Tempting Providence

By Robert Chafe, Directed by Jillian Keiley, Assistant Directed by Adam Brake

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  • Tempting Providence photo by PB Productions
  • Tempting Providence Photo by PB Productions

She delivered more than 700 babies, extracted at least 5,000 teeth, set broken limbs, performed kitchen table operations by lamplight and was known throughout Newfoundland and Labrador as “Florence Nightingale of the North.” This is a wonderful heartfelt portrayal of Nurse Myra Bennett who for more than 50 years was the only medical aide along the almost 350 miles of rugged coastline on the Great Northern Peninsula.

Price $35+hst – adults; $17.50+hst – students

Playing June 25-Aug. 29, 2021

Call 1-877-243-2899 for tickets.

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Bar Service begins one hour before showtime to 15 minutes before showtime.  (Cash is strongly recommended to speed up serving times.)



  • Director: Jillian Keiley
  • Assistant Director: Adam Brake
  • Stage Manager: Stefanie Power
  • Set & Props Design: Jillian Keiley
  • Original Lighting Design: Walter J. Snow
  • Costume Design: Barry Buckle
  • Pre & Post Show Music Selections from Father of the Newfoundland Fiddle Vol. 1