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“Fantastic Evening in the Annexe”
Review of Garrick Theatre

Garrick Theatre
Ranked #8 of 19 things to do in Bonavista
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Owner description: WE'RE A BIG CITY VENUE IN THE HEART OF A SMALL TOWN. The Garrick is a multi-use cultural facility located in the heart of Bonavista. Owned and operated by the Bonavista Historic Townscape Foundation, the Garrick boasts comfortable theatre seating for 200, full digital cinema, state-of-the-art sound and lighting, and exceptional acoustics ... and that’s just the beginning. Cross the lobby and you’ll find the Annex - a beautifully furnished bar, eatery and intimate performance space. Head upstairs, and you’ll discover our soon-to-be completed conference/event space with room for 100. From Opera to open mic, the Garrick offers a diverse, year-round program of mainstream and indie films, live music, theatre, public lectures, and special events. But The Garrick is more than a cultural and entertainment venue. It’s also a place to go and gather, and to meet friends, old and new. MAKE THE GARRICK PART OF YOUR WORLD. For more information, please visit our Events Calendar or contact us. The box office is open Monday to Friday, 1:00-5:00 p.m., one hour before show time, and online 24/7.
St. John's, NL
Level 6 Contributor
111 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Fantastic Evening in the Annexe”
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Enjoyed a fantastic, intimate musical evening with Craig Young performing in the inviting Annexe. A full house of 65 with every one having a perfect view and friendly bar service meant a lovely evening even though the temperature was oppressive (a NL rarity) despite two fans as there is no air conditioning. So sad that there is only one, at most two, live musical performances a week ...this is a lovely spot with more potential to draw people to Bonavista more often. And please, please put a sign on the door to advise people that the Box Office is across the street... who would expect that?

Visited August 2016
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English first
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“Canadian Film ”
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Watched a screening of Relative Happiness film. Director attended for a Q and A. Excellent venue. Licenced. Comfortable setting. Gives those of us who haven't been able to attend TIFF or other film festivals a wonderful, accessible sampling of what that experience is like.

Visited August 2016
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Level 5 Contributor
81 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Going back for a show. ”
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Didn't get to see a performance but the staff gave us a tour of the beautiful restored theatre. Worth a look if in the area.

Visited July 2016
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Mandrem, India
Level 4 Contributor
14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Always a treat”
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Whether it's a concert, a play, or even a film, going to the Garrick is always a treat. Lovely venue, terrific staff and super reasonable rates.

Visited November 2015
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Calgary, Canada
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Loved the concert”
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Truly enjoyed the concert given by O'Brien and Jorgensen. Was afraid that it would be a lame event created for tourists but it quickly became evident that these were passionate, seasoned folk singers that play the music that they love and predominately their own songs. Great music and on-stage patter in a perfect venue.

Visited July 2016
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