Come to Stratford early and stay late! Construction delays may be significant in summer 2019 so be sure not to miss out on any fun!

Hwy 6 to Embro/401: Replacement of large culvert Aug-Nov

Expect delays but road will not be closed. Hwy 7 detour is suggested as above, if there is an overlap.

Hwy 8 between Stratford and Shakespeare: In progress

Beginning in early June, stretches of this road between the west end of Shakespeare and the east end of Stratford will be reduced on weekdays to a single lane, with flag people controlling traffic in both directions. Delays may be lengthy, so please allow additional time for your trip. (Both lanes are expected to be open on evenings and weekends.)


Larry's Jazz Guys

Event Date: Monday Jul. 29th, 2019

Event Time: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Host: Stratford Festival

Contact: 1-800-567-1600


Larry's Jazz Guys Night Music, a special musical performance series at the Festival Theatre. Performances include: Music in Common with Maev Beaty on Monday, July 8. Some artists fight to push their art forward while others bask in the music of a fondly remembered past. Special guest Maev Beaty joins Derek Conrod (French horn), Heather Morrison (piano) and Peter Shackleton (clarinet) to explore how artists over the centuries confronted boundaries through words and music. Deal With the Devil on Monday, July 22. Stravinsky, best known for his groundbreaking orchestral works, composed L’histoire du Soldat (The Soldier’s Tale) as a small theatre chamber piece. Based on a Russian folk tale, it’s the story of a soldier who trades his violin to the devil for untold riches. Scott Wentworth joins Festival musicians as narrator of this masterpiece. Larry’s Jazz Guys on Monday, July 29. Trumpeter Larry Larson and his Guys offer the closest thing to having a private concert in your own home. Sit back, relax and enjoy their tasty mix of classics old and new! Why We Tell the Story: A Celebration of Black Musical Theatre on Monday August 12th. Marcus Nance, Alexis Gordon and Vanessa Sears perform songs from the African-American musical-theatre canon. With special guest Robert Markus. Canadian Classics with Dayna Manning on Monday August 19th. Canadian singer-songwriter Dayna Manning presents the never-ending story of song through original works and Canadian classics.

This event is wheelchair accessible.

Cost: Various, please consult Stratford Festival website.

Location: Festival Theatre, 55 Queen Street, Stratford, ON, N5A 6V2



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