Volume 94, Issue 4

Friday, June 9, 2000


Stratford Festival opens a brilliant season
Gross triumphs as Hamlet

Anne Frank's diary lives on

Stratford Rundown

TED moves into T.O.

Y2K summer music showcase

Weekend debut sets off the Sirens

Stratford Rundown

The Stratford Festival of Canada, which runs from now until early November, offers an eclectic range of shows this season. The shows include:

Festival Theatre:

-Hamlet, by William Shakespeare

-The Three Musketeers, by Peter Raby (adapted from the novel by Alexandre Dumas)

-Fiddler on the Roof, by Joseph Stein, Jerry Brock and Sheldon Harnick (based on Sholem Aleichem stories)

-Tartuffe, by Moliere (translated by Richard Wilbur)

Avon Theatre:

-As You Like It, by William Shakespeare

-The Diary of Anne Frank, by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, (newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman)

-The Importance of Being Earnest, by Oscar Wilde

-Patience, in concert, by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan

Tom Patterson Theatre:

-Titus Andronicus, by William Shakespeare

-Medea, by Euripides, (freely adapted by Robinson Jeffers)

-Elizabeth Rex, by Timothy Findley with Paul Thompson

-Collected Stories, by Donald Margulies

-Oscar Remembered, by Maxim Mazumdar

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