by Lynn on June 20, 2012

in The Passionate Playgoer

Wiser minds have prevailed and I have been re-instated to the Stratford Shakespeare Festival Press list for opening night press tickets. See the e-mail below, sent June 19 at 5:36 pm to me. The ire and support from the community has been heartening:

“Dear Lynn
Please accept our regrets for any over-hasty action on our part regarding your media tickets for the Stratford Shakespeare Festival. Upon reflection, we realize that critical debate is an essential part of any vibrant theatrical culture and that we should continue to provide you with reviewer’s tickets.”

Ann Swerdfager
Publicity Director

Stratford Shakespeare Festival
55 Queen Street | PO Box 520 | Stratford ON | N5A 6V2
Toll Free 1.800.561.1233 | Local 519.271.4040 x2297
Box Office: Toll Free 1.800.567.1600 | Local 519.273.1600

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1 George Hunka June 21, 2012 at 12:20 pm

I came across this via the Guardian theatre blog Website today, Lynn — and glad that the debacle has a happy ending.


2 Adam Raitanen June 21, 2012 at 11:57 pm

I’m more excited to read your review of Henry V than I am of actually seeing it!


3 Kent James July 16, 2012 at 1:39 am

Ms. Slotkin:

Taking away your tickets set a new standard for stupidity.

What is more heartening than Stratford’s quick turnaround and “The ire and support from the community” put together has been the grace with which you seem to have conducted yourself.