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Rendering of the exterior of the new Tom Patterson Building

THE NEW TOM PATTERSON THEATRE CENTRE

The Stratford Festival would like to thank both the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario, which have each contributed $20 million to this project.

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A Theatre Worthy of Its Namesake

Tom Patterson is a local hero: a man who, by daring to dream, changed the face of his country and the economy of his hometown.

In 1952, with a $125 grant from City Council, Tom set out to establish a six-week Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Ontario. Now, 66 years later, the Stratford Festival operates year round and has welcomed 28 million theatregoers, generating billions of dollars’ worth of economic activity for the city. In 2020, to mark the 100thanniversary of his birth, the Stratford Festival will dedicate a glorious new theatre to Tom Patterson.

“The project will become one of the most important cultural venues in the country”
The Globe and Mail


A Legacy Building by a Renowned Architect

The new Tom Patterson Theatre Centre, located at 111 Lakeside Drive in Stratford, will be designed by Siamak Hariri, of Toronto-based Hariri Pontarini, an architect who is passionate about the transformative potential of architecture. Winner of more than 50 architectural awards, including the Governor General’s Medal in Architecture, Mr. Hariri is the architect behind the breathtaking Baha’i Temple of South America, and, closer to home, the Richard Ivey Building at Western University in London, as well as the Schulich School of Business at York University. His design will give Stratford a treasured landmark for generations to come.

TPT Project Update: November 15, 2018

Over the next two weeks the sheepsfoot roller will be required along the South side of the site. This is the equipment that caused vibrations to be felt in some residences along Water Street earlier this year.

This activity is essential for compacting the soil around the building's foundation.  

The roller will be in use on and off most days during the next two weeks.

Thank you for your interest in the project and your patience during construction.

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If you have any further questions, you can also write to us directly via email at tptinfo@stratfordfestival.ca or call 519.271.4040 x 5502.

 

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