Stratford, Ontario

What is Stratford, Ontario known for?


productions

; 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

that had been subject to Gilbert's copyright (other than Williamsons' authorised productions) was in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, in September 1961. In 1979, the Torbay branch of the Gilbert and Sullivan Society presented a centenary tribute to the world premiere performance of ''Pirates'' in Paignton, with a production at the Palace Avenue Theatre (situated a few metres from the former Bijou Theatre). A new production of Jesus Christ Superstar was mounted at the Stratford

Shakespeare Festival , in Stratford, Ontario, as part of its 2011 season. Performances began on May 16, 2011 and ran until November 6. The show is directed by Des McAnuff, director of the original Broadway productions of Jersey Boys and Big River (Big River (musical)) and of the 1993 Broadway production of Tommy (The Who's Tommy). Jesus is played sung by Paul Nolan, Judas by Josh Young, Mary Magdalene by Chilina Kennedy, Pontius Pilate by Brent Carver, and King Herod by Bruce


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for his portrayal of ''Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Sweeney Todd (musical))'' in the Stephen Sondheim musical. During these years, Cariou also appeared in a number of benefits, including ''A Christmas Carol'' for the Riverside Shakespeare Company in New York, playing Scrooge, with Helen Hayes, Raul Julia, and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, directed by W. Stuart McDowell at the Symphony Space in 1985. "Celebrity Reading Of 'A Christmas Carol'", ''The New York Times'', November 23, 1985. His next projects, the Alan Jay Lerner–Charles Strouse musical ''Dance a Little Closer'' (1983), Arthur Miller's sole musical, ''Up from Paradise'' (1983),  ''Teddy & Alice'' (1987), ''Ziegfeld'' (1988), and ''Lady in White'' (1988) proved to be far less successful. The City of Stratford (Stratford, Ontario) and Town of St. Marys (St. Marys, Ontario) are part of the census division, but are separated from the county for municipal purposes. The City of Stratford (Stratford, Ontario) and Town of St. Marys (St. Marys, Ontario) make up roughly half of the county's population, skewing the census data. Statistics without these two places are: * Land area:


educational series

, Ontario Stratford , Ontario. In the early 1980s, she starred (as herself, alongside Billy Van) in an educational series on computers called ''Bits and Bytes''. Produced by TV Ontario, the show was aired by PBS stations in the United States. '''St. Marys''' is a town in southwestern Ontario, Canada. It is located on the Thames River (River Thames, Ontario) southwest of Stratford (Stratford, Ontario) in Perth County (Perth County, Ontario), and surrounded


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City and Toronto. The last LV CN Maple Leaf ran on Feb. 4, 1961. Rain was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He studied acting at the Banff School of Fine Arts in Banff (Banff, Alberta), Alberta, as well as in London at the Old Vic School. As a stage actor, his long association with the Stratford Festival of Canada spans more than four decades. He has performed in many diverse roles on stage, most notably recognized for his performance at Stratford, Ontario Stratford


gold selling

, multiple gold selling, Grammy nominated producer, mixer and musician. Several international operatic singers reside in Stratford such as Baritone, James Westman, and Tenor, Roger Honeywell. Climate Stratford has a humid continental climate type (Köppen (Köppen-Geiger climate classification system): Dfb).


summer music

in Stratford. Stratford is also well known for its local swans, in 2013 it had 22 white swans and 1 black swan. Every year, the swans are marched to the river with an accompanying bagpipe band. Stratford Beacon Herald Stratford Beacon Herald Music The Stratford Summer Music Festival has been held for seven seasons and features indoor and outdoor

performances by international, classical, and world music artists as well as young Canadian performers around downtown Stratford. The Stratford Concert Band, a local wind ensemble, traces its history back to the GTR Employees Band, later named the CNR Employees' Band formed in 1907 by James Malone.

?Lang E&Geo1 CSD&Code1 3531011&Geo2 PR&Code2 35&Data Count&SearchText stratford&SearchType Begins&SearchPR 01&B1 All&Custom The City of Stratford at Statistics Canada * The Stratford Festival Official Website * Ovation Music Festival * Pictures of Stratford * Stratford Summer Music Festival


education style

programs and research opportunities. It is a forward-looking research, education and convergence centre that will drive the next generation of digital media applications and content models. Using a collaborative education style, the campus will bring students, leading researchers, businesses and entrepreneurs together to create, examine and commercialize opportunities in the digital media space. It is envisioned to quickly become a centrepiece for collaboration, learning and sharing through conferences


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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.


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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


television arts

''The Trojan Women'', directed by Marti Maraden, was performed at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival at the Tom Patterson Theatre in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, from May 14 to October 5, 2008 with Canadian actress Martha Henry as Hecuba. His family immigrated to Canada from England in 1948, settling in Feversham (Feversham, Ontario), Ontario. After a year studying radio and television arts at the Ryerson Institute (Ryerson University) in Toronto, Parsons looked for work at Ontario radio stations and eventually shortened his name to Tony Parsons. His first broadcasting job was as a country and western DJ at CJCS in Stratford (Stratford, Ontario), Ontario. He worked at various radio jobs in Stratford, Guelph, and Hamilton (Hamilton, Ontario), before landing in Toronto. After a brief stint with CHUM (CHUM (AM)) radio, he took his first television job as a reporter at CFTO-TV (CFTO-DT), a CTV (CTV Television Network) affiliate. In response, and also driven by the recent expansion of professional hockey in North America, seven OHA senior teams met to discuss forming a minor professional league that would be affiliated with the National Hockey League. Brantford (Brantford, Ontario) and Toronto were at the initial meeting, but had to bow out, and the remaining five teams became the inaugural members of the CPHL: Hamilton, London (London, Ontario), Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, Ontario), Stratford (Stratford, Ontario) and Windsor (Windsor, Ontario). Charles King of Windsor was made league president on August 4 and served in that role for all three seasons the CPHL operated. *St. Thomas (St. Thomas, Ontario) - Elgin County (Elgin County, Ontario) *Stratford (Stratford, Ontario) - Perth County (Perth County, Ontario) *Windsor (Windsor, Ontario) - Essex County (Essex County, Ontario) In ''The Lyre of Orpheus'', the executors of the will (Will (law)) of Francis Cornish (the subject of ''What's Bred in the Bone'') find themselves at the head of the "Cornish Foundation". The executors, Simon Darcourt, Arthur Cornish, and Maria Cornish, are called upon to decide what projects deserve funding. They decide that a hitherto-unfinished opera by E.T.A. Hoffmann will be staged at Stratford (Stratford, Ontario), Ontario; to this end, they hire a brilliant young composition student, Hulda Schnakenburg, to complete the opera as the work necessary to qualify her for a PhD., while Darcourt is charged with the completion of the libretto, which James Planché had attempted to write. ''The Lyre of Orpheus'' In the third novel, Simon Darcourt, Arthur Cornish, and Maria Cornish find themselves at the head of the "Cornish Foundation" and are called upon to decide what projects deserve funding. Their first essay into the world of humanist patronage is to support a precocious composer in completing an unfinished opera by E.T.A. Hoffmann entitled ''Arthur of Britain, or the Magnanimous Cuckold'', and then bringing it to the stage at Stratford (Stratford, Ontario), Ontario. The novel follows the course of this project from inception to completion. At the same time, the archetypes in the opera are reflected in the personal lives of those involved: Arthur and Maria as the central "ruling" couple, Arthur's best friend Geraint Powell, a Welsh actor-turned-director as Lancelot, Simon Darcourt as the household cleric and writer, and so on. In this final novel, archetypes tie together the three levels of Arthurian, Romantic, and modern characters. Before entering public life, Wilkinson was a financial planner in Stratford (Stratford, Ontario). He is a certified financial planner and a founder of ''Wilkinson & Keller Financial Planning Ltd'', John Wilkinson Biography he is also a former chair of the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation. He also worked as the finance chair of his church organization for seven years. In 2002, he was awarded the ''Julia Award'' from the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Association for his volunteer work. '''Harry Thomas "Tom" Patterson''', OC (Order of Canada), O.Ont (Order of Ontario) (June 11, 1920 – February 23, 2005) was a Stratford, Ontario born journalist who went on to found the Stratford Festival of Canada, the largest theatre festival in Canada. Born in Stratford, Ontario, he graduated in medicine from the University of Toronto in 1947, worked for two years at the Grenfell Medical Mission in Newfoundland (Newfoundland and Labrador), and spent one year as the McLaughlin Fellow in Oxford, England. Salter then returned to join the medical staff at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto in 1955. He was later was appointed Surgeon-in-Chief. During her career, she spent several seasons at the Stratford Festival of Canada in Stratford, Ontario and has appeared in a number of television series and motion pictures. Grimes has also entertained at various New York City night clubs and recorded several albums of songs; she also recited poetry as part of a 1968 solo act in the Persian Room of the Plaza Hotel. Her voice can be heard in romantic duets on some of Ben Bagley's anthology albums of Broadway songs under his Painted Smiles record label. In 1982, she hosted the final season of ''CBS Radio Mystery Theater''. In 1983 Grimes was dismissed from her co-starring role in the Neil Simon play ''Actors and Actresses'', reportedly due to an inability to learn her lines. "Tammy Grimes Dismissed From Play", The New York Times, 12 February 1983 North Wellesley (Wellesley, Ontario) West Stratford (Stratford, Ontario), Shakespeare (Shakespeare, Ontario) Center New Hamburg On May 20, 2010, Haliburton applied to the CRTC to acquire CJJM-FM in Espanola, Ontario, which was owned by Joco Communications and received approval on August 12, 2010. Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2010-565 Formerly branded as Joco Radio, the station was rebranded as Moose FM in September 2010. The company also announced subsequent deals to acquire CJJM's former sister station CFSF-FM in Sturgeon Falls (Sturgeon Falls, Ontario), Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2010-935 as well as CJCS and CHGK-FM in Stratford (Stratford, Ontario); these transactions were approved by the CRTC on February 21, 2011. "Haliburton Broadcasting Group Inc. buys three Ontario radio stations". Canadian Press, September 17, 2010. Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2011-110 Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2011-111 * Prescott (Prescott, Ontario) - NEW 107.9 (107.9 FM Prescott, Ontario) * Stratford (Stratford, Ontario) - CJCS, CHGK-FM * Sturgeon Falls (Sturgeon Falls, Ontario) - CFSF-FM October events * October 3 - Grand Trunk Railway begins converting its track between Stratford, Ontario, and Montreal from 5 ft 6 in (1,676 mm) (broad gauge) to

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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