The entries are rolling in…

We’re started to receive some great entries for our Brush up your Shakespeare contest and cannot wait to see more of your photos in the coming weeks!

You have until December 13, 2012 to take a photo of yourself reading Shakespeare in the most outlandish place you can imagine and send it to us! What’s in it for you? A pair of tickets to our 2013 opening night of Romeo and Juliet!  Click here for full contest details!

Here are a few of the photos that we’ve received:

In a canoe in the backyard…
Brush up your Shakespeare Contest -- Heidi Van Patten

At the Santa Claus parade…
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A bit of lunch break reading…


Playing Miranda from The Tempest at a conference…

Tempest KL in wig 2012

In the middle of tap class…
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Even your cat can join in…



Snuggled up with R&J…



More Shakespeare snuggles…

stephanie3Upside down…


What’s the prize? 
You could win a pair of tickets to our 2013 opening night performance of Romeo and Juliet, along with a copy of our Shakespeare Lover’s Journal so that you can keep track of all of your Shakespearean adventures!

Contest rules:

  • Send photo entries to along with your first and last name, phone number, your twitter handle (if you have one) and your Stratford Festival patron account number.
  • You must be reading Shakespeare in your photo
  • Entries will be accepted between November 16, 2012, and December 13, 2012.*

The winner will be chosen by selected Festival staff members and will be announced on December 14, 2012, through our Facebook page, Twitter account, blog and Google+ page. The winner will also receive a personal e-mail confirming their winning entry.

*Failure to include any of the information required above will render submissions null and void. By sending in your entries you allow the Festival to use your photos and to share them through our social media channels. To retrieve your Stratford Festival patron account number, log into our website and click on “My Account.” Opening night performance is on May 27, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. The winner is responsible for their own transportation to and from the theatre.


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