Stratford News Stratford Festival announces 2022 season SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Tuesday, Nov. 23rd, 2021 (Image supplied by Stratford Festival). The Stratford Festival’s 2022 season will feature ten major productions in four theatres. The festival’s 70th season will run from early April until the end of October and will include the grand opening of the new Tom Patterson Theatre. The $70-million theatre was originally scheduled to open in the spring of 2020 before the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of the productions that will make up the season include Hamlet, Little Women, and 1939. You can click here to learn more.