It’s Opening Week at the Stratford Festival

Stratford Festival. Image credit: Twitter page/ Stratford Festival


May 29, 2022… The Stratford Festival’s 71st season launches officially this week with the openings of five productions across all four theatres starting Tuesday, May 30thKing LearMonty Python’s SpamalotCasey and Diana, Rent and Grand Magic.

There are eight more openings to follow in June, July and August: Much Ado About NothingA Wrinkle in TimeRichard IIWedding BandWomen of the Fur TradeLes Belles-SoeursFrankenstein Revived and Love’s Labour’s Lost.

Further details of Opening Week are outlined below, along with access to production photos.

Tuesday, May 30

7:30 p.m. King Lear

Festival Theatre, 55 Queen Street

Run Time 2:55

Red carpet timing:

6 p.m. Red Carpet begins

6:30 p.m. Stratford Police Pipes and Drums parade to the Festival Theatre

7:30 p.m. Performance begins

10:30 p.m. After party in the lobby

Wednesday, May 31

8 p.m. Monty Python’s Spamalot

Avon Theatre, 99 Downie Street

Run Time: 2:15

Thursday, June 1

8 p.m. Casey and Diana

Studio Theatre, 34 George Street East

Run Time: 2:45

Friday, June 2

8 p.m. Rent

Festival Theatre, 55 Queen Street

Run Time: 2:40

Saturday, June 3

8 p.m. Grand Magic

Tom Patterson Theatre, 111 Lakeside Drive

Run Time: 2:37

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