Tourism, Culture and
November 17, 2009
The following is being
distributed at the request of The Rooms Corporation of
Newfoundland and Labrador:
Allan Hawco to Read Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang
at The Rooms
In celebration of TD
Canadian Children�s Book Week (November 14-21) Allan
Hawco, one of Canada�s most exciting young actors and
star of the upcoming CBC�s TV series, Republic of Doyle,
will present a reading of Mordecai Richler�s classic
children�s story Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang at
The Rooms on Saturday, November 21, 2:00 p.m.
Abridged by David S. Craig, Mr. Hawco�s dramatic reading
of the beloved Canadian children�s classic about a
little boy who has to say everything twice in order to
be heard by his older brothers and sisters is expected
to be a highly popular event with families of children
six and up.
Originally from the Goulds and a graduate of the
National Theatre School of Canada, Mr. Hawco has starred
in some of the most interesting and acclaimed recent
television dramas including ZOS: Zone of Separation; the
political thrillers H2O and its sequel Trojan Horse;
Closing the Ring, and the World War II drama, Above and
Beyond. Currently, Mr. Hawco is shooting the hour-long
television drama Republic of Doyle. As co-creator, he
writes, stars and is Executive Producer of the project.
The highly anticipated television show is set to air on
January 6, 2010.
Mordecai Richler (January 27, 1931 � July 3, 2001) was a
well-known Canadian author, Academy Award-nominated
screenwriter and essayist. Called �the great shining
star of his Canadian literary generation� and a pivotal
figure in the country's history, his best known works
are The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, Barney's
Version, and the Jacob Two-Two children's stories.
Allan Hawco reads Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang,
Saturday, November 21 at 2:00 p.m. It is presented in
association with TD Canadian Children�s Book Week.
Tickets are five dollars and available at The Rooms
Admissions Desk on a first-come, first-served basis.
Tickets will be available up to an hour before show
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