10 Years ago

The Packet (Clarenville) - - Editorial -

All the world’s a stage

These three men take ad­van­tage of a break in the weather to en­joy the view from the Gar­rick Theatre.

The three men are part of a team of car­pen­ters and labour­ers restor­ing the 1945 cin­ema and per­for­mance space in Bon­av­ista.

“There’s lots of work done, and there’s lots of work left to be done,” says Melissa Boyce, gen­eral man­ager of the Bon­av­ista His­toric


From left to right, Ross Way, Pius Hickey and Don­ald Stead at the Gar­rick Theatre 10 years ago.Town­scape Foun­da­tion.Most of the me­chan­i­cal work, such as in­stalling heat­ing, plumb­ing, air-con­di­tion­ing and sprin­klers is com­plete.The base­ment floor and par­ti­tion walls have been poured.“We’re ea­ger to see the elec­tri­cian on site,” says Boyce.The work is “purring along,” and the so­ci­ety still hopes to raise the cur­tain on the re­stored theatre in the spring.

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