Tales from the Road

Long-time company member Steven Burley blogs about life on the road with Driftwood and how twenty actors and crew survive six weeks on tour!

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Read this and other blogs from Driftwood Theatre and get a glimpse behind the scenes!

Reserve in advance for a chance to win!

All advance reservations will be entered into a contest to win a trip to Toronto for Play in a Pub on October 26

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Advance reservations get the best seats on the lawn, advance notice of weather alerts, discounts on chair and blanket rentals and more!

Hamlet, by William Shakespeare

A thrilling new adaptation presents the world's most famous play - with the brakes off. Onstage outdoors in communities across Ontario July 10-August 16, 2015.

Bard's Bus Tour 2015

The Bard's Bus Tour is Ontario's most accessible tour of theatre, bringing Pay What You Can outdoor theatre home to 25 communities every summer.

Shakespearience Festival

Coinciding with our annual Bard’s Bus Tour, Driftwood’s Shakespearience Festival is a free series of interactive and family-friendly workshops, chats and more!

Events across the province

Make the most of your next Driftwood performance by taking part in a Shakespearience Festival event nearest you.


Surviving the Tour, or: I Love Your Silly Faces

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Tales of tour survival from actor Steven Burley…. Listen.  I will tell you how we survive.  I’ve done it for many years. But, first: It’s windy in Peterborough.  It’s the kind of wind that comes on strong, then suddenly dies, and in that moment of calm, before the next push, it’s like the trees whisper […]