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We are excited to offer 20% off tickets to Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland’s Between Breaths.

The 20% discount will be automatically applied to your cart during checkout.

 

About Between Breaths

Inspired by the true story of Dr. Jon Lien – known as the Whale Man – Between Breaths is a profoundly emotional memory play that sails through Dr. Jon’s life and the dangerous work of saving whales trapped in fishing nets off Newfoundland’s coast. Often risking his very life in the water with the formidable and frightened animals, Dr. Jon would seek to earn their trust as much as the fishermen’s. He looked for the best way to free whales while doing as little damage to the fishing gear as possible. Over his long career, Dr. Jon saved over 500 whales and earned the respect of the island’s fishermen, but his biggest fight came at the end of his life as dementia progressively conquered his body and mind.

“…Forty tons of muscle, fat, and bone, launched like a rocket. A Breach. No one’s entirely sure of why they do it. I might be tempted to say it’s nothing if not joy…”

Featuring an evocative live score by Newfoundland’s Juno-nominated The Once, Between Breaths is a beautiful and poignant play about the parts of ourselves we hold on to after everything else is gone. Sponsored by CAA Atlantic and presented by Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland.

Please be advised that this production includes mature language

 

Purchase Concessions

All concessions must be purchased in advance of the performance. Call the box office to pre-order concessions for you and your group, that will be delivered directly to your seat. The box office is open Monday – Friday from 12 noon – 5 pm at 1-800-565-0278.

 

Audience Guidelines

The health and of our patrons and employees is our top priority. Please review the below guidelines or take a few moments to watch our COVID messaging video prior to your arrival.

Masks are mandatory and must be worn at all times in the theatre (unless eating or drinking)
Please stay in your designated seat inside the theatre. If you have to leave, please follow the guidance of staff for direction
Kindly observe capacity limits in washrooms and elevators
Refrain from gathering in groups in common areas
Please maintain physical distancing of 6 ft. between parties when possible and observe directional signage throughout the building at all times
Please do not attend this event if you are experiencing any COVID related symptoms

 

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HOURS OF OPERATION

Building Hours

8am – 6pm, Monday – Sunday

Art Gallery

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Daily

Box Office

9 a.m – 8 p.m. Monday – Saturday
Please call 1-800-565-0278 or 902-566-1267 for information.

The Story of Confederation 

June
Mon-Sat: 10am-3pm

July- August
Mon-Sat: 9am-5pm
Sun: 12-5pm

September
Mon-Sat: 10am-3pm


What are Relaxed Performances?

 

Sometimes referred to as sensory-friendly experiences, Relaxed Performances give the opportunity for those with various sensitivities towards sensory stimuli to experience and enjoy live theatre.

These performances will be designed in a way to be more comfortable for audience members who may experience anxiety or are not comfortable with some aspects of a traditional theatre setting. This can include people on the Autism Spectrum and their families; those with sensory and communicative disorders or learning disabilities; people with Tourette’s syndrome; someone who might need to move often due to chronic pain or to use the facilities; or even parents with toddlers.

 

Relaxed Performances offered during the 2021 Charlottetown Festival:
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Darryl Hopkins
Raised in: Mount Pearl, NL For The Centre: Debut  Theatre: Real Estate (Victoria Playhouse); Tempting Providence (TNL); Henry V (Perchance); Colony of Unrequited Dreams (Artistic Fraud); Newfoundlands (ForestForge UK); Pains of Youth (C2C); The Servant of Two Masters (Wonderbolt); Falling Trees (Poverty Cove). Film/TV: Mummering Legends (Grindmind/NIFCO); An Audience of Chairs (Wreckhouse); Touch (Telefilm/NIFCO); Murdoch Mysteries (Shaftsbury/CBC); A Fire in the Cold Season (Cold Season Films); Republic of Doyle (CBC/Take the Shot). — Find his music at avalonstanley.com
Steve O'Connell
Raised in: St. John’s, NL For The Centre: Debut  Theatre: The Colony of Unrequited Dreams, Salvage: The Story of a House and In Your Dreams Freud (Artistic Fraud); Macbeth and Richard III (Perchance Theatre); The Woman in Black, Stones in His Pockets and A Steady Rain (Rabbittown Theatre)  TV/Film:Sgt. Daniel Hood’ in Republic of Doyle (CBC); ‘Joe’ in The Grand Seduction (Don McKellar, director); ‘Sheriff Cal Osler’ in Braven (with Jason Momoa)
Bernardine Stapleton
For the Centre: Debut  Theatre Credits (Selected): Offensive to Some (Playwright-Persistence Theatre); No Change in the Weather (Book writer-Terra Bruce Productions); The Pope and Princess Di (playwright-Artistic Fraud). Film and TV Credits (Selected): Guest appearances on Caught (CBC), Halifax Comedy Festival (CBC)  Other: Author of “Love, Life” for Breakwater Books, and “Girly Muckle and the Queer Hands” for Problematic Press. — bernistapleton.com
Andrew Laite
Raised in: St. John’s, NL For The Centre: Debut  Music: Rube & Rake - ‘Back and Forth’ (2017); ‘Leaving with Nothing’ (2020); Craig Young - ‘Don’t Think Twice’ (2018), Sherry Ryan ‘Wreckhouse’ (2018). Multiple MusicNL award winner; ECMA nominated artist in folk/roots music.
Kelly McMichael
Raised in: Peterborough ON; based in St. John’s, NL For The Centre: Debut.  Kelly is known for her commanding stage presence, striking voice, and classic-sounding songwriting. She has toured Canada, the UK, and the US with various projects, including Rouge, Sarah Harmer, Regina Gently and alter ego Gentleman Reg, Allie X, and The Hidden Cameras. Her debut LP ‘Waves’ is available May 20, 2021.
Josh Sandu
Raised in: Prince George, BC  For The Centre: Debut  Theatre: Debut Musical History: Singer/Songwriter for ECMA nominated folk act, Rube & Rake