Stratford Arts & Culture Festival - 2019 Phoenix Season - September 07 - September 08, 2019

Stratford Forward


The Stratford Arts & Culture Festival wishes to express our gratitude to the following:


Our Donors and Sponsors, without whom this Festival would have remained a dream and not this amazing reality


Our tireless group of volunteers, led by Rosemary Martin Hayduk and Elizabeth Saint - we could not have the Festival without you


The Town of Stratford, especially Mayor Laura Hoydick, Mary Dean, Michael Downes, Karen Sportini, Karin Doyle, Larry Ciccarelli, Raynae Serra and all other town staff and officials who have helped on this journey


Margaret Bodell for her vision and passion for the Arts + Artisan Market and the Festival Makers - and from whom the Festival partnership was born 


David Wright for sharing his deep appreciation of the history of Stratford and rooting the Festival in tradition


David Scott and Josh Petrauskas of Wrigley's Business Products


The local and regional press who have supported our efforts, especially the Stratford Town Crier and its staff -


Stratford Library for its support and use of the Lovell Room

Global Scenic Services

Durham Bus Company

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Sharon Lawrence

Amanda Meeson & Sterling House

Connecticut Dance Conservatory

Academy of New England Ballet Company

Stratford Academy, Megan McCool, Kathy Signore, Elizabeth Litchfield

Andy Glad


Downtown Cabaret Theatre


Theatre Authority, Inc. for their cooperation in permitting the Artists to appear on this program from the The Performers’ Unions: 






And a true thank you to all of our contributing artists, artisans, performers, and the staff who have made this Festival a success


And above all, a thank you to all the supporters and patrons of the arts who have come to enjoy the Festival - we applaud you, for without an audience full of lovers of art, culture and entertainment, those things cannot exist





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