BREAKING: Bomb Threat Shuts Down Ontario Festival

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The Stratford Festival announced they had a bomb threat and had to shut cancel the event.

“We’re saddened to announce that there was a bomb threat made against a Festival Theatre tonight. To ensure the safety of our patrons and staff we have canceled the Opening of The Tempest. All ticket buyers will be contacted and reimbursed by us.” said their Twitter account.

Stratford, Ont., police were called to the scene at 6:45 p.m. about explosives being placed at the festival.

The Festival is closed until investigation completes, more info here.