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Stratford Festival Tours

Tours are $8 per person; $6 for seniors and students. Tour days vary: please check the calendar for times and locations. Since tours fill up quickly, we recommend that you book them in advance.

Special individual and group tours for different days or times may also be booked through the Box Office, depending on availability.

Archives Tours   
350 Douro Street, Thursdays and Fridays, 
June 19 to September 26, 2014, at 10:45 a.m.  (Archives_Tours
 on calendar)
1 hour tour
20 people maximum 

The history of the Stratford Festival is explored through film, documents and our large scenery and props display area. This collection is one of the world’s largest performing arts archives. One-hour tours. Photography restricted in some areas. Space is accessible.

Changeover Tours

Festival Theatre, 55 Queen Street, selected dates: (hammer on calendar)

June 12 to October 11, 2014, at 5:15 p.m.

30 people maximum


Delve into the inner-workings of a repertory theatre! Experience the magic of a changeover between one production to another as you witness the stage crew transform the set before your very eyes. Advance reservations required. Please note, start time is approximate.



Costume and Props Warehouse Tours
350 Douro Street, Wednesdays through Saturdays,  
May 14 to October 11, 2014, at 9:30, 10, 10:30 and 11 a.m.(Warehouse_Tour on calendar) 
1 hour tour
30 people maximum

Thousands of costumes and hundreds of props are catalogued and stored at one of the largest costume warehouses in North America. These one-hour tours give you a close-up look at the work of the Festival’s world-class designers, wardrobe staff and prop-builders. Don’t forget your camera!

Festival Theatre Tours
Festival Theatre, 55 Queen Street, Wednesdays through Sundays,
June 11 to October 12, 2014, at 9:15 and 9:30 a.m. (Festival_Tours on calendar)
1 hour tour 
30 people maximum

Take this one-hour walking tour to see and hear about the magic of the theatre. Our knowledgeable guides will share stories and information about both the current and past seasons. Festival Theatre tours depart from the west lobby.

Festival Theatre tours depart from the west lobby. 

Garden Tours
Festival Theatre grounds, 55 Queen Street, Fridays and Saturdays,
June 6 to September 13, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. (Garden_Tours on calendar)
45 minutes
30 people maximum

Let us guide you through the Festival Theatre’s beautifully landscaped grounds, including the spectacular Arthur Meighen Gardens. Led by garden enthusiasts, these 45-minute tours depart from the Shakespeare sculpture outside the south lobby.

Tours are conducted by the Friends of the Festival, a Stratford-based volunteer organization that provides countless hours of support to a variety of the Festival’s activities.

ALL NEW!  Exhibition:  Festival Treasures
Stratford Perth Museum, 4275 Huron Road, Stratford,
Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
July 1 through October 12

The Stratford Festival is partnering with the Stratford Perth Museum for this exhibition showcasing unique pieces from the Festival Archives’ collection: props, costumes, sketches, photos, videos, and other outstanding materials from Festival productions.
Admission to the Museum: $5 adults, $4 seniors/students, $3 children; free for Museum members. Space is accessible. No photography. To purchase, please click this symbol () next to your performance date on the calendar or visit



2014 Playbill List King LearCrazy for YouA Midsummer Night's DreamThe Beaux' StratagemMan of La ManchaAlice Through the Looking-GlassHay FeverKing JohnMother Courage and Her ChildrenAntony and CleopatraChristina, The Girl KingA Midsummer Night's Dream - a chamber play2014 Season

Sustaining support for the Forum
is generously provided by
Kelly & Michael Meighen and
the T.R. Meighen Foundation

Support for the 2014 Forum is
generously provided by
Nandita & Julian Wise


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