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    Welcome to STRATFEST@HOME, the Stratford Festival’s digital streaming platform! Access world-renowned theatre, dance and music performances and keep up with all of the new original content released weekly. With hundreds of series and films from theatre and arts organizations across the globe, STR...

  • RIOT (Rent)

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    A dramatic and often humorous look at six black Canadians of diverse backgrounds who share a Toronto house. Their lives unfold against the backdrop of civil unrest, which erupted when the Los Angeles police officers on trial for the beating of Rodney King are acquitted. The fracas outside keeps i...

  • Serving Elizabeth (Rent)

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    IN THE SCRIPT OF HISTORY, WHO GETS A SPEAKING ROLE?

    In Kenya in 1952, Mercy, a restaurant proprietor, is hired to cater the impending visit of Princess Elizabeth, soon to be Queen. In 2015, another story unfolds in London, England, where a young Kenyan-born Canadian, Tia, is working as an intern...

  • Caesar and Cleopatra (2009) (Rent or Buy)

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    The celebrated wit of George Bernard Shaw makes sparkling comedy of political drama as veteran strategist Julius Caesar becomes mentor to the enchanting teenage queen of Roman-occupied Egypt. From her first timid encounter with Caesar under a desert moon, Cleopatra grows in strength to become a d...

  • Twelfth Night (2012) (Rent or Buy)

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    Shipwrecked on the coast of Illyria, and believing her twin brother drowned, Viola adopts male disguise and enters the service of Duke Orsino, only to find herself entangled in a triangle of unrequited love. Meanwhile, in the household of the Countess Olivia, Sir Toby Belch - portrayed by the gre...

  • The Tempest (2010) (Rent or Buy)

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    Christopher Plummer stars as the sorcerer Prospero, former Duke of Milan, in this spectacular 2010 production, directed by Des McAnuff. Marooned with his daughter on a remote island populated only by spirits and the monstrous Caliban, Prospero uses his magical arts to raise a storm at sea, bringi...

  • Coriolanus (Rent or Buy)

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    THE FASTER YOU RISE, THE HARDER YOU FALL

    He’s fearless on the battlefield – but in the pitfall-laden world of politics, he’s doomed by his contempt for the common people. This stunning production from the Stratford Festival and genre-defying director Robert Lepage explores the age-old tensions t...

  • Macbeth (Rent or Buy)

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    Surrender to a haunting story of ambition and its dark consequences, as a military hero and his wife conspire to seize the throne of Scotland.

  • King Lear (Rent or Buy)

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    A Kingdom divided, a family destroyed, the faithful banished and the hateful left to wreak inhuman havoc in the realm. Four hundred years after it was written, King Lear resonates as never before. Starring the incomparable Colm Feore in the role of a lifetime. Filmed at the Stratford Festival in ...

  • The Tempest (Rent or Buy)

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    FORGIVE AND BE FREE

    A long-deposed ruler uses magical arts to raise a storm and bring within her power the enemies who robbed her of her throne and marooned her and her daughter on a remote island – but what revenge does she mean to take? This production of Shakespeare’s great drama of loss and ...

  • Hamlet (Rent or Buy)

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    From the Stratford Festival's 2015 season. 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. Jonathan Goad is witty and courageous in the title role, but also ...

  • The Taming of the Shrew (Rent or Buy)

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    Courtship or conquest? The breaking down of a defiant spirit - or a breakthrough that liberates a heart deprived of love? Will you ever see a battle of wills that's fiercer or funnier - or more hotly controversial?

  • Henry VIII (Rent or Buy)

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    DEATH OF A MARRIAGE, BIRTH OF AN ERA

    The Stratford Festival presents Shakespeare’s Henry VIII, a searing drama about one of the most fascinating, romantic, yet brutal periods in history. When England’s King Henry falls for the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn, he must somehow remove his beloved ...

  • King John (Rent or Buy)

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    When the rule of a hedonistic and mercurial king is questioned, rebellion, assassination and excommunication ensue, culminating in the chilling attempt to commit an atrocity against a child, whose mother's anguished grief cannot atone for her blinkered ambitions for her son. With commanding perfo...

  • The Adventures of Pericles (Rent or Buy)

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    A storm at sea brings love into the life of Pericles, Prince of Tyre; another snatches it away. This magical production of Shakespeare's epic tale follows a fairy-tale hero on a miraculous journey as fate guides the wandering hero to one of literature's most poignant reunions. Evan Buliung gives ...

  • Romeo and Juliet (Rent or Buy)

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    PASSION’S FLAME CONSUMES ALL

    Falling headlong in love, two teenagers defy the long-simmering hatred between their families. But daring to love one’s enemy comes with a terrible cost, and the needless sacrifice of young lives brings this heartbreaking story to its tragic conclusion. Filmed at the...

  • Antony and Cleopatra (Rent or Buy)

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    Reason and judgement prove no match for the tsunami of mutual passion engulfing Mark Antony, one of the three joint rulers of the Roman republic, and Cleopatra, the seductive queen of Egypt. Surrendering everything to their desires, they open the floodgates to a civil conflict that will shake the...

  • Othello (Rent or Buy)

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    WHEN PASSION MEETS POISON

    Whispers of suspicion feed irrational jealousy in Shakespeare’s gripping psychological drama, filmed at the Stratford Festival in 2018. An interracial couple, Othello and Desdemona, defy prejudice to be united in marriage. But deadly malice lurks where the newlyweds lea...

  • Merry Wives of Windsor (Rent or Buy)

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    MISTRESSES OF MISCHIEF

    In this rollicking Shakespeare comedy, two women come up with a hilarious plan to teach their would-be seducer the error of his ways, while their husbands draw their own conclusions. This production from the Stratford Festival is set in the 1950s in a town not unlike Strat...

  • Love's Labour's Lost (Rent or Buy)

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    Four young men swear off women to devote themselves to learning - only to fall for four attractive newcomers. Shakespeare's language reaches its most virtuosic heights in a vivacious comedy that will dazzle and delight.

  • Timon of Athens (Rent or Buy)

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    WHEN THEY ONLY LIKE YOU FOR YOUR MONEY

    Timon’s compulsive generosity makes him the most popular man in Athens – until his funds run out. Now, embittered by ingratitude, what will he do when his city comes under attack? From the Stratford Festival comes a remarkable production of one of Shakespea...