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Grief Support Drop-in Group

A Grief Support Drop-in Group meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 pm at Provincial Palliative [ ... ]

Beaconsfield Historic House

Built in 1877, Beaconsfield was considered one of Charlottetown’s finest homes featuring  all [ ... ]

Leah Pritchard returns to Watermark

Leah Pritchard returns to Watermark

Leah Pritchard returns to the Watermark Theatre this summer playing the lead role in both main stage productions and she couldn’t be more thrilled. 

After three summers of performances, Artistic Director Robert Tsonos thought it was time to give Leah a high profile opportunity.

“Leah has stood out in every role we have given her and I thought she was ready to carry an entire season,” says

Actors revealed

Actors revealed
Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley roles are cast

The Confederation Centre of the Arts has revealed three of the leads for this summer’s musical, Million Dollar Quartet. The Charlottetown Festival is introducing Centre newcomers, Greg Gale as Johnny Cash and Matthew Lawrence as Elvis Presley.

Million Dollar Quartet is a rock’n’roll hits musical inspired by the true story of the famed 1956 recording

Watermark Theatre online auction

Watermark Theatre is holding an online auction to help raise funds for their 10th Anniversary 2017 summer season. They are auctioning off items both local to PEI and further afield. Travel, sports, theatre, and restaurant options are all available.

View items from April 3–6 (no log-in necessary) with bidding beginning April 7 until April 24 at


Sister Act

Students at Montague Regional High School are performing the musical Sister Act featuring the music of composer Alan Menken. There will be performances are at the school on May 9, 10, and 11 at 7 pm. Tickets are available at the door, by contacting Donna at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Sandra at This email address is being

Kinsella returns

Kinsella returns
Watermark Theatre invites Alan Kinsella to direct

Watermark Theatre in North Rustico has announced that director Alan Kinsella will return to the theatre to direct Mrs. Warren’s Profession after his successful staging of Blithe Spirit last year. The theatre added extra performances to accommodate the high demand that this rollicking comedy warranted. The production was a major reason Watermark had

Victoria season

Victoria season
Comedy with The Birds and the Bees, and more

The Victoria Playhouse has announced its 2017 Festival Season lineup, beginning with the red-hot Canadian comedy The Birds and the Bees by Mark Crawford which opens June 24. The Birds and the Bees tackles sex, love, science, family, and the artificial insemination of turkeys. This fast-paced comedic romp is described as a romance with brains and heart

Community Theatre Appreciation Award

Community Theatre Appreciation Award

Sean McQuaid was the recipient of the Comminity Theatre Award presented by ACT (a community theatre) at this year’s PEI Community Theatre Festival held in Charlottetown in March. ACT’s vice-president Keir Malone presented the award—a caricature by Sandy Carruthers—to Sean McQuaid, in recognition of his two decades of lively contribution to the life of community theatre on PEI. Sean is known to

River Clyde Pageant hiring

Stage Managers needed for 2017 

The River Clyde Pageant is seeking a Stage Manager and Assistant Stage Manager for their outdoor summer performances, which run July 29–30 and August 4–6 in New Glasgow, PEI. Candidates should ideally have some previous experience in stage managing or organizing arts events, but candidates who are organized, good communicators, and self-motivated will also be

Anne #18

Anne #18
AJ Bridel as Anne Shirley in Charlottetown Festival

Trading Kinky Boots’ red heels for red braids, AJ Bridel is set for school again. The 22-year-old actress will become the 18th triple threat to play Anne Shirley at The Charlottetown Festival, joining an all new production of Anne of Green Gables—The Musical™ led by Artistic Director Adam Brazier

Brazier will direct the musical for the first

The Guild season

The Guild season
2017 programming announced—Anne & Gilbert returns

The Guild black box theatre and gallery has announced its 2017 summer season programming. The venue is located at 111 Queen Street, downtown Charlottetown. For information call 620-3333 or 866-744-0717 or visit

Anne and Gilbert: The Musical will play May 23 to October 24. The award-winning Canadian musical, based on the

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Some Upcoming Events

National Arts Centre Orchestra

May 1 (two shows)
Trinity United Church & Confederation Centre of the Arts The National Arts Cen [ ... ]

101 Dalmations KIDS

April 28–30
The Guild Linkletter Music School presents 101 Dalmatians KIDS, based on the classic a [ ... ]

Window Horses

May 26–30
City Cinema G. Animation. Dir: Ann Marie Fleming, Canada, 88 min. Shohreh Aghdashloo, El [ ... ]

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HC students pass Emerit tour guide exam

Three students enrolled in Holland College’s Tourism and Travel Management program have successful [ ... ]