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Mentors needed

Imagine a world with less bullying and more self-esteem. When a child has a mentor, their emotional, [ ... ]

Assist the Arnold Family

Charlottetown resident Katelyn Arnold, a mother who was recently in a motorcycle accident, has susta [ ... ]

Canadian Tire supports drama classes for kids

Canadian Tire supports drama classes for kids

Victoria Playhouse has teamed up with the Atlantic Academy of Performing Arts to offer drama classes for youth. The Charlottetown and Summerside Canadian Tire stores have come on board as sponsors of the program.

Instructor Sherri-Lee Darrach, of Atlantic Academy, has been involved in Theatre/Film/Animation and performance for over 20 years as an actor, creator, director, dancer, singer, producer,
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Holiday Spectacular

Auditions from Island community and family groups wanted

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Holiday Spectacular is a powerhouse festive event where our community is the star. All Island and family groups of performers are invited to audition and be a part of our Island’s holiday variety show. From dancing and singing to comedy and musical groups, they’re looking for it all. The
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Best Original Play award to Rory Starkman

Best Original Play award to Rory Starkman

PARC (Playwrights Atlantic Resource Centre) has announced that Rory Starkman is the winner of its first annual award for Best Original Play by a PEI playwright at the Island Fringe Festival.

Rory’s first play, Just The Way It Is, a semi-autobiographical show about one person’s journey to discovering themselves outside of the gender binary, had its world premiere at the 2017 festival.

Rory is a
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Floor 27 reading

Floor 27 reading
New musical comedy workshop open to the public

At 2 pm on October 7, the team behind a new Canadian musical, Floor 27, will do their first public reading at The Guild and they want public feedback. Partnered with The Guild and Young at Heart Theatre, Catherine O’Brien has brought together a group of performers to bring Floor 27 to life.

When Catherine O’Brien, director, came across the script
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New ACT play

New ACT play
The Shop Around the Corner at The Guild in November

ACT (a community theatre) will present The Shop Around the Corner November 16 to 18 at The Guild in Charlottetown. Adapted from the classic Jimmy Stewart movie of the same name, this show brings all the charm and charisma of the golden age of cinema to the stage.

Matuschek & Co. is the shop in question, and is the saving grace for a small
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Watermark donates to AFC

Watermark Theatre has raised $1,617 through audience collections and company contributions for the Actors Fund Of Canada (AFC). Audience members of Barefoot in the Park on Aug 23 and Mrs. Warren’s Profession on August 24  donated to the organization. Cast, crew, administrators, and board directors at the theatre also contributed. The AFC is an expression of the community’s goodwill, helping
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Ready for next year

Ready for next year
Charlottetown Festival announces the line up for the 2018 season

Confederation Centre of the Arts has announced the lineup for next summer’s Charlottetown Festival. The 2018 Festival will run June 7 to September 22 and include the 54th season of Anne of Green Gables—The Musical™, the rock-opera Jesus Christ Superstar and two new musicals, Dutch Mason and Stories from the Red Dirt Road.

Jesus
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Full circles

Full circles
Profile: Aaron Hastelow

by Jane Ledwell

“Where did the summer go to?” sings the cast of Anne of Green Gables on Confederation Centre mainstage. But Aaron Hastelow, the first Islander to win the role of Gilbert Blythe and performing the role for a second season, there’s no time to be wistful. With his first album released and a once-in-a-lifetime performance as a musical Hamlet, there’s little
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The​ ​Guild​ ​Music​ ​Theatre​ ​School

The​ ​Guild​ ​Music​ ​Theatre​ ​School

The​ ​Guild​ has ​announced​ ​The​ ​Guild​ ​Music​ ​Theatre School,​ ​beginning​ ​September​ ​18.​ ​Led​ ​by​ ​Lori​ ​Linkletter, Artistic​ ​Director​ ​of​ ​children’s​ ​theatre​ ​and​ ​community programming​ ​at​ The​ ​Guild,​ ​Theatre​ ​School​ ​at​ ​The​ ​Guild​ ​will focus​ ​on​ ​training​ ​young​ ​performers​ ​in​ ​music,​ ​theatre, dance​ ​and​ ​more.

​“The​
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A Misfortune

A Misfortune
Kevin Michael Shea explains the story of the musical

Childhood friends at an impasse and secrets revealed over a dinner party make up some of the themes in A Misfortune, opening September 7 at The Mack as the final production of The 2017 Charlottetown Festival.

To give a better understanding of the depth of this complex story, script and additional lyrics creator, Kevin Michael Shea, provides a
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Some Upcoming Events

Eptek Lunch Time Film Series

Thursdays beginning October 19
Eptek Centre Eptek Lunchtime Films will resume October 19. The films, [ ... ]

Super season

Barenaked Ladies, Joel Plaskett, Susan Aglukark & more Select dates
Confederation Centre of the  [ ... ]

Classical piano

Solo performances by Sarah Hagen at St. Paul’s Church October 29, and November 26
St Paul's Church [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Full circles

Profile: Aaron Hastelow by Jane Ledwell “Where did the summer go to?” sings the cast of Anne o [ ... ]

The Guest Book: Dr. Alan Reesor

PEI Symphony, then and now On PEI, there is another anniversary besides Canada’s 150th to be cele [ ... ]

Over-the-phone support

Islanders who call 9-1-1 for medical emergencies can now get support over the phone until first resp [ ... ]