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'The Music Man' musical live on the festival stage

I can't say enough great things about the acting ,dancing and singing in this... read more

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Ken H
Lindsay, Canada
Music Man

Terrific singing and dancing. Excellent costumes. Music was great but forgetable, except for "76... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Stratford Festival, North America's largest repertory theatre festival, features plays by Shakespeare and other top playwrights each season in Stratford, Ontario, Canada.
55 Queen St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 4M9, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

I can't say enough great things about the acting ,dancing and singing in this production. Choreography and presentation was superb.The Festival Theatre is a beautiful well layed out with great site lines from everywhere as it is a theatre in the nearly round . Stratford...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Terrific singing and dancing. Excellent costumes. Music was great but forgetable, except for "76 trombones" and "Until there was you!"

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Recent saw ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ from excellent seats second row centre in the front orchestra. For a musical we’d move further back, but for a dramatic production the players were often no more than 15’ away. Purchased last minute at a significantly discounted price...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We travel to Stratford annually for the festival. This year, we saw 5 plays, and ALL of them were terrific. A Long Day's Journey Into Night was one of the finest works I have seen in all my years of attending. Another outstanding production was...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We come here at least every other year (last three years in a row) and have found the selection of plays performed both broad and satisfying and the productions presented as well as the performances of the actors all terrific!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stratford is a wonderful small city to see a theatre production in. There is a lot to do while you are waiting for the play to start, including many appetizing restaurants. The productions are always "first rate". Very good value, especially if you buy tickets...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stratford is a wonderful town to see the Stratford Festival Theatre productions, enjoy exquisite dining, shop in lovely stores and enjoy a wonderful small Bed and Breakfast and Inn next door...Avery House of Stratford is a perfect spot to stay

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stratford has theater for everyone. With so many choices of show,s one needs to stay a week and just see them all. They are phenomenal! The theaters are fantastic but the outstanding casts along with incredible choreography, music, sets, and costumes, beats Broadway anytime in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had been to Stratford before, but not for a while and recently went for three nights, seeing 5 plays over that time. We saw, Music Man, Coriolanus, To Kill a Mockingbird, Julius Caesar and An Ideal Husband. They were all excellent, although the actual...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Top of the line theatre productions. The company is exceptional and the production(set,costumes) are also excellent. They take chances in their productions. Some work exceedingly well and others not so much. Fun to watch the attempt.If you enjoy good theatre you can't help but appreciate...More

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10 September 2018|
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Response from DHK44 | Reviewed this property |
No dress code that I have ever noted. People do tend to arrive in quite casual clothing.
Tasmina K
8 June 2018|
Response from Adnan A | Reviewed this property |
Hey, you can use the calendar provided from Stratford festival and choose the date. it's from the main menu.
Barbara C
13 May 2018|
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Response from Terry B | Reviewed this property |
Currently the productions are in still in preview. Theatre critics will usually not review until after official opening night. We have only seen The Music Man so far and attended the fourth preview. We were a group of eight... More