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Stratford Festival Special Concerts

Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Location: Tom Patterson Theatre

Uplifting and exciting musical entertainment from throughout the season.

Tom Wilson, July 10. From $39

An evening with Tom Wilson reveals his journey of identity through combinations of songs, stories and prose. Accompanied by pianist Jesse O’Brien, Tom’s performances have been described as literary recitals, spoken word pieces, but most notably as a workshop in storytelling. Punctuated with both heartbreaking and humorous real-life tales, Tom leaves audiences entertained with a sense of wonder and introspection.

Dayna Manning, July 24. From $29

Dayna Manning has it all: an unmistakable voice, compelling songwriting, and fingerpicking skills that are rarely rivaled. The JUNO-nominated singer-songwriter exemplifies the very best of what Canadian Folk can be, and if you ask around her hometown of Stratford, you’ll hear that she is simply mesmerizing in concert. The Forum is delighted to welcome singer-songwriter Dayna Manning back with select members of the Stratford Festival orchestra for this unique and intimate concert.

Ron Sexsmith, August 14.  From $39

Fresh off his whirlwind tour of the USA, Ireland, UK, and Europe (and in support his new album The Vivian Line), Ron Sexsmith returns to the Tom Patterson Theatre on August 14th, 2023. The Stratford Festival is delighted to host this internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter, and local resident, for a second year. He is a writer of songs that draw compact sketches of love and the trial of everyday life. Come enjoy this exquisite lyricist’s warmth and wit in an intimate solo concert featuring songs from his entire catalogue of work.



Jul 10 2023


7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Tom Patterson Theatre
111 Lakeside Dr, Stratford, ON N5A 3C1


Stratford Festival