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The Stratford Festival: Beginnings - Part 1 (Jun. 2010 Encore)

The Stratford Shakespeare festival, located in Stratford, Ontario, is North America's largest classical repertory theatre. It grew from humble beginnings in a leaky tent into a revered institution.

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