Come to Stratford early and stay late! Construction delays may be significant in summer 2019 so be sure not to miss out on any fun!

Hwy 6 to Embro/401: Replacement of large culvert Aug-Nov

Expect delays but road will not be closed. Hwy 7 detour is suggested as above, if there is an overlap.

Hwy 8 between Stratford and Shakespeare: In progress

Beginning in early June, stretches of this road between the west end of Shakespeare and the east end of Stratford will be reduced on weekdays to a single lane, with flag people controlling traffic in both directions. Delays may be lengthy, so please allow additional time for your trip. (Both lanes are expected to be open on evenings and weekends.)


Boys Behaving Badly

Event Date: Wednesday Aug. 21st, 2019

Event Time: 10:45 AM – 1:00 PM

Host: Stratford Festival

Contact: 1-800-567-1600


Boys Behaving Badly

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, women’s voices are stronger than ever. Yet characters like John Proctor, Henry VIII and Falstaff remind us how patriarchal societies contribute to a male sense of privilege and entitlement. Our panel examines some of the sources and costs of this behaviour.

Shereen El Feki, journalist and author
Irene Poole, this season's Katherine in Henry VIII
Jacqueline Wernimont, Distinguished Chair of Digital Humanities and Social Engagement and Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Dartmouth College

Antoni Cimolino, Artistic Director

Get your books signed! Shereen El Feki and Jacqueline Wernimont will sign copies of their works following the event. We’ll have copies available for purchase, or you are welcome to bring your own.

This event is wheelchair accessible.

Cost: Various, please consult Stratford Festival website.

Location: Avon Theatre, Stratford, 99 Downie Street, Stratford



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