The Stratford Festival has been setting the standard for classical theatre in North America for more than 60 years. Since the revolutionary first season, more than 26 million theatregoers from around the world have visited the Stratford Festival. Now partnering with SpectiCast, the acclaimed repertory theatre presents a series of exciting plays captured live on stage.
Working with renowned Producer and Director Barry Avrich, and his exceptional team at Melbar Entertainment, the plays are captured using 10 cameras and 128 tracks of sound to create a sensational high-definition, surround-sound experience remaining faithful to the stage version of the production.
Bear witness as Shakespeare’s most poetic love story comes to vivid life in cinemas nationwide. Vowing to devote themselves to study, the King of Navarre and his courtiers Dumaine, Longaville and Berowne swear off the company of women for three years. But no sooner is their oath taken than it is ... more
All hail Macbeth! Join us in cinemas nationwide and watch Macbeth claw his way to power in the stark world of the 11th century. Returning from victory on the battlefield where they have helped crush a rebellion against King Duncan of Scotland, the warriors Macbeth and Banquo are accosted by three... more
Shortly after John’s accession to the English throne, an ambassador from King Philip of France comes to his court to demand that John surrender his crown to his nephew, the young Prince Arthur. John refuses and prepares to mount an expedition against France, appointing as one of its leaders Phili... more
As a prelude to dividing his kingdom among his three daughters, the aging Lear, King of Britain, demands that each declare how much she loves him. The two eldest, Goneril and Regan, make eloquent speeches and are rewarded accordingly; but when the third and youngest daughter, Cordelia, refuses to... more
This culminating masterpiece of Shakespeare's career pits the desire for revenge against the demands of love and asks if man is capable of creating a brave new world. Filmed LIVE in high definition over three performances, this spectacular and griping play is captured by 14 high definition camera... more
CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA is a witty and seductive comedy about the relationship between a veteran Roman political strategist and an enchanting Egyptian teenage queen. Stratford's production was hailed by The New York Times as "the climactic event in the company's impressive current season." Now mov... more
After the assassination of Julius Caesar, the Roman world is ruled by a triumvirate consisting of Octavius Caesar, Marcus Aemilius Lepidus and Mark Antony. Much to Caesar’s disgust, however, Antony is neglecting his political and military responsibilities – and his wife in Rome – as he dallies in... more
Courtship or conquest? The breakdown of a defiant spirit or a breakthrough that liberates a heart deprived of love? From the world-renowned Stratford Festival, this scintillating production of Shakespeare’s boisterous comedy The Taming of the Shrew will stir your emotions as you follow the love s... more
A storm at sea brings love into the life of Pericles, Prince of Tyre, and another snatches it away. This magical production of Shakespeare’s epic tale, brought to the screen by the world-renowned Stratford Festival, is a delight for the eye and ear. Filled with music and brilliant spectacle, it f... more
A ghostly visitor with a shocking secret, a daughter devastated by loss, a deadly duel and the most famous question in all of drama: Shakespeare’s iconic tragedy will hold you spellbound. Hamlet has been called the greatest play in the English language, and this production from the world-renowned... more