Stratford, Ontario

What is Stratford, Ontario known for?


water service

Station and ran on a route through Stratford, Ontario, Port Huron (Port Huron, Michigan), Flint (Flint, Michigan), Lansing (Lansing, Michigan), and Battle Creek, Michigan and South Bend, Indiana. The route between Battle Creek and Port Huron is still served by Amtrak trains 365 and 364 now called the '''''Blue Water''''' service. '''''The Maple Leaf''''' name was later applied to a joint Lehigh Valley Railroad Canadian National overnight service between New York


record number

Buildings. * 1997 - Nations in Bloom crowns Stratford the "Prettiest City in the World." * 2003 - The Stratford Festival of Canada celebrated its 50th season, welcoming 672 924 patrons to 18 plays. This was a record number of playgoers during the 50 seasons. The Avon Theatre realised a complete renewal and the Studio Theatre, a fourth theatre space seating 250 people, was added. * 2009 - Canada 3.0 brings 1500 people to Stratford. Transportation Historically


lead role

; Theatermania.com, August 17, 2009 Stephen Ouimette played Hysterium. Mirvish Productions presented the earlier Stratford production at the Canon Theatre, Toronto, in December 2010 through January 2011. Bruce Dow and Sean Cullen were alternates in the lead role. Nestruck, J. Kelly. "Theatre Review. 'A Funny Thing


service running

?ID C936B52B-E33D-1774-CAAC9C7B971A4250 publisher Robin Hood Tours & Maxey Travel accessdate 17 November 2012 Within the city, Stratford Transit provides the local bus service, running every half hour six days a week. The Stratford Municipal Airport (CYSA) is located just north of the city


role

History" Stratfordfestival.ca, accessed August 16, 2011 Bruce Dow originally performed the role of Pseudolus, but was forced to withdraw from the entire 2009 season due to an injury, and the role was then performed by Sean Cullen as of September 5, 2009. Bacalzo, Dan. "Sean Cullen to Replace Injured Bruce Dow in Stratford 'Forum' "

; Theatermania.com, August 17, 2009 Stephen Ouimette played Hysterium. Mirvish Productions presented the earlier Stratford production at the Canon Theatre, Toronto, in December 2010 through January 2011. Bruce Dow and Sean Cullen were alternates in the lead role. Nestruck, J. Kelly. "Theatre Review. 'A Funny Thing

Dow . On July 18, 2011, it was announced that the production will move to La Jolla Playhouse and play from November 18 until December 31. On October 4, 2011 it was announced that this production would transfer to the Neil Simon Theatre on Broadway (Broadway Theatre), with previews beginning March 1, 2012 and an official opening on March 22, 2012 with Tom Hewitt (Tom Hewitt (actor)) taking over the role of Pilate.


play roles

; ref Theatre-goers, actors, and playwrights flock to Stratford to take part — many of the greatest Canadian, British, and American (United States) actors play roles at the Stratford festival. It was one of the first and is still one of the most prominent arts festivals (festival) in Canada and is recognized worldwide for its productions of Shakespearean plays. Following her schooling at Owen Sound Collegiate and Vocational Institute she attended the teachers college in Stratford (Stratford, Ontario), and afterwards taught in schools in southwest Ontario. While working in Sharon (Sharon, Ontario), Macphail became active politically, joining the United Farmers of Ontario (UFO) and its women's organization, the United Farm Women of Ontario. She also became a columnist for the ''Farmers' Sun'' around this time. * London (London, Ontario) is home to the Grand Theatre (Grand Theatre, Ontario). * Stratford (Stratford, Ontario) is best known for the Stratford Shakespeare Festival. * Niagara-on-the-Lake is best known for the Shaw Festival. *


series bizarre

. DATE OF BIRTH 1959-06-29 PLACE OF BIRTH Stratford (Stratford, Ontario), ON (Ontario), CAN (Canada) DATE OF DEATH Akin first came to prominence in the early 1980s when he performed on the zany comedy series ''Bizarre (Bizarre (TV series))''. Other recognizable roles include computer expert Norton Drake from ''War of the Worlds (War of the Worlds (TV series))'', an American television series that went off the air in 1990. His recurring role as Charlie DeSalvo


title role

; from John Donne. Two years earlier, Wright had died in a house fire in Stratford, Ontario. He portrayed Ichabod Crane in the 1999 TV film ''The Legend of Sleepy Hollow'' which aired on Odyssey (Hallmark Channel). He played the title role in "The Trouble With Harry", an episode of the television series ''Twice in a Lifetime (Twice in a Lifetime (TV series))'' directed by David Winning. He was Leonardo da Vinci in ''Leonardo: A Dream of Flight'' in 2002

in ''Highlander: The Series'' has also brought him much recognition. In ''Shake Hands with the Devil (Shake Hands with the Devil (2007 film))'', he portrays Kofi Annan, then United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations. In 2007, Akin will be performing at the Stratford Festival of Canada, a prestigious summer-long celebration of theatre held each year in Stratford (Stratford, Ontario), Ontario, Canada. He is cast in the title role of William


band great

Manning , Graham Van Pelt of Miracle Fortress, Darren Dumas of The Salads, John Till, who backed Janis Joplin, and Ken Kalmusky, who played with Ian & Sylvia's Great Speckled Bird (Great Speckled Bird (band)). During their early careers, Manuel, Till and Kalmusky were members of the Stratford group, The Revols, and later became members of Ronnie Hawkins' (Ronnie Hawkins) backing group, The Hawks. Ken Kalmusky's son David Kalmusky, is a Juno awarded


production history'

South, Ontario Perth South Southwest West Perth South (Perth South, Ontario) Northwest (Category:Stratford, Ontario) The Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Stratford (Stratford, Ontario), Ontario, Canada production ran from June 11 to November 7, 2009, with Des McAnuff directing and Wayne Cilento as choreographer. (no author). "Stratford Production

History" Stratfordfestival.ca, accessed August 16, 2011 Bruce Dow originally performed the role of Pseudolus, but was forced to withdraw from the entire 2009 season due to an injury, and the role was then performed by Sean Cullen as of September 5, 2009. Bacalzo, Dan. "Sean Cullen to Replace Injured Bruce Dow in Stratford 'Forum' "

Stratford, Ontario

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'''Stratford''' is a city on the Avon River (Avon River (Ontario)) in Perth County (Perth County, Ontario) in southwestern (Southwestern Ontario) Ontario, Canada, with a population of 30,886 as of 2011 (Canada 2011 Census).

When the area was first settled by Europeans in 1832, the townsite and the river were named after Stratford-upon-Avon, England. It is the seat (County seat) of Perth County (Perth County, Ontario). Stratford was incorporated as a town in 1859 and as a city in 1886. The first mayor was John Corry Wilson Daly and the current mayor is Dan Mathieson. The swan has become a symbol of the city. Each year twenty-four white swans and two black swans are released into the Avon River. The town is well known for being the home of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival.

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