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Stratford Festival 2022 Playbill

By Keith Tomasek, February 3, 2022

News about The Stratford Festival 2022 playbill was just released.

Highlights Include:

  • Amaka Umeh becomes Stratford’s first Black woman to play the title role in Hamlet.
  • Colm Feore appears in two productions: Richard III and The Miser.
  • Almost 40 actors make their Stratford Festival debuts.
  • Four world premieres including award-winning author and plawright Ann-Marie MacDonald’s Hamlet-911

Sandra Caldwell, Chelsea Preston, Jennifer Rider-Shaw. Photo by David Hou.

Stratford Festival 2022 Playbill


All’s Well That Ends Well
Directed by Scott Wentworth
June 14 to October 29 | Opens Friday, July 8
Tom Patterson Theatre

May 14 to October 28 | Opens Thursday, June 2
Directed by Peter Pasyk
Festival Theatre

Richard III
Directed by Antoni Cimolino
May 10 to October 30 | Opens Saturday, June 4
Tom Patterson Theatre


Based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins | Script adaptation by David Thompson
Directed and Choreographed by Donna Feore
April 6 to October 30 | Opens Friday, June 3
Festival Theatre


By Jani Lauzon and Kaitlyn Riordan
Directed by Jani Lauzon
August 23 to October 29 | Opens Sunday, September 11
Studio Theatre

Every Little Nookie
By Sunny Drake
Directed by ted witzel
June 18 to October 1 | Opens Saturday, July 9
Studio Theatre

By Ann-Marie MacDonald | Based on an idea developed by Alisa Palmer, Vita Brevis Arts
Directed by Alisa Palmer
July 28 to October 2 | Opens Thursday, August 25
Studio Theatre

Little Women
Based on the novels Little Women and Good Wives by Louisa May Alcott
World première of Jordi Mand’s new stage adaptation
Directed by Esther Jun
June 11 to October 29 | Opens Thursday, July 7
Avon Theatre


Death and the King’s Horseman
By Wole Soyinka
Directed by Tawiah M’Carthy
August 11 to October 29 | Opens Saturday, August 27
Tom Patterson Theatre

The Miser
By Molière | In a new version by Ranjit Bolt
Directed by Antoni Cimolino
August 9 to October 29 | Opens Friday, August 26
Festival Theatre

Details Details:

The 2022 Stratford Festival playbill has something for everyone! The 2022 season will run from April 6 to October 30, 2022, across all of the Festival’s four indoor theatres and will include more than 150 events in the Meighen Forum.

Tickets for the Stratford Festival 2022 season will be released as follows:

  • Members can order tickets online at noon March 6, 2022, and by phone at 9 am on March 7.
  • Non-members can order tickets online at noon on March 18, 2022, and by phone at 9 am on March 19.

For more information, contact the call centre at 1.800.567.1600 or visit

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Stratford Festival 2022 Playbill

Keith Tomasek
11 February 2022
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