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STRATFORD FESTIVAL GETS 20M FROM TRUDEAU GOVERNMENT FOR NEW TOM PATTERSON THEATRE

first_img Facebook It will cost $68 million with federal and provincial governments contributing $20 million each. The rest will come from fundraising efforts by the festival itself.READ MORE Advertisement Stratford Festival has two-thirds of the money it needs to build its new Tom Patterson Theatre after Minister of Canadian Heritage Mélanie Joly announced a $20 million contribution by the federal government on Monday.“Cultural and recreational infrastructure make our communities places where families can play, where neighbours can meet, and where Canadians can celebrate the many cultures that make up our country,” Joly said in a news release.The festival unveiled its plan to build a completely new Tom Patterson Theatre, on the grounds of the existing building, back in August.The new theatre design is by Siamak Hariri, an architect with Toronto-based firm Hariri Pontarini. It will feature glass pane windows that are 75 centimetres wide and six and a third meters high with thin, wide bronze mullions between them. (Stratford Festival) Advertisement LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Advertisement Login/Register With: Twitterlast_img

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