Once you enter the theatre, the cafe inside only accept cash. However, at the Avon Theatre, the seating is far more level and thus there were many heads in my way blocking the view of the show. The Avon Threatre is Stratford Theatre's downtown location with plenty of nearby parking to take advantage of. I could clearly see everything without having to adjust myself awkwardly. That lady did not seem happy whatsoever about being on door duty. That said, there isn't a bad seat in the house view-wise. The Canadian novelist and playwright Timothy Findley performed in the first season, and had an ongoing relationship with the festival, eventually moving to Stratford in 1997.
Also, there is only one staircase to get people in and out of the balcony seating. Not comfortable for a 3 hour show. His sister Janet and her husband Thomas Stiles were host to Norman and his new wife Frances in 1924, when they stayed at Janet's home at 335 Cobourg Street for several months. He was the first secretary of the parks board in 1904. If you require tracking or a faster shipping option please message me prior to purchasing a postcard and I will send you a shipping quote.
I believe I got 10% off for the premium seating. Another night we were sternly lectured about using the bathroom inside the threatre before the doors officially opened. The northern block of Nile Street, between Lakeside Drive and Water Street on which the is situated was renamed to Morenz Drive in his honour. But what idiot changed the Calendar feature on the website so that you can't see all the plays and times for each month? In May 2010, the second Canada 3. I'm not an expert on plays, but I did enjoy this comedic play. Settlement was slow until the early 1850s when the railway arrived. Not enough legroom and the seat bottoms are so close together that you are touching your neighbour.
The only thing that caught me off guard was that the people who manned the doors was not nearly as friendly as they were at either the Festival Theatre or the Tom Patterson Theatre. Most became farmers, and even today, the area around Stratford is known for mixed farming, dairying and hog production. Stratford City Hall reflects the development of town halls during the late-19th century, as the administrative functions of municipal government increased and cities sought to express their civic pride and ambition in impressive, large-scale buildings. When the area which is now Stratford was first settled in 1832, the townsite and the river were named after , England. The person who played Bianca had a wonderful voice and sang really well! To sort the list, click on the column header. Siddall, the building was intended to exploit its irregular site, presenting interesting façades from all angles.
It was a beautiful Sunday to stroll around Stratford shops and the waterfront before and after our show. The Stratford Shakespeare Festival is an industry partner of the. I have limited mobility and a disabled pass and had to walk four blocks to the theatre. The seating rows are narrow, as narrow if not a little more narrow than the Festival Threatre. I look forward to returning for many years. In 1933 a general strike, started by the furniture workers and led by the , marked the last time the army was deployed to break a strike in Canada.
The only thing that caught me off guard was that the people who manned the doors was not nearly as friendly as they were at either the Festival Theatre or the Tom Patterson Theatre. Please use the zoom function over the photos to carefully examine the condition of the postcard. It's an amazing garden landscape around the theatre that draws you in and sets the mood for what's to come. I was deeply moved by the story and acting of it. This was a record number of playgoers during the 50 seasons. All the theatres are all walking distance from old downtown area and if you prefer driving, there are always paid or free parking in the area. We thought some of the drama and emotional power of the play was weakened by the physical size of the women and the higher voice range of the women.
That said, there isn't a bad seat in the house view-wise. The play I saw, Measure for Measure was a work of brilliance. Stratford gives a sense of what theatre is meant to be in an age of digital consumption and television monitors. House League sports are also available in the Stratford area. I have heard about the Shakespeare festival for a long time and finally made the trip. The first woman to be elected member of the , , attended teachers college in Stratford in 1909-10.
There is also a whole series of interactive events, programmes, tours, and talks, many of which are free. We went to see the Rocky Horror Picture Show, which was absolutely amazing, from the acting to the costumes, to the theatre itself. Watching the now late Brian Bedford in Waiting for Godot '84. They have 4 theatres: the thrust-stage Festival, the newly 'in-the-round' Tom Patterson, the traditional and very classy Avon and the intimate Studio. The of the , , was born in Stratford and lived there until the age of eleven, when his family emigrated to the United States.
International Buyers:I only have the economy international shipping option which is a Global First Class Stamp. The memorial was placed at the end of Erie Street, where it joins Ontario Street. With four stages, each season offers visitors up to eight productions a day, appealing to all styles and tastes. Musical productions are priced at a Premium. Stratford is also well known for its local swans, in 2013 it had 22 white swans and 1.