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Monday, 25 August 2008

Stratford Shakespeare Festival Announces 2009 Season

In a press release on August 18, the Stratford Shakespeare Festival announced it's 2009 playbill:

Macbeth by William Shakespeare, at the Festival Theatre, Directed by Des McAnuff
A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare, at the Festival Theatre, Directed by David Grindley
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare at the Avon Theatre, Directed by James MacDonald
Bartholomew Fair by Ben Jonson, at the Tom Patterson Theatre, Directed by Antoni Cimolino
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, translated and adapted by Anthony Burgess, at the Festival Theatre, Directed by Donna Feore
The Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov, at the Tom Patterson Theatre, Directed by Martha
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, at the Avon Theatre, Directed by Brian Bedford
And a companion piece, Ever Yours, Oscar, a one-man performance compiled by Peter Wylde from the letters of Oscar Wilde, at the Tom Patterson Theatre, Directed by and featuring Brian Bedford
Phèdre by Jean Racine, in a new translation by Timberlake Wertenbaker (World première), at the Tom Patterson Theatre
The Trespassers by Morris Panych (World première), Directed by Morris Panych
Zastrozzi by George F. Walker, Directed by Jennifer Tarver
Rice Boy by Sunil Kuruvilla (no director as of yet)
West Side Story based on a conception of Jerome Robbins, at the Festival Theatre.
Book by Arthur Laurents, Music by Leonard Bernstein. Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Directed by Gary Griffin, Choreographed by Sergio Trujillo
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, at the Avon Theatre. Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart. Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Directed by Des McAnuff, Choreographed by Wayne Cilento

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