At last! The Tempest had its much-anticipated official opening, and we're pleased to say it was a triumph of art and spirit! Two more brilliant productions are now also in full swing: you won't want to miss the moving story of the three famous literary sisters in Brontë: The World Without or the powerful and mind-blowing spectacle of Coriolanus.
"Director Antoni Cimolino emphasizes the power of the island, unleashing puppetry, lighting effects and otherworldly costumes"
"Seeing it now is a joy"
"Even transcending the poetry of Shakespeare's text, [Martha] Henry delivers"
- Toronto Star
"Martha Henry is dazzling"
"Captivating performances and stunning design"
"The Tempest is a moving tribute to Martha Henry's stage magic"
"The sight of this titanic figure bidding adieu to her art, the poetry emerging from her lips with complete naturalness, is something to behold."
- NOW magazine
"Sparkling special effects"
"Stephen Ouimette displaying complete comic mastery"
"Graham Abbey and André Sills are a riveting double act"
"Martha Henry is most moving…a luminous love pouring out of her"
- The Globe and Mail
"4 out of 4 stars"
"a clear and cinematic version that's riveting, invigorating and smart.
"This is one you have to see...it's worth the trip, down the highway, across the country or, indeed, around the world.
- Globe and Mail
"a visually stunning theatrical experience"
"a stunning visual marriage of classic literature and modernistic technique
"a major hit for the Stratford Festival that will whet the appetites of old and new theatre-goers alike"
"nothing short of epic"
- Broadway World
"a thrilling and psychologically rich experience"
"masterful...electric world premiere"
"technically dazzling production"
- NOW Magazine
Brontë: The World Without
"Performances are all great"
"Actresses bring life to their characters and have a spot-on sisterly chemistry"
"Fascinating to observe"
"Emotions are all very relatable - each sister's respective struggle resonates with the audience"
- Broadway World