Stratford, ON, Canada - a city on the Avon River in Perth County in southwestern Ontario, Canada.
- Every summer, this is home of the Shakespeare Festival, with artists from all over the world.
* From wikipedia: "The city's economy took a major turn when the Stratford Shakespeare Festival started in 1953. The annual festival now brings hundreds of thousands of theatre goers and tourists to the area. Celebrities such as Alec Guinness, Christopher Plummer, Peter Ustinov, Dame Maggie Smith, and William Shatner have performed at the festival. The Canadian novelist and playwright Timothy Findley performed in the first season, and had an ongoing relationship with the festival, eventually moving to Stratford in 1997."