Stratford Festival On Film is sponsored by Sun Life as part of their Making the Arts More Accessible™ program.

Support for Stratford Festival On Film is generously provided by The John and Myrna Daniels Charitable Foundation, Laura Dinner & Richard Rooney, the Jenkins Family Foundation, the Henry White Kinnear Foundation, Ophelia & Mike Lazaridis, The Catherine and Maxwell Meighen Foundation, Sandra & Jim Pitblado, the Slaight Family Foundation, Robert & Jacqueline Sperandio, and an anonymous donor.

The Meighen Forum is supported through an endowed gift from Kelly & Michael Meighen and the T.R. Meighen Family Foundation.

ON DEMAND

KING LEAR

An aging monarch resolves to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, with consequences he little expects. His reason shattered in the storm of violent emotion that ensues, with his very life hanging in the balance, Lear loses everything that has defined him as a king - and thereby discovers the essence of his own humanity.
WINNER - Best Performing Arts Program   Canadian Screen Awards 2016
House Program: King Lear

CORIOLANUS

See Robert Lepage's breathtaking production that explores the age-old tensions that still tear at the heart of democracy. There's one visual surprise after another in this fast paced show.
House Program: Coriolanus

MACBETH

Surrender to a haunting story of ambition and its dark consequences, as a military hero and his wife conspire to seize the throne of Scotland.
House Program: Macbeth

THE TEMPEST

In Shakespeare's great drama of loss and reconciliation, a long-deposed ruler uses magical arts to bring within her power the enemies who robbed her of her throne and marooned her on a remote island. But what revenge does she mean to take?
House Program: The Tempest

LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST

Four young men swear off women to devote themselves to learning - only to fall for four attractive newcomers. Shakespeare's language reaches its most virtuosic heights in a vivacious comedy that will dazzle and delight.
House Program: Love's Labour's Lost

HAMLET

A ghostly visitor with a shocking secret, a daughter devastated by loss, a deadly duel - and the most famous question in all of drama. Just some of the reasons why Shakespeare's iconic tragedy will hold you spellbound.
House Program: Hamlet

KING JOHN

War is the inevitable result when the King of France demands that John relinquish his crown in favour of his nephew, the young Prince Arthur. Excommunication, attempted atrocity, rebellion and assassination all contribute to a political and personal turmoil that finds devastating expression in an anguished mother's grief for her son.
House Program: King John

THE ADVENTURES OF PERICLES

A storm at sea brings love into the life of Pericles, Prince of Tyre; another snatches it away. Many years must pass before fate guides the wandering hero to a poignant reunion with the family he thought he had lost forever.
House Program: The Adventures of Pericles

ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA

Reason and judgement prove no match for the tsunami of mutual passion engulfing Mark Antony, one of the three joint rulers of the Roman republic, and Cleopatra, the seductive queen of Egypt. Surrendering everything to their desires, they open the floodgates to a civil conflict that will shake the very foundations of their world.
House Program: Antony and Cleopatra

ROMEO AND JULIET

Falling headlong in love, two teenagers defy the long-simmering hatred between their families. But daring to love one's enemy comes with a terrible cost, as the needless sacrifice of young lives brings this heartbreaking story to its tragic conclusion.
House Program: Romeo and Juliet

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

Courtship or conquest? The breaking down of a defiant spirit - or a breakthrough that liberates a heart deprived of love? Will you ever see a battle of wills that's fiercer or funnier - or more hotly controversial?
Canadian Screen Awards 2017
WINNER -
Best Performing Arts Program
WINNER - Best performance by an actor in a leading role in a dramatic program or limited series - Ben Carlson
House Program: The Taming of the Shrew


STRATFORD FESTIVAL ON DEMAND

Support for Stratford Festival On Film is generously provided by The John and Myrna Daniels Charitable Foundation, Laura Dinner & Richard Rooney, the Jenkins Family Foundation, the Henry White Kinnear Foundation, Ophelia & Mike Lazaridis, The Catherine and Maxwell Meighen Foundation, Sandra & Jim Pitblado, the Slaight Family Foundation, Robert & Jacqueline Sperandio, and an anonymous donor.

THE MEIGHEN FORUM

Supported through an endowed gift from Kelly & Michael Meighen and The T.R. Meighen Family Foundation

OUR HISTORY


CRUCIAL CONVERSATIONS

THE 2019 LAB ENSEMBLE: BEYOND THE WESTERN CANON

Support for The Lab is generously provided by the Dalio Foundation and by an anonymous donor.

PODCASTS


Virtual All Ages Programs

 

 

Virtual Youth Programs

PerformancePlus

PerformancePlus includes an online study toolkit with discussion questions, lesson plans and interviews with cast and creative team members.

Support for PerformancePlus is generously provided by The John and Myrna Daniels Charitable Foundation

STUDY GUIDES

Tools for Teachers is sponsored by Canada Life