The Stratford Festival is dedicating three productions to the memory of three people who had close ties to Stratford.

In the past few months Jean-Louis Roux, Suzanne Turnbull and Jack Merigold all passed away.

King Lear will be dedicated to Roux, who was an actor and director, King John will be dedicated to Turnbull, who was an acting coach, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream will be dedicated to Merigold, who was a stage manager. 

King Lear opens on May 26thKing John opens on May 28th, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream opens on May 31st.