A Story of Love and Courage from Newfoundland
Theatre Newfoundland Labrador’s production of Tempting Providence by Robert Chafe
Directed by Jillian Keiley
Starring: Deidre Gillard-Rowlings, Darryl Hopkins, Willow Kean, Robert Wyatt Thorne
In this elegant and beautifully staged production, Theatre Newfoundland Labrador shares the fascinating true-life story of Myra Bennett. Simply known as “The Nurse”, Bennett’s work in the 1920’s along the 200-mile stretch of rugged Newfoundland coast became legendary. Four actors transform a simple set into the Majestic splendor of Newfoundland in a tale that will touch your soul.
Tempting Providence has played to more than 70,000 people in more than 460 performances in 9 Canadian provinces, one territory, Ireland, England, Scotland, New Zealand, Australia and California.
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