per
 ticket for A+ & A seating or $40 for B & C seating. Indicated by MMP on calendar.
 42nd Street – April 14, 2 p.m.; September 20, 8 p.m.                                                                      • • • • • • • • •
 You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown – May 19, 2 p.m.
 The Pirates of Penzance – July 4, 2 p.m.; September 8, 8 p.m.
 Wanderlust – June 29, 8 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                         Complimentary
 Members’ reserved parking, Festival Theatre, lower Queen’s Park lot: $8 (when booked 24 hours in advance).                • • • • • • •
 Members’ reserved parking, Festival Theatre, Buick lot (excluding opening nights).                                                      • •
 Access to our Members-only wait list for sold-out performances.                                                           • • • • • • • • •
 Access to Members-only seating (subject to availability).                                                                   • • • • • • • •
 One complimentary Bring-a-Friend ticket to one of several pre-selected performances
 (indicated by on the calendar or visit our website for a full list of dates).                                                          •                        •
 One complimentary ticket to the performance of your choice, excluding the season opening night.                                                     • •
 Two complimentary tickets to the performance of your choice, including the season opening night.                                                                             • • • • •
 Two additional complimentary tickets to the performance of your choice.                                                                                                          • • •


                                                                   early booking prices shown in this guide are up to 25%
                                                                   less than in-season prices. Book before January 31 and
                                                                   you’re guaranteed to save.

                                                                  Great ways to make your Stratford experience even better
                                                                  Be an online early bird.
                                                                  Book your tickets online beginning at noon on the day before your
                                                                  telephone on-sale date. The earlier you order, the better your seats!
                                                                  Bring the family!
                                                                  Kids’ tickets only $36 each (plus tax). Also, receive great coupons for
                                                                  saving where you shop, eat, and stay.
                                                                  Get your tickets right away.
                                                                  Choose the Print@Home option and receive your tickets by email. You
                                                                  can then print them at your convenience – plus, you’ll save with a
                                                                  reduced handling fee.

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     APrIL / MAY
Sunday                         Monday                        Tuesday                    Wednesday                   Thursday                        Friday                   Saturday
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                                                                                                                              April
      See page 15
                                                                                                                    2:00 42nd Street SSM                                     2:00 42nd Street MMp
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                                                                                        2:00 42nd Street SSM                                                                 2:00 42nd Street M1
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                               Shakespeare’s
                               Birthday
                               2:00 42nd Street SSM                                     2:00 42nd Street SSM        2:00 Much Ado SSp                                        2:00 42nd Street M1
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                                                                1                       2                           3                               4                        5 OPENING

                                                                      MAY
                                                                                                                    11:00 MacHomer SSp              11:00 MacHomer SSp       2:00 42nd Street M1
                                                                                        11:00 MacHomer SSp          2:00 Pirates SSM                2:00 42nd Street SSM     2:00 MacHomer Sd (O)
                                                                2:00 Much Ado SSp       2:00 42nd Street SSM        2:30 MacHomer SSp               8:00 Much Ado p1 p       8:00 Pirates M1
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                                                                                                                                                    11:00   MacHomer SSp     10:30 Prospero/PWC Event
                                                            11:00 MacHomer SSp          11:00 MacHomer SSp          11:00 MacHomer SSp              2:00    Much Ado SSp     2:00 Matchmaker p1
                                                            2:00 Much Ado SSp           2:00 Pirates SSM            2:00 42nd Street SSM            2:00    Cymbeline SSp    2:00 Pirates M1
                               11:00 MacHomer SSp           2:00 Pirates SSM            2:30 MacHomer SSp           2:00 Cymbeline SSp              8:00    42nd Street M1   2:00 MacHomer Sd
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 Mother’s Day
                               11:00 MacHomer SSp           11:00   MacHomer SSp        11:00 MacHomer SSp                                                                   2:00   42nd Street M1
                               2:00 Much Ado SSp            2:00    42nd Street SSM     2:00 Matchmaker SSp         11:00 MacHomer SSp              2:00 Charlie Brown SSM   2:00   Charlie Brown MMp
                               2:00 Pirates SSM             2:00    Charlie Brown SSM   2:00 Charlie Brown SSM      2:00 Much Ado SSp               2:00 Cymbeline SSp       8:00   Matchmaker p1
                               2:30 MacHomer SSp            2:00    Cymbeline SSp       2:30 MacHomer SSp           2:00 Pirates SSM                8:00 42nd Street M1      8:00   Pirates M1
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                                                                                                                                                                             Stratford Express
                               Victoria Day                                                                                                                                  1:00 Much Ado p1
                                                                                                                                                                             1:00 Pirates M1
                                                                                        11:00 MacHomer SSp          11:00   MacHomer SSp            11:00 MacHomer SSp       1:00 MacHomer Sd (C)
                                                            2:00 Much Ado SSp           2:00 Matchmaker SSp         2:00    42nd Street SSM         2:00 Pirates SSM         7:00 42nd Street M1
                                                            2:00 Charlie Brown SSM      2:00 Pirates SSM            2:00    Charlie Brown SSM       2:30 MacHomer SSp        7:00 Charlie Brown M1
                               2:00 Pirates SSM             2:00 Cymbeline SSp          2:30 MacHomer SSp           2:00    Cymbeline SSp           8:00 Matchmaker p1       7:00 Cymbeline p1
27                             28 OPENING                   29 OPENING                  30 OPENING                  31 OPENING

                               Memorial Day (US)
                                                            2:00 Charlie Brown SSM
                               2:00 Pirates SSM             2:00 Cymbeline SSp          2:00 Matchmaker SSp         2:00 Pirates SSM                     Workshops, talks, music, chats.
                               7:30 Much Ado p2 (O)         8:00 42nd Street M2 (O)     8:00 Charlie Brown M2 (O)   8:00 Cymbeline p2 (O)                See page 8.


 PrICE CODES                                                                                             OTHEr CODES                     BEYOND THE STAGE
 M1    Musical Price Range 1        P3    Play Price Range 3         WD A Word or Two                    (O) Opening performance                Archives Tour                 Meet the Festival
 M2    Musical Price Range 2        SD    Studio                     W1 Studio Theatre Annex -           (C) Closing performance                Warehouse Tour                and Talking Theatre
 M3    Musical Price Range 3        SE    Studio Sunday evening         Price Range 1                        Bring a Friend date                Festival Theatre Tour         are held at the Tom
 P1    Play Price Range 1           SSM   Student and Senior Musical W2 Studio Theatre Annex -           p	  Shakespeare                        Garden Tour                   Patterson Theatre
 P2    Play Price Range 2           SSP   Student and Senior Play       Price Range 2                        Ticket offer


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                                                                                                                                                                                 JUNE
Sunday                      Monday                     Tuesday                     Wednesday                Thursday                    Friday                      Saturday
                                                                                                                                        1 OPENING                   2 OPENING

                                                                                                                                        PWC Event                   PWC Event


                                                                                                                                                                    10:00 Symposium
                                                            The Festival Theatre Café opens two hours before                                                        2:00 42nd Street M2
                                                                                                                                                                    2:00 Charlie Brown M2
                                                            the show. Rather have a picnic in the park? Book a                                                            Developmental
                                                            picnic lunch with your ticket order.                                        2:00 Much Ado SSp                 Services Family Day
                                                                                                                                        8:00 Matchmaker p1          8:00 Matchmaker p2 (O)
                                                                                                                                        8:00 Pirates M2 (O)         8:00 Pirates M2
3                           4                          5                           6                        7                           8                           9




                                                                                                                                                                    2:00   42nd Street M2
                                                                                                                                        2:00 Charlie Brown SSM      2:00   Charlie Brown M2
                                                       2:00 Charlie Brown SSM      2:00 Pirates SSM         2:00 42nd Street SSM        8:00 Pirates M2             8:00   Matchmaker p2
                                                       2:00 Cymbeline SSp          8:00 Much Ado p1         8:00 Matchmaker p1          8:00 Cymbeline p2 p         8:00   Pirates M2
10                          11                         12                          13                       14                          15                          16




                                                                                                                                                                    10:30 Theatre Explorer
                                                                                                                                                                    2:00 42nd Street M2
                                                                                                                                                                    2:00 Charlie Brown M2
10:30 Theatre Explorer                                                                                      2:00 Much Ado SSp           2:00 Charlie Brown SSM      2:00 Cymbeline p2
2:00 Much Ado p2                                       2:00 Pirates SSM                                     2:00 Pirates SSM            2:00 Cymbeline SSp          8:00 Much Ado p2
2:00 Pirates M2                                        2:00 Cymbeline SSp          2:00 Charlie Brown SSM   8:00 42nd Street M1         8:00 Matchmaker p2          8:00 Pirates M2
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Father’s Day


                                                                                                                                                                    Michigan Members’ Weekend
                                                                                                                                                                    10:30 Theatre Explorer
                                                                                                                                        2:00   Matchmaker SSp       2:00 42nd Street M2
                                                                                   2:00   42nd Street SSM   2:00   Charlie Brown SSM    2:00   Pirates SSM          2:00 Wanderlust M1
                                                                                   2:00   Wanderlust SSM    2:00   Cymbeline SSp        2:00   Wanderlust SSM       2:00 Hirsch Sd
2:00 Matchmaker p2                                     2:00 Pirates SSM            8:00   Much Ado p1       6:00   Theatre Explorer     8:00   Charlie Brown M2     8:00 Much Ado p2
2:00 Pirates M2                                        2:00 Cymbeline SSp          8:00   Hirsch Sd         8:00   Pirates M1           8:00   Hirsch Sd            8:00 Pirates M2
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                                                                                   Red Hat Day

                                                                                                                                                                    12:30 Theatre Explorer
                                                                                                                                                                    2:00 Much Ado p2
                                                                                   2:00   Matchmaker SSp                                2:00   42nd Street SSM      2:00 Pirates M2
                                                                                   2:00   Pirates SSM       2:00   Much Ado SSp p       2:00   Charlie Brown SSM    2:00 Wanderlust M1
Michigan Members’ Weekend                              2:00   Henry V SSp          2:00   Wanderlust SSM    2:00   Charlie Brown SSM    2:00   War of 1812 w1       2:00 War of 1812 w2
2:00 Henry V p2                                        2:00   Cymbeline SSp p      2:00   War of 1812 w1    2:00   War of 1812 w1       8:00   Matchmaker p2        8:00 Henry V p2
2:00 Charlie Brown M2                                  2:00   War of 1812 w1       8:00   42nd Street M1    8:00   Henry V p1           8:00   Wanderlust MMp       8:00 Cymbeline p2
2:00 Cymbeline p2           7:30 Night Music           8:00   Brothers Sd          8:00   Hirsch Sd         8:00   Brothers Sd          8:00   Hirsch Sd            8:00 War of 1812 w2



FESTIVAL THEATrE                        AVON THEATrE                            TOM PATTErSON                        STUDIO THEATrE                         STUDIO THEATrE ANNEx
Much Ado About Nothing–                 You’re a Good Man, Charlie              THEATrE                              MacHomer – MacHomer                    The War of 1812 – War of 1812
Much Ado                                Brown – Charlie Brown                   Cymbeline – Cymbeline                The Best Brothers – Brothers
42nd Street – 42nd Street               The Pirates of Penzance – Pirates       Wanderlust – Wanderlust              Hirsch – Hirsch
The Matchmaker – Matchmaker             A Word or Two – Word or Two             elektra – Elektra
Henry V – Henry V


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     JULY
Sunday                         Monday                      Tuesday                     Wednesday                    Thursday                       Friday                       Saturday
1 OPENING                      2                            3                          4                             5                             6                            7

Canada Day                                                                             independence Day                                            9:30 Meet the Festival       TO/KW Direct
                                                                                       (US)                                                        11:30 Table Talk             11:15 Exhibition Talk
                                                                                                                     9:30   Talking Theatre        2:00 42nd Street M3          2:00 42nd Street M3
                                                                                       9:30   Meet the Festival      2:00   Henry V p2             2:00 Wanderlust M1           2:00 Wanderlust M1
                                                                                       2:00   Matchmaker p3          2:00   Charlie Brown M3       2:00 Brothers Sd             2:00 Brothers Sd
                                                            2:00    Henry V p2 p       2:00   Pirates MMp            2:00   Hirsch Sd              5:00 Theatre Explorer        2:00 War of 1812 w2
                                                            2:00    Hirsch Sd          2:00   Brothers Sd            6:30   Pre-Show Lecture       8:00 Matchmaker p3           8:00 Henry V p2
2:00 Charlie Brown M2                                       2:00    War of 1812 w1     8:00   42nd Street M2         8:00   Much Ado p2            Festival Friday Chat         8:00 Pirates M3
2:00 Brothers Sd                                            8:00    Cymbeline p2       8:00   Wanderlust M1          8:00   Cymbeline p2           8:00 War of 1812 w1          8:00 Hirsch Sd
8:00 War of 1812 w1 (O)        7:30 Night Music             8:00    War of 1812 w1     8:00   War of 1812 w1         8:00   War of 1812 w1         11:30 Late Night with Lucy   8:00 War of 1812 w2
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                                                                                                                                                   PWC Event                    TO/KW Direct
                                                                                                                                                                                10:00 Celebrated Writers
                                                            11:30   Table Talk         9:30   Meet the Festival                                                                 11:15 Exhibition Talk
                                                            2:00    Henry V p2         2:00   42nd Street M3                                       9:30   Meet the Festival     2:00 42nd Street M3
                                                            2:00    Charlie Brown M3   2:00   Brothers Sd            9:30   Talking Theatre        2:00   Pirates M3            2:00 Charlie Brown M3
2:00   42nd Street M3                                       2:00    Cymbeline p3       2:00   War of 1812 w1         2:00   42nd Street M3         2:00   Cymbeline p3          2:00 Hirsch Sd
2:00   Charlie Brown M3                                     2:00    War of 1812 w1     8:00   Matchmaker p3          2:00   Brothers Sd (O)        2:00   War of 1812 w1        8:00 Much Ado p3
2:00   Cymbeline p3                                         8:00    Much Ado p3        8:00   Pirates M3             8:00   Matchmaker p3          8:00   Henry V p3 (O)        8:00 Pirates M3
2:00   War of 1812 w2                                       8:00    Wanderlust M1      8:00   Wanderlust M3 (O)      8:00   Pirates M3             8:00   Brothers Sd           8:00 Wanderlust M3
8:00   Brothers Se             7:30 Night Music             8:00    Hirsch Sd          8:00   War of 1812 w1         8:00   Hirsch Sd (O)          8:00   War of 1812 w1        8:00 War of 1812 w2
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                                                                                                                                                   9:30 Meet the Festival       PWC Event
                                                                                                                                                   10:30 Theatre Explorer       TO/KW Direct
                                                                                                                    9:30 Talking Theatre           2:00 42nd Street M3          11:15 Exhibition Talk
                                                                                                                    10:30 Theatre Explorer         2:00 Charlie Brown M3        12:30 Theatre Explorer
                                                                                                                    11:30 Table Talk               2:00 Hirsch Sd               2:00 Much Ado p3
                                                                                                                                                   8:00 Matchmaker p3           2:00 Charlie Brown M3
                                                                                       9:30   Meet the Festival     2:00 42nd Street M3            Festival Friday Chat         2:00 Cymbeline p3
12:30 Theatre Explorer                                      2:00    Henry V p3         2:00   Pirates M3            2:00 Wanderlust M3             8:00 Pirates M3              2:00 War of 1812 w2
2:00 Henry V p3                                             2:00    Charlie Brown M3   2:00   Cymbeline p3          2:00 Hirsch Sd                 Festival Friday Chat         8:00 42nd Street M3
2:00 Charlie Brown M3                                       2:00    Brothers Sd        2:00   War of 1812 w1        8:00 Much Ado p3               8:00 Wanderlust M3           8:00 Wanderlust M3
2:00 War of 1812 w2                                         8:00    Matchmaker p3      8:00   42nd Street M3        8:00 Brothers Sd               8:00 War of 1812 w1          8:00 Brothers Sd
8:00 War of 1812 w1            7:30 Night Music             8:00    Hirsch Sd          8:00   War of 1812 w1        8:00 War of 1812 w1            11:30 Late Night with Lucy   8:00 War of 1812 w2
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                                                                                       Red Hat Day                                                 9:30 Meet the Festival       TO/KW Direct
                                                                                       9:30 Meet the Festival                                      2:00 Henry V p3              10:00 Celebrated Writers
                                                                                       11:30 Table Talk                                            2:00 Pirates M3              11:15 Exhibition Talk
                                                                                       2:00 Matchmaker p3            2:00   42nd Street M3         2:00 Cymbeline p3            2:00 42nd Street M3
                                                                                       2:00 Pirates M3               2:00   Charlie Brown M3       2:00 War of 1812 w1          2:00 Word or Two wd
                                                                                                                            Brothers Sd            8:00 42nd Street M3          2:00 Cymbeline p3
                                                            2:00    42nd Street M3     2:00 Wanderlust M3            2:00                                                       2:00 Brothers Sd
2:00   Henry V p3                                           2:00    Charlie Brown M3   2:00 War of 1812 w1           6:30   Pre-Show Lecture       Festival Friday Chat         2:00 War of 1812 w2
2:00   Pirates M3                                           2:00    Brothers Sd        8:00 42nd Street M3           8:00   Much Ado p3            8:00 Charlie Brown M3        8:00 Matchmaker p3
2:00   Cymbeline p3                                         8:00    Henry V p3         8:00 Word or Two wd           8:00   Word or Two wd         Festival Friday Chat         8:00 Pirates M3
2:00   War of 1812 w2                                       8:00    Hirsch Sd          8:00 Cymbeline p3             8:00   Wanderlust M3          8:00 Hirsch Sd               8:00 Wanderlust M3
8:00   War of 1812 w1          7:30 Night Music             8:00    War of 1812 w1     8:00 War of 1812 w1           8:00   War of 1812 w1         11:30 Late Night with Lucy   8:00 War of 1812 w2
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                                                            2:00    42nd Street M3
                                                            2:00
                                                            2:00
                                                                    Charlie Brown M3
                                                                    Elektra p2
                                                                                                                                               Luxury coaches depart from
2:00   Much Ado p3                                          2:00    Hirsch Sd                                                                  Toronto and Kitchener; round trip
2:00   Word or Two wd                                       8:00    Much Ado p3
2:00   Elektra p2                                           8:00    Pirates M3                                                                 from $30. See page 14 for details.
2:00   War of 1812 w2                                       8:00    Cymbeline p3
8:00   Hirsch Se               7:30 Night Music             8:00    War of 1812 w1


 PrICE CODES                                                                                               OTHEr CODES                    BEYOND THE STAGE
 M1    Musical Price Range 1        P3    Play Price Range 3         WD A Word or Two                      (O) Opening performance             Archives Tour                        Meet the Festival
 M2    Musical Price Range 2        SD    Studio                     W1 Studio Theatre Annex -             (C) Closing performance             Warehouse Tour                       and Talking Theatre
 M3    Musical Price Range 3        SE    Studio Sunday evening         Price Range 1                          Bring a Friend date             Festival Theatre Tour                are held at the Tom
 P1    Play Price Range 1           SSM   Student and Senior Musical W2 Studio Theatre Annex -             p	  Shakespeare                     Garden Tour                          Patterson Theatre
 P2    Play Price Range 2           SSP   Student and Senior Play       Price Range 2                          Ticket offer


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                                                                                                               PWC Event                    9:30 Meet the Festival         TO/KW Direct
                                                                                                                                            11:30 Table Talk               11:15 Exhibition Talk
                                                                                                                                            2:00 Much Ado p3
                                                                                    9:30   Meet the Festival   9:30    Talking Theatre      2:00 Charlie Brown M3          2:00 42nd Street M3
                                                                                    2:00   Henry V p3          11:30   Table Talk           2:00 Elektra p2                2:00 Word or Two wd
                                                                                    2:00   Charlie Brown M3    2:00    Matchmaker p3        2:00 War of 1812 w1            2:00 Wanderlust M3
                                                                                    2:00   Brothers Sd         2:00    Pirates M3           8:00 Matchmaker p3             2:00 Hirsch Sd
                                                                                                                                            Festival Friday Chat
                                 Use our complimentary                              6:30   Pre-Show Lecture    2:00    Wanderlust M3        8:00 Pirates M3                2:00 War of 1812 w2
                                                                                    8:00   42nd Street M3      2:00    War of 1812 w1       Festival Friday Chat           8:00 Henry V p3 p
                                 service at 1.800.567.1600 or                       8:00   Word or Two wd      8:00    42nd Street M3       8:00 Wanderlust M3             8:00 Charlie Brown M3
                                                                                                                                            8:00 Brothers Sd
                                 stratfordaccommodations.com                        8:00   Elektra p2          8:00    Word or Two wd (O)   8:00 War of 1812 w1            8:00 Cymbeline p3
                                                                                    8:00   War of 1812 w1      8:00    Hirsch Sd            11:30 Late Night with Lucy     8:00 War of 1812 w2
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                                                                                    9:30 Meet the Festival                                  9:30 Meet the Festival         TO/KW Direct
                            Civic Holiday                                           10:30 Theatre Explorer                                  10:30 Theatre Explorer         10:00 Celebrated Writers
                                                                                    2:00 Matchmaker p3         9:30    Talking Theatre      2:00 Henry V p3                10:30 Prospero/PWC Event
                                                                                                                                            2:00 Charlie Brown M3          11:15 Exhibition Talk
                                                       2:00   42nd Street M3        2:00 Pirates M3            11:30   Table Talk           2:00 Cymbeline p3              12:30 Theatre Explorer
                                                       2:00   Charlie Brown M3      2:00 Wanderlust M3         2:00    Henry V p3           2:00 War of 1812 w1            2:00 Much Ado p3
2:00   42nd Street M3                                  2:00   Elektra p2            2:00 Brothers Sd           2:00    Charlie Brown M3     8:00 Matchmaker p3             2:00 Word or Two wd
                                                                                                                                            Festival Friday Chat           2:00 Hirsch Sd
2:00   Word or Two wd                                  2:00   War of 1812 w1        6:30 Pre-Show Lecture      2:00    Hirsch Sd                                           2:00 War of 1812 w2
2:00   Elektra p2                                      8:00   Much Ado p3           8:00 42nd Street M3        8:00    42nd Street M3       8:00 Pirates M3                8:00 42nd Street M3
                                                                                                                                            Festival Friday Chat           8:00 Charlie Brown M3
2:00   War of 1812 w2                                  8:00   Pirates M3            8:00 Word or Two wd        8:00    Word or Two wd       8:00 Wanderlust M3             8:00 Elektra p3 (O)
6:30   Charlie Brown M2                                8:00   Wanderlust M3         8:00 Cymbeline p3          8:00    Elektra p2           8:00 Brothers Sd               8:00 Brothers Sd
8:00   Brothers Se                                     8:00   War of 1812 w1        8:00 War of 1812 w1        8:00    War of 1812 w1       11:30 Late Night with Lucy     8:00 War of 1812 w2
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                                                                                                                                            US Members’ Weekend            US Members’ Weekend
                                                                                    9:30 Meet the Festival                                  9:30 Meet the Festival         TO/KW Direct
                                                                                                                                            10:30 Theatre Explorer
                                                                                    10:30 Theatre Explorer                                  11:30 Table Talk               10:00 Celebrated Writers
                                                                                    2:00 42nd Street M3        9:30    Talking Theatre      2:00 Henry V p3                11:15 Exhibition Talk
2:00   42nd Street M3                                  2:00   42nd Street M3        2:00 Charlie Brown M3      2:00    Much Ado p3          2:00 Charlie Brown M3          2:00 42nd Street M3
                                                                                                                                            2:00 Cymbeline p3
2:00   Word or Two wd                                  2:00   Charlie Brown M3      2:00 Cymbeline p3          2:00    Pirates M3           2:00 Hirsch Sd                 2:00 Word or Two wd
2:00   Cymbeline p3                                    2:00   Cymbeline p3          6:30 Pre-Show Lecture      2:00    Wanderlust M3        8:00 Much Ado p3               2:00 Cymbeline p3
                                                                                                                                            Festival Friday Chat
2:00   Brothers Sd                                     6:00   Theatre Explorer      8:00 Henry V p3            2:00    Brothers Sd          8:00 Pirates M3                2:00 Hirsch Sd
2:00   War of 1812 w2 (C)                              8:00   Matchmaker p3         8:00 Word or Two wd        8:00    42nd Street M3       Festival Friday Chat           8:00 Matchmaker p3
6:30   Charlie Brown M2                                8:00   Pirates M3            8:00 Elektra p3            8:00    Word or Two wd       8:00 Wanderlust M3             8:00 Pirates M3
                                                                                                                                            8:00 Brothers Sd
8:00   Hirsch Se            7:30 Night Music           8:00   Wanderlust M3         8:00 Hirsch Sd             8:00    Elektra p3           11:30 Late Night with Lucy     8:00 Wanderlust M3
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                                                                                                                                            9:30 Meet the Festival
                                                       Red Hat Day                                                                          10:30 Theatre Explorer         TO/KW Direct
                                                                                                                                            11:30 Table Talk               12:30 Theatre Explorer
                                                                                                                                            2:00 42nd Street M3
                                                                                    9:30   Meet the Festival   9:30    Talking Theatre      2:00 Charlie Brown M3          2:00 Henry V p3
                                                       2:00   Much Ado p3           2:00   Henry V p3          2:00    Much Ado p3          2:00 Elektra p3                2:00 Word or Two wd
2:00   Much Ado p3                                     2:00   Pirates M3            2:00   Pirates M3          2:00    Charlie Brown M3     8:00 Much Ado p3               2:00 Cymbeline p3
2:00   Word or Two wd                                  2:00   Wanderlust M3         2:00   Cymbeline p3        2:00    Elektra p3           Festival Friday Chat           2:00 Hirsch Sd
2:00   Elektra p3                                      8:00   42nd Street M3        8:00   Matchmaker p3       2:00    Brothers Sd          8:00 Pirates M3                8:00 Matchmaker p3
                                                                                                                                            Festival Friday Chat
2:00   Hirsch Sd                                       8:00   Charlie Brown M3      8:00   Word or Two wd      8:00    42nd Street M3       8:00 Cymbeline p3              8:00 Pirates M3
6:30   Charlie Brown M2                                8:00   Cymbeline p3          8:00   Wanderlust M3       8:00    Word or Two wd       8:00 Brothers Sd               8:00 Wanderlust M3
8:00   Brothers Se          7:30 Night Music           8:00   Brothers Sd           8:00   Hirsch Sd           8:00    Wanderlust M3        11:30 Late Night with Lucy     8:00 Brothers Sd
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                                                                                    9:30   Meet the Festival                                9:30    Meet the Festival
                                                       2:00   42nd Street M3        2:00   Much Ado p3                                      2:00    Matchmaker p3
                                                       2:00   Charlie Brown M3      2:00   Pirates M3          9:30    Talking Theatre      2:00    Charlie Brown M3
2:00   42nd Street M3                                  2:00   Elektra p3            2:00   Hirsch Sd           2:00    Henry V p3           2:00    Brothers Sd
2:00   Word or Two wd (C)                              8:00   Matchmaker p2         6:30   Pre-Show Lecture    2:00    Pirates M3           8:00    Much Ado p2 p
2:00   Elektra p3                                      8:00   Wanderlust M2         8:00   Cymbeline p2        8:00    Charlie Brown M2     8:00    Wanderlust M2
8:00   Hirsch Se            7:30 Night Music           8:00   Brothers Sd           8:00   Brothers Sd         8:00    Hirsch Sd            11:30   Late Night with Lucy


FESTIVAL THEATrE                        AVON THEATrE                             TOM PATTErSON                           STUDIO THEATrE                           STUDIO THEATrE ANNEx
Much Ado About Nothing–                 You’re a Good Man, Charlie               THEATrE                                 MacHomer – MacHomer                      The War of 1812 – War of 1812
Much Ado                                Brown – Charlie Brown                    Cymbeline – Cymbeline                   The Best Brothers – Brothers
42nd Street – 42nd Street               The Pirates of Penzance – Pirates        Wanderlust – Wanderlust                 Hirsch – Hirsch
The Matchmaker – Matchmaker             A Word or Two – Word or Two              elektra – Elektra
Henry V – Henry V


                                                                     Canadian charitable registration number: 119200103 RR0002                1.800.567.1600 | 519.273.1600                           19
    SEPTEMBEr
Sunday                         Monday                      Tuesday                    Wednesday                  Thursday                       Friday                     Saturday
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                                                                 Discover • Debate • Discuss                                                                               TO/KW Direct
                                                                                                                                                                           2:00 Henry V p2
                                                                                                                                                                           2:00 Charlie Brown M2
                                                                                                                                                                           2:00 Elektra p2
                                                                                                                                                                           8:00 42nd Street M2
                                                                                                                                                                           8:00 Cymbeline p2 p
                                                                                                                                                                           8:00 Hirsch Sd
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                               labour Day                                                                                                                                  PWC Event


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                                                                                                                  2:00   Much Ado SSp                                      2:00 42nd Street M2
                                                                                                                  2:00   Pirates SSM            2:00   42nd Street SSM     2:00 Charlie Brown M2
                                                                                                                  2:00   Cymbeline SSp          2:00   Wanderlust SSM      2:00 Elektra p2
                                                                                      2:00 Matchmaker SSp         8:00   Henry V p1 p           2:00   Hirsch Sd           8:00 Much Ado p2
                                                                                      2:00 Charlie Brown SSM      8:00   Elektra p1             8:00   Matchmaker p2       8:00 Pirates MMp
2:00 Pirates M2                                                                       8:00 Wanderlust M1          8:00   Brothers Sd            8:00   Brothers Sd         8:00 Hirsch Sd
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                                                                                                                 10:30 Prospero
                                                                                                                       Society Event                                       TO/KW Direct
                                                                                                                 2:00 Much Ado SSp                                         10:30 Theatre Explorer
                                                                                      2:00   42nd Street SSM     2:00 Pirates SSM                                          2:00 42nd Street M2
                                                                                      2:00   Charlie Brown SSM   2:00 Wanderlust SSM            2:00   42nd Street SSM     2:00 Charlie Brown M2
                                                            2:00   Henry V SSp        2:00   Elektra SSp         2:00 Hirsch Sd                 2:00   Cymbeline SSp       2:00 Elektra p2
2:00 42nd Street M2                                         2:00   Pirates SSM        8:00   Matchmaker p1       8:00 42nd Street M1            8:00   Much Ado p2         8:00 Matchmaker p2
2:00 Charlie Brown M2                                       8:00   Cymbeline p1       8:00   Wanderlust M1       8:00 Elektra p1                8:00   Charlie Brown M2    8:00 Pirates M2
2:00 Cymbeline p2                                           8:00   Hirsch Sd          8:00   Brothers Sd         8:00 Brothers Sd               8:00   Hirsch Sd (C)       8:00 Wanderlust M2
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                                                                                      Red Hat Day

                                                                                                                                                                           TO/KW Direct
                                                                                                                                                                           10:30 Theatre Explorer
                                                                                                                                                                           2:00 Much Ado p2
                                                            2:00   Henry V SSp                                    2:00   Matchmaker SSp         2:00   42nd Street SSM     2:00 Pirates M2
2:00   Henry V p2                                           2:00   Pirates SSM        2:00   42nd Street SSM      2:00   Pirates SSM            2:00   Charlie Brown SSM   2:00 Wanderlust M2
2:00   Pirates M2                                           2:00   Cymbeline SSp      2:00   Charlie Brown SSM    2:00   Wanderlust SSM         8:00   Matchmaker p2       8:00 Henry V p2
2:00   Cymbeline p2                                         8:00   Charlie Brown M1   2:00   Cymbeline SSp        8:00   42nd Street MMp        8:00   Pirates M2          8:00 Charlie Brown M2
8:00   Brothers Se (C)                                      8:00   Elektra p1         8:00   Much Ado p1          8:00   Elektra p1             8:00   Wanderlust M2       8:00 Cymbeline p2
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2:00 42nd Street M2
2:00 Charlie Brown M2
2:00 Elektra p2
                                                                                                                                                                           TO/KW Direct
30 ClOSING                                                                            2:00   Much Ado SSp         2:00   Henry V SSp                                       2:00 42nd Street M2
                                                                                      2:00   Charlie Brown SSM    2:00   Pirates SSM            2:00   42nd Street SSM     2:00 Charlie Brown M2
2:00 Much Ado p2                                            2:00 Henry V SSp          2:00   Cymbeline SSp        2:00   Cymbeline SSp          2:00   Charlie Brown SSM   2:00 Elektra p2 (C)
2:00 Pirates M2                                             2:00 Pirates SSM          8:00   Matchmaker p1        8:00   42nd Street M1         8:00   Matchmaker p2       8:00 Henry V p2 (C)
2:00 Cymbeline p2 (C)                                       8:00 Elektra p1           8:00   Wanderlust M1        8:00   Elektra p1             8:00   Wanderlust M2 (C)   8:00 Pirates M2



 PrICE CODES                                                                                            OTHEr CODES                       BEYOND THE STAGE
 M1    Musical Price Range 1        P3    Play Price Range 3         WD A Word or Two                   (O) Opening performance             Archives Tour                      Meet the Festival
 M2    Musical Price Range 2        SD    Studio                     W1 Studio Theatre Annex -          (C) Closing performance             Warehouse Tour                     and Talking Theatre
 M3    Musical Price Range 3        SE    Studio Sunday evening         Price Range 1                       Bring a Friend date             Festival Theatre Tour              are held at the Tom
 P1    Play Price Range 1           SSM   Student and Senior Musical W2 Studio Theatre Annex -          p	  Shakespeare                     Garden Tour                        Patterson Theatre
 P2    Play Price Range 2           SSP   Student and Senior Play       Price Range 2                       Ticket offer


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                                                                                Red Hat Day




                                                                                                                                   2:00   42nd Street SSM
                                                                                                                                   2:00   Charlie Brown SSM
                                                                                2:00 42nd Street SSM                               5:00   Theatre Explorer     2:00 Much Ado p1 p
                                                    2:00 Much Ado SSp           2:00 Charlie Brown SSM   2:00 Much Ado SSp         8:00   Matchmaker p1        2:00 Pirates M1
                                                    2:00 Pirates SSM            8:00 Matchmaker p1       2:00 Pirates SSM          8:00   Pirates M1           8:00 42nd Street M1
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                            Canadian
                            Thanksgiving

                            Columbus Day (US)

                                                                                                         2:00 42nd Street SSM      2:00 Much Ado SSp           2:00 42nd Street M2
2:00 42nd Street M1                                 2:00 Matchmaker SSp         2:00 Much Ado SSp        2:00 Charlie Brown SSM    2:00 Charlie Brown SSM      2:00 Charlie Brown M2
2:00 Charlie Brown M1                               2:00 Pirates SSM            2:00 Pirates SSM         8:00 Pirates M1           8:00 42nd Street M2         8:00 Much Ado p2
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                                                                                                                                                               10:30 Theatre Explorer
                                                                                                                                                               2:00 Matchmaker p2
                                                                                                         2:00 Much Ado SSp         2:00 Much Ado SSp           2:00 Pirates M2
2:00 Matchmaker p2                                  2:00 Much Ado SSp           2:00 42nd Street SSM     2:00 Pirates SSM          2:00 Pirates SSM            8:00 42nd Street M2
2:00 Pirates M2                                     2:00 Pirates SSM            2:00 Charlie Brown SSM   8:00 Matchmaker p1        8:00 42nd Street M2         8:00 Charlie Brown M2
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                                                                                                                                   2:00   Much Ado SSp         2:00   Much Ado p2 (C)
                                                                                                         2:00 Much Ado SSp         2:00   Pirates SSM          2:00   Pirates M2 (C)
2:00 42nd Street M2                                 2:00 42nd Street SSM        2:00 Much Ado SSp        2:00 Pirates SSM          8:00   42nd Street M2       8:00   Matchmaker p2 (C)
2:00 Charlie Brown M2                               2:00 Charlie Brown SSM      2:00 Pirates SSM         8:00 Matchmaker p1        8:00   Charlie Brown M2     8:00   Charlie Brown M2
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FESTIVAL THEATrE                     AVON THEATrE                            TOM PATTErSON                      STUDIO THEATrE                         STUDIO THEATrE ANNEx
Much Ado About Nothing–              You’re a Good Man, Charlie              THEATrE                            MacHomer – MacHomer                    The War of 1812 – War of 1812
Much Ado                             Brown – Charlie Brown                   Cymbeline – Cymbeline              The Best Brothers – Brothers
42nd Street – 42nd Street            The Pirates of Penzance – Pirates       Wanderlust – Wanderlust            Hirsch – Hirsch
The Matchmaker – Matchmaker          A Word or Two – Word or Two             elektra – Elektra
Henry V – Henry V


                                                               Canadian charitable registration number: 119200103 RR0002               1.800.567.1600 | 519.273.1600                      21
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                                                Prices shown are up to 25% less than regular in-season prices and are guaranteed until
 Ticket Information                             January 31, 2012. Prices do not include applicable tax.

  Performance Type                          Price Code on Calendar                     A+ Seats             A Seats              B Seats              C Seats
 Play Price Range 1                         P1                                        $65                   $55                  $50                     ALL C
 Play Price Range 2                         P2                                        $85                   $75                  $65
 Play Price Range 3                         P3                                        $95                   $85                  $75
                                                                                                                                                         SeATS
 Musical Price Range 1                      M1                                        $76                   $66                  $61                      $49
 Musical Price Range 2                      M2                                        $96                   $86                  $76                      all of
 Musical Price Range 3                      M3                                        $106                  $96                  $86                    the time
 Studio                                     SD                                        $70                   $60                  $50
 Studio Sunday evenings                     Se                                        $50                   $40                  $30

 60th Season Special Performances            Price Code on Calendar                    A+ Seats             A Seats              B Seats              C Seats
 A Word or Two                        WD                                              $125            $105               $95                          $75
 Studio Theatre Annex - Price Range 1 W1                                              General Admission-Adults $50, Children $25
 Studio Theatre Annex - Price Range 2 W2                                              General Admission-Adults $75, Children $25

  Special Savings Opportunities             Price Code on Calendar                     A+ Seats             A Seats              B Seats              C Seats
 Senior Tickets* - Plays                    SSP                                       $55                 $45                $40                      $35
 Senior Tickets** - Musicals                SSM                                       $66                 $56                $46                      $41
 Student Tickets** - Plays                  SSP                                       $25                 $25                $25                      $15
 Student Tickets*** - Musicals              SSM                                       $29                 $29                $29                      $19
 Family experience                          All shows with purchase of adult ticket   $36 for all children up to 18 years old

  Member Benefits                           Calendar Codes                             A+ Seats             A Seats              B Seats              C Seats
  Members’ Musical Performance         MMP                                            $55              $50                       $45                  $40
  Members’ Shakespeare Ticket Offer Look for p on the calendar                        Save 50% on 2 tickets
  Members’ Bring-a-friend Ticket Offer Look for n on the calendar                     2 for 1 tickets
*Senior pricing available to patrons 65 years of age and over. Non-seniors and non-students may attend SSM and SSP performances at the M1 or P1 prices.
**To qualify for student pricing you must be a full-time student, under the age of 30, with valid student ID.




Payment terms                              the performance date.
                                              The Festival and Avon
                                                                                      Exchanging tickets
                                                                                      You may exchange tickets for
                                                                                                                                  discount ticket offers, including
                                                                                                                                  rush seating for the same
and policies                               theatres are each equipped with
                                           a ticket pick-up kiosk, where
                                                                                      another performance during
                                                                                      the same season, provided we
                                                                                                                                  performance.
                                                                                                                                  Handling charges
How to get your tickets                    you may print your tickets using           receive them no later than 24
                                           your order number or by swiping                                                        The handling fee for telephone and
Our Print@Home feature allows                                                         hours before the performance
                                           the credit card you used for the                                                       online orders is $8 per order. An
you to print your own tickets as                                                      for which they were bought.
                                           purchase.                                                                              additional $2 shipping fee will apply
soon as you receive your email                                                        Because our ticket prices
                                              Otherwise, you may pick up                                                          if you choose to have your tickets
order confirmation. each ticket                                                       fluctuate over the season, you
                                           tickets at the theatre two hours                                                       mailed to you. The fee for tickets
should be printed in black and                                                        may pay a higher price for
                                           before the performance. each                                                           ordered in person is $6 per order.
white on standard 8.5x11-inch                                                         exchanged tickets.
paper and treated like any other           of our theatres has its own box               An exchange fee of $4 applies            Sorry, no refunds
ticket. For your security, each            office – please pick up your               to each ticket exchanged in                 Tickets may not be returned for
Print@Home ticket is individually          tickets at the theatre at which            person or through the call                  refund; however, if you return
                                           your first show is playing.                centre. Alternatively, you may              them at least an hour before the
bar-coded.
   If you don’t want to print your         Paying for your tickets                    exchange your tickets online for            performance begins, you may
own tickets, we’ll mail them to            We accept American express,                a fee of $2.50 per ticket.                  request a tax receipt for their
you, provided we receive your              MasterCard, Visa and Stratford                Regularly priced tickets                 cash value. We reserve the right
order at least one month before            Shakespeare Festival gift certificates.    cannot be exchanged for any                 to resell all tickets.

22 stratfordshakespearefestival.com               The Stratford Shakespeare Festival of America has charitable status under Sec tion 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         SEATING PLANS
                                     FESTIVAL THEATrE                                                                                                                                                       AVON THEATrE
                                      Orchestra Level

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                        B                                                    B                                           AA
1                            A                                      A                            9                B A   BB                             A
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                                                                                                                        A                                                                         Boxes over                         Boxes over          A
                                              A                                                           B
                                                                                                                        B
                                                                                                                                                                                          B        Orchestra                          Orchestra
                        A+                    B
                                                                            A+                                          C
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        2                                     D                                              8                          D
                A                             E                                      A                                  E              A+                  A+                         B                                                                  A
                                                                                                                  A+                                                                                                                                 B
                                        A+    F
                                              G
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                                                                                                                        G                                                                                   A
                                              H
                                                              nd                                                        H                                                                     B         A   B                                    A
                                              J
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                                              5                                                                                                                                                                           J
1                                                                                                9                B     Q                 A                 B                                           K                 K                  K
                    A                                                            A
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     B
            B                                                                            B                                                                                                              M            B    M    B             M
    C                                                                                        C                          S                                                                               N                 N                  N
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        2           A                  Balcony Level                             A           8                          V
                                                                                                                              Sound
                                                                                                                                                                C                                       Q        C                   C       Q
                                 A+                             A+                                                            Board
                                                                                                                            Orchestra Level                                                                      Balcony Level                                    Balcony over Orchestra
                             A
                                              A                         A
                    3                   A+    B
                                              C
                                                      A+                         7
                                              D
                                              E
                                 4            F                     6
                                              G
                                              5
                                                                                                              STUDIO THEATrE                                                     TOM PATTErSON THEATrE                                                       STUDIO THEATrE ANNEx
                                                                                                                                                                        11            10                     9       A     8
                                                                                                                                                                             B                      A                                                           General Seating Only
                                                                                                          BA              Stage                AB                                                                                    A
                                                                                                                                                                                  A                                  A+        A+
                                              Stage                                                                                                                                                A+
                                                                                                      5                        A                       1
                                                                                                                              PLUS
                                                                                                              A                                A
                                                                                                                  A+                      A+                                                                                       A+             A
                                                                                                                               A
                                                                                                                               B                                                                  Stage                    6   A BCD E F G   5   HJKL            Stage
                                                                                                                               C
                                                                                                                               D
                                                                                                                       A+      E     A+                                                                                            A+             A
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                                                                                                                                                                                                   A+                           A+
                                                                                                                               3                                                  A                                  A+
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                                     Balcony over Orchestra




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                                              Five easy ways to order!
                                              Make the most of your membership by booking early.

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                                              stratfordshakespearefestival.com                     519.273.3731
                                              Online ordering begins at noon the
                                              day before your priority booking date.
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                                                                                                   N5A 6V2
    Order early for best seat selection.

    Online sales to Members start at
    noon on the day before each of the
    dates listed below. Playwright’s Circle   Box Office Hours
    Members, for example, will be able to                                                          April 11 onwards
    order online only as of noon on Nov 13.   November 13 to December 22, 2011
                                              9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Mon–Sat)                           Telephone sales:
    Phone ordering becomes available at       9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Sun)                               9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Mon–Thurs)
    9 a.m. on the following dates:                                                                 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Fri–Sat)
                                              December 23, 2011, to
                                              January 2, 2012                                      9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Sun)
    Playwright’s Circle Members
                                              Closed                                               In-person sales:
    November 14
                                              January 3 to January 31                              9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Mon–Sat)
    Sustainer Members                         9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Mon–Sat)                           9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Sun)
    November 15                               9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Sun)
    Associate Members                                                                              Tickets may also be purchased at
                                              February 1 to April 10
    November 16                                                                                    the Festival Theatre until 8 p.m.
                                              Telephone sales:
                                                                                                   on days when there is an evening
    Benefactor Members                        9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Mon–Thurs)
                                              9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Fri–Sat)                           performance at that venue.
    November 17
                                              9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Sun)                               On performance days at each of
    Ambassador Members
                                              In-person sales:                                     the other theatres, tickets may be
    November 18
                                              9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Mon-Sat)                           purchased at that theatre beginning
    Friend Members                            9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Sun)                               two hours before a performance.
    November 19
                                              You can select and book your seats online 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
    General Public
    January 7, 2012
    Orders by mail, fax or email may be          The Stratford Shakespeare Festival gratefully acknowledges the generous
    submitted at any time but will not be                       support of these contributors to our success:
    processed until your booking date.


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    stratfordshakespearefestival.com          2012 Members’ Guide photography by Erin Samuell, Krista Dodson, Marc Raffa and Ontario Tourism.

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