Profile of Gordon Jones

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  • 'Revue 2010' marks comings and goings

    Having been pummelled in Trinity by hurricane Igor, bloodied but unbowed, Rising Tide is back on its feet for the annual Revue show, which opened ...

  • Zestful, artfully performed bunch of Munsch

    C2c Theatre is staging another group of Robert Munsch’s stories as its third annual Christmas offering, in the intimate space of the basement of ...

  • To the wall

    Is there much doubt that Andy Jones is the funniest and most versatile and also most reflective stand-up comedian in Newfoundland and Labrador? ...

  • ‘Hairspray’ cast deserves better script

    A stage musical based on a 1988 film that takes us back to working-class Baltimore in the early 1960s sounds dated even before the curtain rises. ...

  • ‘Dying Hard’ depicts price of mining fluorspar

    Fluorspar is a mineral used in the production of steel, aluminium, and other industrial commodities, and was mined on the Burin Peninsula from ...

  • Young group doesn't disappoint

    Debuting in Toronto in 1991, Daniel MacIvor's exuberantly metatheatrical "Never Swim Alone" has held the stage well since then, the current ...

  • 'Love's Labour's Lost' revisited

    Perhaps the most elegant of the shows in the 18-year history of the Shakespeare By the Sea festival was the 2000 production of "Love's Labour's ...

  • Rising Tide's 'Revue' plugging along

    Imagine, a quarter century of Rising Tide's annual Revue. How much foolery does that add up to?, How much caricature. How much song and dance? ...

  • Audience collaboration welcome

    What is it about alliteration that delights kids so? As you may surmise from the title, "Murmel, Murmel, Mortimer, Munsch," is a show for ...

  • Little women weave tale of 19-th century storyline

    Does anyone still read Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women?" No need to do it right now, though. A musical incarnation of the nineteenth-century ...