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Theatre Newfoundland Labrador (TNL)

184 Main Street, Cow Head, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 2A0, Canada
+1 877-243-2899
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Fantastic was to spend the evening after your dinner. Great local performers and a great live play... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
chocoberrry
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Wasaga Beach, Canada
No Way!

An amazing attraction in a some what remote area. We were treated to a musical show by this very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Warren D
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Peterborough, Canada
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Theatre Newfoundland Labrador is a year-round operation which includes the four-month summer Gros Morne Theatre Festival in Cow Head, Gros Morne National Park, Youth and community programming in Corner Brook and regular regional, national & international touring. TNL is about quality theatre. It's about preserving our rich history through the stories we tell. It's about providing valuable work for talented theatre professionals and students of theatre.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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184 Main Street, Cow Head, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 2A0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fantastic was to spend the evening after your dinner. Great local performers and a great live play using only three actors. They move all the props and scenery themselves to change for each act. Close intimate performance including music.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing attraction in a some what remote area. We were treated to a musical show by this very talented ensemble. This was a group that would be well received in St. John's. Check ahead for the production schedule and you would be well advised...More

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GMB1958, General Manager at Theatre Newfoundland Labrador (TNL), responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for attending a Gros Morne Theatre Festival production and for your very lovely review. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Cow Head! Gaylene

Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner and a play. Yep. I did review the hotel restaurant. The play was the highlight of our stay after the walk on the beach. We saw a 2 act play with just 2 actors that carried us through a the show with not a...More

Thank Robert V
GMB1958, General Manager at Theatre Newfoundland Labrador (TNL), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello: I'm so happy you enjoyed Fly Me to the Moon at our Gros Morne Theatre Festival and that you took the time to tell others about your experience. Great way to spend an evening after a walk on the super sandy Shallow Bay beach,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The was quite an experience, not to be missed. The show was not just the play, which was funnier to me than I think it was supposed to be, but the entire experience of the dinner theater. It was great to meet locals and tourists...More

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GMB1958, General Manager at Theatre Newfoundland Labrador (TNL), responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi: Thank you for coming to the SS Ethie Theatre. It's the longest running, and one of the most popular of our Gros Morne Theatre Festival offerings in Cow Head. And so glad you enjoyed the humor of the play! A true story of a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attended a production of Heroes. Very friendly volunteers and the production was great. Would like to have enjoyed other offerings here Highly recommended. Great diversion from sight seeing.

1  Thank Derrel B
GMB1958, General Manager at Theatre Newfoundland Labrador (TNL), responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for coming to see the Gros Morne Theatre Festival's production of Heroes in Cow Head and thank you for your recommendation! It means a lot. We look forward to seeing you again some day! Gaylene

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed in Cow Head for 3 days over the July long weekend. It was Lobsterfest weekend (which was fabulous) and we ended up attending three shows. We were only sad we hadn't got tickets to see a fourth as all were...More

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GMB1958, General Manager at Theatre Newfoundland Labrador (TNL), responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm so glad you got to Cow Head for the wonderfully delicious Lobsterfest and you were able to take in three of our Gros Morne Theatre Festival productions while there. Thank you so much for taking the time to tell us and TripAdvisor followers about...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After 2 weeks of hiking, sightseeing, and other outdoor activities, we were ready for an evening at the theatre. "The Out Vigil" focused on the demise of the cod fishing industry and its implications for the current generation of young people in Newfoundland. A bit...More

Thank Doug J
GMB1958, General Manager at Theatre Newfoundland Labrador (TNL), responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for including the opening night of The Out Vigil at our Gros Morne Theatre Festival in Cow Head in your natural Gros Morne vacation! And thank you so very much for taking the time to share your thoughts. We really appreciate it. Gaylene

Reviewed 12 July 2017

We went with our 2 children (9 and 12) to see the SS Ethie. We all enjoyed it very much! The only thing I would have liked done differently would be to give a little more time to eat the nice meal provided. We went...More

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GMB1958, General Manager at Theatre Newfoundland Labrador (TNL), responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

So glad you enjoyed our SS Ethie dinner theatre and that you took the time to have a look at the 98 year old remains of the actual wreck in Sally's Cove. I'll certainly let our company know your thoughts about the short time provided...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

I saw Theatre Newfoundland Labrador's production of "S.S. Ethie" in late June 2017. I absolutely loved the show! It's a story about a ship that beached near Cow Head NL in 1919. Although the subject of the play is very dramatic, the story is told...More

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GMB1958, General Manager at Theatre Newfoundland Labrador (TNL), responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you so much for attending the S.S. Ethie and for taking the time to write a review. It's excellent! I hope you enjoy the resent of your Newfoundland & Labrador vacation and please do come see other productions (we have lots of great ones!)...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017

My wife and I went to see Heroes last night.Never been to a live theater before so really cant compare it to anything. Im not really an arts and theater type person but it was a good show with comfortable tiered stage seating.It did get...More

Thank Robert G
GMB1958, General Manager at Theatre Newfoundland Labrador (TNL), responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Hello: I'm so glad the Gros Morne Theatre Festival was your introduction to live theatre and happy that you enjoyed Heroes. What a fun show, full of heart, hey? Hope you enjoyed the rest of your Newfoundland vacation and maybe we'll see you in Cow...More

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scadia
2 March 2017|
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Response from GMB1958 | Property representative |
Hi: Yes, you can certainly see both shows in one night. The 2Bill discount is available again this summer. I'll get our IT person to check and make sure it is available. Try again later today or tomorrow. Look forward... More
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Doug J
5 February 2016|
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Response from GMB1958 | Property representative |
Hi Doug: Did you have any issues in booking your tickets online? We have online sales this year - and tickets are selling much faster than previous years. Advance booking would certainly be the safest! Looking forward to... More
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IrishCream
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Response from GMB1958 | Property representative |
Hi: I would absolutely recommend seeing both shows. The Ethie dinner theatre is a lovely piece of theatre, some music, some comedy and a sprinkling of drama. The story is based on an actual shipwreck from 1919 (you can... More
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