Stephenville Theatre Festival The Longest running professional theatre festival in Newfoundland and Labrador

Stephenville Theatre Festival

Past Seasons

1979

Artistic Director: Maxim Mazumdar

The Man Who Came to Dinner

Macbeth

 

1980 (July 15 – August 2)

Artistic Director: Maxim Mazumdar

Hamlet

Our Town

Jacques Brel Is…

Invitation to the Dance

 

1981 (July 17 – August 2)

Artistic Director: Maxim Mazumdar

Oh Coward!

The Taming of the Shrew

Oliver!

Tales from Pigeon Inlet

The Miracle Worker

The Newfoundland Herald

 

1982 (July 19 – August 1)

Artistic Director: Maxim Mazumdar

Jesus Christ Superstar

The Importance of Being Earnest

Sometimes We Die

The Children’s Crusade

Newfoundland Herald ’82

Tennessee and Me

 

1983 (July 18 – July 31)

Artistic Director: Maxim Mazumdar

Man of La Mancha

Les Belles Souers

The Ecstasy of Rita Joe

Jesus Christ Superstar

The Seven Faces of Amy – Cabaret

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Cabaret Tonight

Galileo

 

1984 (July 14 – August 4)

Artistic Director: Maxim Mazumdar

Cyrano De Bergerac

Memoir

A Newfoundland Songbook

Waiting for the Parade

Guys and Dolls

Sondheim

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Gilpin Gala

Special Attractions: Titus, Dance for Gods, Agnes of God

 

1985 (July 12 – August 3)

Artistic Director: Maxim Mazumdar

The Good Doctor

Nurse Jane Goes to Hawaii

Twillick Harbour

Man of La Mancha

Berlin to Broadway

Godspell

Gilpin Gala

Special Attractions

Provincial Drama Academy Production

 

1986 (July 11 – August 2)

Artistic Director: Maxim Mazumdar

Evita

Unholy Trinity

Ain’t Misbehavin’

I Do! I Do!

The Dresser

Torch Song Trilogy

A Night With a Lady

Gilpin Gala

Provincial Drama Academy Production

 

1987 (July 3 – August 2)

Artistic Director: Maxim Mazumdar

Stop the World

Salt Water Moon – Cabaret

Journeys

The Belle of Amherst

You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown – Cabaret

In the Belly of the Lupercal

Special Attractions

Gilpin Gala

A Night With… – Cabaret

 

1988 (July 1 – July 31)

Artistic Director: Edmund MacLean

The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Stephenville Encore

Catherine McKinnon in Cabaret

Bentley sings Brecht: Eric Bentley in Cabaret

A Rope Against the Sun

Special Attractions

Gilpin Gala – Cabaret

Girl Talk – Cabaret

A Night with Cliff Le Jeune – Cabaret

Irish Connection with Bernie Stapleton – Cabaret

To Ride in Triumph – Cabaret

Here and Now – Cabaret

A Night With Jacinta – Cabaret

 

1989 (July 2 – July 30)

Artistic Director: Sean Mulcahy

Nunsense

Step Dance

Cold Storage

1949

Special Attractions

Gilpin Gala – Cabaret

Frogs Legs and Boloney

A Night With Jerry Doyle, John Cameron,

Shawn Doyle – Cabaret

 

1990 (July 2- August 4)

Artistic Director: Cliff LeJeune

Albertine in Five Times – Cabaret

Sincerely, A Friend – Cabaret

Newfoundland Songbook – Cabaret

West Side Story

Observe the Sons of Ulster – Marching Towards

The Somme

Little Shop of Horrors

Special Attractions

A Night with Gwen And Shawn – Cabaret

A Night with Mary Kelly – Cabaret

A Night with Carroll Godsman – Cabaret

A Night with Cliff Le Jeune – Cabaret

A Night with Marguerite McNeil – Cabaret

A Night with Carolyn Hetheringtion – Cabaret

Gilpin Gala – Cabaret

A Rose for Dorothy – Cabaret

Island Woman – Cabaret

 

1991 (July 4 – August 3)

Artistic Director: Cliff LeJeune

Sincerely, A Friend

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Chicago

Blood Red Ochre – Cabaret

The Word is Love – Cabaret

Shaking the Foundations – Cabaret

Special Attractions

Second Stage/Cabaret – Carroll Goosman & Doug Johnson

Gilpin Gala

 

1992 (July 13 – August 1)

Artistic Director: Cliff LeJeune

Deathtrap

Nunsense

Reflections – Cliff Le Jeune – Cabaret

Democracy: One Whole Day Beside a Pond…

Special Attactions

Refuge of the Roads (Joni Mitchell) – Cabaret

Gala: One night only – The Only Living Father –

A Night with Joey Smallwood

 

1993 (July 19 – August 7)

Artistic Director: Cliff LeJeune

A Chorus Line

A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline

Idyll Gossip – Cabaret

The Gallant Major – Cabaret

Catlover

The Best of Thursday Night – Cabaret

Special Attractions

Gilpin Gala

 

1994 (July – August)

Artistic Director: Cliff LeJeune

A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline

The Children’s Crusade

Therese’s Creed – Cabaret

Judge Prowse Presiding – Cabaret

Estacy in Cabaret

Rick Walsh & Cabaret

My Heart in the Highlands – Cabaret

Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘N’ Roll – Cabaret

Amy – Cabaret

A Night in the Cabaret

Encore Cabaret

Blues in the Night – Cabaret

Kids on Broadway

Special Attractions

Her Steamboat Goes to Hell – Cabaret

Cabaret – Doug Johnson

A Woman Alone – Cabaret

Love Letters – Cabaret

The Children’s Crusade – Outdoors

Gala Performance

Special Guest: Gordon Pinsent

 

1995 (July 14 – August 6)

Artistic Director: Edmund MacLean

Murder in the Cathedral – Church

Maggie and Pierre

The Rez Sisters

La Sagouine

Dads in Bondage – Cabaret

(I Always Wanted To Be A) Back Up Singer too

Brave New Works

A Night with…

Gala Performance

 

1996 (July 12 – August 11)

Artistic Director: Edmund MacLean

The Secret Garden

Roy Orbison – A Legend in his Time

Dracula

Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me

Plaza Suite – Cabaret

Woman of Labrador

Billy Bishop Goes to War – Cabaret

(I Always Wanted To Be A) Back Up Singer too

A Night with…

The Gala

 

1997 (July 11 – August 3)

Artistic Director: Edmund MacLean

Are You Lonesome Tonight

Now Extinct

Makin’ Time With The Yanks

Newfoundland Songbook

Special Attractions

Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me

Backup Singer lll – Backup Goes Dancing

Murder in the Cathedral

The Best of Blues

The Gala

 

1998 (July 20 – August 9)

Artistic Director: Edmund MacLean

Lend Me a Tenor

Grease!

Hank Williams: His Life and Times – Cabaret

Motown

The USO At Harmon – Cabaret

The RCMP Celebrates 125 years – Cabaret

Stephenville Theatre Festival Gala

Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me – Cabaret

The Best of the Blues – Cabaret

The Paper Bag Princess and Other Stories – Cabare

1999 (July 9 – August 8)

Artistic Director: Edmund MacLean

As Loved Our Fathers

Rumors

Salt Water Moon

That’s What I Call Country!

Swing ‘n’ Jive

Woman of Labrador

Best of Blues

 

2000 (July 14- August 13)

Artistic Director: Edmund MacLean

Hair

The Foursome

Beatlemania is Alive and Well and Living in Stephenville

Gala

Garth Brooks with Friends

Shakespeare’s Woman

Touch of the White Man

Murmel, Murmel, Mortimer, Munsch

Coffee House

30 for 60

An Oscar Wilde Celebration

 

2001 (July 13 – August 12)

Artistic Director: Jerry Doyle

Blood Brothers

Out from Here

Forever Plaid

ABBA, The Music

The Outlaws

Marlene Dietrich, The Blue Angel

More Munsch

A Wonderful Fine Day in the Life of a Sculpin Named Sam

Gala: A Night With Cohen

Blues Night

Ed and Ed Trapped (visiting production)

Fringe Festivities

 

2002 (July 12 – August 11)

Artistic Director: Jerry Doyle

Baby

The Moon Shone Bright

That’s Why They Call It the Blues

Rosa’s Cantina

The Drawer Boy

Winnie the Pooh

A Sculpin named Sam

Communities in Schools Youth Arts/Artistic Blends

A Gros Morne Musical Journey

Tempting Providence

Gala Performance – Stones (Neil Diamond)

A Method to My Madness

 

2003 (July 11 – August 11)

Artistic Director: Jerry Doyle

Annie Get Your Gun

Young Triffie Been Made Away with

Silver Night Gala This Night has 25 Years

The Grand Ole Opry

Jack and the Beanstalk

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

Cherry Docs

Sincerely, A Friend

 

2004 (July 16 – August 22)

Artistic Director: Jerry Doyle

My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra

The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged)

Ready to Run: The Dixie Chicks

The Gala: This Night has 26 Years

The Domino Heart

Viva La Rose: The Emile Benoit Story

Brothers in Harmony

The Velveteen Rabbit

A Night With…

Jeremy Bennett: Perfect Illusion: A Magic Show

Belanger Memorial School

Miquelon Culture Patrimoine

Troupe d’lle

Wonderbolt Circus

Theatre Newfoundland and Labrador: Salt Water in My Socks

 

2005 (July 1 – August 21)

Artistic Director: Jerry Doyle

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Chicago

Noises Off

Ring of Fire

Stones in His Pocket

Saints & Sinners

Still Crazy After All These Years

Nights With

Marty Burt – Mad Dog Racing

Julia Moore – Songs I Likes To Sing

Tanya Alexander – Ladies of Jazz

 

2006 (July 16 – August 19)

Artistic Producer: Eva Moore

Rave On!

18 Wheels

I’ll Be Back Before Midnight

Abba, The Music

Muncha Buncha Munsch

Gala: Aspects of Andrew Lloyd Webber

A Night With…

 

2007 (July 1 – August 26)

Artistic Producer: Eva Moore

Heave Away

Grease!

CanCon Opry

Soldier’s Heart

Munsch ‘n’ Music

Dancin’ in the Street

A Night With…

Gala: Broadway Black ‘n’ White

 

2008 (June 29 – August 24)

Artistic Producer: Eva Moore

Heave Away

Sweet Dreams

Vive La Rose

Florence

Nunsense

Lonestar

The Very Best of Fleetwood Mac

A Sculpin Named Sam

A Night With…

Gala: The Impossible Dream

 

2009 (June 30 – August 16)

Artistic Producer: Eva Moore

Culture Shock – The Musical

Last of the Red Hot Lovers

Variations on a Nervous Breakdown

The Tuckamore Club

Creedance Clearwater Revisited

California Dreamin’

Fisherman’s Boy

Country Roadhouse

One Night Stands – Cabaret

Gala: Some Enchanted Evening

 

2010 (July 11 – August 22)

Artistic Producer: Eva Moore

Little Shop of Horrors

Proof

Country Roadhouse II

Staircase

Woodstock

A Sculpin Named Sam

One Night Stands – Cabaret

Gala: Guys and Dolls

 

2011 (July 15 – August 14)

Artistic Director: Keith Pike

British Invasion

Songs for a New World

Headin’ West

God of Carnage

If You Could Wear My Sneakers

A Night With…

The Gala

 

2012 (July 13 – August 12)

Artistic Director: Keith Pike

Canada Rocks

Hit Country

Mary’s Wedding

Island in the Sky

Lig & Bittle

An Evening With…

The Gala

 

2013 (July 14 – August 11)

Artistic Director: Keith Pike

British Invasion: America Strikes Back

Jewel

Country Jubilee

Newfoundland Songbook

Cabaret Series

Gala: 35 Years of Memories

 

2014 (July 11 – August 10)

Artistic Director: Lois Brown

The Nobleman’s Wedding

The Birthday Party

Jack Meets the Cat

The Country Show

Music From Home

A Night With…Dave Panting

A Night With…The Dunphy Brothers

A Night With…Tara Manuel

A Night With…Pamela Morgan

Two Horse Tales

The Gala

 

2015 (July 17 – August 16)

Artistic Director: Thom Currie

Monty Python’s Spamalot

Back in ’59

Mama’s Country Record Collection

Looking

Tales of Ti-Jean

A Night With…Tanglecove

A Night With…The Dunphy Brothers

The Gala

 

2016 (July 15 – August 14)

Artistic Director: Thom Currie

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Perfect Wedding

A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline

Blue Champagne

Rock ‘N’ Fables

An Evening With… The Dunphy Brothers

The Fire Inside: An Evening With… Jennifer Dawson Hobbs

Between Breaths: An Evening With… Artistic Fraud

The Gala

 

2017 (July 14 – August 13)

Artistic Director: Heather Braaten

Urinetown

The Marvelous Wonderettes

Rocketman

For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again

Cinderella ( A Rat-ical Retelling)

An Evening with Trent Mcclellan

Legacy: Country Legends

An Evening With Cindy O’Neill

The Gala

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