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Stratford: The Stratford Festival holds a viewing party for “Pericles” on June 25
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Filled with music and brilliant spectacle, this epic story follows a fairy-tale hero on a miraculous journey to one of literature’s most poignant reunions. Evan Buliung gives a sweeping performance, portraying the dashing young prince with verve and swagger, and taking him into his elder years with sorrowful tenderness. “Moving and fun from beginning to end” (Broadway World), it is a story rarely told, and one you won’t soon forget.
with Evan Buliung, Deborah Hay & Scott Wentworth
Thursday, June 25, at 6:30 pm EDT
Director Scott Wentworth discusses his production with Evan Buliung, who plays Pericles, and Deborah Hay, who plays multiple roles as the women in his life.
THE ADVENTURES OF PERICLES LIVE VIEWING PARTY
Thursday, June 25, at 7 pm EDT
A storm at sea brings love into the life of Pericles, Prince of Tyre; another snatches it away. Many years must pass before fate guides the wandering hero to a poignant reunion with the family he thought he had lost forever.
MEET THE FESTIVAL: VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE
Saturday, June 27, at 10 am EDT
Members of the cast take your questions during this live Q&A.
With special guests: Marion Adler, Evan Buliung, David Collins, Deborah Hay, Jessica B. Hill and E.B. Smith.
BONUS CONTENT STREAMING FREE ON DEMAND
with Antoni Cimolino, Paul Edmondson & Stanley Wells
Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino enjoys a meeting of the minds with Sir Stanley Wells and Dr. Paul Edmondson, scholars of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in Stratford-upon-Avon, England.
IN GOOD COMPANY
with Richard Ouzounian & Geraint Wyn Davies
Geraint Wyn Davies chats with long-time Toronto Star theatre critic Richard Ouzounian, who directed him in the title role of the Stratford Festival’s 1986 production of Pericles.
FROM OUR ARCHIVES
Streaming Free On Demand
Featuring prominent social and cultural figures Jordan Banks, Anthony Lacavera, Heather Moyse and Susan Ormiston. Banks, global head of vertical strategy and managing director of Facebook Canada, hosts a panel discussion involving Lacavera, chair and chief executive officer of the Globalive Group and Wind Mobile, Moyse, a two-time Olympic gold medallist and Ormiston, a CBC senior correspondent.
Photo: Evan Buliung as Pericles and Deborah Hay as Thaisa. © 2015 Stratford Festival.