Stratford bomb threat hoax

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Nothing like front page news to bring up sagging Shake a spear sales.

Concidentally, I was going to go to a play this year. Mrs. Fakeologist vetoed it earlier, saying this year’s lineup was awful. Maybe she was right.

This story also helps reinforce the idea that there will be security checks in every public space, including grocery stores. Buy your scanner shares today.

At about 6:45 p.m., Stratford police received a call that explosives had been placed “at the Stratford Festival,” prompting the speedy evacuations of both the Festival and Avon theatres.

Monday’s bomb threat was the first time in the Stratford Festival’s years of performances that an opening night was cancelled. While protests in 2006 by a coalition of anti-poverty groups resulted in additional precautions, the performers still took to the stage as scheduled.

At an evening media conference, Stratford Festival officials shared plans to enhance its security measures, including the possibility of hiring additional security personnel and bag checks.

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