June 10, 2022 – (St. John’s, NL) – The new musical comedy Tell Tale Harbour already has its next destination after it makes its world premiere at The Charlottetown Festival. After its summer run, the show and its original cast will pack up and head to Newfoundland and Labrador for a cross-province tour.
“Confederation Centre of the Arts is excited to partner with the Arts and Culture Centres to bring Tell Tale Harbour to Newfoundland and Labrador,” says Steve Bellamy, Confederation Centre’s CEO. “It’s a musical full of East Coast pride about the true meaning of home, so it couldn’t be a more fitting addition to the Come Home 2022 celebrations.”
The tour was announced by the Honourable Steve Crocker, Newfoundland and Labrador’s Minister of Tourism, Culture, Arts, and Recreation as part of the province’s Come Home 2022 programming.
“We are thrilled to be bringing Tell Tale Harbour to our province,” says the Honourable Andrew Furey, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador. “I want to say a very special thank you to our partners involved in making this happen, including Alan Doyle and Confederation Centre of the Arts in Prince Edward Island. We couldn’t have done this without your energy and support.”
Several members of the musical’s cast and creative team are Newfoundlanders, including director Jillian Keiley, and co-adaptors Alan Doyle and Edward Riche.
Tour dates in Newfoundland and Labrador include:
September 27 (Concert): Labrador West Arts and Culture Centre
September 29: Stephenville Arts and Culture Centre
October 1, 3: Corner Brook Arts and Culture Centre
October 5: Grand Falls-Windsor Arts and Culture Centre
October 7, 8: Gander Arts and Culture Centre
October 12, 13, 14, 15: St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre
For all performances dates of Tell Tale Harbour in Charlottetown and Newfoundland and Labrador, visit telltaleharbour.com.
Photo cutline: Come Home 2022 branding from the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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Tourism, Culture, Arts, and Recreation, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
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