Watch the drama transpire on stage with Stratford Festival Theatre tickets through TicketSmarter. Stratford Festival Theatre was founded in 1953 by local journalist Tom Patterson with the help of Tyrone Guthrie, who became the festival’s first artistic director. Formerly known as the Stratford Shakespearean Festival and the Shakespeare Festival, it is recognized around the world for its productions of Shakespeare plays. It is a temporary festival held annually in Stratford, Ontario, from April to October.
Although the festival primarily focuses on Shakespeare’s plays, you can also find different styles of theatre productions from Broadway musicals to contemporary plays. The festival features live music concerts, lectures and readings from authors. Find your Stratford Festival Theatre tickets easily through TicketSmarter and skip the trip to the box office at 55 Queen Street, Stratford, ON N5A 4M9.
There are four distinct venues of the festival. The Festival Theatre is the largest venue, with a seating capacity of 1,838. Seats from F23 to F37 offer a close view of the stage with a comfortable distance. Seats in row A in the balcony section provide excellent unobstructed sightlines to the stage. The Avon Theatre seats 1,083 and also offers two levels of seating. The two smallest venues are the Tom Patterson Theatre, which seats 487 guests and the Studio Theatre, which seats 260 guests. They are both beautiful venues that offer an intimate experience of the production. Browse the seating options with TicketSmarter’s easy-to-use seating chart and book your concert tickets quickly.
The festival spans several months and is packed with world-class entertainment. Travelers around the world flock to Stratford for the internationally-renown festival productions. Visitors can watch Shakespearean plays such as Othello, Henry VIII and The Tempest. Other theatre classics can be seen there such as The Crucible, The Music Man and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Contemporary playwrights are also featured on the schedule.
Live music can be found at the festival, including jazz, hip hop and classical music concerts. Past musicians that have performed at the festival include folk singers John Southworth and Gregory Hoskins. Search the schedule through TicketSmarter and book your seat with TicketSmarter’s interactive seating chart today.
The price of your ticket will alter depending on the event you’re attending and where your seat is located. $307.86 is the average price you’ll pay to attend any live event playing at Stratford Festival Theatre. Find great deals on seats located in the back of the venue. These seats are always the most affordable option and can cost as low as $101.00 a ticket. Premium seats right next to the action can go for as high as $650.00 a seat.
Stratford Festival Theatre has 159 upcoming live events scheduled.
Rent and King Lear are playing at Stratford Festival Theatre.
The Stratford Festival Theatre doors open typically 45 minutes before the event on April 12th, 2023 at 2:00pm. Fans attending Rent will want to arrive at the venue 30 - 60 minutes early to find parking near the venue.
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