Mary’s Musings

Sad News

So sorry to hear of the death of Marti Maraden. She directed some of my favourite performances at Stratford: All’s Well That Ends Well and Much Ado About Nothing stand out in my mind. But it was her directing work for Drayton Entertainment that was so impressive. She brought a new dimension to Drayton Entertainment

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Dora Awards Winners 2023

And the recipients of the 2023 Dora Mavor Moore Awards are: OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION RECIPIENTS The recipients of Outstanding Production in each of the divisions are as follows: General Theatre: Red Velvet, Crow’s Theatre Independent Theatre: First Métis Man of Odesa, A Punctuate! Theatre Production, In Association with The Theatre Centre Musical Theatre: Alice In Wonderland, Bad Hats Theatre, presented by Soulpepper Theatre Opera: Bluebeard’s Castle, Against the

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Celebrating Pride at the Stratford Festival

Provided by the Stratford Festival A world première, new work by Brad Fraser and a week of events and performances dedicated to 2SLGBTQ+ interests and topics 2SLGBTQ+ stories take centre stage at the Stratford Festival for Pride Month and throughout the 2023 season. The month begins with the world première of Casey and Diana by Nick Green and directed by Andrew Kushnir, as well

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Rent hits the stage in Stratford – first performance of the season!

Media Release from Stratford Festival April 6, 2023… The Stratford Festival’s 2023 season begins this weekend with Rent directed by Thom Allison led by Andrea Macasaet, Robert Markus and Kolton Stewart. Jonathan Larson’s sensational rock musical is staged with heart and purpose at the iconic Festival Theatre. Inspired by Puccini’s opera La Bohème and set

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