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  • June 25, 2024–June 28, 2024

Tour status

We currently have three openings on this tour, and registrations are still being accepted past the published deadline until the tour is full.

Tour highlights

Join theatre experts Debra Freeberg and Gary Schmidt for a four-day trip to the Stratford Festival in Ontario. To make this experience available to more participants, we are offering a choice between two 2024 dates: June 25-28 or September 16-19 (sold out). 

The Stratford Festival has a different line-up of performances each week. The plays chosen for these tours:

June 25-28, 2024
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Something Rotten!
  • Twelfth Night
  • Wendy and Peter Pan (only in June)
  • Cymbeline (only in June)
September 16-19, 2024
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Something Rotten
  • Twelfth Night
  • Hedda Gabbler (only in September)
  • London Assurance (only in September)

Each itinerary includes daily group discussions led by Debra and Gary, a Festival Treasures tour of the warehouse and archives, plenty of free time, and all dinners included. See the Stratford Festival's 2024 season announcement for a brief synopsis of each performance.

Trip leaders

Debra Freeberg, professor of theatre emerita, and Gary Schmidt, professor of English, have led multiple CALL and student tours to the Shakespeare Festival. Each day, they'll host a discussion of the performances viewed the day before.

Cost, registration

The price for each tour is $1645 for double occupancy. The price for a solo room is $1970. Registration is open on the Witte Travel website.


Download the tour brochure (PDF) for the complete itinerary and tour details. If you wish to receive a paper copy of this tour brochure, please email with your mailing address.

Calvin tours are open to any friends of CALL and the Calvin Alumni Association who wish to travel with us. Explore other Calvin-sponsored tours, too.


Please register by Friday, June 21, 2024.

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