Statement on the Stratford Festival

March 20, 2020

For Immediate Release

Stratford, ON – John Nater, Member of Parliament for Perth–Wellington is expressing his support for the Stratford Festival and the entire arts community following the theatre’s announcement today that it will be cancelling performances throught the end of May, and suspending rehearsals and season preparation.

“I want to thank the Stratford Festival for its leadership during this difficult time”, said MP Nater. “I pledge my continued support to both the arts and culture industry, as well as the countless other businesses that will be affected by the difficult necessary decision made by the Stratford Festival.”

 

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