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Martha Henry


B: February 17, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan
D: October 21, 2021 in Stratford, Ontario

Often referred to as “the first lady of the Canadian stage,” Martha Henry was 83 when she died of cancer at her home in Stratford, Ontario. Her passing came just 12 days after she gave her final performance in Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women at the festival on October 9.

Also see: Remembering Martha Henry.
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Also see: Shakespeare in Love, Revisited.