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Happy Camper Food Truck
Masonic Temple Restoration Fund
The Screech Room
Spirit of Newfoundland: I
Spirit of Newfoundland: even seagulls dream
Just Announced
Where Once They Stood -Grand Falls-Windsor March 25 / 26 & Gander March 27 / 28


For Immediate Release:

Spirit of Newfoundland brings Where Once They Stood to Arts and Culture Centres in Gander and Grand Falls-Windsor. 

February 12 2018 (Newfoundland & Labrador) - Spirit of Newfoundland Productions and the Arts & Culture Centre are bringing one of the company's most important shows to Central Newfoundland from March 25-28, 2018.

Where Once They Stood is a dramatic musical, musical and comedic tribute to Beaumont Hamel and Newfoundland and Labrador's involvement in the First World War. The show tells our story through historic facts enhanced with music from the era, from haunting ballads to songs that will make you stand up and cheer. 

Audiences will be transported back in time to the Regimental Headquarters again as Spirit of Newfoundland takes you back to the beginning of 1914 with the Kings call to duty. When the lights dim, Spirit of Newfoundland will take you on a musical journey through the joys and sorrow of war. 

Spirit of Newfoundland promises to move the audience to tears and then laughter, leaving you with a new sense of pride for what Newfoundlanders and Labradorians achieved during the first World War and particularly at Beaumont Hamel. 

The original production was a partnership between the CLB, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador throughthe Honor 100 Grant Program, and City of St. John's First World WAr Commerative Grant Program. It premired at the CLB to much critical acclaim and continued to play at the Masonic Theatre last year. The current production and tour has been made possible through the Province of Newfoundland & Labrador through the honor 100 Grant Program. 

"Spirit of Newfoundland" is excited and looking forward to visiting, and bringing Where Once They Stood to the towns of Grand Falls - Windsor and Gander," says CEO Kathie Hicks. "We are so honored and thankful to have this opportunity to share this show with more of the province"

Spirit of Newfoundland Productions is a dynamic and spirited company that celebrates the people and culture of Newfoundland and Labrador through musical comedy. Currently celebrating their 20th Anniversary, they are known for thier year-round dinner & show productions at the Masonic Theatre in St. John's which are hugely popular. Where Once They Stood features; Peter Halley, Shelley Neville, John Williams, Keith Power, Kara Noftle and Gita Wigdorchick.

Where Once They Stood will run for two nights in both Grand falls-Windsor (March 25-26) and Gander (March 27-28), giving both towns double the chance to see this exceptional family friendly show.

Early bird tickets are $35 each until March 15. Tickets after march 15 are $40 each. 

TICKET WILL GO ON SALE 12pm today (February 12) and can be purchased by calling and visiting your local box office

or online now at

Grand Falls-Windsor 709-292-4518

Gander 709-256-1081






$72 plus HST per person

A $4 (+HST) Masonic Restoration Fee will be applied to each ticket. The Masonic Temple is a 120 year old building (made of stone, brick and copper) and is in need of restoration. Full deatils of the Restoration project can be found on this site.





Current Dinner Menu Winter 2018

Bread Sampler

Spirit of Newfoundland’s famous sourdough bread.

Served with a variety of flavoured whipped butters.



Cream of tomato & roasted red pepper topped with crumbled saltine cracker and roasted garlic oil.



Choice of:


Chicken Marsala ~ a bone-in chicken breast with a traditional Italian sauce of mushrooms, bacon, cream and Marsala wine.




Poached Atlantic cod in a citrus nage ~ a light sauce of lemon, basil, spinach and cream.


Main courses served with fluffy mashed potatoes,

and our chef’s selection of seasonal vegetables.



The official Newfoundland Screech Rum Cake served

with NL berry compote and Chantilly cream.

Served with Coffee or Tea.

Skeets, Snobs and Peppermint Nobs (DINNER & SHOW)



Spirit of Newfoundland takes us back to a time when the Ryan's and Pittman's ranted and roared and Dr. Chase and cod liver oil got us through the hard, hard times. Elsewhere in the world, the twenties were roaring and the thirties were dirty. Here at home Gerald S. Doyle was creating the beloved Newfoundland song books. Now, decades later, fans around the world are clapping their hands and stomping their feet to the music of Newfoundland. 

Starring: Dana Parsons, Keith Power, Jeff Simms, Kara Noftle and the Spirit of Newfoundland band. 

Newfoundland Idol - Dies @ You!


Spirit of Newfoundland continues our  20th Anniversary Celebrations with our second new summer show of 2017.  "Idol Dies at You" stars Dana Parsons, Janet Cull, Keith Power, Andrew Williams and the Spirit of Newfoundland Band.  Written by Sheila Williams, Deborah Wells- Smith and Peter Halley, this new original Newfoundland musical comedy looks at the ups and downs of the many music competitions and shows that have often featured young aspiring Newfoundland Talent.  "Idol Dies At You"  pays homage to Canadian and American Idol, The Voice, The X Factor and more.  

ABBA: Gotta Get the Scoop!
Dinner and Show



Our show "ABBA: Gotta Get the Scoop!" is an offbeat musical review that takes you behind the melodies, and tells the untold story of ABBA in true Spirit of Newfoundland style. This comedic musical review will have you listening to Abba in a whole new way. It tells the story of genius, heart break, and bittersweet stardom. Come get the scoop!

Starring: Shelly Neville, Peter Halley, Keith Power and Janet Cull. You've GOT to get the scoop! 

Sinatra On The Rock (Dinner & show)


Did Frank Sinatra really come to the rock ? This tribute show features all the famous hits of ol'blue eyes himself and many of his talented buddies. This show is a comedic look at the career of Frank Sinatra with a Newfoundland twist.

There will be special apperances from the "Rat Pack" and Liza Minelli.

Starring: Peter Halley, Shelley Neville, Dana Parsons, Evan Smith and the Spirit of Newfoundland Band. 

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